Ladies and Gentlemen:
It is my great honor to receive the 2010 ITU World Telecommunication and
Information Society Award, which is not only a prize for myself, but also a
recognition for China Mobile. This year we witness the 10th anniversary of China
Mobile’s official establishment. Thanks to the great support from different
communities, as well as the huge market demand and ever-developing information
and communication technologies, China Mobile has grown up through the past
decade to become a telco with remarkable network scale and market
As mobile communications change the way we live, cellphone has become an
indispensible part of our daily life. Today, from remote islands to small
villages, or even on top of the Mount Qomolangma, people everywhere are able to
enjoy the convenience enabled by ICT via cellphone. For telecom operators, it is
important to not only seize development opportunities, but also shoulder their
responsibilities. Facing numerous challenges such as financial crisis, climate
change, energy shortage etc., telcos should further practise their social
responsibilities, among which the most important one is to help companies and
individuals raise efficiency, lower cost, reserve energy and lower carbon
emission, by way of adopting ICT technologies.
I would like to take this occasion to express our sincere gratitude for all your
help and support to China Mobile through the years. Thank you, our regulators,
for your support. Thank you, colleagues in the equipment vendor and content
provider communities, for your help and cooperation. Thank you, our customers,
for your understanding and loyalty. My thanks also goes to the International
Today, at her 145th birthday, ITU has become a great promoter and contributor
for international telecom standardization, telecom infrastructure improvement,
network and technology evolution, as well as development of business and service
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Just as progress of communication and information technologies boosted human
economic and cultural development, new service architectures including the
Internet of Things will bring further and more profound influence to the world.
We look forward to better human welfare brought by broader ICT applications, and
are ready and willing to make our own contributions along this journey.
Thank you very much!