On 28 April 2018 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued its Notice on the Formal Commercialisation of Mobile Communications Resale Services.(1)

According to the notice, from 1 May 2018 private enterprises, state-owned enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises may apply to undertake mobile communications resale services. Applicants must apply to the MIIT or their regional communications administration for the corresponding telecoms business licence and submit contracts signed by the major telecoms companies.

The notice provides that pilot mobile communications resale enterprises may:

  • renew their commercial contracts and operations licence in order to continue their business operations; or
  • exit their contracts in accordance with the relevant procedures.

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Endnotes

(1) The MIIT's notice is available here.

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