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China Telecom targets information services as next mainstay

CEO Yang Jie, second from left, announces China Telecom’s first-half results on Aug. 23. (Photo by Joyce Ho)

HONG KONG -- As cash-rich telecom operator China Mobile makes inroads into its turf in the fixed-line broadband space, China Telecom, the country's third-largest mobile carrier, is grasping for new growth models powered by computing technologies and the internet of things.

The company said Tuesday that it has embarked on a five-year plan to transform itself into an integrated information services operator, centering on cloud computing, big data, mobile, the internet of things and artificial intelligence.

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