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China market: First-tier handset vendors rolling out cheaper 4G models

Aug 15, 12:17

Despite slower than expected 4G smartphone sales, first-tier China-based handset vendors have begun rolling out 4G models with prices ranging from CNY699-799 (US$114-130), accelerating...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular offers free 4G trial services

Aug 14, 16:19

Taiwan Star Cellular has announced one-month free 4G trial services with no volume limits. It said it has established a 4G network covering 80% of Taiwan's population.

Panel makers hope for emerging demand for On-Cell touch panels in 2H14

Aug 7, 14:00

Taiwan-based panel makers originally expected demand for in-house-produced On-Cell touch panels to take off in the first half of 2014 but actually fell short of expectations. Hopes...

Sporton expected to see booming orders for 4G smartphone testing

Aug 6, 15:47

Sporton International, a Taiwan-based provider of EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) and safety testing and certification services, generated record consolidated revenues of NT$729...

Taiwan panel makers may benefit from growing demand for 4G smartphones in China

Aug 5, 11:24

While Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers have become suppliers for China-based smartphone vendors, they are likely to obtain increased orders as demand for 4G smartphones in the China...

MediaTek hikes 4G smartphone solution shipment target for 2014

Jul 31, 22:07

MediaTek has raised shipment targets for its 4G smartphone solutions for 2014 to 30 million units, from 15 million set previously, according to company president Hsieh Ching-chiang...

MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter, say sources

Jul 31, 13:40

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues rise 6-11% sequentially to NT$57-60 billion (US$1.9-2.0 billion) in the third quarter of 2014, propelled by shipments of MT6290 and MT6595...

Chunghwa Telecom lowers 2014 capex budget by 5-10%

Jul 31, 12:06

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has decided to reduce its 2014 capital expenditure budget by 5-10% from NT$40.1 billion (US$1.34 billion) to NT$36.09-38.095 billion.

Taiwan market: FET aims at 95% 4G coverage at end of 2014

Jul 30, 22:02

Far EasTone Telecommunications has been deploying its 4G network around Taiwan and aims to reach a population coverage of 95% at the end of 2014, according to company president Yvonne...

Taiwan market: Nearly 1,500 4G base stations in operation at end of June, says NCC

Jul 23, 15:21

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) approved the establishment of 2,918 4G base stations, and 1,458 ones were in operation as of the end of June 2014.

China Mobile TD-LTE user base increases to nearly 14 million in June

Jul 23, 15:00

China Mobile saw its number of TD-LTE subscribers increase to 13.943 million at the end of June 2014, according to the company.

TWM, FET to swap 1800MHz band units for 4G

Jul 17, 15:46

Taiwan's National Communications Commission on July 16 consented to the exchange of two 1800MHz frequency bands between Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET)...

China market: China Telecom starts dual-mode 4G trial operation

Jul 17, 11:07

China Telecom has kicked off TD-LTE/LTE FDD dual-mode 4G trial operation in 16 cities in China and plans to invest CNY13.2 billion (US$2.1 billion) in 4G infrastructure in 2014, according...

Cumulative shipments of 300Mbps smartphone modems to exceed 700 million by 2019, says ABI Research

Jul 15, 16:09

Shipments of second-generation LTE basebands, commonly called Cat4, enabling mobile users to enjoy up to 150Mbps bandwidth, barely exceeded 42 million in 2013. However, key chipset...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch 7-inch Galaxy Tab4

Jul 15, 14:57

Samsung Electronics on July 14 unveiled the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, a 7-inch Android 4.4-based 4G-enabled tablet, for launch in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of below...

Samsung to launch 7-inch 4G tablet Galaxy Tab4 in Taiwan

Foxconn inclined to support Asia Pacific Telecom 4G operations in place of Ambit, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 14, 14:52

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is inclined to completely support Asia Pacific Telecom to start 4G commercial operations instead of having its wholly-owned subsidiary...

MediaTek confident of attaining 2014 target of 15 million 4G processors

Jul 4, 10:30

IC design house MediaTek in early 2014 set target shipments of 15 million APs (application processors) for 4G smartphones, and is confident of reaching the goal due to expected large...

Taiwan market: 4G user base may reach 1-1.5 million at end of 2014, say Taiwan vendors

Jul 1, 21:33

With Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) having started 4G commercial operations in Taiwan, the total number of 4G subscribers is...

Sony Mobile to adopt MediaTek 64-bit quad-core 4G LTE solutions

Jul 1, 12:03

Sony Mobile Communications will adopt MediaTek's 64-bit quad-core solution, the MT6732, for production of entry-level and mid-range 4G LTE smartphones for delivering in 2015, according...

China market: ZTE launches 4G smartphone for China Telecom

Jun 27, 16:12

ZTE on June 26 unveiled the G717C, an Android 4.4 4G smartphone, specifically for contract-bundled sale by China Telecom, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

ZTE 4G smartphone G717C

China telecom carriers see mixed results in subscriber growths, say reports

Jun 24, 15:09

China's telecom carriers have announced their subscriber growths for May, with the number of 3G and 4G subscribers growing continuously, and the number of 2G subscribers declining,...

Taiwan market: TWM launches own-brand smartphone and 4G tablet

Jun 20, 15:53

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has unveiled the Amazing A8 Android 4.4.2 3G smartphone and Amazing P6 Android 4.4.2 4G tablet for launch in the Taiwan market in late June.

China market: Coolpad is top 4G smartphone vendor in May, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 19, 11:47

Coolpad ranked as the top 4G smartphone vendor in the China market in May with a 23.1% share in the segment, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited Sino Market...

Differentiation is the core advantage: Q&A MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang

Jun 16, 11:36

MediaTek has taken up to 60% of the 3G handset solution market in China, pushing the market value of the company shares to over NT$800 billion (US$26.68 billion) recently. Digitimes...

MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang

TWM to start 1800MHz 4G operation by end of October

Jun 13, 15:28

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) began 4G commercial operation on a 700MHz frequency band unit in early June and its service on a 1800MHz band unit will start by end-of-October 2014, according...

FET aims at 6% revenue proportion for value-added services in 3 years

Jun 12, 12:25

Taiwan-based Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) aims to increase the proportion of revenues from mobile value-added services, mainly content and e-commerce, to 6% and its share...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to begin marketing Xperia Z2a, Xperia T3 4G smartphones in July

Jun 11, 15:10

Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled its latest 4G smartphones, the Xperia Z2a and Xperia T3, in the Taiwan market, aiming to catch up with rival vendors Samsung Electronics and...

Sony Mobile Xperia Z2a

China market: MediaTek 4G LTE solutions verified by China Mobile

Jun 10, 21:52

MediaTek's 4G LTE smartphone solutions have been verified by China Mobile, paving the way for China-based handset vendors to begin shipping LTE models to China Mobile, the largest...

Digitimes Research: Apple, Samsung remain top-2 smartphone vendors in 1Q14; Xiaomi, Coolpad enter top-5

Jun 10, 16:16

In the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics and Apple together continued to account for almost half of the global smartphone market with LG Electronics staying in third position,...

China market: China Mobile launches first own-brand 4G smartphone M811

Jun 10, 11:55

China Mobile has launched M811, its first own-brand 4G smartphone, for sale in the China market at a contract-free retail price of CNY999 (US$160), according to China-based tec...

Taiwan market: TWM kicks off 4G operations

Jun 5, 16:03

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) began 4G commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band on June 4 and aims at 500,000 subscribers, for a market share of 35-40% at the end of 2014, according...

MediaTek 4G, tablet solution shipments to be higher than expected in 2014

Jun 4, 22:04

MediaTek's shipments of 4G smartphone solutions and tablet solutions in 2014 are expected to surpass its targets of 40 million and 15 million units, respectively, due to improved...

Taiwan market: FET starts 4G operations

Jun 4, 12:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) on June 3 kicked off 4G commercial operations in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Proportion of 4G smartphone sales to rise to 50% at end of 2014, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jun 3, 14:12

4G LTE smartphones will take up 10% of all smartphones sold in the Taiwan market during the first half of 2014, and as Chunghwa Telecom kicked off 4G commercial operation in late...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom kicks off 4G operations

May 29, 21:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on May 29 announced the beginning of its 4G commercial operations, becoming the first LTE telecom carrier in Taiwan.

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  • Intel+Atom+x3+processor

    Intel Atom x3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

  • IDT+F0480+RF+variable+gain+amplifier+

    IDT F0480 RF variable gain amplifier

    Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has introduced the F0480, an internally matched 400-2700 MHz broadband radio frequency (RF) variable gain amplifier (VGA) designed to simplify the...

    Photo: Company, Nov 21.

  • Amazon+Fire+HDX+tablet

    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • HTC+Droid+DNA+

    HTC Droid DNA

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Droid DNA, a smartphone with a Full HD 1080p display. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor featuring a quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Nov 16.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S3+

    Samsung Galaxy S3

    US consumers on five major service providers will now be able to own the Samsung Galaxy S3, supported by the nation's 4G LTE and HSPA+ 42 networks, according to Samsung Electronics...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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