China Mobile reports it has reached 100 million domestic 4G network users since its TD-LTE launch in December 2013. The operator has also launched 4G international roaming services in 71 countries and regions. China Mobile ended January with over 700,000 4G base stations. The sales of 4G terminals exceeded 100 million and its 4G users topped 100 million. In 2015, China Mobile plans to build 1 million 4G base stations, and realize full coverage in the country by year-end. The operator also intends to increase the terminal sales by 250 million, among which the sales of 4G terminals would reach 200 million; and expand the 4G customer base to 250 million.
In network technologies, China Mobile plans to boost the commercialization of LTE-A, and increase the rate from 100 Mbps to 200 Mbps, 600 Mbps and even 1Gbps. Meanwhile, the company will promote the development of technologies including 3D-MIMO, network optimization with big data, interference elimination, NFV and SDN.