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  • Look At This Wireless Underdog

    By Joshua Bondy - August 19, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHA, CHU

    China's consumption led growth is seen in trendy consumer products like smartphones. In 2012 alone, the nation saw 83% growth in 3G subscribers. The Chinese telecom market is dominated by a few companies, and more than one them is attractive.

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    China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) biggest mobile player in China with more than 740 million subscribers. The tech world is all about the more »

  • When the Top 3 Chinese Telecom Operators Compete, You Win

    By Madhukar Dubey - July 30, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHA, CHU

    According to the Chinese ministry of industry and information technology, China has the world’s largest mobile market in terms of subscribers. The market will continue to expand since mobile phone users in China are expected to increase from 1.11 billion in 2012 to 1.33 billion in 2015. China Unicom (NYSE: CHU), China Telecom (NYSE: CHA), and China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) are the country’s top three telecom more »

  • Chinese Mobile Poised for Growth

    By Jeremy Worthington - July 17, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHU, SKM, TEF

    There are two main players in the Chinese cell phone carrier market. The larger of the two is China Mobile (NYSE: CHL), and the smaller is its competitor China Unicom (NYSE: CHU). Both companies are well-established in the wireless communications industry and have a huge customer base. The Chinese market for cell phone coverage is not saturated yet and there are still many more people who require cell phone service more »

  • China Mobile: A Smart Choice for Investors

    By Adnan Riaz - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHA, CHU

    In the world, some leaders are unbeatable and China Mobile Limited (NYSE: CHL) is among one of them. The company is facing stiff competition from its competitors especially in 3G market where it has lost a significant market share. It is investing in 4G technology which will surely strengthen it. Let’s take a look at other catalysts that will benefit the company in the future.

    China Mobile is the more »

  • Value Beyond the Ocean

    By Red Chip - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHA, CHU

    China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) is the world’s largest telecom operator in terms of subscribers. It provides communications and related services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network. It also designs and sells electronic communication products such as 3G handsets. Due to industry growth and increased competition, the telecom sector is witnessing mergers and acquisitions.

    Fundamental analysis

    In the first quarter of 2013, China Mobile’s revenue reached 134.7 billion more »

  • Far East Still Growing, Set for Apple to Take Advantage

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - June 27, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CHL, CHA, CHU, GOOG

    To say that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) considers China to be one of its biggest markets is no surprise. In fact, CEO Tim Cook has stated in the past that China could be the company’s principal revenue-driver at some point in the future.

    China’s telecom trio

    Whether or not Apple continues to make progress in this country remains to be seen. Right now, Cupertino is moving in the right more »

  • The Great Potential of Telecom Operators in China

    By Damian Illia - June 11, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, CHA, CHU

    Overall mobile penetration in China stands at 75%, which is lower than other large emerging economies like Mexico and Brazil, where penetration is well over 80%.

    The TD-SCDMA (TD) technology is an air interface developed in China in an attempt to avoid dependence on Western technology. However, in January 2009, the Government assigned licences for different 3G mobile phone standards to three carriers. TD was assigned to China Mobile (NYSE: CHLmore »)

  • This Stock Has Kept Investors Waiting, But for How Long?

    By Harsh Chauhan - May 30, 2013 | Tickers: T, CHL, CHU, JDSU

    2013 was supposed to be a good year for optical networker JDS Uniphase (NASDAQ: JDSU) and the company had even kicked off the year in style, posting solid results and an upbeat outlook. However, the stock’s performance has since deteriorated and the third-quarter results released earlier this month haven’t done much to revive its fortunes.

    The company missed estimates and the outlook for the ongoing quarter wasn’t more »

  • The Good Problems WeChat is Causing Tencent

    By Peter Pham - April 23, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHU, SOCL, FXI, MSFT, SINA

    The Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (TCEHY.PK) introduced a blockbuster mobile chat application that is being perceived as a significant threat to the revenues of social networking firms, such as Sina (NASDAQ: SINA) Weibo as well as Chinese telcos such as China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) and China Unicom (NYSE: CHU). WeChat is doing now what Tencent’s QQ did about a year ago by eating massive amounts of the more »

  • China Mobile

    By James Trieb - April 13, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHU

    China Mobile one of the mobile carrier's in China, is faced with having to supply Micro-Sims for the New Apple IPhone 5's. The demand for the IPhone 5 is very high in China now.

    In November of 2012 there were no Micro-Sims available for people who were from other countries visiting China, that needed to have a Micro-Sims card in their IPhone 5's to go on the more »

  • Cutting Debt the Right Way

    By Federico Zaldua - April 11, 2013 | Tickers: CHU, TI, TEF

    Telefónica (NYSE: TEF), a telecom operator based in Spain with most of its operations based in Latin America (LatAm), might list part of its Colombian arm. As a long term shareholder I think its a good idea.

    Cutting Debt a Priority

    Telefonica needs to cut debt, and the Colombian unit could be sold at very high multiples. Colombia is a hot spot for international investors, and a listing of its more »

  • Ways to Make Money From the World's Largest Cellular Market

    By Madhukar Dubey - April 5, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHA, CHU

    According to Reuters, the Chinese mobile phone market has reached a massive 1.13 billion subscribers. A large number of new subscribers in February 2013 resulted in 1% increase in the total number of subscribers.

    Talking about 3G users in February, a total of 15.68 million net additions were recorded, taking the 3G user base to 262.84 million in the country. These figures led me to think that more »

  • Want to Make Money From World's Largest Market?

    By Madhukar Dubey - April 2, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHA, CHU

    According to Reuters, the Chinese mobile phone market has reached a massive number of 1.13 billion. A large number of new subscribers in Feb 2013 resulted in 1% increase in the total number of subscribers. Talking about 3G users, in February a total of 15.68 million net additions were recorded taking the total 3G users to 262.84 million in the country. These figures got me thinking, what more »

  • This Telecom Provides Good News

    By Federico Zaldua - February 21, 2013 | Tickers: CHU, TI, TEF

    If you follow my blog, you may already know Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) is part of the small equity portfolio I assembled a few weeks ago. This time, I am writing about this company because there was one highly significant event which -according to me- was not fully taken into account by the market. The event was that TEF decided to put on hold a plan to spin off 10% to more »

  • Apple: Is It Time To Celebrate in China Yet?

    By Subhadeep Ghose - January 10, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, CHA, CHU, NOK

    It’s something that has to happen one of these days. The only question is – how soon? With the competition breathing harder than ever down its neck, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) just cannot afford a half-hearted scenario in China. After all, it’s tough to ignore a country that opens up massive growth possibilities for the future, on the basis of sheer numbers. And now, Cupertino’s future in the mobile more »

  • The Well Traveled Portfolio

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - January 2, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BHP, CHU, PVG, VE

    Maybe you've seen one of those beautifully battered leather suitcases with worn labels from exotic destinations and brass fittings and initials. They say to all and sundry, I am a citizen of the world, sophisticated and versed in esoteric customs. Regrettably, they are used as pricey vintage decor now.

    But...you can be a sophisticated globetrotter in the market. You can kit out your portfolio with stocks worthy of more »

  • Is the Time Ripe for China Mobile?

    By Daniel James - December 28, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, CHA, CHU

    The last few years have been pretty brutal for Chinese stocks, posting losses from 2009 to 2011. Partly, this is a result of slowing economic growth that has investors spooked about the health of the world’s second largest economy. However, some analysts maintain that the worst may be behind us for Chinese equities, as the macro economic data suggests that the Chinese economy may finally be recovering. However, as more »

  • Apple's Next Leg Up: China

    By Matthew Frankel - December 17, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, CHA, CHU, QCOM

    With the recent 27.7% decline of Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) share price from the September highs of $705 to the current levels of $509.79 as of this writing, there is no shortage of reasons to dump the stock being broadcast constantly by the various news outlets.  I have heard reasons ranging from “Apple is out of ideas” and “there is no more room for growth,” to “sell before more »

  • Why Apple Might Not Be Cheap

    By Bob Chandler - December 13, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, T, CMGE, CHU, VZ | Editor's Choice

    Whenever there's a discussion about Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), it usually doesn't take very long for an expert to assess that the stock is "insanely" cheap.

    There is little doubt that Apple's products are top quality and that the company is staffed with a talented and dedicated workforce, but I also think shareholders and potential buyers of the stock need to consider a couple of major reasons why more »

  • China Mobile: Ready for an Upsurge

    By Piyush Arora - October 1, 2012 | Tickers: CMGE, CHA, CHU

    China’s economy might be growing at a slower pace than before, but the growth expected is still 5% plus. It is due to these growth estimates that China is expected surpass US as the largest market for smartphones. The country is expected to see an increase of nearly 8% in the global market share of smart phone sales, by the end of the current fiscal year. This doesn’t more »

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