China Unicom H1 profits up on lower costs, broadband growth

Friday 21 August 2015 | 10:35 CET | News
China Unicom reported revenues for the first half of 2015 down 3.3 percent from a year earlier to CNY 144.69 billion. Services revenue fell 5.3 percent, with mobile revenues down 9.7 percent to CNY 73.46 billion and fixed revenues up 2.2 percent to CNY 46.19 billion. Unicom blamed the drop on the changes to VAT in China and changes to its sales and marketing model. The latter resulted in reduced handset subsidies and operating costs, helping EBITDA for the period increase 5.8 percent to CNY 50.46 billion. Net profit was up 4.5 percent to CNY 6.99 billion. The operator highlighted the focus on

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