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China Mobile launched the bidding for the construction of the fourth phase of its TD-SCDMA network, reported by Shanghai Securities News.
China Mobile constructed 108,000 TD base stations in the first three phases at a total investment of more than 900 billion yuan. China Mobile is expected to build 102,000 base stations in the fourth phase.
The report added that eight equipment suppliers will be forming three groups to bid for the project. The group comprising ZTE Corporation and China Potevio is believed to stand a good chance of winning the bid.
The Chinese telecoms industry recorded a 21.7 percent year-on-year increase in total turnover to 967.38 billion yuan in the first four months of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Revenues from the telecom industry's main businesses in the first four months rose 5.7 percent year-on-year to 284.55 billion yuan, of which the mobile sector accounted for 68.14 percent or 193.88 billion yuan, an increase of 11.5 percent year-on-year.
Revenue from the fixed-line business was down 4.8 percent year-on-year to 90.67 billion yuan, accounting for 31.86 percent of total revenue.
China had 111.02 million broadband users as of end April, including 7.795 million new users added in the first four months.