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China Unicom Reaffirms Goal of 10 Mln 3G Subs

Sina Tech, 5/13/10

At a stockholder meeting on May 12, China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) chairman Chang Xiaobing and GM Lu Yimin said that since the introduction of new promotional subscription plans on May 1, Unicom has seen a sharp rise in iPhone sales, and that the operator is confident that it will reach its target of 10 mln 3G users by year's end.   Read More...

China Unicom May Compensate Wi-Fi-Less iPhone Owners

Sohu IT, 5/13/10

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) CEO Chang Xiaobing recently told foreign media that the company is working with Apple to bring a Wi-Fi capable iPhone to the Chinese mainland.   Read More...

China Mobile President Denies Resignation Rumors

National Business Daily, 5/13/10

Wang Jianzhou, president of China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK), personally dismissed rumors of his retirement during a shareholders meeting in Hong Kong yesterday, saying that the company would be the first to publicly announce a change in leadership.   Read More...

Chinese Video Companies Oppose Film Copyright Society

Sohu IT, 5/13/10

Several Chinese companies dealing with film rights for internet cafes have sent statements to internet cafĂ© owners opposing the Film Copyright Society of China's announcement that it will collect copyright fees from internet cafes and long-distance coaches.   Read More...

Shanghai Authorities Investigate TV Shopping Complaints

National Business Daily, 5/13/10

The Shanghai Administration of Industry and Commerce (SHAIC) has begun monitoring sales of 3C products (digital cameras, video cameras and mobile phones) by six TV and online shopping firms in response to a recent rash of consumer complaints.   Read More...

Alibaba.com Q1 2010 Profit Up 34% YoY

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, 5/13/10

Chinese B2B e-commerce firm Alibaba.com (1688.HK) has announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, with revenue reaching RMB 1.22 bln, up 49.3% YoY.   Read More...

 

Telecom

Rumor: China Telecom Chairman to be Transferred

TechWeb, 5/13/10

According to Chinese media reports, China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) chairman Wang Xiaochu may be transferred to another position, with president Shang Bing assuming Wang's post.   Read More...

China Mobile Announces 5 Year FTTx Roadmap

CWW, 5/12/10

At the FTTx 2010 Optical Communication Forum held on May 12 in Beijing, Li Han, deputy head researcher at the China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) Research Institute's Department of Network Technology, revealed China Mobile's three-stage vision for PON development.   Read More...

Jiangsu Sets M2M Goals for 2012, 2015

21st Century Business Herald, 5/13/10

The Jiangsu provincial government has released the "Outline of 2009-2012 Internet of Things Industry Development Plans."   Read More...

Indian Operator Bharti Opposes Chinese Import Ban

Sohu IT, 5/12/10

According to foreign media, Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor said the company hopes the Indian government will allow the importation of Chinese telecom equipment.   Read More...

ZTE May Build Second Plant in India to Allay Fears

Sohu IT, 5/13/10

Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer ZTE's (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) subsidiary ZTE India said yesterday it is considering establishing a local production facility in India due to recent concerns regarding Indian national security.   Read More...

ZTE Conducts Successful EPON Test with U.S. Operator

ZTE PR, 5/13/10

Chinese telecom equipment provider ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) has announced that its U.S.-based subsidiary, ZTE USA, has successfully completed field tests for its 10 Gbps EPON solution with a leading U.S.-based multiple system operator (MSO).   Read More...

 

Wireless

Rumor: Operators Quash Nepotism with SPs

CCTIME, 5/13/10

Chinese telecom operators have reportedly required partner wireless value-added service providers (SPs) to sign agreements stating that their contract will be canceled if any employee of the SP is found to have a family member, classmate or other connection working within said operator.   Read More...

Sony Ericsson's TD Handsets to Support CMMB

Sohu IT, 5/13/10

Sony Ericsson announced today that Magnus Ahlqvist will take charge as director for the China region starting in June.   Read More...

China Telecom to Launch Blackberry on May 17

Oriental Morning Post, 5/13/10

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) and Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) confirmed yesterday that China Telecom will launch the Blackberry 9530 on May 17, World Telecommunication Day.   Read More...

Comba Telecom Deploys Subway Network in Armenia

PR Newswire Asia, 3/15/10

Integrated wireless solutions and sub-systems provider Comba Telecom (2342.HK) today announced the successful completion and handover of a turnkey wireless solution for the Yerevan Metro rapid transit system that serves the capital of Armenia, Yerevan.   Read More...

ASB to Source Wi-Fi Solutions from Aruba Networks

Aruba Networks PR, 5/12/10

Global distributed enterprise network solution provider Aruba Networks has announced that it will collaborate with Alcatel-Lucent to deliver secure mobility solutions to enterprises, vertical markets, service providers and government agencies throughout China.   Read More...

 

Internet

Baidu Cloud Computing Head Joins Taobao

Sohu IT, 5/13/10

Chinese B2C and C2C e-commerce site Taobao has confirmed that former Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) senior researcher Yang Zhenkun joined Taobao this month.   Read More...

Baidu Post Bar Partners with Hefei Evening News

Anhui News, 5/13/10

Chinese internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) Post Bar BBS has signed a cooperation agreement with Hefei Evening News.   Read More...

Netsun Toocle to Provide Market Data to MIIT

Sina Tech, 5/12/10

Zhejiang-based B2B e-commerce site Netsun Toocle (002095.SZ) has announced that China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has selected Netsun Toocle as its industry operations monitoring data provider.   Read More...

HC International Reports Q1 2010 Net Loss of RMB 9 Mln

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, 5/12/10

Chinese B2B e-commerce platform operator HC International (8292.HK) has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, with turnover up 6.1% YoY to reach RMB 70.93 mln.   Read More...

Noah Q3 FY2010 Profit Up 5% YoY

PRNewswire-Asia, 5/13/10

Chinese interactive education content provider Noah Education (NYSE: NED) has announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2010 ended March 31, 2010, with net revenue up 18.3% YoY to reach RMB 253.7 mln.   Read More...

Noah to Repurchase USD 10 Mln in Shares

PRNewswire-Asia, 5/13/10

Chinese interactive education content provider Noah Education (NYSE: NED) has announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new program to repurchase American Depositary Shares, each representing one Noah ordinary share.   Read More...

China Education Alliance Q1 2010 Profit Up 12% YoY

PRNewswire-Asia, 5/12/10

Chinese online and on-site education provider China Education Alliance (NYSE: CEU) has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, with total revenue up 5% YoY to reach USD 8.62 mln, compared to USD 8.2 mln in Q1 2009.   Read More...

Rumor: Shanda Travel Website Begins Testing

Tencent Tech, 5/12/10

According to a source within the company, Shanda Interactive's (Nasdaq: SNDA) tourism platform Uvan.com has begun internal testing.   Read More...

Joy.cn to Invest RMB 50 Mln in News Content

Tencent Tech, 5/13/10

Chinese video site Joy.cn announced that it will invest RMB 50 mln in expanding its video news resources, as it prepares for a major push into all fields of news coverage permitted by government policy.   Read More...

Kaixin001 Launches Third-Party Apps

Tencent Tech, 5/13/10

Chinese social networking site Kaixin001 has launched its open platform, announcing 11 third-party applications, six of which are already online.   Read More...

Chinese SNS Renren Teams Up with Disney

CCID, 5/13/10

Chinese social networking site Renren and Disney Interactive Media Group have partnered to launch a Disney brand zone on Renren.com.   Read More...

Shanda Music "Super Star" Records 100,000 Downloads

Sina Games, 5/12/10

Shanda Interactive's (Nasdaq: SNDA) Shanda Music announced today that since late January of this year, it has seen "ideal performance" from the pay-to-download model it launched with Ocean Butterflies Records: the service has seen 100,000 downloads to date.   Read More...

Perfect World-Invested Co to Open Server for Browser Game

Tencent Game, 5/13/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) -invested Chengdu-based browser game developer and operator Ye Net Science & Technology Development has announced that it will open a new server for its self-developed browser game Aerial Paladin on May 13.   Read More...

Tencent to Open New Server for MMO

Tencent Games, 5/13/10

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will open a new server for its licensed MMORPG QQ Huaxia on May 13.   Read More...

Tencent to Begin CB of ACG

Tencent Game, 5/13/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will begin technical testing of its co-developed advanced casual sports game NBA 2K Online on May 13.   Read More...

Kylin CEO Reveals Game Pipeline

People.com.cn, 5/13/10

Shang Jin, CEO of Beijing-based online game developer Kylin, recently revealed that Kylin may release its self-developed games based on the classic Chinese novels Water Margin ("Shui Hu") and Dream of Red Mansions ("Hong Lou Meng") next year.   Read More...

Yoyo to Open New Server for MMO

17173.com, 5/13/10

Shanghai Yoyo Software Technology has announced that it will open a new server for its licensed MMORPG The Legend of Three Kingdoms Online on May 13.   Read More...

Aurora Interactive to Begin New-Round CB of MMO

17173.com, 5/13/10

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Aurora Interactive has announced that it will begin a new round of closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Jiguang Shijie on May 27.   Read More...

Moliyo to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 5/13/10

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Moliyo has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed Q-style 3D MMORPG Menghuan Jianghu on May 20.   Read More...

Sichuan Digital Publishing to Open New Server for MMO

17173.com, 5/13/10

Sichuan Digital Publishing Media has announced that it will open a new server for its licensed fantasy MMORPG game, Menghuan Moshou, on May 14.   Read More...

Tencent Licenses Korean 3D MMO

Tencent Games, 5/13/10

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it has licensed the Mainland China operating rights to 3D MMORPG Continent of the Ninth (C9) from Korean game developer and operator NHN Games.   Read More...

 

Television

CBC: 3 Mln TD+CMMB Handsets Sold

Sina Tech, 5/13/10

Meng Fei, general manager of the terminal division at CMMB mobile TV operator China Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), said at today's CMMB Terminal Industry Development Forum that CMMB is now a standard feature in nearly 90% of all TD-SCDMA handsets, and that sales volume of these terminals has already reached 3 mln units.   Read More...

CBC: 2010 CMMB Capex to Exceed All Past Years

Rti.cn, 5/13/10

Sun Chaohui, general manager of China Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), China's national operator of CMMB mobile TV, gave a speech on a strategic plan for the CMMB ecosystem at today's CMMB Jingcai Brand Terminal Industry Development Forum.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Vimicro Records Q4 2009 Loss of USD 1.6 Mln

PR Newswire, 5/12/10

Fabless semiconductor firm Vimicro (Nasdaq: VIMC) has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009.   Read More...

VanceInfo Q1 2010 Profit Up 71% YoY

VanceInfo PR, 5/13/10

Chinese IT service provider and software outsourcing firm VanceInfo Technologies (NYSE: VIT) has announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, with net revenues up 47.3% YoY to USD 44.3 mln.   Read More...

Hanvon Partners with Local Xinhua Branches

Netease Tech, 5/12/10

Chinese e-reader device maker Hanvon (002362.SZ) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Jiangsu-based Xinhua subsidiary Fenghuang Xinhua Distrbution yesterday.   Read More...

 
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