Alibaba Cloud market share grew by 7 percentage points as of the end of H1 2017 to 47.6% in China’s public cloud (IaaS) market, followed by Tencent, Kingsoft, China Telecom, and UCloud according to IDC.
China’s three major telecoms operators recently released earning data for the first three quarters of 2017. China Mobile is the largest of the three and possesses obvious strengths; China Telecom is experiencing rapid growth; China Unicom has finally hurdled recent difficulties and reported an increase of 155% in net profits, but this still leaves it […]
By the end of Q2 2015, the penetration rate of smartphones has reached 65.5% in China urban regions, an increase of 4.3% compared with the previous quarter and an increase of 18.9% year over year. The penetration rate of China Mobile smartphone users was the highest which reached 66.3% according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
In China smartphone offline market by sales volume, China Mobile market share rose to 47% in 2014 while China Unicom dropped to 24%. China Telecom’s market share had little change from 2013 according to a research from GfK. Besides, 2G is becoming less popular in China as its market share decreased to 8% in 2014.
iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus finally got network access license from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on 30 September in 2014. Apple also announced that new iPhones will be available for consumers to buy in mainland China on 17 Oct 2014.
In July 2014, total number of subscribers has exceeded 296 million in China Unicom’s mobile services business, with a monthly increase of 888 thousand new subscribers according to the released data from China Unicom for July. In terms of fixed-line broadband, the number of subscribers reached 67.798 million with 378 thousand new subscribers while the number of local telephone […]
According to a piece of public information on Fuzhou City government website, Apple started using China Telecom cloud storage for iCloud data from China users on 8 August 2014 after fifteen months’ testing.
Wall ads in rural areas prove to be a good way of penetrating into lower tier cities; let’s take a look at some of the wall ads of China internet companies.
On December 4 2013, China issued 4G licenses to China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom at the same time. The three telecom enterprises were given 4G TD-LTE operating permission.
Enfodesk released its report on China LBS market, by the end of 2013 Q2, China mobile navigation apps accounts reached 120 million, with a QoQ increase of 8.5% and a YoY increase of 43.6%.
According to Enfodesk, in Q2 2013, Chinese cumulative mobile IM accounts hit 1.48 billion, with a QoQ increase of 21.3%. Chinese mobile IM active accounts reached 770 million, 75% more than that of 2012. Mobile QQ was the top mobile IM app with 39.9% market share,, followed by Wechat with 29.1%. Together, QQ and Wechat […]
According to the released data from three telco operators in China, there are 987.58 million mobile subscribers in China by end January 2012. China Mobile is the largest mobile operator with over 655 million subscribers including 53.94 million 3G subscribers.
Millward Brown released their second annual BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable Brands. You can get the PDF here or view a summary below (Internet companies are bolded). Baidu, Tencent, Sina, Renren, Ctrip and Sohu are the six Internet companies that made it to the Top 50 most valuable Chinese brands; Baidu (6) and Tencent (10) […]
Baidu has just launched a web page diagnosis tool as a new feature in their web analytics service Baidu Stats. I recommend you this tool to check your website loading performance in two Internet networks — Unicom and China Telecom networks. This is especially helpful if you have your website hosted outside China. You must […]
Mobile payment based on RFID technology is gaining popularity in China since China Telecom launched the service last year. eResearch shared some insights on usage of this “short distance” mobile payment. Mobile payment based on RFID is more popular in supermarkets, convenience stores, shopping malls and public transport.