China's mobile subscriber base closed in on the 1B mark in January, growing another 1.2% M/M
to 987.6M. Top carrier China Mobile (CHL
) saw its base grow to 655.4M subscribers= (53.9M 3G users). China Unicom's (CHU
) base reached 202.9M subs (43.1M 3G). And China Telecom (CHA
), which just struck
a deal with Apple, saw its base reach 129.3B subs (38.7M 3G).