China Netcom

China ‘Ceasefire’ Over Fixed Lines – Mure Dickie

From Financial Times: China’s two fixed-line telephone operators have sealed a deal intended to limit competition and leave each in control of its core markets, according to a company official and local media. The deal between the parent companies of China Telecom and China Netcom highlights contradictions of interest inherent in the country’s state-controlled but […]

China Netcom Optimistic on 3G Licences – Justine Lau

From Financial Times: Zuo Xunsheng, China Netcom chief, on Tuesday said he expected China to issue third-generation mobile licences as early as the first quarter of 2007. He reiterated that Netcom would definitely receive a 3G licence to expand into mobile telephony. “We will get a licence, perhaps next year’s first quarter,” said Mr Zuo. […]

China Netcom’s Zuo Expects 3G License Issue in 2007 – Janet Ong

From Bloomberg: China’s government may issue its first high-speed wireless license within six months, an executive said, opening up a market with more subscribers than the combined populations of the U.S. and Japan. “We can’t drag on any longer if China expects to provide 3G services by the 2008 Olympics” in Beijing, Zuo Xunsheng, chief […]



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