China to issue high-speed mobile licenses in 2005 (Xinhua)

“China may issue its first licenses for high-speed mobile services next year, to boost competition for current operators China Mobile and China Unicom before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The country may add licenses using so-called third-generation, or 3G systems to squeeze more calls on existing channels and avoid reallocating government or military airwaves, reported Monday.”

Here is the Xinhua news article.


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