Sina Tech, 10/11/11
An industry source revealed recently that Fei Liao, the successor to China Mobile's (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) Fetion mobile IM platform, would be open to China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) and China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) subscribers as well as China Mobile subscribers. Fei Liao is slated for an official release after the public beta testing period ends late this year. A source inside China Mobile revealed that the operator would release several new public beta versions of Fei Liao through its web and WAP sites around October 15.
Editor's Note: For more information on this topic, please see "China Mobile Launches Mobile IM App," MD 9/28/11 issue.