China Telecom added 2.66 million new mobile users in August, reaching a total of 235.49 million users.
China Telecom added 4.71 million new 4G users, accumulating a total of 161.76 million 4G users by the end of the reporting period, according to the company's recently published its operating statistics for August 2017.
China Telecom's fixed-line phone users decreased by 370,000 to 123.6 million in August 2017; while its fixed-line broadband service gained 800,000 new users to 129.77 million.
By the end of June 2017, China Telecom's FTTH users reached about 117.23 million, representing a net increase of about 11.24 million users during the first half of 2017.
According to China Telecom's latest financial statistics, the company realized operating revenue of CNY184.118 billion in the first half of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 4.1%. Of the total operating revenue, service revenue was CNY165.847 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6.8%. The company's net profit attributable to shareholders was CNY12.537 billion, a year-on-year increase of 7.4%.