Sohu IT, 5/10/10
China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) has jointly released a new account payment service on its mobile service center (wap.10010.com) with third-party payment platforms Alipay and Tenpay. Users can deposit funds from their Alipay and Tenpay accounts directly to their mobile, fixed-line, broadband and PHS accounts, as well as accounts of other China Unicom users nationwide. China Unicom's mobile service center plans to gradually add support for buying prepaid cards, 3G packages and handsets, and other products. Users who make purchases through the mobile service center will also receive a 1.5% discount.