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 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 2018, the Company had mobile subscribers of about 303 million, wireline broadband subscribers of about 146 million and access lines in service of about 116 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") and the New York Stock Exchange respectively.

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Milestones

Dec
China Telecom and China Unicom jointly published the "White paper of six-mode handset" to promote the six-mode handsets as the national standard providing more convenience to customers
Oct
China Telecom disposed the telecommunications towers and related assets to China Tower Corporation Limited. Through sharing of tower resources, China Telecom developed the 4G network in a faster and more efficient way, so as to promote the development of 4G businesses
Jul
Applying the carrier aggregation technology, China Telecom took the pioneer to launch the "e-Surfing 4G+"(LTE-A) service of 300Mbps download speed in the industry
May
China Telecom took the initiative to release the "Internet+" action white paper in the industry and jointly painted the "Internet+" blueprint with cooperative partners
Apr
Xizang was affected by the devastating earthquake of 8.1 magnitude in Nepal. China Telecom quickly restored the communications in the disaster area
Feb
China Telecom was successfully granted the permit to operate the LTE/4G digital cellular mobile service (LTE FDD) to accelerate the scale development of 4G services