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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.) (Feb 2019)284,206
Share Price (Jan 2017)$3.7 (+3%)

Key People/Management at China Telecom

Yang Jie

Yang Jie

Executive Director, Chairman and CEO
Ke Ruiwen

Ke Ruiwen

Executive Director and EVP
Gao Tongqing

Gao Tongqing

Executive Director and EVP
Chen Zhongyue

Chen Zhongyue

Executive Director and EVP
Chen Shengguang

Chen Shengguang

Non-Executive Director
Tse Hau Yin

Tse Hau Yin

Independent Non-Executive Director
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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 (16-Jan-2017)


Closing stock price (16-Jan-2017)

China Telecom's current market capitalization is $293.8 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 m197.90 m215 m

Voice Calls, minutes

655.94 b667.54 b720.57 b
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China Telecom Online and Social Media Presence

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China Telecom News and Updates

China Telecom teases Samsung W20 5G folding phone for November 2019

Samsung's second folding phone could be the W20 5G, if the company delivers on a schedule and teaser offered by a Chinese cellular carrier.

Dow Jones Newswires: China Telecom profit falls on lower investment income

Net profit decreased to 18.39 billion yuan ($2.60 billion), as investment income and income from investments in associates fell 50%, China Telecom said.

Lleida.net Signs Two Interconnection Agreements With China Mobile and China Telecom and Will Have Access to One Billion Chinese Customers

MADRID and HONG KONG, Sept. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately one billion Chinese customers will have access to the interconnection network of Lleida.net after the Spanish technology company signed two agreements with Chinese telecom operators China Mobile and China Telecom. Through...

China Telecom, Unicom will team up to build 5G network

Two of China's big three state telecom companies, China Telecom and China Unicom, are working together to build a 5G mobile network in a cost-cutting venture that could crimp orders for vendors such as Huawei Technologies.

Sany Heavy Industry, China Telecom, and Huawei Jointly Won the Smart Industry First Prize at Zhan Fang Cup 5G Application Contest

Representatives from Sany Heavy Industry, China Telecom Beijing, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute, and Huawei.read more

China Telecom and Huawei Jointly Release 5G Super Uplink Innovation Solution

Shanghai, China - (NewMediaWire) - July 01, 2019 - During MWC19 Shanghai, China Telecom and Huawei jointly release the 5G Super Uplink Joint Technology Innovation solution. A large number of new 5G services emerge in the new 2B/2C blue ocean markets, posing higher requirements on the uplink rat…
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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 Yang Jie, Ke Ruiwen and Gao Tongqing.

  • How many employees does China Telecom have?

    China Telecom has 284,206 employees.

  • Who are China Telecom competitors?

    Competitors of China Telecom include CTI Towers, iBasis and Simless.

  • 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.