Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the past decade, the Mobile Telecommunications industry in China has developed rapidly with strong growth in service subscribers. Services provided by the industry are increasing in scope and speed, replacing those provided by the Wired Telecommunication industry in China (IBISWorld industry report 6011).
In the five years through 2013, revenue from the Mobile Telecommunications industry in China has been increasing at an annualized rate of 10.8%. In 2013, industry revenue is expected to grow 10.4% to $141.8 billion, and account for about 70.0% of revenue of China's telecommunication sector as a whole. Within this industry, the mobile data service segment has expanded rapidly, while the paging services segment has almost disappeared.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Voice services comprise the largest segment in this industry. With the increasing number of mobile phone subscribers, revenue of this business segment has continued to increase in recent years. However, growth has slowed due to declining tariff levels. In 2013, this segment is expected to account for 68.0% of total industry revenue.
Mobile value-added services
Mobile value-added services have seen strong and continuous growth of 70.0% annually since 2001. Revenue of this segment accounts for an expected 32.0% of total industry revenue in 2013 and is mainly made up of the following services:
Short message services (SMS) were started by China Mobile in May 2000, and soon became popular in China, given their convenience and low cost... purchase to read more