China Mobile's performance report for the first three quarters ended September 30, 2015, shows that its operating revenue reached CNY512.739 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6.5%; and its net profit attributable to shareholders was CNY85.4 billion, a year-on-year increase of 3.4%.
At the same time, the company's net profit rate was 16.7%; its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization were CNY192.3 billion, a year-on-year increase of 9.1%; and its EBITDA rate was 37.5%.
The company also released its operating statistics for September 2015, which showed that the total number of China Mobile users reached 823 million, including 248 million 4G users. During the first three quarters of 2015, China Mobile gained over 157 million new 4G users.
Contributions from the 4G user growth and business development pushed China Mobile's data traffic to a year-on-year increase of 151% during the reporting period.