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China wireless data service market to nearly double by 2013, says iSuppli

Jan 5, 12:39

The release of 3G licenses in China is spurring a wireless data boom, with national revenues from such services rising by 18.95% in 2009 and nearly doubling from 2008 to 2013, according...

China market: 3G users top 10 million at end of 2009, says MIIT

Dec 25, 10:24

After the government issued the first three 3G mobile communication licenses in early 2009, the total number of 3G subscribers in China has been rapidly increasing and is expected...

Taiwan market: Mobile Internet-access via 3G over 76% in 3Q09

Dec 25, 09:59

There were 17.595 million subscribers of handset-based mobile access to the Internet in Taiwan in the third quarter of 2009, with 3G accounting for 76.48%, GPRS for 15.58%, PHS 7.91%...

Taiwan market: Netbook sales through 3G carriers to drop 20% sequentially in 4Q09

Dec 24, 15:52

Netbook sales through bundling with 3G services in Taiwan are expected to drop more than 20% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009 due to the rapid drop in netbook retail prices,...

Taiwan market: LGE launches Lollipop GD580 3G handset

Dec 24, 12:24

LG Electronics (LGE) has launched its Lollipop-series GD580 3G handset in the Taiwan market targeting the younger-generation segment with a suggested retail price of NT$9,900 (US$3...

HT mMobile draws new strategic partner; targets China 3G handset market

Dec 23, 14:09

HT mMobile, a 30%-held affiliate of Taiwan-based Sunplus Technology, has drawn NT$100 million (US$3.09 million) worth of investment from IC distributor Asec International, according...

Acer to launch 8-10 smartphones in 2010; to adopt ST-Ericsson 3G solutions for Android models

Dec 22, 11:28

Acer plans to launch 8-10 new smartphones in 2010 with Android-powered models likely to be slightly more than Windows Mobile-based ones, according to sources at Taiwan handset indu...

China market: 3G network investments total over 102 billion yuan in January-October 2009

Dec 17, 10:43

China Mobile Communications, China Telecom and China United Telecommunications (China Unicom) invested a total of 102.3 billion yuan (US$14.97 billion) in establishing their 3G infrastructure...

Acer and Asustek to launch customized 3G handsets for China market in 2010

Dec 11, 12:09

Acer and Asustek Computer both plan to launch customized 3G smartphones in cooperation with China-based 3G carriers, including China Mobile and China Unicom, in 2010, according to...

Operators rushing to upgrade 3G networks while LTE waits in the wings, says ABI Research

Nov 25, 14:54

LTE trials are picking up pace, with operators eager to roll out 4G networks as soon as possible. As of the end of September 2009, 100 mobile networks had LTE trials or commitments...

MediaTek adopts EDoF image sensors for handset solutions to tap 3G market in China

Nov 25, 14:30

MediaTek has begun to adopt extended depth of field (EDoF)-enabled image sensors for its 3G handset IC solutions since the first half of 2009 to reinforce its competitiveness in China's...

Compal Communications to use MediaTek 3G handset solutions

Nov 25, 14:16

Compal Communications will begin to use handset solutions, including 3G TD-SCDMA chips, from MediaTek for handset production, according to Compal chairman Ray Chen.

MediaTek-Qualcomm patent arrangement to help China vendors enter global handset market

Nov 23, 14:09

MediaTek's patent arrangement with Qualcomm is expected to help China's first-tier handset vendors enter the global handset market while gradually eliminating the nation's gray handset...

Taiwan market: CHT cuts 3G mobile Internet-access fee

Nov 17, 10:56

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced a 20% reduction in fixed monthly rate for its 3G-based unlimited mobile Internet-access service from NT$850 (US$26.3) to NT$680.

Door open for 4 Taiwan telecom carriers to adopt TD-SCDMA or TD-LTE

Newswatch - Nov 4, 15:29

Four of the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan have adopted the WCDMA standard while reserving a 5MHz frequency band which may be used for TDD (time-division duplexing) technologies...

China Telecom to procure 50-80 million CDMA handsets in 2010, says VIA Telecom CEO

Nov 4, 11:35

China Telecom plans to procure 50-80 million CDMA handsets in 2010, of which 70% will be inexpensive models with average sales prices of 200 yuan (US$29), to meet expected demand...

Sunplus subsidiary HT mMobile to launch 3G handset chips by year-end

Oct 30, 16:05

HT mMobile, a subsidiary of Sunplus Technology, will launch 3G handset chips by the end of 2009, according to company chairman Huang Chou-Chye. HT mMobile has formed strategic alliances...

Sunplus chairman Huang Chou-Chye

China market: Nokia set to launch first TD-SCDMA handset by year-end

Oct 28, 11:10

Nokia has announced its first TD-SCDMA handset, the 6788, which it expects to launch in the China market by the end of December 2009 in partnership with China Mobile.

China chip sales to rebound in 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 26, 10:23

Following a decline in 2009, the China semiconductor market is expected to rebound vigorously in 2010 as exports of electronic products recover from the global economic crisis, according...

China market: STB provider Coship steps into 3G handset market, to enter netbook segment in 2010

Oct 20, 14:16

China-based set-top box (STB) provider Shenzhen Coship Electronics has stepped into the production of 3G CDMA handsets and also plans to enter the netbook segment in 2010, according...

Hua Eng Wire & Cable increases holdings in APBT

Oct 16, 15:42

Taiwan-based cable maker Hua Eng Wire & Cable has taken up an additional 2.18% stake, or 71.5 million shares, in 3G carrier Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom (APBT) for NT$359 million...

China market: Lack of 3G demand has domino effect on netbook market

Oct 15, 17:03

Netbook sales in China's telecom channel are not performing as well as expected due to weak consumer demand for 3G network services, and the weak sales are affecting netbook sales...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch HTC-branded Android phones

Newswatch - Oct 9, 15:11

Taiwan-based 3G carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) plans to launch a mid-range Android-powered smartphone in the Taiwan market in mid-October with a suggested retail price of below NT$15,000...

Taiwan market: APBT handset purchases to top 800,000 units in 2009

Oct 7, 14:59

Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom (APBT), Taiwan's only 3G mobile telecom carrier that adopts the CDMA 2000 standard, expects its handset purchases, including CDMA and dual-mode CDMA-GSM...

MediaTek buys office building in Beijing

Sep 25, 17:11

MediaTek has announced that it has spent 744.95 million yuan (US$109.09 million) buying an office building in Beijing, China, with market observers speculating that it is a step the...

MediaTek to shift to 45nm in 1Q10

Sep 25, 14:08

MediaTek plans to leap to 45nm processing for 3G chips in the first quarter of 2010 despite that volume production of 65nm WCDMA chips is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter...

China Telecom willing to strengthen partnership with Taiwan companies

Sep 11, 15:22

China Telecom chairman Wang Xiaochu has said he is willing to visit Taiwan to build further cooperation with Taiwan-based companies in the 3G segment.

iPhone launch in China to boost smartphone market, says iSuppli

Sep 11, 15:18

The arrival of Apple's iPhone in China is expected to help accelerate global shipment growth for smartphones in 2010 and 2011, following 2009 when growth is estimated to slow to 11.6%,...

Taiwan market: Vibo Telecom expects to attain 2009 goal of 3G subscriptions in November

Sep 9, 14:56

Vibo Telecom, a 3G mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, will be able to reach the 2009 goal of 1.5 million subscribers ahead of schedule in November, according to company president Feng-hsiung...

Taiwan 3G operator APBT plans for listing

Sep 8, 15:36

Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom (APBT), the only 3G mobile telecom carrier adopting the CDMA2000 standard in Taiwan, is planning for listing in either the Taiwan Stock Exchange's main...

Giantplus delays 3G plant expansion to 1Q10

Sep 7, 16:24

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Giantplus Technology is expanding capacity at its 3G plant at a slower pace than originally scheduled although production has reached...

Lanner introduces automotive DVR with 3G wireless and 4-channel H.264

Sep 3, 15:10

Lanner Electronics has announced the release of the VW-1104, a compact mobile DVR platform built on the Intel Atom CPU and offering Wi-Fi, 3G mobile and GPS communications along with...

Compal lands 100,000 Nokia Booklet 3G orders for 2009

Sep 3, 12:28

Taiwan-based notebook maker Compal Electronics has landed orders for 100,000 Booklet 3G mini notebooks (netbooks) from Nokia with shipments to be fulfilled before the end of 2009,...

Taiwan market: Sony launches W series netbook

Sep 1, 16:50

Sony recently launched its Vaio W series netbook in the Taiwan market and is cooperating with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to bundle the netbook with 3G services.

Sony Vaio W series netbook

Qualcomm, MediaTek, TSMC to enjoy strong China 3G demand in 2010

Aug 28, 11:48

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries of China's 3G market in 2010. 3G handset sales in China are likely...

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