China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (00728.HK) added 3.1 million 3G subscribers in October, taking the overall number to 99.58 million, news portal Sina.com reported on Wednesday. The carrier’s CDMA business added 2.27 million customers for the month, while the number of mobile service subscribers reached 183.41 million. Its fixed-line business lost 680,000 users in October, bringing down the total number to 157.25 million. Broadband internet users increased by 710,000 households to 98.75 million, the report said.
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