Briefing: China Unicom to expand eSIM pilot nationwide

By Wei Sheng

Apr 2, 20191 min read 联通eSIM全国开通 我们离扔掉实体SIM卡还有多远? – OfweekWhat happened: Chinese state-owned telecoms operator China Unicom announced Friday that it would extend its eSIM business nationwide after a year-long trial in seven cities. The telecom giant sa…

Briefing: Douyin launches premium ad format, TopView

By Tony Xu

Apr 2, 20191 min read 抖音TopView超级首位广告上线,全新移动营销感官体验来袭 – DouyinWhat happened: Short video app Douyin officially began to promote a new ad feature named TopView on its official WeChat account on Tuesday. First launched on Mar. 18, TopView enables advertis…

Discussing Huawei in a Chinese coffee shop

By Elliott Zaagman

Apr 2, 20196 min read From left: Joe Kelly, Public Affairs and Communications Dept., Huawei; Josh Chin, the Wall Street Journal; Elliott Zaagman, TechNode contributor; Ian Lahiffe, moderator. (Image credit: Effy Zhang)In mid-March, I participated on a …