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China August mobile phone users grow to 1.196 billion, says MIIT

Sep 26, 11:40

China had 1.196 billion subscribers to mobile communication services as of the end of August 2013, growing 0.88% on month and 11.51% on year. Of the subscribers, 351.29 million (29.38%)...

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 26% in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:37

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$2.8 billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 26% from US$2.2 billion in the first quarter, according to IHS. Growth was driven by a 24.1% increase...

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Mobile devices markets in Australia, New Zealand fall for two consecutive quarters in 1H13, says IDC

Sep 25, 10:33

For the first time in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), all three mobile devices markets – notebooks, tablets and mobile phones – declined for two consecutive quarters...

More than half of mobile devices able to connect to external displays in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 24, 15:36

Developments in display interface technologies are making it possible such that personal mobile devices may become the hub for all computing experiences at home, in the office, and...

LCD monitor shipments drop 5.45% in 1H13 amid competition from mobile devices

Sep 23, 21:52

LCD monitor shipments reached 71.1 million units in the first half of 2013, down 5.45% on year.

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 23, 13:10

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. Total revenues in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18...

Samsung Mobile Forum 2013: Samsung outlines mobile device development trends

Sep 13, 15:40

Samsung Electronics held its Samsung Mobile Forum 2013 in Taipei on September 12 with the themes of the event focusing on mobile devices, cloud computing, and energy and environment...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches QR code credit card mobile e-payment service

Sep 13, 14:05

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on September 12 launched a QR code-based mobile e-payment service through cooperation with eight local credit card-issuing banks and a number of retail stores...

Western European mobile phone market grows on year but declines sequentially in 2Q13, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 11, 12:21

Total shipments of mobile phones in Western Europe reached 43.3 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 2.6% from a year earlier but down from the previous quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

ARM buys mobile display IC cores from Cadence

Sep 4, 15:02

Processor IP licensor ARM and Cadence Design Systems, an EDA tool company, have signed an agreement for the sale and transfer of Cadence PANTA display controller cores to ARM, according...

Windows and BlackBerry face challenges to become 3rd-largest mobile OS ecosystem, says ABI Research

Sep 2, 13:21

ABI Research's recent smartphone research shows Android accounted for 80% of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2013. The next largest ecosystem, Apple's iOS,...

Android mobile app revenues to reach US$6.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Aug 30, 14:45

Android's smartphone mobile app revenues are projected to reach almost US$6.8 billion by the end of 2013, nearly doubling from the previous year. The Android platform has some way...

China Mobile to set up 400,000 TD-LTE base stations by end of 2014, says vice president

Aug 28, 10:50

China Mobile has been establishing TD-LTE networks in major cities around China and expects to complete 200,000 base stations in 2013 and 200,000 more by the end of 2014, company...

Rise of low cost mobile devices and cloud services to impede mobile storage growth, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 27, 12:34

Major global smartphone brands will be expected to shift a good portion of their focus towards the low-to-mid range smartphone devices following the eventual saturation of the high-end...

China July mobile phone user base growing to 1.185 billion, says MIIT

Aug 27, 11:44

There were 1.185 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of July 2013, growing 0.80% sequentially and 11.60% on year, and 333.74 million (28.16%)...

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Mobile security management market ripening, says ABI Research

Aug 23, 10:54

The Mobile Security Management (MSM) market is emerging as a strong, fledgling submarket of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). As Mobile Device Management (MDM) evolves into application...

International vendors take up 35% of China Mobile TD-LTE equipment procurement value

Aug 22, 15:58

China Mobile has held an open-bid to procure 207,000 TD-LTE base stations worth an estimated CNY20 billion (US$3.26 billion) in total. Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Ericsson and Nokia...

Chunghwa Telecom hikes 2013 target mobile Internet-access user base

Aug 21, 14:12

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, has upward adjusted its target number of mobile Internet-access subscribers for 2013 from 3.5 million...

China emerging as 'mobile only' in sharp contrast to the US multiscreen market

Aug 19, 22:11

With smartphone penetration still in the early stages in China, a new study indicates that the country could become a "one screen nation," outpacing the US in consumers...

China Mobile 1H13 revenues up over 10% on year

Aug 19, 10:22

China Mobile, the only TD-SCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, generated total revenues of CNY303.104 billion (US$49.4 billion) for the first half of 2013, increasing 10.4% on year,...

Global 2Q13 mobile DRAM sales rise 11%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 15, 15:14

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to US$2.89 billion in the second quarter of 2013, rising 11.1% from about US$2.6 billion in the first quarter, when smartphone shipments worldwide increased...

FIH Mobile swings back to profitability in 1H13

Newswatch - Aug 13, 20:07

FIH Mobile (formerly Foxconn International Holdings) has reported net profits of US$17.66 million for the first half of 2013, compared to a net loss of US$226 million a year earlie...

Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 11:18

ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone...

China market: China mobile to launch own-brand smartphones

Aug 5, 11:04

China Mobile, the only TD-SCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, will launch two own-brand smartphones, M701 and M601, in the China market in late August at contract-free retail prices...

Qualcomm to shift some mobile AP orders away from TSMC, sources say

Aug 5, 10:43

Qualcomm is looking to shift some of its mobile application processor orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to other foundry services providers, according...

Off-grid mobile telecommunications base station power revenues will reach US$10.5 billion by 2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:03

Driven by rising energy costs and government policy initiatives, the market for "green base stations" for mobile telecommunications networks is gaining significant traction...

Sony Mobile may be only Japan-based handset vendor to survive, say Taiwan makers

Aug 1, 21:02

Japan-based handset vendor NEC Casio Mobile Communications (NCMC) has decided to withdraw from the global smartphone market due to continued operating losses. Other Japan-based vendors...

Mobile devices invade the workplace of the tech savvy, says IGS

Aug 1, 15:53

The adoption of mobile devices for personal use is well documented but less is known about their use at work. An IDG Global Solutions (IGS) survey found a growing overlap between...

Taiwan market: FET sees 54% of mobile communication subscribers use smartphones

Aug 1, 14:02

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 5.504 million subscribers to its mobile communication services at the end of second-quarter 2013, with 54% of them using smartphones, the...

Mobile wireless accessory shipments to approach 170 million by 2018, says Juniper Research

Aug 1, 11:47

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed the high growth surge expected in the emerging smart wireless accessory sector.

Light and proximity sensors achieve double-digit revenue growth, says IHS

Jul 31, 14:55

Light and proximity sensors in mobile phones and tablets are set for expansive double-digit growth within a five-year period, thanks to increasing usage by electronic giants Samsung...

China market: Mobile phone users grow to 1.176 billion in June, says MIIT

Jul 31, 12:13

There were 1.176 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of June 2013, growing by 0.91% on month and by 11.84% on year, and 318.87 million (27.12%)...

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