China - Mobile Communications - Mobile Services


Archived report: this report was archived September 2005 and has not been updated. By mid-2005, about 80% of all China’s mobile phone subscribers used wireless value-added services. China’s embrace of SMS makes it the world’s top user of this technology. Due to the shear size of the country, China is likely to become the global leader in the use of several mobile services. This report comments on mobile voice services, including prepaid cards, satellite mobile services and roaming services. Additionally, this report looks at mobile data services in China such as SMS, MMS, WAP, GPRS, PTT, EDGE, Mobitex and data services based on CDMA2000 1x. Mobile applications such as GPS, m-commerce and mobile gaming are also discussed.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Mobile voice services
    • 2.1 Prepaid cards (SIM and PIM cards)
    • 2.2 Satellite mobile
      • 2.2.1 Asia-Pacific Mobile Telecommunications (APMT)
    • 2.3 Roaming
  • 3. Mobile data services
    • 3.1 Market overview
    • 3.2 Short Message Service (SMS)
      • 3.2.1 Little Smart-Mobile SMS
      • 3.2.2 MOBNIC (Mobile Network Information Centre)
    • 3.3 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
    • 3.4 Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
    • 3.5 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
    • 3.6 Push-to-Talk (PTT)
    • 3.7 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
    • 3.8 Mobitex
    • 3.9 Data Services based on CDMA2000 1x
  • 4. Mobile applications
    • 4.1 Market overview
    • 4.2 Global positioning Systems (GPS)
    • 4.3 M-commerce
    • 4.4 Mobile Video-on-Demand (VoD)
    • 4.5 Mobile gaming
  • 5. Related reports

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Number of pages 10

Status Archived

Last updated 4 Aug 2005
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Analyst: Paul Budde

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