Overview

Overview

China Telecom Corporation Limited ("China Telecom" or the "Company", a joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability, together with its subsidiaries, collectively the "Group") is a large-scale and leading integrated intelligent information services operator in the world, providing wireline & mobile telecommunications services, Internet access services, information services and other value-added telecommunications services primarily in the PRC. As at the end of 2019, the Company had mobile subscribers of about 336 million, wireline broadband subscribers of about 153 million and access lines in service of about 111 million. The Company's H shares and American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Hong Kong Stock Exchange" or "HKSE") and the New York Stock Exchange respectively.

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Milestones

Oct
Officially launched 5G commercial services in 50 cities nationwide offering 5G services to individuals, households, government and enterprise customers and simultaneously rolled out government and enterprise customers-oriented 5G services based on SA architecture in Shenzhen
Sep
Entered into a 5G network co-build and co-share framework cooperation agreement with China United Network Communications Corporation Limited (“China Unicom”). Both parties can fully leverage their mutual complementary advantages over network and spectrum resources, jointly co-build one 5G access network nationwide, rapidly create 5G service capability and effectively reduce network construction and maintenance costs while continuing to operate the business and branding independently to achieve a win-win situation for both parties
Jul
The total number of mobile subscribers exceeded 325 million, leaping to the second place in the industry in the country
Jun
China Telecom has been granted the permit to operate 5G digital cellular mobile service
May
Held the Co-building Double-Gbps Demonstration City and China Telecom Smart Family Ecosystem Collaboration Conference in Shanghai, published the China Telecom’s Smart Family White Paper, announced to build the five-in-one Smart Family product and service portfolio – consisting of Smart Broadband, Smart Family Platform, Smart Application, Smart Security and Smart Service
Apr
Launched the e-Surfing Cloud Industrial Internet Platform, made full use of the secure and reliable, independently controllable e-Surfing Cloud infrastructure advantages, combining 5G and industrial Internet to create the industrial edge application and 5G industrial application ecospheres
Jan
As a pioneer to achieve interoperability of equipment from different vendors based on 5G standalone (“SA”) architecture in the industry