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


  • In 2H15, China Unicom suffered a loss of nearly CNY3bn ($434.7m) due to fierce competition, VAT reform, and lagging 4G deployment. This loss excludes the gains made through the disposal of tower assets.
  • In 1H16, China Unicom's service revenue bottomed out and reached CNY12bn, up by 1.4% year on year. Its mobile service revenue was CNY73bn, down by 0.6%.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains the company's latest strategic initiatives in China.
  • Assesses China Unicom's current market position and its future direction.

Key questions answered

  • What are the major challenges that China Unicom facing?
  • What has China Unicom been working to promote its 4G service?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: China Unicom Update, August 2016

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