Justine Lau and Mure Dickie: China Telecom looks to enter wireless market

62D7Aeea-4314-11D8-81C6-0820Abe49A01 From the Financial Times:

China TelecomChina , the country’s biggest fixed-line operator, has announced it wants to team up with a smaller rival to buy a national network run by the second biggest mobile phone operator, China Unicom.

The announcement by Wang Xiaochu, China Telecom’s new chairman, marked a dramatic intervention into debate about the future structure of the world’s biggest telecom market in terms of subscribers.

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