China - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses
The Chinese telecom market is the largest in the world in terms of subscribers and is undergoing transition. Mobile subscriptions outnumber voice and voice is giving way to data as the primary revenue generator. China's telecom market is served by three operators; China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile. All three are integrated providers of telecom services although China Mobile is the largest in the crucial mobile market.
China's fixed-line market is in decline due to voice mobile substitution although the two main fixed-line operators of China Telecom and China Unicom have aggressively deployed and marketed fibre broadband to increase the value of maintaining a fixed-line.
This report presents key aspects of the China telecom market as it enters 2016. It includes an overview of the regulatory environment, market highlights and comprehensive statistics.
China's government strengthens IOT policies to boost economic growth China's government further opens the telecom market to private companies China Telecom and China Unicom are focusing on LTE-FDD deployments after finally receiving the necessary licences Internet speeds double after China completes a two year project to increase the number of national Internet hubs from three to ten. China possesses the world's largest M2M market with significant growth evident in the connected car market.