China Mobile adds four times as many new subscribers as Unicom in August

21 Sep 2006

China Mobile signed up a total of 4.42 million new subscribers in August, taking its total number of users to 282.68 million. Of the new customers, 290,000 were contract users and 4.13 million were pre-paid, taking the respective totals to 64.05 million and 218.63 million. China Unicom, meanwhile, said it signed up 1.13 million subscribers in August across its GSM and CDMA networks. The GSM platform added 850,000 customers in the month to take its total to 102.22 million at the end of August, while just 280,000 customers joined its CDMA network to take the total to 35.06 million.

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