Company Overview

Who we are and how we are advancing global connectivity


China Telecom Americas is the largest subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated communications and information technology services to enterprises in over 110 countries around the globe. With headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, and offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Jose, Toronto and São Paulo, China Telecom Americas is advancing enterprise connectivity through an end-to-end suite of custom-built IT/network solutions from software-defined network architectures, cloud and data center services, content delivery networks (CDN), unified communications and more.

About Us

Core strengths in facts & figures

As the largest operating broadband operator in the world with more than 180 million wireline subscribers, and one of the world’s largest 5G mobile operators, boasting more than 187 million subscribers, CTA’s parent company, China Telecom Corporation Limited has unrivaled experience delivering comprehensive communications services based on cutting edge technology, exceptional customer service, and a visionary approach to global telecommunications operations management.

China's Largest Data Center Operator 

200+ data centers in service

China's Largest Broadband Operator

180+ million subscribers

China's 2nd Largest Mobile Operator

391 million subscribers, including 187 million 5G subscribers

China’s Largest Fixed Line / Fiber Provider

Owns 250,000 km optical fiber routes, with coverage across 70% of China’s territory and connecting key global metros

Owns and Operates Three Tier-1 Global Networks

ChinaNet AS 4134, CN2 AS 4809 and CTA-net AS 36778

China’s Third Largest Cloud Provider

With extensive availability zones and features, China Telecom’s Tianyi Cloud is China’s 3rd largest cloud platform.

Incumbent Service Provider in China

Coverage in all 21 southern provinces in China

Invested in 40+ Submarine Cable Systems 

Including latest investments in Jupiter Cable, Asia Link Cable (ALC), Asia Direct Cable (ADC), SJC, Faster and NCP Cables.

Operates 590TB of Optical Capacity

Connecting 300+ Points-of-Presence (PoPs) Worldwide

More than 400,000 Employees

Serving customers in China and around the world

Ranked #131

On Fortune’s Global 500 in 2022

China Telecom Corporation Limited

China Telecom Corporation Limited is one of the three leading telecom operators in China and has been on the list of the “Fortune 500 Companies” for many consecutive years. Being a communications service provider, China Telecom provides customers with integrated information service solutions, which cover broadband internet access, cloud solutions (Tianyi cloud), mobile communications and fixed-line services. Meanwhile, the company has been making every effort to improve its strengths delivering value through investments in innovation, customer service and corporate social responsibility.

China Telecom Americas at a glance


China Telecom Americas Headquarters was established in Herndon, Virginia


Employees in US, Canada, and Latin America


Regional Sales & Support Offices


Points-of-Presences (PoPs) in Americas


Network Operations Centers for CTA customers


Customers in the Fortune 500


Carrier Partnerships Globally

Best Company Award


Best of Asia Award

Icon on Corporate Governance

Thousands Raised

For CSR Projects

Thousands Donated

For COVID-19 Initiatives

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