News tagged with mobile phone subscribers

China Telecom profit falls 9.5 percent

State-owned China Telecom Corp. said Wednesday that profit fell 9.5 percent last year because it spent more to market the iPhone as it battled rivals for higher-paying customers.

Mar 20, 2013
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Mobile phones have given the Chinese a voice

Mobile technology has provided the Chinese with an opportunity to voice individual and collective popular protests. And with over 1 billion mobile subscribers in China, the voices are heard. A new PhD thesis from the University ...

Mar 08, 2013
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Vodafone asks India court to halt spectrum auction

Vodafone has petitioned an Indian court to stop the government from auctioning off rights to the cellphone spectrum it now uses for 18.7 million customers in three cities, the company said Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2013
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Wikipedia eyes India for language growth

Wikipedia on Wednesday said it was banking on growth in the mobile phone sector and increased Internet access to boost content in Indian languages ranging from Hindi to Telugu.

Nov 09, 2011
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South Koreans start using mobiles at 10: survey

More than 90 percent of schoolchildren in South Korea own a mobile phone and they start using them at an average age of 10 years and fours months, according to a survey published Friday.

Oct 07, 2011
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