China Telecommunications Corporation known as its trading name China Telecom is a Chinese state-owned telecommunication company.
It is the largest fixed-line service and the third largest mobile telecommunication provider in China. It has three listed companies: China Telecom Corporation Limited, China Communications Services Corporation Limited and Besttone Holding Co., Ltd.
Trade name: China Telecom
Formerly: Directorate General of Telecommunications
Traded as: NYSE: CHA
Founded: 27 April 1995; 25 years ago
Founder: Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
Headquarters: Beijing, China
Owner: Chinese Government (100%)