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  • Last update: Friday 22 July 2016 [1213 news items]

Digitimes Research: Windows 10 unlikely to bring dramatic changes to mobile device market in 2015

Jan 23, 14:58

Microsoft on January 21, 2015 announced Windows 10, but Digitimes Research believes the operating system, though falling in line with the software giant's Mobile First, Cloud First...

China December mobile phone user base grows to 1.286 billion, says MIIT

Jan 23, 11:28

There were 1.286 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2014, growing 0.40% on month and 4.64% on year. 485.26 million (37.73%) were...

Asustek seeking partnerships with Xiaomi supply chain

Jan 19, 21:48

Asustek Computer reportedly is seeking cooperation with Xiaomi's upstream partners such as earphone designer 1more Design and software designer Cheetah Mobile, to strengthen its smartphone...

Digitimes Research: China Mobile may start deployment of TD-LTE Nanocell devices in 2H15

Jan 19, 15:10

In order to meet fast growing demand for TD-LTE, China Mobile is likely to kick off commercial deployment of Nanocell networks in the second half of 2015, according to Digitimes Re...

Sony reportedly looking to sell handset business

Jan 16, 14:07

The Sony Group is reportedly evaluating the possibility of selling Sony Mobile Communications, or seeking potential partners to jointly run the handset unit due to continued losses...

Taiwan startups advised to target mobile Internet, smart household sectors, says Xiaomi chairman

Jan 15, 23:27

Taiwan-based innovative startups are urged to step into two promising sectors: mobile Internet and smart household devices, optimizing Taiwan's well-established industry base and...

Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun

Taiwan market: So-net launches 2 mobile games

Jan 15, 10:30

So-net Entertainment Taiwan, a subsidiary of Japan-based Internet service provider So-net, has announced two mobile games developed by Japan-based Colopl.

China-based Cheetah Mobile to set up seed fund in Taiwan

Jan 14, 14:57

Cheetah Mobile, a China-based Internet mobile company, plans to launch a NT$100 million (US$3.14 million) venture capital fund specifically for Taiwan startups in the mobile Internet...

Cheetah Mobile CEO Fu Sheng

Digitimes Research: Finland-based Ukko Mobile runs world's first LTE network on 450MHz band

Jan 8, 07:46

Finland-based mobile communication operator Ukko Mobile (Ukkoverkot in full name) has scored points in operation of the world's first LTE (4G) network on a low frequency band of 450MHz,...

Taiwan market: Mobile device penetration estimated at 69.1% in 4Q14, says FIND

Dec 31, 11:21

Of Taiwan's population aged 12 and above, 69.1% had mobile terminal devices in fourth-quarter 2014, according to results of a recent survey conducted by FIND (Foreseeing Innovative...

Digitimes Research: China Mobile to have 80 million TD-LTE users at end of 2014

Dec 29, 15:13

China Mobile had the number of its TD-LTE subscribers growing to 54.45 million as of the end of October 2014 and is expected to see the number reach 80 million at the end of the year,...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft Band to make headway in mobile device market

Dec 25, 22:25

Although Microsoft has missed out on business opportunities arose from the mobile device market, the software vendor has been developing eye-worn and smart bracelet products for years...

China November mobile phone user base grows to 1.281 billion, says MIIT

Dec 23, 21:25

There were 1.281 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2014, a total that has grown by 0.34% on month and by 4.72% on year, with...

China Mobile aims at 250 million TD-LTE users by end of 2015, says chairman

Dec 22, 14:42

China Mobile expects the number of its TD-LTE subscribers to reach 80 million by the end of 2014, far exceeding the original target of 50 million, and th enumber will reach 250 million...

Taiwan market: Global Mobile allowed to upgrade to WiMAX 2.1

Dec 18, 15:37

Taiwan's National Communication Commission (NCC) has approved WiMAX operator Global Mobile's application to upgrade wireless communication technology from WiMAX 1.0 to WiMAX 2.1.

FIH Mobile to close India plant

Dec 15, 12:16

FIH Mobile, the handset arm of Foxconn Electronics, will officially close its handset assembly plant in Chennai, India on December 24, 2014, according to the company.

KYEC looks to high single-digit growth in 1Q15 sales

Dec 10, 11:43

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects first-quarter 2015 sales to grow at high single digits sequentially, citing strong demand for chips used in smartphones and other mobile device...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft Mobile exit from feature phone market to benefit white-box makers and Samsung

Dec 9, 11:59

Samsung Electronics and China-based white-box handset makers will benefit from Microsoft Mobile's decision to phase out its feature phone business within one and a half years, Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo mobile device shipments to lead Samsung by 9 million units in 2015

Dec 8, 16:16

Enjoying growths in both tablet and notebook shipments, Lenovo is estimated to beat Samsung Electronics in mobile computing device shipments (notebooks and tablets) by about one million...

Taiwan market: Sales of smart bracelets to fall short of expectations in 2014, says Sony Mobile

Dec 3, 22:12

Sales of smart bracelets in the Taiwan market are expected to total only 20,000-30,000 units in 2014, lower than market expectations of 60,000-70,000 units, according to Sony Mobile...

Sony Mobile smart bracelets

Smartphone vendors promoting mobile accessories

Dec 1, 15:19

Handset vendors are expanding their product lines for mobile accessories to enrich the user experience while promoting sales as their brand image.

HTC Re camera

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 6% in 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 27, 12:24

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$3.46 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up 6% from US$2.27 billion in the second quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth was driven by increased...

MediaTek reportedly no longer supplies chips to Xiaomi

Nov 26, 16:21

China media outlets have reported recently that MediaTek has decided to suspend its chip supply for Xiaomi's smartphone.

China market: Mobile gaming revenues over CNY7.2 billion in 3Q14, says Analysys

Nov 24, 15:26

Mobile gaming service operators in the China market generated total revenues of CNY7.265 billion (US$1.18 billion) during the third quarter of 2014, increasing 9.2% on quarter and...

China has 1.277 billion mobile phone users in October, says MIIT

Nov 21, 11:01

There were 1.277 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2014, growing 0.32% on month and 5.01% on year. Of the subscribers, 481.58...

China Mobile expected to reach 70 million TD-LTE users at end of 2014

Nov 20, 21:20

China Mobile had 54.45 million TD-LTE subscribers at the end of October, surpassing its original goal of 50 million subscribers for the end of 2014, and based on the progress, is...

China Mobile aims at 300 million TD-LTE users in 2016, says report

Nov 20, 15:07

China Mobile has more than 50 million TD-LTE mobile subscribers and aims at 300 million in 2016, according to China-based Tencent.

Digitimes Research: Samsung, white-box players looking to take over 10-15 million feature phone demand from Microsoft Mobile

Nov 19, 15:02

With Microsoft Mobile's announcement in July 2014 it will terminate its feature phone business within a year and a half, Samsung Electronics and China's white-box handset players...

Commentary: Is it possible for Nokia to re-enter the mobile device market?

Nov 10, 11:47

Nokia, as hinted by its CFO Timo Ihamuotila at the company's latest conference call, is mulling the possibility of making a re-entry into the mobile device market, most likely in...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen pushing Bluetooth technology to advertise and provide mobile payments

Nov 5, 22:19

Taiwan-based IT retail chain Tsann Kuen will adopt iBeacon technology in its stores nationwide to promote products and provide mobile payment services. iBeacon technology is able...

China market: China Mobile to start TD-LTE MVNO cooperation

Nov 4, 21:56

China Mobile, currently the dominant TD-LTE mobile telecom carrier in the China market, will begin cooperation with TD-LTE mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), in a bid to quickly...

Sony announces increased TV sales

Nov 4, 16:08

Sony has announced that its home entertainment and sound sales increased 7% on year (a 2% increase on a constant currency basis) to JPY282.4 billion (US$2.48 billion). This increase...

Sony LCD TV sales rebound

Larger smartphone displays drive minutes of use in apps and more mobile data consumption, says IHS

Oct 30, 14:57

Larger smartphone screen sizes strongly correlate with increased app minutes of usage and higher resolution screen smartphones have higher data consumption, according to IHS.

China September mobile phone users grow to 1.273 billion, says MIIT

Oct 28, 12:24

There were 1.273 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of September 2014, growing 0.44% on month and 5.47% on year, with 482.43 million (37.91%) of them...

Sony Mobile to amend strategy for releasing flagship models

Oct 22, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will amend its policy for the launch of flagship models by releasing only one new model a year, instead of two models currently, according to sources at...

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