China National Postal and Telecommunications Appliances Corp. (hereinafter referred to as PTAC) was established in 1964 and has since been affiliated to the Ministry of Posts and Tele Communication，Ministry of Information Industry, Central Work Committee for Large Enterprises, State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, successively. In Dec. 2009, it was reorganized and merged into the China General Technology (group) Holding Ltd and became its subsidiary. In recent years, PTAC has adhered to the scientific development approach, closely aligned itself to the strategic development plan of the group, pushed forward with organizational reforms and expansionary operations in a development-focused, marketed-oriented manner, and constantly strived to improve the core competency of the company. Through operational integration and organizational restructuring, PTAC has now formed its synergetic development edge with a complete set of operations such as telecommunication and electronic product distribution, logistics, retails, e-commerce, and product repair and maintenance. It is closely connected with the users and mobile phone manufactures in a competitive market, and has been a bellwether in telecom terminal marketing for years by virtue of its impeccable sales channels, and its all-encompassing, outstanding services. It is the operator of China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, and an important strategic partner of international brands such as Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG, Dopod, as well as domestic mobile phone manufacturers such as Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei. It plays an important role in the telecom industrial chain.
PTAC is one of the largest sellers of the telecom electronic terminal products in China, and has enjoyed the No. 1 sales volume in China for ten consecutive years with a market share of more than 20% in the terminal marketing of telecom electronic products. It boasts complete sales channels for telecom electronic products domestically. As for the mobile phone retails and maintenance services, the company currently operates 696 retail booths(among which 511 are joint business halls in partnership with the operators, and 185 are self-operated business halls), and an after-sales service network covering 16 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. In addition, it owns 2 repair & maintenance factories and 241 repair & maintenance offices. It holds the highest grade of repair & maintenance certificate issued by the well-known mobile phone manufacturers including Nokia, Motorola and Sony Ericsson, and the "Certificate for non-state training institutes for professional skills in the telecom industry". Its repair & maintenance factories have been designated by the state (Ministry of Industry and Information) telecom industry professional skill assessment and consultancy center as hands-on training bases for mobile phone repair & maintenance skills.
More than 40 years development in ICT industries PTAC establishes a close partnership with China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom and other carriers. Long-term businesses with telecom operators include providing equipment, international procurement bidding, centralized procurement tenders, import agents, domestic project procurement agency and other business services, also offering outsourcing services to carriers retail stores, value-added business cooperation, facilities logistics services, through all these co-operations PTAC has developed and gradually becomes " service provider for operators."
Logistics business has basically built national logistics distribution network coverage of all China major cities. Meanwhile it has six large storage and transportation centers in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Changchun and Xi'an. Meanwhile Multi-level logistics distribution centers have been established in the North, South, East, and Southwest. Logistics networks covered more than 30 major cities across the country to link up together and formed a balanced and stable regional distribution. Through information control system real-time tracking and warehouse supplies real-time management are achieved.
For the exhibition business PTAC is responsible for sponsoring the "PT/EXPO COMM CHINA " which is one of the largest world-class exhibition in Asia and the most influential show in ICT industry. It is the only ICT exhibition in China to acquire the International Exhibition (UFI) certification. So far it has been successfully held 19 sessions and achieves a very high reputation and makes broad influence in the industry. The party and state leaders visited the exhibition for many times. In 2010, PTAC successful hold the tenth anniversary of the Western China Ecological Environment Development and Living Environmental Exhibition. The whole event has been fully affirmed by National Committee. In the international exhibition business, PTAC has built a close relationship with the International Telecommunication Union, the International GSM Association and a number of international organizations and institutions. Each year company also organizes MIIT and domestic companies to participating oversea well-known events and gains a good credibility and reputations.
In the Internet and e-commerce fields, PTAC has set up an e-commerce business department in Sept. 2010 as a platform based on which all the company's e-commerce related operations are developed. The company launched the PTAC MALL (www.ptacmall.com) online on 17th of Dec., 2010. The mall has capitalize on the group's industry background, based on multiple modes such as B2B, B2C and B2B2C, leverage on the fast payment and logistics system to deliver outstanding products and services to customers in telecom, IT, digital products and related areas.
In the telecom project construction field, China Communications Construction Fifth Engineering Bureau, PTAC's subsidiary, which holds the Grade I Certificate of telecom project professional contractor issued by the Ministry of Construction, and Grade A certificate for telecom information network system integration enterprises. It is fully certified by the international standard ISO9001 quality management system 2000 version, ISO14001 environment management system, and GB/T28001 occupational health and safety management system. In addition, the Bureau holds state high-tech enterprise certificate which entitles the company to undertake various kinds of telecom construction projects across the nation. It is also engaged in project planning, design, equipment configuration and model selection, software development, project execution, operational guarantee in the commissioning phase, among others, in the telecom information network construction projects including infranet, service network and supporting network projects of various investment levels. The bureau registered a whole-year project construction qualification rate of 100%, and excellent rate of above 96% in 2010. It won the first prize in China Unicom(Xinjiang)'s comprehensive quality assessment on works by 12 telecom constructors across the Xinjiang region.
PTAC's training center (Beijing Zhong You Yuan Hotel Ltd) established in 1972, mainly responsible for the internal training. Also contracts many large national conferences of the former Ministry Of Post, Genertec and PTAC over the years. It is the three-star hotel approved by the Beijing Tourism Bureau with residential, business, dining, and entertainment all together. It has the capacity to undertake all types of meetings. In 2009, Beijing Zhong You Yuan Hotel became a meeting, travel and accommodation designated hotel for Beijing party and government.
PTAC make transformation and upgrade strategy as a guide, under steady development pursuit good, excellent and progress. make the main business excellent and to upgrade these business, focusing on communication and electronic products, and further innovate business models, expand business variety, strengthen core competencies, improve the management and control system, reengineering business process, consolidating to increase market share and improve profitability, enhance overall competitiveness, and strive to build itself into an international competitive electronic products supplier and service provider.