China United Network Communications Group Co.,Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. It has subsidiaries in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and many countries and regions around the world.
China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd. (Briefly named "China Unicom") was established on January 6, 2009 on the basis of the former China Unicom and China Netcom, which used to play the important roles on china's telecom market with their own advantages in different professional areas respectively.
On January 6, the SASAC approved the merger between China Unicom and China Netcom in its "Reply to Issues Regarding the Merger between China Netcom and China Unicom" (State Asset Reform No.1). After the merger, the new company will use the name of "China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd." ("China Unicom" for short).
Networks & Technologies
With a huge nationwide fixed-line network reaching out to the rest of the world, China Unicom is able to provide diversified and differentiated access services. The fixed-line network consists of a high-speed, large-capacity transmission network with rich access resources, security and reliability, a voice network with mature technology and stable quality of service, a high-quality data network and Internet with flexible network rollout and access.