Trio report year end KPIs

21 Jan 2011

China’s three main telecoms companies have reported their end of year key performance indicators (KPIs). China Mobile, the world’s largest cellco by subscribers, ended 2010 with 584.017 million wireless subscribers, a monthly increase of 4.378 million and an annual jump of 61.734 million. Of the total, 20.70 million are said to be using 3G devices. Meanwhile China Unicom ended December with 153.366 million wireless subscribers, up 617,000 on the end of November figure, with a total of 14.06 million 3G customers (up 1.284 million month-on-month). On the fixed line side, Unicom claimed 96.635 million main lines in operation at the start of 2011, down 1.91 million year-on-year, with 47.224 million broadband users, a monthly increase of 292,000. China Telecom also saw its fixed line base slump, with the loss of 19.79 million main lines during the course of 2010, to end the period with 188.56 million lines in service. Telecom’s broadband customer base rose by 9.19 million in the year to reach 53.46 million at the end of December, while mobile subscribers climbed 34.43 million to 90.52 million, of which 12.29 million were classed as 3G.

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