Macau, an autonomous region on the south coast of China, has a territory of 32.9 square kilometres, housing a dense population of over 680,000. The population is predominantly urban, with a high concentration in the Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane islands. Macau is a significant global commercial hub with a robust infrastructure network. The region has a well-developed telecommunications sector, with a high penetration rate of mobile and internet users. The government has actively embraced smart city solutions, implementing technology like advanced surveillance systems and 5G networks. Despite its limited land and resources, Macau has shown interest in renewable energy, particularly offshore wind and solar power, although progress in this sector remains at an early stage.

ITU Region
Geographic Region
Regulatory Body
Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation DSRT
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Mobile Network Operators

The are 4 companies operating mobile networks in this region.

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Three Macao is a telecommunications company operating in Macau. It was established to provide mobile telecommunication services to the Macau region. The company is owned and operated by Hutchison Telecommunications Macau, which is a subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings, a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Hong Kong. The company has been instrumental in the development and provision of telecommunication services in Macau, contributing to the region's connectivity and technological advancement.
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China Telecom Macao is a telecommunications company operating in Macau. Established in 2001, it is a subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited, one of the largest state-owned telecommunication companies in China. China Telecom Macao provides a variety of services including fixed telephony, mobile telephony, broadband, and leased lines, catering to both residential and business customers. The company holds a significant market share in Macau, contributing to the region's telecommunications infrastructure and digital development.
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CTM is a telecommunications company based in Macau. It was established in 1999 in Hong Kong and later listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007. The company is a subsidiary of CITIC Pacific, a conglomerate company based in Hong Kong, which has held ownership since 2000. The company's services cover a broad range of telecommunications services, including mobile, internet, voice, and data services. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, the company has established numerous points of presence (PoPs) across the globe, particularly in the Asia-Pacific...


SmarTone Macao is a telecommunications company operating in Macau. The company was established in 1993, making it one of the first mobile telecommunications providers in the region. SmarTone Macao is a subsidiary of SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-based telecommunications corporation. The company is publicly traded and its shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The ownership of SmarTone Macao mirrors that of its parent company, with the majority of shares held by Sun Hung Kai Properties, one of Hong Kong's largest property developers.