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This presentation offers the latest updates on China Telecom. It is published once a year and features analysis on China Telecom's financial performance, strategic initiatives, network expansion, and new products and services.


  • In 2015, China Telecom's total revenue was CNY331.2bn ($47.9bn), with mobile revenue and wireline revenue at CNY156.5bn and CNY174.7bn, respectively. Its mobile service revenue was CNY124.5bn, accounting for 80% of its total mobile revenue.
  • By the end of 1H16, China Telecom saw its total fixed-line broadband subscribers increasing 8.4 million from 1H15 to reach 118 million, offsetting ARPU declines and maintaining revenue growth.
  • China Mobile’s aggressive move in the fixed-line broadband market and MVNOs’ joining the mobile market both pose threats to the operator.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates China Telecom's performance in both mobile and fixed market.
  • Provides an outlook of the operator.
  • Introduces the latest product that China Telecom launched.

Key questions answered

  • What was the operator's performance over the past year?
  • What are China Telecom's strengths?
  • What are the operator's current challenges?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: China Telecom Update, September 2016

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