Little Smart business to grow in 2006

1 Mar 2006

According to the director of the planning department at the Ministry of Information Industry (MII), Wang Jianzhang, the Little Smart PHS service will add some 15.3 million customers in 2006 to take its total to 101 million. Government statistics show that approximately 60% of new fixed line subscribers in China last year were Little Smart users and by the end of 2005, China’s PHS users topped 85 million. The country’s two fixed line operators, China Telecom and China Netcom, plan to invest CNY5 billion (USD620 million) to optimize their PHS networks.