China Unicom to open 3,000 Internet cafes- World IT Report 2004
China Unicom to open 3,000 Internet cafes
China Unicom, the nation's second-largest mobile phone carrier, plans to open up to 3,000 Internet cafes by the end of the year.
China Unicom, the nation's second-largest mobile phone carrier, plans to open up to 3,000 Internet cafes by the end of the year. Unicom vice president Li Zhengmao says China Unicom will open 150 to 200 Internet cafes and operate another 2,500 to 2,800 by franchise. The telecom operator, which already has 400 Internet cafes throughout China, also signed a strategic agreement with China's largest online games operator Shanda Interactive Entertainment to provide Shanda's games in the cafes.
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