China Wireless Communications, Inc. has announced that it has signed a contract with China Satellite Communication Corporation. According to this agreement, the Company will provide broadband access service and technical support for the phone cafes of China Satellite Communication Corporation Beijing Branch.
It is estimated that the Company will connect 40 phone cafes in the first phase of this project, and up to 100 additional locations by the end of this year in Beijing City. The Company recently completed a successful trial installation for this phone cafe project, which started in October 2003.
As a state-owned backbone enterprise, China Satellite Communications Corporation is one of the six telecom operators in China, under the management of the Ministry of Information Industry. Its members include China Telecom Broadcast Satellite Corp., China Orient Telecom Satellite Company Co. Ltd., China Space Mobile Satellite Telecom Co., Ltd., China Posts & Telecom Translation Service Corp. and China Telecom (Hong Kong) Chinasat Corp. The major services of China Satellite Communication include satellite special services in communications, broadcast and other fields, satellite mobile communications services, Internet services and VSAT services, network services, 3.5G WLAN services, 800MHz trunking services and comprehensive data services based on GPS, audio, data and multimedia services based on satellite transmission technology, technical services and import & export services relating to satellite communications services.