China Unicom currently has four overseas operating subsidiaries, with another one being prepared in Singapore. The Global Businesses Department is responsible for business coordination, resource allocation and business guidance targeting the overseas operating subsidiaries.Under the business guidance of the Group and relevant Board of Directors, those operating subsidiaries have responsibilities for the Company's global networks and services extension to expand the targeted markets within the respective geographic areas.
The existing overseas operating subsidiaries include: China Unicom (Hong Kong) Operations Limited, China Unicom (America) Operations Limited, China Unicom (Europe) Operations Limited, China Unicom (Japan) Operations Corporation. They are respectively responsible for the market development in South-East & North Asia (Chinese mainland and Japan in exception) and Middle East, North & South America, Europe and Africa, and Japan.
Those overseas operations were all granted the telecom business licenses or the operating permission of its corresponding countries or regions, mainly the fixed communications business license (including voice and data services). China Unicom (Hong Kong) Operating Co., Ltd. was also awarded Mobile Virtual Network Operator license in Hong Kong. All the overseas operating subsidiaries provide international voice, data and mobile roaming services to international operators, multi-national enterprises and business customers etc.
China Unicom has set up overseas PoPs in Asia (Hong Kong, Japan and Taipei), America (US, Canada and South America) and Europe (UK, Germany, Sweden and France), with their network facilities covering backbone transmission, international voice switching, MPLS-VPN, the Internet, mobile value-added services as well as the roaming service systems.
Presently there are more than 200 employees in China Unicom's overseas operating subsidiaries, of which more than 170 are locally-recruited.
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Operations Limited
- Address: 25 / F, One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852-2621-3868
- Fax: +852-2621-3362
China Unicom (America) Operations Limited
- Address: 707 Wilshire Blvd, Suite3088, Los Angeles, CA90017, USA
- Tel: +1-213-489-5636
- Fax: +1-213-489-5480
China Unicom (Europe) Operations Limited
- Address: Level 32 (CGC-32-01), 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LQ
- Tel: +44-20-77151999
- Fax: +44-20-77151994
China Unicom (Japan) Operations Corporation
- Address: 2403-B, Mita Kokusai Building, 1-4-28 Mita Minato-ku, Tokyo108-0073
- Japan, Tel: +81-3-5439-6698
- Fax: +81-3-5439-3666