Telecom operator China Mobile, which has 568 million 4G subscribers, has released its revenue performance for the first quarter of 2017.
China Mobile posted operating revenue of RMB184 billion (+3.7 percent), telecom service revenue of RMB160.9 billion (+6.1 percent), EBITDA of RMB67.1 billion (+3 percent) and profit of RMB24.8 billion (+3.7 percent) in Q1 2017.
China Mobile had around 856 million mobile customers with an ARPU of RMB58.5 (+1.6 percent) in Q1.
The number of 4G customers of China Mobile was 568 million (+33.04 million) for the first quarter.
Handset data traffic surged 101 percent and handset DOU exceeding 1,000MB.
Voice usage of China Mobile users decreased 7 percent due to the impact of over-the-top (OTT) business.
China Mobile had 85.68 million (+8.06 million) wireline broadband customers with an ARPU of RMB32.6.