& Ldquo; China Unicom, the most difficult period now over, the end of this year revenue is expected in the direction of pleasing development, next year will also maintain a good momentum. & Rdquo; in the 2016 interim results briefing yesterday, China Unicom Chairman Mr Wang said.
According to results, China Unicom in the first half 2016 revenue of 140.26 billion yuan, down 3.1%; net profit of 1.43 billion yuan, down 79.6%.
Despite the decline year to see results chain point of view has been greatly improved. Late last year China Unicom Tower excluding proceeds from the sale of assets, the actual loss of 3.36 billion yuan.
Wang said the first half of last year, mobile revenue fell 9.7% in the second half, down 6.2%; the first half of this year fell 0.6%. To July of this year, mobile revenue has turned positive, an increase of 2.6%. Mr Wang expects the company is continuing to improve, you can catch up with the industry average.
Three months ago, Mr Wang had said at the shareholders meeting, the company's revenue was & ldquo; L-type & rdquo; trend is expected in July and August to positive.
Long distance roaming outside on hot issues canceled, Mr Wang said, starting from October 1, China Unicom will cancel domestic long distance and roaming charges. (Note: For details, see the provincial announcement, the Group has a certain degree of freedom to adjust the provisions of the provinces, but requires package rates no higher than the standard group.)
However, four years ago when China Unicom Push 3G services, mainstream packages have been canceled long-distance roaming, China Unicom is currently only 4% of users as well as long distance roaming, accounting for a very small, little impact on China Unicom's revenue.
Mr Wang said that cell phone monthly tariff decline is a global trend, China Unicom for the future development of user segmentation, tariff will be more targeted, driving the company's business development.
Before that, China Mobile, China Telecom has successively said it would abolish domestic long distance and roaming charges during the year. China Telecom will be the first implementation of full-flow accounting, that is, telephone, SMS traffic equivalent to unified billing.