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China Mobile to Add 30 Mln TD-SCDMA Subs in 2012

TechWeb, 3/16/12

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) CEO Li Yue recently said the company's goal for TD-SCDMA net user growth this year is 30 mln.   Read More...


China Mobile Chairman: Ready to Retire

Securities Times, 3/16/12

During China Mobile's (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) full-year 2011 financial results conference yesterday, Chairman Wang Jianzhou said he has already served long enough and is ready for retirement, but his departure still depends on higher level decision makers.   Read More...

China Mobile VP Resigns

China Mobile PR, 3/15/12

The Board of Directors of China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) has announced that Lu Xiangdong, an Executive Director and Vice President, has resigned from his positions at China Mobile with effect from March 15, 2012 due to his inability to perform his duties under his current personal circumstances.   Read More...

China Mobile Demos TD-LTE Network in Shenzhen

Guangzhou Daily, 3/16/12

On March 15, China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) hosted a TD-LTE demonstration in Shenzhen offering three months of free TD-LTE data card service to ten university students, providing them free TD-LTE internet access on their notebook computers, tablet devices, and other mobile terminals.   Read More...

China Unicom Offers RIM's BIS to Post-Paid Users

Beijing Times, 3/16/12

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) yesterday announced that it will officially launch BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) for all individual and SME post-paid mobile WCDMA users.   Read More...

China Telecom to Offer Naked iPhone 4S

Netease Tech, 3/16/12

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) announced today that it will begin authorizing non-carrier channels to sell contract-free CDMA iPhone 4S handsets starting March 17.   Read More...

MIIT Orders China Telecom to Crack Down on Spam SMS

Sina Tech, 3/16/12

In response to China Central Television (CCTV)'s March 15 Consumer Day TV expose of China Telecom's (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) provincial subsidiaries illegally selling SMS spam services, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) today announced that it has ordered China Telecom to conduct an investigation, draft a plan for reform and preventative measures, and punish those involved.   Read More...

China Telecom Investigates CCTV SMS Spam Charges

TechWeb, 3/16/12

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) has announced it will launch a group-wide investigation following a report on China Central Television (CCTV)'s annual expose TV special on World Consumer Rights Day (March 15) which alleged that China Telecom branches in Dongguan, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Suizhou offered a spam SMS service that violated company policies.   Read More...

China to Become Largest Market for Smartphones in 2012

IDC PR, 3/15/12

China will become the leading country-level market for smartphone shipments in 2012, according to the latest smartphone forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report.   Read More...

Alibaba, Roboo Partner on M-Commerce

Qianlong, 3/16/12

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group's third-party payment processor Alipay recently signed an agreement with mobile search provider Roboo for partnerships and platform connectivity deals in the areas of mobile e-commerce, mobile advertising, and mobile payment.   Read More...

AutoNavi Launches Group Buy Channel

iMeigu, 3/16/12

Chinese digital map provider AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP) launched a group buy channel today offering users news about the latest discounts on lifestyle services including clothing, food, travel, health and beauty, entertainment, education, and medical services.   Read More...

Netease Updates iOS Client with E-book Feature

Sohu IT, 3/16/12

Chinese internet company Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) has added "e-book platform" functionality to the new version of its Netease Reader app, which it has submitted to Apple's App Store for review.   Read More...

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