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  • Last update: Tuesday 29 August 2017 [388 news items]

MediaTek launches SoCs for mid-range smartphones

Aug 29, 15:24

MediaTek has introduced new members of its Helio chipset family, the P23 and P30 system-on-chips (SoCs), designed to deliver performance and power efficiency, dual camera photography,...

Demand for 4G smartphones in emerging markets spurs growth in 2Q17, says Gartner

Aug 23, 13:15

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7% increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. In the smartphone...

Tight control over VPN services not affecting legal users, says China official

Jul 31, 11:10

China is tightening crackdowns on illegal internet connections, including unauthorized VPN (virtual private network) services, but the move will not affect legal users of authorized...

India market: Reliance launches 4G enterprise VPN solution

Jul 13, 15:12

Reliance Communications, India's fully-integrated telecommunications service provider, has announced the launch of Branch Connect - the country's first 4G enterprise virtual private...

Taiwan market: NCC to release more bandwidth for 4G communications

Jul 6, 15:46

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will begin accepting bids from July 19 to September 1 for the release of 2100MHz and 1800MHz frequency band units for...

MediaTek unveils NB-IoT SoC, partnership with China Mobile

Jun 29, 15:04

MediaTek has unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) system-on-chip (SoC), the MT2625, and announced a collaboration with China Mobile to build what the companies...

MediaTek to hire 1,000 staff in 2017, says co-CEO

Jun 19, 14:19

MediaTek will recruit an additional 1,000 employees in 2017, said newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai at the company's general shareholders meeting recently.

MediaTek co-CEOs

Taiwan market: NCC to release more 4G band units

Apr 20, 11:14

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has indicated that it will for the third time release 2100MHz and 1800MHz frequency band units with total bandwidth of 150MHz for...

Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip

Apr 19, 14:56

Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: 3G/4G to become mainstream technology in India in 2016-2017

Mar 27, 11:47

India, with the number of its mobile users already exceeding one billion in 2015, the number of its broadband users accounting for 44.9% of Internet-access subscribers in the first...

Digitimes Research: Growth in global 4G user base to slow down beginning 2017

Mar 13, 22:21

The global number of LTE (4G) mobile communication subscribers quickly increased to 1.935 billion at the end of 2016 according to statistics by the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association),...

Taiwan to release more frequency bands for 4G

Mar 9, 14:32

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on March 8 indicated that it plans to release frequency bands with a total bandwidth of 150MHz for 4G mobile communications, with...

Taiwan market: FET expects proportion of 4G mobile users to exceed 80% in 2017

Dec 14, 14:19

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expects the proportion of its mobile communication subscribers using 4G to rise from 60.5% currently to over...

FET presiden Yvonne Li

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom attains 1.6 million 4G users

Dec 13, 12:18

Asia Pacific Telecom has attained 1.6 million 4G mobile communication subscribers, exceeding the target of 1.4 million ones for the end of 2016, according to president Tim Chen on...

Asia Pacific Telecom president Tim Chen

RDA striving to provide 4G RF PA modules across all key platforms

Dec 12, 10:24

RDA Microelectronics, a provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal chips in China, has been working closely with key chipset providers in the mobile handset market to certify its...

Chip orders for entry-level smartphones going down

Dec 8, 15:14

Chip orders for entry-level 4G phones and 3G devices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.

Global 4G smartphone shipments to top 1 billion units in 2016, says IDC

Dec 2, 11:10

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with an on-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016, according to IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down...

Taiwan market: 4G mobile Internet-access download speeds average 49.44Mbps in 2Q16, says NCC

Nov 25, 11:52

In the Taiwan market, 4G mobile Internet-access services reached an average download speed of 49.44Mbps and an average upload speed of 20.44Mbps in the second quarter of 2016, according...

Japan market: SoftBank to adopt massive MIMO for 4G networks

Sep 13, 11:26

Japan-based mobile telecom carrier SoftBank will adopt massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) for 100 of its 4G base stations in 43 cities around Japan beginning September...

Asia Pacific Telecom to buy LTE equipment from Ericsson

Aug 18, 12:21

Taiwan-based Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has announced that it will purchase NT$2.814 billion (US$89.61 million) worth of LTE equipment from Ericsson for the establishment of its 4G...

Taiwan market: Flagship smartphones unable to boost 4G subscriptions, says TWM president

Jul 29, 11:28

New flagship smartphones, including Apple's upcoming iPhone, are not expected to boost the number of 4G subscribers in Taiwan's telecom market in second-half 2016 because demand for...

China Mobile 4G user base tops 428 million

Jul 21, 15:29

China Mobile saw its number of 4G (TD-LTE and FDD-LTE) mobile subscribers increase by 19.225 million in June to 428.541 million at the end of the month, according to the company.

Taiwan market: CHT looks to have 7 million 4G users by year-end 2016

Jul 6, 11:47

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) expects its number of 4G service subscribers to reach seven million by year-end 2016, higher than its target of 6.4 million, according to Lin Kuo-feng, president...

CHT to purchase 4G equipment from Ericsson and Nokia, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 27, 15:01

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced that it plans to purchase up to NT$2.49 billion (US$76.72 million) and NT$1.947billion of 4G equipment from Ericsson and Nokia, respectively,...

MediaTek rolls out 4G solutions for vehicle recorder market

Jun 24, 11:23

MediaTek and downstream device designers have jointly come out with smart rear-view camera modules, built utilizing MediaTek's 4G solutions.

Taiwan 4G Internet download speeds average 40.87Mbps in 1Q16, says NCC

May 25, 16:05

Mobile broadband Internet download speeds in Taiwan during first-quarter 2016 reached at an average 40.87Mbpa for 4G networks and 8.84Mbps for 3G, according to the National Communications...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom reaches 1 million 4G users

May 17, 21:01

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the five 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 17 announced that it has reach one million 4G subscribers.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to adjust 4G service pricing

Apr 22, 14:55

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will adjust rates for its 4G services by the end of April, under which the gap of different tariffs will widen and the entry-level price will be reduced, according...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

MediaTek to see record shipments of 4G phone chips in 2Q16

Apr 18, 14:07

MediaTek is expected to see record shipments of 4G phone chips in the second quarter of 2016 with revenues rising 15-20% on quarter, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular starts 4G operation on 2,600MHz band

Apr 15, 11:09

Taiwan Star Cellular has started operating its 4G network on a 2,600MHz frequency band with bandwidth of 40MHz in the Taiwan market, the third 4G operator to do so.

Chunghwa Telecom starts operating 4G on 2,600MHz bands

Mar 25, 11:56

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 24 began operating 4G on 2,600MHz frequency bands using 3-carrier aggregation (3CA) technology, becoming the first among Taiwan's four operators to...

China Mobile reports CNY668.3 billion in 2015 operating revenues

Mar 17, 16:30

China Mobile has released its 2015 financial report, recording operating revenues of CNY668.3 billion (US$102.98 billion), up 2.6% on year.

Digitimes Research: Latin America sees slow 4G development

Mar 14, 16:05

While commercial operations of 4G mobile communication services in Latin America, such as Brazil, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, began as early as 2011, 4G development has been progressing...

China Unicom procures 469,000 4G base stations, say reports

Mar 3, 11:27

Telecom carrier China United Network Communications (China Unicom) has procured equipment for setting up 469,000 4G base stations, with Huawei Technologies and ZTE together winning...

China Mobile takes up over 80% of 4G users in China at end of 2015

Feb 1, 10:28

There were 386 million 4G mobile communication subscribers in China as of the end of 2015 and China Mobile had 312 million, accounting for 80.83%, according to China's Ministry of...

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