CHINA SERVICE PROVIDERS MARKET STRATEGIES AND FORECASTS, 2001-2006

 
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REPORT NO. S80510003467      210+ PAGES     45 TABLES AND FIGURES   2001      

Chinese Telecommunication Services

    China users have had serious complaints about services. 

Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Shares

    Chinese telecommunication markets are dominated by China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom.

Total Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Summary

    Of the total, China Post contributed 42.4 billion yuan and the rest comes from China's several telecommunications operators, including 170.9 billion yuan ($20.65 billion) from China Telecom, 111.6 billion yuan ($13.48 billion) from China Mobile, and 24.5 billion yuan ($2.96 billion) from China Unicom.

    In 2001, mobile subscriber revenue markets become larger than fixed line services. 

 

China Service Providers Market Assessment

 

 

 

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China Service Providers Market Strategies and Forecasts,  2001-2006

 

 

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MARKET STRATEGIES    FORECASTS TO 2006

 

 

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REPORT METHODOLOGY

 

This is the Fiftieth report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment.  The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report.  They have significant experience preparing industry studies.  Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary data bases.  Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments.  Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment.  market share analysis includes conversations with marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share.  Over 200 in depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

 

Service Providers are Central to

Implementation of Business Exchanges in China

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Companies Profiled


Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd.

Bloomberg Television

Cable and Wireless

Channelnewasia.com

China Mobile

China NetCom

China Railway Telecom

China's State Power Corporation (SPC)

China Telecom

China Unicom

FibrLINK

Golden Bridge Network (ChinaGBN)

Hutchison Whampoa

IBasis

Jinzhou Port / Jitong

Jitong Corporation

Level 3 Communications

Ministry of Railways / China Unicom Merger

Optus

Partners Tech System Limited (TSL)

Photonic Bridges

SingTel

SpeedCast

Telecom Venture Group Limited

 

CHINESE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Chinese Telecommunication Services Executive Summary  1

Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Shares    2

Total Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Summary  3

Need For Integration                                                                                                                                                          

               

Telecommunications Markets in China

1                        Telecommunications Markets in China   1

1.1           Telecommunications in China  1

1.1.1               Emerging Carriers  1

1.2           VoIP Network Infrastructure Solutions for the Chinese Market 2

1.3           Break Up Monopolies in Telecommunication Sector 2

1.4           China Competitive Telecommunications System   3

1.5           Telecommunications Infrastructure Improvement   4

1.6           Establish An Efficient And Orderly Competitive Environment 4

1.7           Compliance with International Practices  5

1.8           More-Open Competition System   6

1.9           Telecommunication Regulation in China      8

1.10         Separation Between Telecom and Cable TV Companies    9

 


Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Forecasts

2. Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Forecasts   1

2.1           Impact of WTO on Chinese Telecommunications Market Dynamics  1

2.2           Profile of Chinese Market 4

2.3           Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Shares    6

2.3.1               Total Chinese Telecommunication Services Market Summary  8

2.4           Fixed Line Telephone Services  15

2.4.1               Fixed Line Services Market Shares  15

2.4.2               Fixed Line Services Market Forecasts  17

2.4.3               China Telecom   19

2.4.4               Beijing Telecommunications (BTC) 24

2.4.5               Shanghai Telecom   24

2.4.6               China Telecom's Switching Network  25

2.4.7               Hutchison Whampoa International Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) Services  26

2.4.8               Public Telephone Data Access  27

2.4.9               Submarine Connectivity  27

2.4.10             Fiber Optic Capacity  27

2.5           Mobile Phone Services  28

2.5.1               Mobile Services Market Shares  28

2.5.2               Lower Cost Cell Phones  31

2.5.3               China Mobile, End Second Quarter 2001      31

2.5.4               China Unicom, End Second Quarter 2001      32

2.5.5               China Unicom Expands Subscriber Base     33

2.5.6               Mobile Subscribers  34

2.5.7               Mobile Services Market Forecasts  36

2.5.8               Monthly Revenue Per Cellular Phone User    40

2.5.9               Text Messages  40

2.5.10             Cost of Mobile Calls  41

2.5.11             CDMA      42

2.5.12             GSM        43

2.5.13             Competition for Cell Phones  43

2.5.14             Jiínan Mobile Communications  44

2.5.15             China Mobile Limited, Formerly China Telecom      45

2.6           Value Added Services  45

2.6.1               IBM Managed Network Services  46

2.6.2               Value-Added Networks (VANs) 48

2.6.3               Golden Card Project 49

2.6.4               Golden Customs Project 50

2.6.5               Golden Bridge Project 50

2.6.6               Broadband Access  51

2.6.7               Guangdong Province  52

2.7           Paging Services  53

2.7.1               Major Paging Operators  54

2.8           Internet Markets  56

2.8.1               Internet Subscribers  58

2.8.2               Internet Users  59

2.8.3               Major Backbone Internet Access Networks                                                                                                                                64

2.8.4               Internet Via Satellite  70

2.8.5               Korea Telecom, China Netcom Link Up in Strategic Alliance  71

2.9           Video on Demand (VOD) 71

2.9.1               China Internet Market Growth  71

2.10         Data Storage Services  73

2.10.1             IDC Data Storage Services  73

2.11         Voice Over IP  73

2.12         Optical Networks  74


Telecommunications Service Provider Positioning in China

3. Telecommunications Service Provider Positioning in China   1

3.1           China Telecom   1

3.1.1               China Telecom / Alcatel 1

3.1.2               China Telecom / Ericsson  2

3.1.3               China Telecom Rate Adjustment 2

3.1.4               China Telecom / Marconi / Optical Network, Internet, and Cable Operators  3

3.1.5               China Telecom / Cisco / Internet 4

3.1.6               China Telecom / Internet / 2bSure.com         5

3.2           China Mobile Limited, Formerly China Telecom                                                                                                                             6

3.2.1               China Mobile Limited  6

3.2.2               China Mobile in Hebei, Anhui, and Guizhou Provinces   6

3.2.3               China Mobile To Delay One-Way Billing System      7

3.2.4               China Mobile Analog To Digital Network      7

3.2.5               Guangdong Mobile / China Mobile  8

3.2.6               China Mobile Communications / Motorola GSM Contract 8

3.2.7               China Mobile / Vodafone  9

3.2.8               China Mobile Broadband Network in Jiangxi   9

3.2.9               China Mobile Interconnect Billing  10

3.2.10             China Mobile Communications Internet Protocol (IP) Charges  10

3.2.11             China Mobile 3G   11

3.2.12             China Mobile / Siemens  11

3.2.13             Jiangxi Mobile Communications / Nokia / GSM            12

3.2.14             China Mobile / Mobile Internet Positioning     12

3.2.15             China Mobile Interconnect Billing  13

3.3           China Unicom   13

3.3.1               China Unicom, Bell and Lucent To Build Shanghai CDMA Network  14

3.3.2               China Unicom (Shanghai) 15

3.3.3               China Unicom / Samsung  15

3.3.4               Shanghai Bell / China Unicom / CDMA         15

3.3.5               China Unicom / Motorola / GSM    16

3.3.6               China Unicom / Motorola  16

3.3.7               China Unicom Paging Division  17

3.3.8               China Unicom CDMA Network  18

3.3.9               Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ICBC / China Unicom's CDMA Network  19

3.3.10             China Unicom / Motorola / CDMA   20

3.3.11             China Unicom Expands Subscriber Base     20

3.3.12             China Unicom CDMA Contracts / Qualcomm         21

3.3.13             China Unicom / ZTE CDMA Contracts     24

3.3.14             China Unicom IP Telephone Network in Guangdong                                                                                                                 25

3.3.15             China Unicom / Nortel Networks / CDMA         25

3.3.16             China Unicom / Guangdong Nortel 27

3.3.17             China Unicom Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony License   27

3.3.18             Unicom Plans for China after 2000  27

3.3.19             China Unicom / Ericsson  28

3.3.20             China Unicom / Nanjing Ericsson Panda Communications Company  28

3.3.21             China Unicom / Ericsson / Migration To 3G         29

3.3.22             China Unicom / Corning LEAF Fiber 29

3.3.23             China Unicom Expands Subscriber Base     30

3.3.24             China Unicom / Shanghai Bell / CDMA         31

3.3.25 China Unicom / Nortel Networks / Optical Ethernet To Guangdong Province  31

3.4           China Netcom   33

3.4.1               Korea Telecom, China Netcom Link Up in Strategic Alliance  34

3.4.2               China Netcom / China Mobile  34

3.4.3               China Netcom / Marconi Communications / SDXC Cross-Connect 34

3.4.4               China Netcom / Hutchison Telephony  35


Business Process Integration Technology

4. Telecommunication Services Positioning in China   1

4.1           Local Area Networks  1

4.2           Mobile Communications  2

4.2.1               Nokia / Beijing Mobile Communications   2

4.2.2               GSM / Nokia / Hainan MCC   2

4.2.3               GSM / Nokia / Jiangxi MCC   2

4.2.4               GSM / Alcatel / China Mobile  3

4.2.5               CDMA: Samsung Electronics  3

4.2.6               CDMA: Nortel / Ericsson / China Unicom         4

4.2.7               CDMA: SK Telecom / Unicom Horizon Mobile Communications  5

4.2.8               CDMA: Lucent Technologies / China Unicom         6

4.2.9               CDMA: Positions China Unicom for Rapid Expansion of Its Wireless Service  6

4.2.10             CDMA: Network Total Capacity  6

4.2.11             Heilongjiang Unicom, Mobile To Regulate Telecom Fees, Rates  7

4.2.12             Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Network      8

4.2.13             CDMA / SK Telecom / Unicom Horizon Mobile Communications  8

4.2.14             Hutchison Whampoa Ltd's Fixed-Line Telecoms     9

4.3           Chinese Power Company Initiatives  9

4.3.1               DSL Solutions / Marconi / Copper Mountain / 7th Railway Project 10

4.3.2               Network Equipment / Beijing Telecommunications Authority (BTA) / Marconi 11

4.4           Optical Initiatives  11

4.5           Long Distance Network  12

4.5.1               Paging Penetration  13

4.6           Autonomous Roaming  14

4.6.1               Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony License     14

4.7           Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS)    16

4.8           Satellite Communications  16

4.9           Directory Products  17

4.9.1               ChinaBiG.com   17

4.9.2               YellowPages.com.cn  17

4.9.3               Metawave GSM Smart Antenna Field Trial in Guangdong   18

4.9.4               Nortel Chinese GSM    18

4.10         Strategic Alliances with Companies in China      19

4.10.1             Samsung / Shanghai Bell 19

4.10.2             LG Electronics / Capitel Group  19

4.10.3             Mobile Data Services Based on SMS and WAP       20

4.10.4             Third Generation Mobile TD-SCDMA         21

4.10.5             Mobile Internet Positioning  22

4.10.6             Purchase of Mobile Equipment 23

4.11         Internet and Telecommunications Services      24

4.11.1             Bandwidth Competition in China  25

4.11.2             Major Backbone Internet Access Networks     26

4.12         Internet Telephony in China  28

4.12.1             Mobile TD-SCDMA Antenna Arrays  29

4.12.2             PBX      29

4.12.3             China Online Economic Data System   33

4.12.4             IBM, Shanghai Telecom Build Net Data Center    33

4.13         Content Delivery in China  34

4.13.1             Level 3 Communications Crossroads Internet Access Service   35

4.13.2             Level 3 North Asia Undersea Cable System         36

4.13.3             Fax Over Internet 37

4.14         Unified Messaging  38

4.14.1             Tornado Development Unified Messaging     39

4.14.2             Antenna-Based Wireless Communications   39

4.14.3     Nortel Networks 20 Contracts


Telecommunication Service Providers Active In China

5. Telecommunication Service Providers Active in China   1

5.1 Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. 1

5.2 Bloomberg Television  2

5.3 Cable and Wireless  3

5.4 Channelnewasia.com   3

5.5 China Mobile  3

5.5.1               China Mobile Communications / Guangdong Mobile   4

5.6 China NetCom   4

5.6.1               China NetCom Broadband Telecommunications   5

5.6.2               China NetCom Focus  6

5.6.3               Network Technology Strategy  7

5.7 China Railway Telecom   7

5.8 China's State Power Corporation (SPC) 10

5.9 China Telecom   11

5.9.1               China Telecom Rate Adjustment 11

5.9.2               China Telecom Responsibilities  12

5.9.3               China Telecom / Alcatel 16

5.9.4               China Telecom / Ericsson  16

5.9.5               China Telecom / Marconi / Optical Network, Internet, and Cable Operators  17

5.9.6               China Telecom / Cisco / Internet 18

5.9.7               China Telecom / Internet / 2bSure.com         19

5.10 China Unicom   20

5.10.1             China Unicom Integrated Telecommunication Services  21

5.10.2             Description of Investment 23

5.10.3             China Unicom Positioning  24

5.10.4             Business Summary  25

5.10.5             China Unicom Paging  26

5.10.6             China Unicom / MII 26

5.11 FibrLINK   29

5.12 Golden Bridge Network (ChinaGBN) 29

5.13 Hutchison Whampoa  32

5.14 iBasis  32

5.15 Jinzhou Port / Jitong  33

5.16 Jitong Corporation  34

5.17 Level 3 Communications  35

5.18 Ministry of Railways / China Unicom Merger   35

5.19 Optus  37

5.20 Partners Tech System Limited (TSL) 38

5.21 Photonic Bridges  38

5.22 SingTel 39

5.22.1             Financial Overview   40

5.22.2             Capital Expenditure  41

5.22.3             Outlook    41

5.22.4             APSTAR V   42

5.22.5             APT Satellite Holdings  43

5.22.6             SingTel Internet Exchange  43

5.23 SpeedCast 44

5.24 Telecom Venture Group Limited  44

 


Many of these Key Topics Have Phenomenal Subcategories

 

List of Tables and Figures

Market Forecasts 2001-2006        Market Shares 2000

Figure ES-1

 CHINESE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET SHARES

Figure ES-2

 CHINESE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET FORECASTS, DOLLARS, 2001-2006

Table ES-3

 

 

CHINESE TOTAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS

 SERVICES, DOLLARS, 2000-2006

 

Figure ES-4

Chinese Telecommunications Segment Market Shares, By Revenue, 2001

Figure ES-5

Chinese Telecommunications Segment Market Shares, By Revenue, 2006

 

Table 2-1  2

Benefits of Chinese Entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) 2

Table 2-1 (Continued) 3

Benefits of Chinese Entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) 3

Table 2-2  4

Statistical Profile Chinese Communications Market, 2001  4

Table 2-2 (Continued) 5

Statistical Profile Chinese Communications Market, 2001  5

Table 2-3  5

Statistical Profile Chinese Markets, 2001  5

Figure 2-4          6

Chinese Telecommunications Market Shares, 2000          6

Figure 2-5         7

Chinese Telecommunications Market Shares, First Half 2001        7

Table 2-6        7

Chinese Service Provider Market Shares, 2000     7

Table 2-7  8

Teledensity in China  8

Figure 2-8            10

Chinese Telecommunications Market Forecasts,         10

Dollars, 2001-2006         10

Table 2-9           11

Chinese Total Telecommunications Servers,      11

Dollars, 2000-20006       11

Figure 2-10           12

Chinese Telecommunications segments Market Shares,       12

By Revenue, 2001     12

Figure 2-11      13

Chinese Telecommunications Segments Market Shares,   13

By Revenue, 2006            13

Figure 2-12          14

Chinese Telecommunications Market Forecasts,          14

Subscribers. 2001-2006       14

Table  2-13     15

Chinese Total Telecommunications      15

Services, Subscribers, 2000-2006     15

Figure 2-14    16

Chinese Fixed Line Telecommunications Market      16

Shares, 2000    16

Table 2-15        16

Chinese Service Providers Fixed Telecommunications           16

Market Shares, 2000      16

Figure 2-16        17

Chinese Fixed Line Telecommunications Market Forecasts,       17

Dollars, 2001-2006          17

Table 2-17         18

Chinese Fixed Wire Telecommunications Services,      18

Dollars, 2000-2006       18

Table 2-18       18

Chinese Fixed Telecommunications Services,      18

Subscribers, 2000-2006       18

Table 2-19  21

China Telecom Split into Several Companies  21

Table 2-20  22

Key China Telecom Reforms  22

Table 2-20 (Continued) 23

Key China Telecom Reforms  23

Table 2-21  23

Key China Telecom Performance Measures  23

 

List of Tables and Figure

Market Forecasts 2001-2006        Market Shares 200

Figure 2-22      28

Chinese Telecommunications Market Shares,       28

2000        28

Table 2-23     29

Chinese Service Providers Mobile Telecommunications        29

Market Shares, 2000 And First Half of 2001  29

Table 2-24     35

Chinese Mobile Telecommunications Services,      35

Subscribers, 2000-2006         35

Figure 2-25         36

Chinese Mobile Telecommunications Market  36

Forecasts, Dollars, 2001-2006    36

Table 2-26         37

Chinese Mobile Telecommunications Services,      37

Dollars, 2000-2006        37

Table 2-27  39

Selected Wireless Subscribers by Province in China  39

Table 2-28  46

China Telecom Regional Subsidiary Anhui Province Value Added Services Positioning  46

Table 2-29  48

Golden Projects Ministry of Electronics Industry Initiatives  48

Table 2-29 (Continued) 49

Golden Projects Ministry of Electronics Industry Initiatives  49

Table 2-30      57

Chinese Telecommunications Internet Services,       57

Dollars, 2000-2006     57

Table 2-31    57

Chinese Voice Over IP Telecommunications      57

Services, Dollars, 2000-2006      67

Table 2-32      58

Chinese Telecommunications Internet Services,    58

Subscribers, And Users, 2000-2006                                                                                                                                 

Table 2-33  59

Cable TV Households, 1996-2000  59

Table 2-34  60

Internet Users in China, 1996-2000  60

Table 2-35  61

Internet Host Computers, 1993-2000  61

Table 2-36  64

Internet Use by Access Method, Mid-2001  64

Table 2-37  65

Major Backbone Internet Access Networks in China  65

Table 2-38  66

Internet Infrastructure Investment 66

Table 2-39  72

Barriers To Internet Development in China  72

Table 2-40  74

Selected Chinese Fiber Backbones  74

             

Table 4-1  26

Major Backbone Internet Access Networks in China  26


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WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology.  Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets.  The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets.  Market shares are provided.  Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed.  The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

 

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