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BEIJING, April 7- Tencent Holdings is unlikely to charge any fees for the use of its popular mobile chatting application, its president was quoted as saying, after a cabinet minister caused an uproar by saying users might have to pay fees in future. Tencent's Weixin, or WeChat, app is currently free and has attracted more than 300 million users.
STOCKHOLM, May 3- Ericsson expects cut-throat competition between telecoms equipment makers as China prepares to spend billions of dollars on high-speed networks, punishing margins at a time when profitability is already under pressure.
HONG KONG, April 26- China, the world's largest mobile phone market by subscribers, posted a 1.2 percent monthly increase in the number of mobile subscribers to 1.15 billion in March, data from the country's three telecommunications operators showed. Following is the breakdown of mobile subscriber statistics for March provided by the three carriers:.
April 26- For a full statement on the results of China Telecom Corp Ltd, a leading provider of fixed-line telephone, data, Internet and leased-line services in four of the most economically developed regions in China, please click on:.
-#Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. -#Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd. Q1 results.-# Angang Steel Co Ltd Q1 results.
-1130 Bank of China Ltd. FTSE Group in developing "FTSE-BOCHK offshore RMB bond index series" press briefing. 70/ F, Bank of China Tower, Central. Board meeting at 0930.-# Bank of China Ltd Q1 results.
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.
Asian shares ended mixed on Friday, dragged lower by a drop in regional technology stocks, although gains in Australia and Japan contained overall losses for equities.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook met with China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua to discuss "matters of cooperation," a China Mobile spokesman said.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit in less than a year.
Apple has sold more than two million iPhone 5 smartphones in China in the first weekend since the phone's launch on Friday.
Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.
The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.
Apple's iPhone 5 will be available for sale in China on Dec. 14.