China Telecom Bundles Free Internet 3G Subscription Plans The South China Morning Post is reporting that China Telecom Corp Ltd, through its Beijing subsidiary (Beijing Telecom), will offer free mobile Internet usage to mobile subscribers who sign up before Jul. 30th. China Telecom will also reduce local call fees (now between RMB 0.11 and RMB 0.19), [...]
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iPhonAsia comment: Cindy Geng of Interfax has provided timely reports on the iPhone in China negotiations. See iPhonAsia reply to post below by Cindy Geng Beijing. March 6. INTERFAX-CHINA – EXCERPT: The chairman of China Unicom has confirmed that the operator is holding talks with Apple over officially introducing the iPhone to China, while rival [...]
Update – March 23, 2009: Based on recent progress in Apple and China Unicom negotiations, it appears more likely that Apple will grant a 3G exclusive to China Unicom. Much more > HERE China Telecom has also now engaged with Microsoft on a search deal and is rumored to be in discussions with Research in [...]
Government announces further support for TD-SCDMA by Zhang Danwei Shanghai. January 23. INTERFAX-CHINA – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced measures to bolster the development of the country’s homegrown 3G standard, TD-SCDMA, on Jan. 22. As well as earmarking funds specifically for the development of TD-SCDMA, the government will allow companies engaged [...]
iPhonAsia comment: 3G licenses were “approved” at year’s end (2008) … and now (apparently) they will formally be “issued” … This will unleash about $41 billion (USD) in cap ex to build out 3G network capacity. 3G licenses tipped today for all three The mainland telecoms regulator will likely issue licenses for third-generation (3G) mobile [...]