Operating Data

Monthly

Quarterly

Yearly

Monthly

  < JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC >
Mobile Subscribers (thousands)   284,106 285,677 289,693 290,588 293,291 295,003 295,891 296,526 297,070 297,747 298,301 299,098  
Net Additions for the Month (thousands)   3,123 1,571 4,016 895 2,703 1,712 888 635 544 677 554 797  
3G&4G Subscribers (thousands)   126,469 129,013 132,300 134,410 137,758 140,808 143,318 144,580 145,710 146,859 147,952 149,105  
Net Additions for the Month (thousands)   3,869 2,544 3,287 2,110 3,348 3,050 2,510 1,262 1,130 1,149 1,093 1,153  
GSM Subscribers (thousands)   157,637 156,664 157,393 156,178 155,533 154,195 152,573 151,946 151,360 150,888 150,349 149,993  
Net Additions for the Month (thousands)   -746 -973 729 -1,215 -645 -1,338 -1,622 -627 -586 -472 -539 -356  
Fixed-line Broadband Subscribers (thousands)   65,308 65,728 66,441 66,796 67,057 67,420 67,798 68,089 68,482 68,742 68,775 68,790  
Net Additions for the Month (thousands)   661 420 713 355 261 363 378 291 393 260 33 15  
Fixed-line Local Access Subscribers (thousands)   88,023 88,122 87,789 87,319 86,847 86,071 85,440 84,609 83,868 83,278 82,743 82,056  
Net Additions for the Month (thousands)   380 99 -333 -470 -472 -776 -631 -831 -741 -590 -535 -687  
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Notes:

  1. The Company commenced leasing of CDMA network and offering CDMA services in 9 provinces and and 3 municipalities from January 2002. The 9 provinces include Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Liaoning, Shandong, Anhui, Hebei and Hubei, and the 3 municipalities include Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin.

  2. The Company completed the acquisition of the cellular businesses in 9 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, namely Jilin, Heilongjiang, Jiangxi, Henan, Shanxi, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guangxi and Xinjiang, on 31 December 2002.

  3. The Company launched CDMA pre-paid service in Beijing, Chongqing, Heilongjiang, Jiangxi, Hubei and Guangxi in July 2003.

  4. The Company completed the acquisition of the celluler businesses in 9 provinces and autonomous regions, namely Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Hunan, Hainan, Yunnan, Xizang, Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia, and the sale of paging business to Unicom Group on 31 December 2003.

  5. The Company completed the acquisition of the cellualr business in Guizhou in December 2007.

  6. The Company stopped disclosing usage of international/domestic long distance telephone services from January 2008, due to revenue from this business accouting for less than 3% of the Company's total revenue.

  7. The Company's CDMA business disposal to China Telecom was completed, therefore it stopped disclosing operational statistics for CDMA business from October 2008.

  8. The merger of China Unicom with China Netcom was completed in October 2008.

  9. Broadband subscribers were adjusted from the first quarter of 2013 as follows: including Internet leased line users and not applying LAN user account conversion.

  10. The Company launched 4G LTE service in selected cities in March 2014.

  11. Business tax was replaced with value-added tax (VAT) in the telecom sector from 1 June 2014.

  12. Operating data for 2001 - 2008 can be found in the downloaded excel file.

  13. To improve customer perception, the Company is gradually opening its mobile broadband networks to 2G users with 3G/4G terminals so that more subscribers can enjoy the Company's high-speed mobile broadband data service.