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China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom), one of the world’s largest providers of integrated telecommunication services, keeps pace with the times and it has a long-standing commitment to the development of our global operations and capabilities. In November 2000, China Telecom took the first step to realize that commitment by establishing a representative office in America. Over thenext decade and more, China Telecom’s international footprint grew rapidly with the establishment of China Telecom (Hong Kong) International Limited, China Telecom Americas Corporation and China Telecom (Europe) Limited. China Telecom set up subsidiaries in 27 countries and regions, as well as 63 overseas POPs, and owns more than 9T capacities in international connectivity bandwidth and intercontinental capacity. China Telecom also has resources on 33 submarine cables, while participating in the construction of more than 10. With the direct connection with terrestrial cables to more than 10 neighboring countries and regions, China Telecom has primarily forged its global layout of service network and network capacity. 

HQXicheng Qu, CN
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)274,425
Share Price (Sept 2021)$2.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at China Telecom

Ke Ruiwen

Ke Ruiwen

Executive Director, Chairman , CEO
Li Zhengmao

Li Zhengmao

Executive Director, President , COO
Wang Guoquan

Wang Guoquan

Executive Director , EVP
Liu Guiqing

Liu Guiqing

Executive Director , EVP
Shao Guanglu

Shao Guanglu

Executive Director
Gao Tongqing

Gao Tongqing

Executive Director , Executive Vice
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China Telecom Office Locations

China Telecom has offices in Xicheng Qu and Hong Kong
Xicheng Qu, CN (HQ)
31 Jin Rong Da Jie
Hong Kong, HK
Dah Sing Financial Centre 108 Gloucester Rd
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China Telecom Financials and Metrics

China Telecom Revenue

Market capitalization (21-Sept-2021)


Closing stock price (21-Sept-2021)

China Telecom's current market capitalization is $211.2 b.
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China Telecom Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Access Lines

143.56 m134.32 m126.86 m

Messages Sent

64.58 b56.82 b54.74 b

Mobile Active Users

185.62 m197.9 m215 m

Voice Calls, minutes

655.94 b667.54 b720.57 b
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China Telecom Cybersecurity Score

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China Telecom Online and Social Media Presence

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China Telecom News and Updates

China Telecom Surges in 2021’s Biggest Listing, Passing Kuaishou

China Telecom Jumps 5.7% in Shanghai in Year’s Biggest Listing

A Quiet Night For China Equities, Bilibili Announces Strategic Investment In China Telecom

Asian equities were mixed overnight as Mainland China and Hong Kong ended the session slightly higher.

Bilibili Announces Strategic Equity Investment in China Telecom

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bilibili Inc. (the “Company” or “Bilibili”) (Nasdaq: BILI and HKEX: 9626), an iconic brand and a leading video community for young generations in China, today announced that its PRC subsidiary Shanghai Bilibili Technology Co., Ltd. (“Shanghai Bili…

China Telecom Seeks $7.3 Billion in World’s Top Listing of 2021

China Telecom Seeks $7.3 Billion in World’s Top Listing of 2021

China Telecom Set for 2021’s Biggest Share Sale After U.S. Ban

China Telecom Set for 2021’s Biggest Share Sale After U.S. Ban

China Telecoms in 5G Industrial Internet of Things Market Report 2021: Plans and Applications of Three Leading Chinese Telecom Operators - China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom

DUBLIN, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Development of Chinese Telecoms in 5G Industrial Internet of Things" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report analyzes 5G deployment plans and major industrial applications of three leading Chinese telecom...
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China Telecom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was China Telecom founded?

    China Telecom was founded in 2000.

  • Who are China Telecom key executives?

    China Telecom's key executives are Ke Ruiwen, Li Zhengmao and Wang Guoquan.

  • How many employees does China Telecom have?

    China Telecom has 274,425 employees.

  • Who are China Telecom competitors?

    Competitors of China Telecom include O2, ExteNet Systems and iBasis.

  • Where is China Telecom headquarters?

    China Telecom headquarters is located at 31 Jin Rong Da Jie, Xicheng Qu.

  • Where are China Telecom offices?

    China Telecom has offices in Xicheng Qu and Hong Kong.

  • How many offices does China Telecom have?

    China Telecom has 2 offices.