China Mobile 5G Network

China Mobile Network

There are three main mobile network companies in China, which are China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom.

Here are the websites for each of the companies:

  1. China Mobile:

  2. China Unicom:

  3. China Telecom:

How to buy a Chinese Mobile SIM card if a traveler is in China:

As a foreigner traveling in China, you can purchase a China Mobile phone card (also known as a SIM card) at various locations such as China Mobile stores, convenience stores, and airports. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Make sure that your mobile phone is unlocked and compatible with China Mobile’s network. You can check with your mobile phone provider before your trip to ensure that your phone is compatible.

  2. Locate a China Mobile store or a convenience store that sells China Mobile phone cards. You can ask for assistance at your hotel or tourist information center.

  3. When you purchase a China Mobile phone card, you will need to provide your passport and may need to fill out some paperwork. This is a standard procedure for foreigners.

  4. Choose a China Mobile phone card plan that suits your needs. You can find various options available, including plans for voice, data, or both.

  5. Once you have purchased the China Mobile phone card, insert it into your mobile phone and follow the instructions to activate it. You may also need to set up your phone’s APN settings to access the internet.

It is worth noting that some China Mobile stores may have staff who speak English, but this may not be the case in all locations. Therefore, it is helpful to bring a translation app or a phrasebook to communicate with the store staff if necessary.

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