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China Telecommunications Corporation

China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom) is an extra-large State-owned telecom operator in China, and was selected into the Top 500 Global Corporations for many years. China Telecom mainly provides the integrated information services including the fixed-line telephone, mobile service, Internet connection and applications services. By the end of 2008, China Telecom owns 214 million fixed line telephone subscribers, 35.44 million mobile subscribers, and 47.18 million broadband customers. The total asset of China Telecom is 632.2 billion yuan, and the yearly turnover revenue is more than 220 billion yuan. There are 670 thousand employees in total in China Telecom. China Telecom was ratified as the Class-A Enterprise for four consecutive years since 2004. China Telecom was rated respectively as the “World Most Admired Enterprise ”,“Best Fixed-Line Telephone Company in Asia”,“Best Telecom Company in China”by the magazines of“Fortune”, “Asia Finance”,“EUROMONEY”and“Capital Magazine”, etc. Also, China Telecom was awarded with the titles of the “Best Managed Company”, “Best Enterprise Governance”,“Best Dividends Promise-Keeping Company”,“Best Institutional Investor Relations Awards”and“Most Trusted Strategy in the Company”.

CategoryOperators
Based inChina (People's Republic of)
DomainsMobile ; Fixed ; Telephone ; Broadband ; Internet
ITU Global DirectoryChina Telecommunications Corporation
Websitehttp://www.chinatelecom.com.cn
CEO    
Mr Wang Xiaochu
Mr. Xiaochu J. Wang serves as the Chairman of the Board and General Manager of China Telecom Corp. Ltd. and has been its Chief Executive Officer since October 29, 2004. Mr. Wang serves as Vice President and General Manager of China of Vesta Corporation. He served as the Senior Director of Marketing at WiMAX Forum since January 2009 and served as its Chief Marketing Officer. He oversees the WiMAX Forum's global marketing strategy and execution. He has been the General Manager of China Telecom (HK) since November 4, 2004. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at China Mobile Limited. He served as the President of China Telecom Corp. Ltd since November 4, 2004. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at China Mobile Communications Corporation until November 5, 2004 and served as its Vice President. He served as an industry analyst. He has over 20 years of international marketing and strategy development experience. Mr. Wang joined the WiMAX Forum from The Yankee Group Research Inc., where he was the Vice President of Asia-Pacific Research and Enabling Technology since November 10, 2006. In his latest role with Yankee Group, he lead a team of analysts that investigated market and service opportunities and technology connectivity trends in the Asia-Pacific region. He served as Senior Sales System Engineer in the Asia-Pacific division of Comverse and principal software engineer in R & D based in Wakefield. He served as Research Director of Ovum plc. Mr. Wang is a recognized expert in 3G, WiMAX, mobile advertisement, personalization and recommendation, and mobile value-added services. He has engaged with leading telecom operators and has been a key program designer and speaker at global WiMAX events. He has also provided go-to-market strategy, partnership strategy and due diligence service in the Chinese telecom market. While at Yankee Group, his research focus included market and technology trends and their impact on the business models for both operators and vendors. He serves as Chairman of the Board of China Telecommunications Corporation. Mr. Wang has been the Chairman of China Telecom - HK since November 4, 2004. He has been Honorary Chairman at China Communications Services Corporation Limited since April 8, 2008. He serves as the Chair the WiMAX Forum's Marketing Working Group (MWG), which comprises member companies' marketing leaders. He served as the Chairman of China Mobile Limited. He was Chairman of the Board of China Communications Services Corporation Limited until April 08, 2008. He served as the Chairman and Director of China Mobile Communications Corp. until November 5, 2004. He has been a Director of China Telecom - HK since November 4, 2004. He served as a Director of China Mobile Communications Corp. until November 5, 2004; China Communications Services Corporation Limited until April 8, 2008 and China Mobile Limited since March 1999. He graduated from the Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications in 1989 and received a doctorate degree in Business Administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005. Mr. Wang has a MSCS from Boston University, a MSEE from Northeastern University, and a BSEE from Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunication (China) in 1980.