Gartner Research

AT&T Approved for China Venture

Published: 08 December 2000

ID: G0094511

Analyst(s): Ron Cowles , Wm. L. Hahn , Bertrand Bidaud

Summary

AT&T has received a green light to launch the first foreign telecommunications joint venture in China since the country pledged to open the sector under World Trade Organization rules. The company said it has won approval to take a 25 percent stake in Shanghai Symphony Telecom, a broadband service provider. Other parties to the deal include Shanghai Telecom (a 60 percent owner) and Shanghai Information Investment (15 percent).

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