October 21, 1993 |
China Cracks Down on Booming Telecom Sector: The government ordered cordless telephone, pager and electronic information vendors to obtain new permits and banned foreign operations in a new crackdown on the booming but ill-regulated industry. The new rules were carried in the official Economics Daily. They follow a similar clampdown on foreign satellite television.
August 6, 1998 |
Irvine-based Datum Inc. said it has received an order valued at more than $1 million to provide synchronization supply units to China Telecom Ltd. Datum said its products will be installed in China's long-distance network. Datum, which makes sophisticated timing equipment, had supplied products for the first two phases of the project.
August 17, 1987 |
High-technology companies are popping up by the score around the universities and research centers of northwestern Beijing, creating a "Silicon Village" to fuel China's drive to modernize. Beijing University, Qinghua University and several state-run research academies supply the brainpower for the new enterprises that are being encouraged by the state. "The situation is very similar to the initial stages of 'Silicon Valley,' " said Tu Yan, president of Keli High Technology Corp.