What is China Unicom? - State Owned Chinese Telco Company

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1. What is China Unicom?

China Unicom is a state owned telecommunications operator of China which also the world's fourth largest mobile service provider by the subscriber base.

2. History

China Unicom is founded by Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Electronic Industry and Ministry of Electric Power Industry in China on 18th June 1994.

China Unicom started as a wireless paging and GSM mobile operator. Currently China Unicom is serving nationwide for GSM mobile network, long distance, local calling, data communication, internet service and IP telephony also known as IP calling.

China Unicom is publicly traded in Shanghai Stock Exchange under the code of 600050 Hong Kong Stock Exchange under 762 code.