China Mobile Global Network Centre Starts Operation in Hong Kong

China Mobile Global Network Centre Starts Operation in Hong Kong

13 November, 2014

(13th November, 2014, Hong Kong) – China Mobile International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (0941.HK), the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company, celebrated the Opening Ceremony of the Global Network Centre at the Tseng Kwan O Industrial Estate today.

Ms. Chou Hong, Deputy Director General of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR , Mr. Gregory So Kam-leung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the HKSAR, Miss Susie Ho, JP, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce and Technology), Mr. Sun Xiangyi,  Director of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, Mr. Xi Guohua, Chairman of China Mobile Communications Corporation, Mr. Li Yue, President and CEO of China Mobile Communications Corporation officiated at the Opening Ceremony of the Global Network Centre. 

Integrating Global Telecom Hub, Cable Landing Station, Global Network Operations Center (GNOC) and Internet Data Center (IDC), GNC is the most significant network hub of China Mobile, as well as the first cable landing station built by China carriers outside Mainland China.   Global Network Centre is now in operation, providing one-stop services, including IPLC, IEPL, MPS VPN, IP Transit, IPX, VoIP, mobile roaming, data center and cloud computing to global customers and partners, significantly enhancing the international infrastructure capability and service standard of China Mobile.

Global Telecom Hub – China Mobile International provides the only Guangdong-Hong Kong cross boarder point to point high speed broadband transmission in the market, seamlessly connected to all the cities in the 31 provinces in mainland China from Global Network Centre.  The powerful backbone network in mainland China connects with many other boundary terrestrial cables, the APG, SJC cables invested by China Mobile and other international cable systems, enabling Global Network Centre to become the new window that connects China and rest of the world, and to become an international telecom hub.

Global Network Operation Centre - Equipped with the most advanced system control platform and 7x24 monitoring structure, it monitors the operation of China’s largest voice network in real time, managing the outbound roaming of world’s largest customer base to 242 destinations across the globe.  It also controls all the routings of CMNET outside Mainland China, securing superb quality in all services provided.

Cable Landing Station – APG is one of the most advanced cable system in the Asia Pacific region, reaching 11 destinations in Asia with high bandwidth capacity.  The APG cable system, extends from Tseng Kwan O sea coast directly to the landing station at the Global Network Centre, is the first of its kind built by China carriers outside Mainland China.  It will not only become the switching center by connecting to other cable landing stations in the region, but also increase Global Network Center’s value as an IDC, so as to achieve a perfect combination of data storage and data transmission.

Internet Data Center - Global Network Centre is an international Tier 3+ data center.  Its comprehensive infrastructure such as optimal electricity supply, 2N reserved capacity, double electrical circuit security, double fireproof design and advanced recirculating cooling system provide standard and systematic IDC service, as well as one-stop transmission and bandwidth solution.

With the gross area of over 100,000 square foot and a construction area of 260,000 square foot, Global Network Centre is designed according to the Gold Certificate Standard of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the certified standard of the Hong Kong Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM) Society.  The Center achieves high standards in eco-friendly initiatives including resource reduction, recyclable practice, electricity efficiency and green interior environment, creating an unparalleled match of environment protection and Information Technology.

Dr. Tiger Lin, Chairman of China Mobile International, said “Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan city and global technology hub equipped with the best infrastructure. There are lots of industry experts with skill sets in management, servicing and international insights.  Hong Kong is the top and first choice for international market expansion.  The opening of the Global Network Center not only enhances the international business infrastructure and service standards of China Mobile, but also further strengthens the position of Hong Kong as the global communications hub.”

China Mobile International Limited

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile. China Mobile is now the largest telecom operator in the world by network scale and subscriber base, and is among the top in terms of market capitalization and brand value. In order to provide better services to meet the growing demand in the international telecommunications market, China Mobile established a subsidiary, CMI, in December 2010, mainly responsible for the operation of international business. Leveraging the strong support by China Mobile, CMI provides a full range of comprehensive international telecommunications services which includes IDD, roaming, Internet, MNC services and Value Added Business across the globe.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, CMI has expanded our footprint in 20 countries across different regions.

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To be a future contributor of China Mobile's global value and a trustworthy partner in the industry

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