BEIJING, May 20- China will spend more than $182 billion to boost Internet speeds by the end of 2017, a top government body said, as Beijing moves towards a more service-driven economy to boost growth. China ranked 82nd in the world for average Internet connection speed, slower than Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan, according to cloud computing services provider...
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...
China Mobile's quarterly revenue fell year-on-year for the first time as it struggles in the face of rising competition from popular messaging apps.
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.
Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.
China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals. The FT reports.
China's domestic 4G smartphone market is set for 1,500 percent growth in shipments this year, according to IHS Technology.
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.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
China has approved a pilot scheme allowing private companies to piggy back on the country's providers to offer own-brand mobile services.
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 and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country's three main telecom companies. The FT reports.
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.
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.
Bertram Lai, Greater China Telecommunications Research at CIMB Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's neutral on China Mobile at the moment.
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.
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.