First Mobile authorized by China Unicom as CDMA distributor

First Mobile authorized by China Unicom as CDMA distributor

Hong Kong listed First Mobile Group Holdings Limited has been appointed by China Unicom as one of the 14 authorized CDMA distributors in Mainland China.

According to China Unicom, CDMA service will be launched by the end of 2001 to cover over 200 cities in Mainland China. By year 2004, the total number of CDMA subscribers in Mainland China is expected to reach 50 million and sales estimation of CDMA mobile phones is also expected to boom to 100 million in 2005. By 2005, China Unicom is likely to even become the largest CDMA operator in the world.

China Unicom positions CDMA as a premium mobile network that targets mid to high-end consumers. -(World IT Report)

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