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China Telecom Looking to Set Up a USA Based MVNO
|10 ноября 2011|
China Telecom is looking at expanding into the USA and will start offering services to tourists and ex-pat workers in the country from next year.The company will offer a service that puts two numbers into a single handset, one for use in the USA and another for use in China. Donald Tan, president of China Telecom Americas declined to discuss pricing in an interview with Bloomberg News, though he said the cost would be "competitive."
The company is in talks with several - unnamed - wholesale partners, which would result in an MVNO arrangement. Tan added though that the company would not rule out building its own network if the service is sufficiently popular, and the company can secure regulatory approval.
"If the service is growing fast, maybe we can set up our own infrastructure," Tan said. "The money is no big problem for us."
As a Chinese company though, the firm may face political difficulties from US politicians who are traditionally wary of foreign control of telecoms networks in the country.
Источник: Cellular news