China Telecom, the second largest Chinese carrier announced to procure more than 40 million CDMA phones in a concerted effort with channels and retail chains like Suning and Gome. The move is a positive sign for China’s 3G market which seems to be plateaued.

 Yang Xiaowei, deputy GM of the carrier said that as of this April there’re more than 400 firms in the CDMA upstream segment of value chain, including 200 phone manufacturers which contributed over 1300 terminals.

 China Telecom now owns the largest CDMA network in the planet by subscribers, which reached 136 million in this March.

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