China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd


  • BEIJING, March 20- A glitch in the broadband infrastructure of China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd caused a brief but widespread Internet outage in mainland China on Friday, the company said. China Unicom, in a statement on its Weibo microblogging account, said Internet access was disrupted from 1:25 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. local time. In February, China Unicom said it had 69...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 12- Hong Kong shares finished higher on Thursday as telecommunication shares jumped on speculation of industry consolidation. Shares of China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd and China Telecom Corp Ltd surged more than 5 percent at one point on rumours that they would merge, but both stocks gave up some of their gains after China's telecoms regulator denied...

  • Spain's Telefonica sells 2.5 pct of China Unicom Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    MADRID, Nov 10- Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica SA said on Monday it had sold a 2.5 percent stake in China Unicom Ltd in a block trade for about 687 million euros.

  • *China encourages infrastructure firms to invest overseas. SHANGHAI, Nov 4- China shares were flat on Tuesday morning after a five-day rally as profit taking capped gains in engineering and machinery companies, which rose after Beijing encouraged infrastructure firms to invest abroad. Shares in infrastructure firms were the biggest gainers, with market...

  • China misses out on first wave of iPhone 6 releases Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:17 AM ET
    Apple introduces the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9 2014.

    Consumers in China will not be able to buy the new iPhone 6 as part of the first wave of buyers around the world this month.

  • Why US venture firms can’t get rich in China Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.

  • China speeds past Europe on 4G mobile rollout Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 6:36 PM ET
    Ten customers received signed iPhones from both Apple CEO Tim Cook and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua.

    China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals. The FT reports.

  • China’s 4G smartphone market is about to explode Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    China's domestic 4G smartphone market is set for 1,500 percent growth in shipments this year, according to IHS Technology.

  • Apple takes a fresh bite into China's market Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 12:40 AM ET
    Customers looking at iPhones in an Apple store in Shanghai.

    China Mobile finally starts selling iPhones on its massive network, with focus on how big a slice Apple can carve out in the booming Chinese market.

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    A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • China approves pilot to open mobile telecoms market Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 1:51 AM ET

    China has approved a pilot scheme allowing private companies to piggy back on the country's providers to offer own-brand mobile services.

  • Biggest loser of Apple-China Mobile deal: Samsung Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | 10:26 PM ET

    Apple's deal with China Mobile is set to up the ante in the smartphone war with Samsung, which stands to lose its leading position in the market.

  • Apple signs deal with China Mobile: Report Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

  • China opens door to Apple with 4G mobile licences Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:12 PM ET

    China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.

  • Come sue me in the US: Carson Block to China’s NQ Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:21 PM ET
    Carson Block, research director and founder of short-seller Muddy Waters

    Carson Block, foundeder of Muddy Waters, challenged his latest target, Chinese mobile security software company NQ Mobile, to sue him in the U.S.

  • China has reportedly made a momentous decision to liberalize internet access within the planned Shanghai free-trade zone to websites seen as politically sensitive such as Facebook.

  • China Telecom is our preferred pick: Pro   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:33 PM ET
    China Telecom is our preferred pick: Pro

    Tucker Grinnan, Head of Regional Telecommunications Research at HSBC tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he like China Telecom in the wake of the Apple iPhone 5C and 5S.

  • Apple tie-up won't boost China Mobile's stock: Pro   Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 10:50 PM ET
    Why I'm neutral on China Mobile

    Bertram Lai, Greater China Telecommunications Research at CIMB Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's neutral on China Mobile at the moment.

  • Is an Apple, China Mobile tie-up imminent? Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:27 PM ET

    The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth markets.

  • Can China Mobile Tap Into Apple Smartphone Demand? Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 8:06 PM ET
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    China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.