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MediaTek sticking with TSMC for 7nm chips

Mar 9, 10:23

Despite experiencing unsatisfactory yield rates for TSMC's 10nm process, MediaTek will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips, according...

Silicon Motion intros new UFS controller family for mobile phones

Mar 9, 10:05

Silicon Motion Technology has announced the launch of its new UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 2.1 controller family, a complete product line supporting UFS HS-Gear3x1L and HS-Gear3x2L,...

China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market

Mar 3, 13:50

While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...

Competition in China mobile SoC market growing

Mar 3, 10:56

During the 2017 Mobile World Congress, there are many announcements relating to cellular modems and mobile SoC - with two major ones coming from Xiaomi and Spreadtrum, according to...

China-based Meizu may switch mobile AP orders to MediaTek from Samsung, says report

Mar 2, 15:42

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu reportedly plans to purchase mobile application processors from MediaTek for its upcoming high-end M Pro 7 smartphone instead of buying Exynos...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB limited edition

Mar 2, 13:53

Mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has begun taking pre-sale orders for a limited edition of gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB to be launched in the Taiwan market on March 10, according...

HTC to launch mobile VR devices for year-end holiday season

Mar 1, 14:38

HTC plans to launch mobile VR (virtual reality) devices as well as a second-generation selfie Re Camera prior to the 2017 year-end holiday season, according to Chang Chia-lin, president...

China market: Xiaomi unveils Surge S1 mobile chip

Newswatch - Mar 1, 12:25

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its first in-house developed smartphone solution, dubbed Surge S1, making it the second smartphone vendor to roll out its own mobile chips after Huaw...

MediaTek rolls out 10nm mobile chips

Mar 1, 11:00

MediaTek has announced the commercial availability of its Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC) designed for high-end smartphones. Mass production for the SoC has kicked off, said the company,...

Globalfoundries announces availability of 45nm RF SOI to advance 5G mobile communications

Feb 23, 10:31

Globalfoundries has announced the availability of its 45nm RF SOI (45RFSOI) technology offering, making it the first foundry to announce an advanced, 300mm RF silicon solution to...

Global 4Q16 mobile DRAM revenues surge 20%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 16, 22:17

Global sales of mobile DRAM grew about 20% sequentially to US$5.51 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks to a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones, according to DRAMe...

Taiwan Mobile sees revenues down slightly in January

Newswatch - Feb 10, 11:27

Taiwan Mobile has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.94 billion (NT$320.06 million) for January, down 4% on month and 2.49% on year.

Mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat announces low-power global IoT network

Feb 9, 15:43

Inmarsat and Actility have announced a LoRaWAN&-based network that has the potential to allow customers and partners to cost-effectively bring to market IoT solutions that can...

Taiwan Mobile to offer 1Gbps service in 2018

Feb 9, 15:08

Taiwan Mobile will continue to expand its hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) broadband networks to enable a data transmission speeds of 1Gbps in 2018, according to company president James...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to promote DDoS protection services

Feb 8, 15:18

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will strive to promote multilayer DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection services to business clients in 2017, the company has said.

Digitimes Research: China FTTx, mobile Internet-access user bases increase to 228 million, 941 million at end of 2016

Feb 7, 14:42

The number of FTTx subscribers increased to 228 million and 3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers grew to 941 million in China as of the end of 2016, accounting for 76.8%...

Taiwan market: Apple Pay mobile payment service to be available soon

Newswatch - Feb 2, 16:02

Apple Pay, a mobile payment service offered by Apple, will soon be available in the Taiwan market, Apple has announced on its website in Taiwan.

Taiwan Mobile expects revenues to grow mildly in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 26, 10:29

Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its revenues to grow 2% on year to NT$118.85 billion (US$3.793 billion) in 2017, while operating income will decline...

China December mobile communication user base grows to 1.322 billion, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:15

There were 1.322 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2016, increasing 0.17% on month and 1.24% on year, of which 170.81 million...

Digitimes Research: ASEAN 3G/4G mobile broadband penetration to rise to 60% in 2017

Jan 20, 15:24

3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers accounted for 46% of all mobile communication subscribers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market in 2015 and...

Digitimes Research: KDDI sets up smart drone platform, Rakuten Mobile launches drone

Jan 19, 10:24

In the Japan market, mobile operator KDDI set up a smart drone platform to store photographs and video in a database in the fourth quarter of 2016, while MVNO (mobile virtual network...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile ramps up share of high-end Android smartphone segment

Newswatch - Jan 18, 11:45

Sony Mobile Communications saw its share in the over NT$15,000 (US$475) segment of the Android smartphone market in Taiwan increase to 35% in 2016 from 24% of a year earlier, according...

Mobile DRAM supplier AP Memory sees revenues double in 4Q16

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:56

Mobile DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology saw its revenues increase 99.84% on quarter and 44% on year to NT$1.257 billion (US$39.775 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016...

FIH Mobile appoints acting chairman

Jan 3, 15:07

Vincent Tong, chairman and executive director of FIH Mobile, a handset arm of the Foxconn Group, has resigned from the positions of chairman and director he held in the handset company...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

China Mobile to focus 2017 handset development on maintaining 4G+ competitiveness

Dec 26, 11:27

China Mobile has come up with a 2017 handset business development plan with a focus on maintaining its 4G+ competitiveness, according to the company.

China November mobile communication user base grows to 1.32 billion, says MIIT

Dec 26, 10:44

There were 1.32 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2016, increasing 0.13% on month and 1.23% on year, and 182.73 million (13.85%)...

China Mobile brings forward schedule for developing 5G

Dec 23, 15:57

The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier, China Mobile, will undertake large-scale testing of 5G networks in 2017, testing in 2018, and begin commercial operations of 5G networks...

Taiwan Mobile to reduce capex for 2017

Dec 20, 14:15

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its capex for 2017 to be significantly lower than the amount it spent in 2016 due to decreased spending on establishing network infrastructure, according...

TWM president James Jeng

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Samsung to launch mobile e-payment services

Dec 20, 12:17

Mobile electronic payment (e-payment) services will gain a boost in the Taiwan market in 2017 as Sony Mobile Communications and Samsung Electronics will launch related services soon,...

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 Mobile sees revenues up slightly in November

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:21

Telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) saw its revenues grow 2.68% on month and 1.73% on year to NT$10.23 billion (US$321.87 million) in November. Revenues for the first 11 months of...

China market: China Mobile to start 5G experiment in 2017

Nov 29, 15:58

China Mobile will take the initiative to implement its 5G communication networks by setting up seven experimental base stations in 4-5 cities in 2017, using 6GHz and below frequencies,...

Taiwan market: Samsung appoints new head for mobile business unit

Nov 29, 15:53

Samsung Taiwan has announced the promotion of Randy Lee to serve as deputy general manager of its mobile communications business unit. Lee will be responsible for marketing of Samsung's...

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...

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

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