Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
China Unicom to subsidize 3G phones
+ -
15:30, September 16, 2009

 Related News
 China Unicom,Telefonica agree on $1 bln shares swap
 China Mobile launches 3G operating system
 China Unicom takes a bite of Apple pie
 China Unicom's profit down 42.1% in H1
 China Unicom tests new mobile email service
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
"China Unicom will start 3G commercial use in 285 cities across China from September 28, 2009,"said He Huajie, deputy general manager for China Unicom's product center. His statement marks the strat of China's three telecom operators' 3G campaign. An insider from China Unicom said that the company would subsidize all its WCDMA phones.

Mobile phone market is a hot spot in the 3G campaign. China Mobile and China Telecom have already cooperated with phone makers so as to provide more TD-SCDMA and CDMA2000 phones to customers. China Unicom's strategy has also aroused people's interest after it introduced iPhone to China.

Yu Yingtao, general manager of Vsens, a Unicom subsidiary, noted that the company would unveil several 3G phones with the start of WCDMA commercial use. He said that the introduction of iPhone was only part of China Unicom's strategy. The company would work to provide more 3G phones and make adjustments to its marketing channels.

Chang Xiaobing, China Unicom Chairman and Chief Executive, has noted that Unicom will offer a subsidy to customers to lower the iPhone's price on August 28. iPhone would not be the only mobile device to receive subsidy, said an insider.

By People's Daily Online



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
World's top ten most mysterious and horrible spots
Why India is pursuing military strength?
Baby alien found by Mexican farmer
How do India's middle school textbooks portray China?
Which country has the most beautiful women?

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90778/90857/90860/6759420.pdf