JD.com Announces Launch of Virtual Telecom Service
BEIJING, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com Inc. ("JD.com"), the largest direct B2C e-commerce company in China, today announced the official launch of its virtual telecom service.
The new service will offer mobile phone numbers starting with "170" to consumers in China beginning on May 28, 2014. The company announced that it will reward shoppers on its e-commerce platform who also use its virtual telecom service with additional voice time and mobile Internet usage based on the money they spend each month on JD.com.
"JD.com's plan to reward our loyal customers with additional call time and data usage is a great way to let our users know how much we appreciate them, while developing synergies across our platforms," commented Mr. Yan Xiaobo, General Manager of JD.com Mobile. "We believe these new services will bring additional customers to our platform and significantly boost our already large user base in China, while launching JD.com to the forefront of Chinese consumer developments."
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology awarded the company one of the first licenses in China to resell mobile telecom services in December 2013.
About JD.com, Inc.
JD.com is a leading B2C e-commerce company in China. The Company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience with the most trusted authentic quality products. The Company provides a comprehensive service platform for its business partners and a huge selection of high quality products, convenient services and affordable prices for its consumers. As of March 2014, JD.com has 47.4 million active customer accounts and more than 35,000 suppliers across China. JD.com offers more than 40.2 million SKUs across 13 categories of products. JD.com has 7 major fulfillment centers, as well as 1,620 delivery stations and 214 pickup stations in 495 cities across China.
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