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MIIT Requires Mobile Operators to Warn of Overage Charges

Dahe.cn, 1/30/12

On January 12, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the Notice Regarding Improvements to Subscriber Service Fee Reminders, in which it set forth the requirement that operators alert subscribers of service charges.   Read More...

Rumor: China Telecom, Apple Reach iPhone 4S Agreement

Beijing Daily, 1/30/12

Yesterday, sources inside China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) revealed that China Telecom and Apple have reached an agreement to introduce a CDMA version of the iPhone 4S to the China market.   Read More...

China Mobile Begins 1.3 Mln Unit WLAN Equipment Tender

Sina Tech, 1/30/12

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK), recently began procurement of WLAN products for the 2012 year.   Read More...

Shanda to Build Mobile Gaming Platform

Sina Tech, 1/29/12

Alan Tan, Chairman and CEO of online game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), recently revealed that Shanda is working to build a mobile game distribution platform.   Read More...

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CDMA iPhone 4S Wins 3C Certificate

Netease Tech, 1/30/12

The CDMA iPhone 4S recently received China Compulsory Certification (CCC) authorization, effective from January 19, 2012, clearing the way for the China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) edition of the iPhone 4S to go on sale.   Read More...

Rumor: iPhone 4S Incompatible with Some China Mobile SIM Cards

Fawan.com, 1/27/12

iOS 5.0.1, the operating system on iPhone 4S, is reportedly incompatible with some China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) SIM cards, leading some users to switch to another handset.   Read More...

BYD: Cannot Reveal Details on Supply to Apple

Ccstock.cn, 1/30/12

Chinese battery and handset component maker and assembly services provider BYD stated recently that although it appears on Apple's recent list of suppliers, its agreement with Apple renders it unable to reveal which components it supplies.   Read More...

ZTE Launches WP7 Smartphone in UK

CWW, 1/30/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) has launched the ZTE Tania, a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, in the UK.   Read More...

Nokia to Launch WP7 in China in H1 2012

Cnbeta, 1/21/12

On January 20 a spokesperson for Nokia announced that the company plans to introduce a smartphone based on the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system for the mainland China market in the first half of 2012, but did not provide any specific details about the handset.   Read More...

China Mobile Shortens Service Waiting Time

Tencent Tech, 1/20/12

Responding to complaints about wait time at its service centers, China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) announced recently that it would work to ensure that from February 1, 2012 onwards, customers would have to wait no more than 10 minutes at its service centers.   Read More...

China's Satellite Navigation Market to Reach RMB 225 Bln in 2015

Xinhua News, 1/29/12

According to the 2011 Report on China's Mapping Information Industry Development, recently released by the Surveying and Mapping Development Center at China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASMG), China's satellite navigation industry has entered a phase of rapid development that will lead to an estimated industry value of more than RMB 225 bln in 2015, by which point Chinese civilians could own a total of approximately 340 mln satellite navigation devices.   Read More...

China's Surveillance Market to Exceed USD 11 Bln by 2015

iSuppli, 1/20/12

According to a new report from information and analysis provider IHS, China's video surveillance video market, which saw total revenues of USD 6.5 bln in 2010, will reach USD 11.4 bln in 2015.   Read More...

Beijing Telecom to Extend Free Wi-Fi Promotion

Beijing Evening News, 1/20/12

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK)'s Beijing branch has announced it will extend its free Wi-Fi promotion, which is open to users of all three of China's telecom operators, until June 30.   Read More...

Haige Acquires Satellite Equipment Maker

China Business News, 1/29/12

Chinese wireless network equipment provider Haige Communications Group (002465.SZ) has announced that it intends to make a RMB 91 mln acquisition of Nanjing Huankun Science and Technology Development Co., Ltd. specifically for its line of satellite communications products.   Read More...

GrenTech Amends Merger Agreement for "Going Private" Transaction

PR Newswire, 1/20/2012

Chinese wireless solutions provider GrenTech (Nasdaq: GRRF) has announced that it has entered into an amended and restated agreement and plan of merger with Talenthome Management Limited ("Parent") and Xing Sheng Corporation Limited ("Merger Sub") in order to amend certain provisions of the agreement and plan of merger among the parties entered into on January 12, 2012 (the "Original Merger Agreement," and as amended and restated, the "Merger Agreement").   Read More...

Aisidi Estimates 2011 Profit Down 30-40%

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 1/30/12

Chinese national wholesale handset distributor Shenzhen Aisidi Industry (002416.SZ) has announced its preliminary performance estimates for 2011, with net profit expected to be down 30-40% YoY to reach between RMB 358.18 mln and RMB 417.87 mln, compared to RMB 596.96 mln in 2010.   Read More...

 
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