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China Telecom Americas Internet Data Center Opens in LA Business District

The event offers business networking, open ceremony and IT seminar


China Telecom Americas (CTA), the wholly-owned North American-based subsidiary of China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE: CHA) recently announced the grand opening of a new full-service Data Center in Los Angeles. The new 6,500 square foot center is located at 600 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 and will bring an additional 15–20 jobs in the business district of downtown LA. CTA has about 100 employees in America and Canada, half work in California, however there are 670,000 workers at the parent company in China.


China Telecom Americas is a provider of data, IP and voice wholesale services to multinational companies, organizations and international carriers requiring China domestic services and international access to China and to the Asia Pacific region.


“This is a win-win business opportunity for LA presented by China’s continued economic growth,” said Donald Tan, president of China Telecom Americas.


China is one of the most important trading partners for the United States. “Doing business with China can be both attractive and overwhelming to business owners entering the region.  Many firms want an experienced partner to help them develop and deploy a plan for success in China,” explained Tan.


Tan contends that experienced partner is China Telecom Americas. “We’ve seen a growing demand for diverse, reliable communication from companies, especially in Southern California,” he said. “Earlier this year we opened a data center in the Silicon Valley with tremendous success. We soon discovered that the demand was strong in the Los Angeles business district for China Telecom Americas to open a fully-functional data center, as well. Now with two data centers in California, we can now provide even a more complete suite of services, there by growing our regional list of important financial, manufacturing and pharmaceutical customers on the West Coast.”


“Ever since we launched China Telecom in the Americas, starting with a representative office in Los Angeles in 2001, we’ve known that Los Angeles was an ideal location to reach our target market,” said Tan.  “We have been building relationships here for 10 years, and we’re excited about this region and business district’s abundance of enterprises with economic ties to the growing Asian markets.”


China is reportedly one of the largest markets for future growth of many of California’s international businesses.  According to the New York Times, more than 500 Chinese companies now have offices or operations in California and more are coming. China’s five largest companies have their U.S. headquarters in the New York metropolitan area.  53 Chinese companies are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.


China Telecom Americas, a wholly-owned US-based subsidiary of China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE: CHA), is an international telecom provider for data, IP and voice wholesale services to multinational companies, organizations and international carriers requiring China domestic services and International access to China and Asia Pacific. For additional information on China Telecom Americas, please visit


China Telecom Corporation Limited is a full services integrated operator and the world's largest fixed-line telecommunications and broadband services provider.