Profile: China Telecom Corp Ltd (CHA)
21 Oct 2016
China Telecom Corporation Limited, incorporated on October 10, 2002, is an integrated information service provider in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Company offers a range of telecommunications services, including wireline voice services, mobile voice services, Internet access services, value-added services, integrated information application services, telecommunications network resource services and lease of network equipment and other related services. It supports a range of end-to-end telecommunications services and enables customized products to be delivered for a range of telecommunications needs.
Wireline Voice Services
The Company's wireline voice services include local wireline services and domestic long distance wireline services. The Company also offers international, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan long distance wireline services.
Mobile Voice Services
The Company's mobile voice services include local calls, domestic long distance calls, international long distance calls, intra-provincial roaming, inter-provincial roaming and international roaming. The Company is focused on developing its fourth generation (4G) services.
Internet Access Services
The Company's Internet access services consist of wireline Internet access services and mobile Internet access services. The wireline Internet access services include dial-up and broadband services.
The Company's value-added services consist of primarily wireline, Internet and mobile value-added services. The Company's wireline value-added services consist of its wireline voice related services, such as caller identification (ID) services, color ring tone services and short messaging services (SMS). Its wireline value-added services also include wireline Internet related services, such as Internet data center (IDC), services, Internet Protocol (IP)-virtual private dial-up network (IP-VPDN), services, and Internet protocol television (IPTV) services. Its mobile value-added services primarily consist of function-based services, such as mobile color ring tone services, multimedia messaging services (MMS) and e-mail services, content-based services and applications, such as content services relating to music, as well as industry-specific applications for government and enterprises, such as government administration and supervision, transport and logistics, digital hospital and integrated e-Surfing radio-frequency identification (RFID).
Integrated Information Application Services
The Company's integrated information application services consist of Best Tone services, information technology (IT) services and IT application services, as well as Internet information services. Best Tone service provides its customers with phone number storage, enquiry and call transfer services, as well as various information needed in daily life. IT services and IT application services include information technology-based integrated solutions, such as system integration, outsourcing, special advisory, information application, knowledge services and software development. Internet information services include products and applications, such as music, video, software and recharge of online game cards, provided through broadband access and operated on a nationwide basis.
Telecommunications Network Resource Services and Lease of Network Equipment
The Company's telecommunications network resource services primarily include services relating to its optic fiber and circuits, such as optic fiber and circuit leasing; virtual private network (VPN), and bandwidth leasing. The Company offers telecommunications network resource services as certain of its total telecommunications solutions to enterprise customers, including government agencies, corporations and institutions. In addition, it leases network equipment to enterprise customers.
The Company's other services primarily include sales and repairs and maintenance of equipment. The Company's other services also include the resale of mobile services.
The Company competes with China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited and China Mobile Limited.
China Telecom Corp Ltd
No. 31, Jinrong Avenue, Xicheng
BEIJING BEJ 100033
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