China 3G

China 3G reports China may delay issuing licenses for high-speed mobile-phone services to the first half of 2007 because locally developed network technology isn’t ready for commercial use, researcher Norson Telecom Consulting said. Telecommunication cos in China, the world’s biggest wireless mkt by subscribers, are looking to 3G services, which offer users faster downloads of videos and music on their handsets, to spur spending.