Mr Wang said iPhone users move will end higher growth of 9.5 million
On October 14, China Mobile Chairman Wang Jianzhou said in Hong Kong yesterday, as traditional voice and text messaging services to support profitability, China Mobile’s rapid growth cycle has been completed, data and Internet business will become the company’s main growth areas. Mr Wang also revealed, as of the end of September this year, China Mobile’s iPhone in the number of network users has reached 9.5 million, which is also Wang Jianzhou, the fifth time this year published mobile iPhone users.
China Mobile high growth cycle has ended
According to the China Mobile interim results for the latest in 2011, $ 250.1 billion in revenue in the first half, net profit amounted to $ 61.3 billion. Compared with China Telecom and China Unicom, its revenues respectively is about 2.5 times and twice times times, net profit was more than 6 times and 23 times times. However, with gradual popularity of 3G, and 3G development of high-end users of China Mobile data services gradually being challenged, their wireless Internet business accounts for its share of operating income of about 7.7%. China Mobile is the only domestic average monthly income per household is not disclosed 3G user (ARPU) operators of mobile users overall ARPU is around $ 70, 4% drop last year, and now China Telecom and China Unicom 3G ARPU respectively over HK $ 80 and $ 117.5.
Mr Wang this response indicates that China Mobile high growth cycle has ended, the future will be faced with the slowdown, and many other challenges, traditional voice and text messaging services have been unable to support higher profits, China Mobile will be dedicated to data services and mobile Internet infrastructure.
China Mobile is a nation-wide distribution of accelerated wireless city, now wireless city cooperation agreements with 11 provincial and municipal governments, if counted in the province and local agency of the provincial and municipal governments, China Mobile has completed 161 and 26 provinces wireless city construction agency of the city.
Wang Jianzhou said China Mobile plans to increase the national wireless network hotspots in next 3 years to 1 million. In addition, China Mobile this year in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, 7 cities, such as scale of deployment TD-LTE experimental network, and plans to start commercial trials in the first half of next year.
China Mobile iPhone users count reached 9.5 million
On the issue of cooperation with Apple, China Unicom and China Telecom is now determined to introduce Apple iPhone 4S, Mr Wang this response, China Mobile currently does not yet introduced specific deal with Apple, but Apple’s new iPhone product has determined that in addition to supporting LTE, support China’s TD-LTE network. At present, including Japan Softbank (Softbank), the United States communications, Clearwire said it will gradually transition to the TD-LTE 3G technology from being used.
Mr Wang also revealed, iPhone users are currently using China Mobile network to 1 million per month increase in the number of, up to the end of September this year, China Mobile’s iPhone in the number of network users has reached 9.5 million, this is Mr Wang this year, the fifth announced mobile number of iPhone users.