The company was formerly known as Shanghai Telecom Corporation Limited and changed its name to China Telecom Corporation Limited Shanghai Branch in January 2008. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Shanghai, China. An integrated information full service operator that provides telecommunications services such as internet access and wireline telecommunications services. The company offers integrated information services including the fixed-line telephone, mobile service, internet connection, and applications services. It also offers technical services, training, consulting, installation, computer hardware, design and construction of equipment, and software services.