China telco shake-up coming?

The Chinese government announced that it is auditing the five largest telecom carriers in the country, a process which some people believe is a precursor to a much-anticipated market restructuring that could see the nation's wireless operators split up and shared by the wireline incumbents.

Others believes the audit is a routine matter, but as China's wireline carriers face the prospect of mobile replacement, the government may see a new market structure as the best way of ensuring healthy wireline and wireless broadband efforts in the years to come.

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