Articles tagged with: Fitch Ratings and China Mobile

Chinese Telcos' Tax Burden to Rise With VAT Implementation

Fitch Ratings says that the latest extension of China's value-added tax (VAT) pilot programme to the telecoms sector will reduce Chinese telecom operators' EBITDA and free cash flow (FCF) in the next two to three years, lowering their rating headroom. more

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Fitch: China's Telco Rate Changes Will Not Reduce China Mobile's Dominance

Fitch Ratings says that China's latest cut in mobile interconnection rates will be insufficient to achieve its goal of creating a level playing field by redistributing profits from China Mobile to smaller operators. more

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Asia-Pacific Telecom Sector Well-Placed to Defend Credit Profiles

Debt ratings agency, Fitch Ratings says in a new report, that notwithstanding the impact of the current recessionary environment, the overall Outlook for the Asia Pacific telecoms industry is Stable, and most operators are well-placed to defend their credit profiles. more

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China Telecom Expected to Target Mid-to-High End 3G Subscribers

Fitch Ratings has affirmed China Telecom's (CTCL) Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A-' (A minus). The Outlook is Stable. The ratings reflect CTCL's evolution into a full-service operator able to diversify its revenue sources following recent government-initiated industry restructuring. more

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Fitch Affirms China Mobile's Ratings at A+

Fitch Ratings has today affirmed China Mobile's (CML) Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A+'. Meanwhile the agency has assigned CML an 'A+' Long-term local currency IDR. The Outlook is Stable. more

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Asia-Pacific Telecom Sector Well-Positioned to Manage Risks

Debt ratings agency, Fitch Ratings stated today that its overall outlook for the Asia-Pacific telecommunications sector in 2008 is stable, with 24 out of its total 28 rated telecommunications issuers bearing a Stable Outlook more

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Fitch Upgrades China Mobile Debt Ratings

CML's rating reflects its strong operating performance and its increasingly dominant market position in China's mobile sector, where the penetration rate is about 40% and is likely to show continuing strong growth over the next two-three years. more

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