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China Telecom Corporation Limited
(A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)

Key Performance Indicators       


Monthly

Mobile Subscribers
Unit: Million Mobile Subscribers
(Including:
4G Terminal Users)
Net Increase
for the Month
(Including:
4G Terminal Users
Net Increase)
Cumulative Net Increase
for the Year
(Including:
4G Terminal Users
Cumulative Net Increase)
Apr 2019 318.56 (260.17) 3.51 (4.07) 15.56 (17.74)
Mar 2019 315.05 (256.10) 4.83 (5.51) 12.05 (13.67)
Feb 2019 310.22 (250.59) 2.96 (3.22) 7.22 (8.16)
Jan 2019 307.26 (247.37) 4.26(4.94) 4.26(4.94)
Dec 2018 303.00 (242.43) 3.22 (4.63) 53.04 (60.39)

Wireline Broadband Subscribers
Unit: Million Wireline Broadband Subscribers Net Increase
for the Month
Cumulative Net Increase for the Year
Apr 2019 148.49 0.62 2.70
Mar 2019 147.87 0.83 2.08
Feb 2019 147.04 0.52 1.25
Jan 2019 146.52 0.73 0.73
Dec 2018 145.79 0.55 12.26

In order to facilitate a more comprehensive understanding of China Telecom's development of wireline broadband services in the PRC, the aggregate wireline broadband subscriber number of China Telecom Corporation Limited ("the Company") and China Telecommunications Corporation ("CTC"), the parent company of the Company, in its wireline broadband service regions (i.e. provinces in the PRC except those in which the Company has wireline broadband operations) is provided for reference. As of the end of Apr 2019, the aggregate number of wireline broadband subscribers of the Company and CTC was 175 million. Except the wireline broadband subscribers data as disclosed in this footnote, all other subscribers data as disclosed in this website do NOT include any other operating data of CTC. All financial data disclosed in this website also do NOT include any financial data of CTC. Please refer to the Company's Articles of Association for details of the business scope of the Company's wireline broadband service. The Company takes no responsibility and makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the wireline broadband subscribers data of CTC and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon these data.

Access Lines in Service
Unit: Million Access Lines
in Service
Net Increase / (Decrease)
for the Month
Cumulative Net
Increase / (Decrease) for the Year
Apr 2019 114.64 -0.53 -1.84
Mar 2019 115.17 -0.42 -1.31
Feb 2019 115.59 -0.74 -0.89
Jan 2019 116.33 -0.15 -0.15
Dec 2018 116.48 -0.64 -5.32


Quarterly

Selected Quarterly Unaudited Key Performance Indicators
  2016/Q4 2017/Q1 2017/Q2 2017/Q3 2017/Q4 2018/Q1 2018/Q2 2018/Q3
Mobile Subscribers (Million) 215.00 221.53 229.85 240.56 249.96 265.30 281.62 294.03
Net Increase of Mobile Subscribers (Million) 2.51 6.53 8.32 10.71 9.40 15.34 16.32 12.41
4G Terminal Users (Million) 121.87 137.64 152.02 167.52 182.04 200.26 217.31 230.45
Net Increase of 4G Terminal Users (Million) 14.38 15.77 14.38 15.50 14.52 18.22 17.05 13.14
Handset Data Traffic (kTB) 443.6 491.6 633.6 895.2 1576.6 2178.0 3211.3 4025.5
Mobile Voice Usage (Million Minutes) 186,518 179,556 196,735 193,940 198,921 193,176 210,700 213,850
Wireline Broadband Subscribers (Million) 123.12 125.82 128.10 131.31 133.53 137.29 140.62 143.84
Net Increase of Wireline Broadband Subscribers (Million) 2.40 2.70 2.28 3.21 2.22 3.76 3.33 3.22
Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Subscribers (Million) 105.99 112.06 117.23 121.80 126.17 130.17 133.81 138.62
Net Increase of FTTH Subscribers (Million) 8.31 6.07 5.17 4.57 4.37 4.00 3.64 4.81
Access Lines in Service (Million) 126.86 125.56 124.32 123.31 121.80 120.88 119.50 118.27
including: Household 78.64 77.59 76.92 75.75 74.43 73.75 72.37 67.17
        Government & Enterprise 40.41 40.39 40.05 40.34 40.36 40.24 40.36 44.39
        Public Telephone 7.81 7.58 7.35 7.22 7.01 6.89 6.77 6.71
Net Increase / (Decrease) of Access Lines in Service (Million) (2.43) (1.30) (1.24) (1.01) (1.51) (0.92) (1.38) (1.23)
Wireline Local Voice Usage (Million Pulses) 21,941 18,892 19,600 19,061 17,591 15,220 15,716 15,258
Wireline Long Distance Usage (Million Minutes) 4,452 3,702 4,015 3,966 3,643 3,151 3,508 3,450
Operating Revenue (RMB Million) 88,523 91,491 92,824 90,652 91,262 96,613 96,416 91,942
Service Revenue (RMB Million) 76,200 82,137 83,859 83,931 81,117 87,967 89,621 87,346
EBITDA (RMB Million) 19,123 24,820 27,624 26,440 23,287 26,508 29,350 24,961
Profit attributable to Equity Holders of the Company (RMB Million) 471 5,351 7,204 5,973 89 5,698 7,872 5,464

Handset data traffic represents the data traffic generated from 3G and 4G handset internet access

Service Revenue = Operating Revenue - Sales of Mobile Terminals - Sales of Wireline Equipment - Other Non-Service Revenue

*The financial data in the above table included the financial impact of the acquisition of satellite communications business and Shaanxi Zhonghe Hengtai Insurance Agent Limited occurred at end-2017


Full Year

Selected Full Year Unaudited Key Performance Indicators
  2015 2016 2017
Mobile Subscribers (Million) 197.90 215.00 249.96
Net Increase of Mobile Subscribers (Million) 12.28 17.10 34.96
4G Terminal Users (Million) 58.46 121.87 182.04
Net Increase of 4G Terminal Users (Million) 51.38 63.41 60.17
Average Mobile Service Revenue per user per month (ARPU) (RMB) 54.1 55.5 55.1
Average 4G Service Revenue per 4G user per month (4G ARPU) (RMB) 78 72.8 65.5
Mobile Voice Usage (Million Minutes) 667,535 720,566 769,152
Handset Data Traffic (kTB) 554.7 1277.0 3597.0
Wireline Broadband Subscribers (Million) 113.06 123.12 133.53
Net Increase of Wireline Broadband Subscribers (Million) 6.11 10.06 10.41
Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Subscribers (Million) 70.99 105.99 126.17
Net Increase of FTTH Subscribers (Million) 28.38 35.00 20.18
Access Lines in Service (Million) 134.32 126.86 121.80
Net Increase / (Decrease) of Access Lines in Service (Million) (9.24) (7.46) (5.06)
Wireline Local Voice Usage (Million Pulses) 110,935 93,403 75,144
Wireline Long Distance Usage (Million Minutes) 26,503 20,570 15,326

Handset data traffic represents the data traffic generated from 3G and 4G handset internet access.

updated 21st May, 2019


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