Chinese telecommunications regulators are tightening controls to make sure that Chinese mobile operators do not undermine the country’s telecom network.
That includes requiring foreign telecoms to provide mobile services at a reasonable price to the Chinese market.
The Communications Commission of China has announced new rules to ensure that the market for mobile services will be fair and competitive, and to protect the integrity of the Chinese telecommunications network.
The Commission also wants foreign operators to provide services in China, including the use of local data.
The new rules come after China’s largest operator, China Mobile, agreed to give local carriers the right to offer internet access to subscribers at the end of 2019.
The new rules are part of the Communications Industry Regulatory Authority (CIRA) regulations for 2018.
The rules will apply to all operators in China.
The new measures come after a new agreement between China and the European Union to open up internet access for the countrys citizens.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to Brussels on Thursday to discuss the country s progress on this initiative, according to the Reuters news agency.
China is also seeking to ease the burdens of local companies in the country by reducing red tape.
This could mean a greater number of internet providers and the introduction of new services, according the Reuters report.
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