China's mobile subscribers up 0.7 pct at 1.23 bln in November

Fri Dec 20, 2013 4:08am EST

HONG KONG, Dec 20 (Reuters) - China, the world's largest
mobile phone market by subscribers, posted a 0.7 percent monthly
increase in the number of mobile subscribers to 1.23 billion in
November, data from the country's three telecommunications
operators showed.
    Following is the breakdown of mobile subscriber statistics
for November provided by the three carriers:
 
                      China Mobile  China Unicom  China Telecom
                                
Mobile subscribers
(including 3G):
  -cumulative no.
   of users               763.30        278.59        185.47
  -net addition             4.02          2.73          2.06
  -m/m growth (pct)         0.53          0.99          1.12
                        
3G subscribers:
  -cumulative no.
   of users               181.12        119.08         102.38
  -net addition             5.10          3.69          2.80
  -m/m growth (pct)         2.90          3.20          2.81
         
Note: All numbers are in millions, otherwise stated.
(Source: Companies, Reuters calculation)

 (Reporting by Alice Woodhouse; Editing by Lee Chyen Yee)