China Mobile posts 9M results

21 Oct 2008

China Mobile has reported that in the first nine months of 2008 it generated operating revenue of RMB301.396 billion (USD44.19 billion), an increase of 16.6% on the same period of 2007. EBITDA rose by 14.3% to RMB159.197 billion while profit attributable to shareholders climbed by 37.9% to RMB82.59 billion, partly as a result of a change to the tax rate. Operationally, China Mobile ended September with 436.12 million subscribers, up 66.78 million on the start of the year. ARPU per month during the period was RMB83, down by RMB1 on 2007’s figure.