China Mobile Limited provides mobile voice and multimedia services through the nationwide mobile telecommunications network it operates in China, the largest of its kind in the world. China Mobile is a state-owned, but is listed on the NYSE and the Hong Kong stock exchange. China Mobile has the world’s largest mobile network and the world’s largest mobile subscriber base.
China Mobile Service Brands
China Mobile offers mobile services in Mainland China under several brands.
Easyown is a basic prepaid service and is more heavily marketed in rural areas. Low-cost monthly plans are also available and these may provide only a specific add-on such as free incoming calls. Some of China Mobile’s value-added features are not available with Easyown. Use of Easyown requires purchase of a SIM card and to recharge minutes, an airtime card, both available at local newsstands and variety stores or online.
GoTone is China Mobiles flagship brand. Its traditional, monthly plans allow international roaming and start at 100 RMB per month.
M-zone is the premium prepaid service, targeting the youth demographic and offering many value-added features including mobile internet and voice mail. M-zone is popular among students, but its popularity lags behind other China Mobile brands in secondary and third-tier cities. Low-cost monthly plans are also available and these may provide only a specific add-on such as lower-cost SMS or free incoming calls.
China Mobile customers may choose between caller-pays and recipient-pays tariff plans. A monthly fee is usually levied for caller-pays tariffs (in which incoming calls are free), e.g. 16 yuan for Easyown prepaid customers in Shanghai.
China Mobile offers mobile services in Hong Kong under the Peoples Brand.
China Mobile Peoples Telephone Company Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited. It offers GSM, GPRS and EDGE technologies to customers in Hong Kong.
Free China Mobile SIM Card
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China Mobile Recharge Cards
You can buy recharge cards for your China Mobile SIM online. Online retailer, www.mobile-sim.com has a wides selection of cards available.
China Mobile Recharge Card Options
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