China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. It has subsidiaries in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and many countries and regions around the world. China Unicom mainly operates fixed and mobile communications service, domestic and international communications facilities, satellite IPLC service, data communications service, network access service, value-added telecom services and system integration services. It is ranked as the world leading telecom operators in terms of its customer base and market capitalization.
|Based in||China (People's Republic of)|
|Domains||Mobile ; Fixed ; Telephone ; Broadband ; Internet|
|ITU Global Directory||China Unicom|
Chang Xiaobing is chairman of China Unicom, one of the country's three major state-run telecoms. He has over 20 years of operational and managerial experience in the telecommunications industry. He was born in 1957, joined the CPC in 1976, graduated from the Nanjing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications, received a M.B.A. degree from Tsinghua University, and received a doctorate of business administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has over twenty years of operational and managerial experience in the telecommunications industry. He is a senior engineer.
He served as director of the telecommunications administration department of the Ministry of Information Industry until 2004, and he was appointed as chairman of China Unicom (China United Telecommunications Corporation Limited) in that same year.