Founded in 1997, China Mobile is a telecommunications company owned by the Government of the People's Republic of China. Its mobile network in China is the largest in the world by subscribers.
In 2013, China Mobile introduced a new identity for the first time in 16 years. This change coincided with the unification of its mobile services into a single brand called And.
|Mainland China operations:|
Fixed-line and internet services: China Mobile | China Mobile Tietong | Mobile network: And
|Subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees:|
Europe: Albania | Channel Islands (Airtel-Vodafone)1 | Cyprus (Cytamobile-Vodafone) | Czech Republic (Oskarta) | Germany | Greece | Hungary | Ireland | Italy | Netherlands2 (50%) (Vodafone | Ziggo) | Northern Cyprus (Telsim Vodafone) | Portugal (Yorn) | Romania | Spain (Lowi | yu) | Turkey | United Kingdom (Talkmobile | Voxi)
Divested: SmarTone (Hong Kong) | Verizon Wireless5 (United States) | J-PHONE–Vodafone (Japan) | Si.mobil–Vodafone (Slovenia) | Europolitan–Vodafone (Sweden) | MTC–Vodafone (Bahrain) | Orange (United Kingdom)