China's mobile subscribers up 1 pct at 1.18 bln in June

Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:12am EDT

HONG KONG, July 22 (Reuters) - China, the world's largest
mobile phone market by subscribers, posted a 0.95 percent
monthly increase in the number of mobile subscribers to 1.18
billion in June, data from the country's three
telecommunications operators showed.
    Following is the breakdown of mobile subscriber statistics
for June provided by the three carriers:
                       China Mobile  China Unicom  China Telecom
Mobile subscribers
(including 3G):
  -cumulative no.
   of users               740.15        262.17        174.50
  -net addition             4.98          3.81          2.26
  -m/m growth (pct)         0.68          1.47          1.31
3G subscribers:
  -cumulative no.
   of users               137.88        100.03         87.33
  -net addition             8.48          4.13          3.09
  -m/m growth (pct)         6.56          4.31          3.67
Note: All numbers are in millions, otherwise stated.
(Source: Companies, Reuters calculation)   

 (Reporting by Christina Lo; Editing by Lee Chyen Yee)