More about "China Mobile"
China to make TV broadcaster a fourth player in mobile market
Jun 17, 2019
by Richard Handford

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has awarded commercial 5G licences to the country’s three mobile operators and has interesting plans for the state broadcaster, particularly in regard to spectrum.  Read more...

Three Hong Kong to pass on mmWave spectrum – for now
Mar 11, 2019
by Richard Handford

One of the territory’s incumbent operators has passed up the chance to bid for spectrum in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands - a situation that may also arise in other countries in the early stages of 5G. Read more...

China’s backing of 2.6 GHz for 5G could influence other countries
Jan 02, 2019
by Richard Handford

Unusually, the country’s three operators were all given different bands for 5G by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). Market leader China Mobile might emerge as the main beneficiary, analysts say.  Read more...

China eyes spectrum plan for connected cars
Oct 22, 2018
by Richard Handford

China’s heft might aid the adoption of networked vehicles, although initial road safety applications appear low-key and history suggests progress in this sector will run at a stately pace.  Read more...

Qualcomm, China Mobile and ZTE to test 3GPP specifications in 3.5 GHz band
Feb 27, 2017
by Kane Mumford

The companies are planning interoperability tests and field trials based on the as-yet undefined 3GPP standard for 5G and are focusing on a standalone new radio network. Read more...

Hong Kong government accused of blocking 5G progress
Feb 14, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Hong Kong Telecom's claims that the government is refusing to free up more spectrum for 5G are "reckless and unreasonable," says the Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA). Read more...

Hong Kong to review assignment of expiring licences
Feb 04, 2016
by David Yip

The Hong Kong Communications Authority (HKCA) may offer incumbents first refusal on 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum where licences expire in 2020/2021, but it has also proposed an auction. Read more...

Chinese industry talks up the potential of 3.5 GHz for TD-LTE
Oct 14, 2015
by Toby Youell

Senior officials from China Mobile and Huawei emphasised the importance of the C-band for future deployments of TD-LTE at a recent spectrum workshop hosted by the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI). Read more...

China Mobile acquires Hong Kong 3G spectrum
Dec 17, 2014
by Toby Youell

A combination of an auction and an administrative assignment of spectrum in the 2 GHz band has allowed China Mobile to enter Hong Kong's 3G market. The incumbent operators were able to renew most of their 3G spectrum for amounts close to the reserve price. Read more...

China Mobile aims for 50m TD-LTE users by end of 2014
Dec 07, 2014
by Toby Youell

A recent workshop on the use of spectrum for TD-LTE provided a snapshot of the current state of the technology. Read more...