Chips down: China aims to boost semiconductors as trade war looms

China has made chip development a key plank of its Made in China 2025 drive to bolster its strength in technology against more developed rivals in the United States, Japan and Europe. The government wants local chips to make up at least 40 percent of China ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile posts 4.1 percent rise in first-quarter profit

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Mobile Ltd (0941.HK), the world’s largest telecom carrier, on Friday said profit for the first three months of the year rose 4.1 percent, driven by its strong mobile business. Profit for January-March was 25.8 billion yuan ($4 ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile posts 25.8b yuan net profit

China Mobile (0941) posed a 4.1 percent increase year-on-year in net profit in the first quarter of this year to 25.8 billion yuan. Operating revenue gained by 0.8 percent to 185.5 billion yuan, of which, revenue from telecommunications services was 166.7 ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile profit up 4.1% as margins expand

China Mobile Ltd. 0941 Friday reported a 4.1% year-over-year rise in its first-quarter net profit after margins improved slightly. Net profit in the January-to-March quarter was 25.8 billion Chinese yuan (US$4.1 billion), compared with CNY24.8 billion in ... ( read original story ...)

China’s ZTE fires back over US ban: ‘We cannot accept it’

One of China's top tech companies has lashed out at the US government's move to prevent it from buying technology from American companies. ZTE (ZTCOF), which sells smartphones and other telecommunications equipment around the world, said Friday that the ... ( read original story ...)

China to start testing 5G in 16 major cities

State-run operators, also the largest three in China—China Unicom (中国联通), China Mobile (中国移动), China Telecom (中国电信)—will begin setting up 5G networks in 16 cities for testing. It is unclear when the tests will actually start. ( read original story ...)

In China, Mobile Usage Will Overtake TV This Year

This year, for the first time, adults in China will spend more time with their mobile devices than they will watching TV, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast. Adults in China will spend 2 hours, 39 minutes a day on mobile devices in 2018, up 11.1% ... ( read original story ...)