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Rumor: China Telecom, Microsoft Cooperate on IM

Netease Tech, 3/07/09

An industry source has stated that China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) is cooperating with software giant Microsoft on Windows Live Messenger to launch an instant messaging software client, "E-surfing Live."   Read More...

Rumor: China Mobile, Google Renew WVAS Contract

Tencent Tech, 3/09/09

An industry source has stated that search engine firm Google and China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) have renewed their Monternet cooperation agreement with no significant changes made to the contract.   Read More...


China Mobile to Invest RMB 50 Bln in Zhejiang

Xinhuanet, 3/07/09

Zhejiang province has signed a long-term strategic agreement with China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) that will see the latter invest over RMB 50 bln in Zhejiang province over the next 5 years.   Read More...

China Unicom to Invest RMB 20 Bln in Zhejiang

Sina Tech, 3/07/09

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) signed a cooperation agreement on March 7 with the province of Zhejiang that will see the operator invest RMB 20 bln toward the construction of network infrastructure in the province.   Read More...

China Telecom, Zhejiang Government Sign Investment Agreement

Netease Tech, 3/07/09

On March 7, China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) and the Zhejiang provincial government signed a framework agreement to collaborate on informatization, with China Telecom to invest RMB 20-30 bln in the province over the next 5 years.   Read More...

Rumor: China Telecom to Procure 1.5 Mln Data Cards

CWW, 3/09/09

An industry insider has revealed that China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) subsidiary Tianyi Telecom Terminal commenced EV-DO data card procurements last week.   Read More...

Wang Jianzhou: Mobile Music Surpasses Traditional Music

Beijing Times, 3/07/09

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) chairman and CEO Wang Jianzhou has said that mobile phone music download revenues now exceed revenues from traditional record sales.   Read More...

British, Chinese Cooperate on 4G Research

Xinhua, 3/07/09

UK-based research group Research Councils UK has invested approximately GBP 1 mln to fund 4G research among British and Chinese universities and businesses over the next 3 years.   Read More...

Jiangsu Mobile Customers Exceed 30 Mln

Modern Express, 3/07/09

According to a 2008 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report released yesterday by Jiangsu Mobile, the company now has over 30 mln customers, with operating revenue of RMB 31 bln.   Read More...

Inner Mongolia Mobile Launches ‘Green' Machine Rooms

North News, 3/09/09

Inner Mongolia Mobile says it launched its new "green" machine room project on March 6, with the goal of reducing energy usage and lowering emissions.   Read More...

Beijing Mobile Lowers EasyOwn Incoming Call Tariffs

Sina Tech, 3/07/09

Beijing Mobile's EasyOwn (Shenzhouxing) pay-as-you-go brand added a new package this month for low-end subscribers, offering a monthly incoming call package of 60 minutes for RMB 3.   Read More...

Changhong Handsets Sell Well in Rural Promotion

Sina Tech, 3/08/09

Consumer electronics firm Changhong (600839.SH) revealed that it had brought its handsets to every province in the country as part of the government's rural electronics initiative, and had won procurement bids for 40 models of handset, with sales volumes in the Sichuan and Chongqing region reaching 95%.   Read More...

Chongqing Mobile to Offer Emergency-Ready Handset

Chongqing Economic Times, 3/09/09

Chongqing Mobile GM Shen Changfu revealed that the mobile operator is currently producing a new model of mobile phone that will offer walkie-talkie functionality in the event of signal loss following an earthquake or other emergency.   Read More...

Kongzhong Unveils Mobile Site for Women, 3/09/09

On March 8, International Women's Day, Chinese WAP portal and wireless value-added services provider Kongzhong (Nasdaq: KONG) unveiled a new wireless portal channel targeted at women ( and providing fresh content including entertainment, novels, restaurant reviews, beauty information, and relationship advice.   Read More...

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