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  • Last update: Monday 2 February 2015 [352 news items]

Dolby enters handset market with new mobile audio technology

May 13, 11:59

Dolby has made inroads to the mobile audio market with new technology Dolby Mobile and cooperations with Japan-based telecom carriers NTT Docomo and handset brands LG Electronics,...

Nokia reorganizes business structure

May 12, 09:51

Nokia will restructure its devices and services businesses into three units - Mobile Solutions, Mobile Phones and Markets - effective on July 1, 2010.

Taiwan market: Nokia launches N900 smartphone for high-end segment

May 11, 15:48

Nokia, on May 10, introduced the N900 Maemo 5-based smartphone featuring a 3.5-inch touch screen, 5-megapixel camera and Qwerty keypad for the Taiwan market.

Nokia N900 smartphone based on Maemo platform

Cell phone industry declares end of recession, says iSuppli

Apr 28, 10:42

The cell phone industry is proclaiming the end of the recession for the segment following an outstanding final quarter of 2009 and a projected substantial growth for smartphones in...

Nokia Siemens Networks demonstrates FDD-LTE in Taiwan

Apr 16, 14:42

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) on April 15 demonstrated FDD-LTE in Taiwan for the first time. The standard is looking to feature 100Mbps downloads, high-definition video voice over...

Compal lands Nokia Maemo smartphone orders, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 15, 16:46

Compal Communications has secured orders for an entry-level smartphone based on Nokia's Maemo platform, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Chunghwa Telecom, NCTU cooperate with Nokia Siemens for LTE experiment

Apr 12, 15:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 9 announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) Taiwan to co-establish an LTE-SAE (long term evolution-system...

Taiwan market: Ovi to take off in 2010, says Nokia executive

Mar 23, 15:10

Nokia expects the business of its traditional-Chinese version of Ovi services in Taiwan, including Ovi Store, Ovi Maps and Nokia Messaging, to experience a major take-off in 2010,...

Michael Hsu, general manager of Nokia Taiwan

BYD Electronic sees drop in revenue contribution from Nokia, say sources

Mar 17, 13:59

BYD Electronic (International), China-based BYD's subsidiary maker of handsets and components, has seen the contribution of Nokia orders to its total revenues drop to 51% in 2009...

Nokia not keeping up with smartphone performance leaps, says Ovum

Mar 10, 12:31

Smartphone manufacturers are embracing more powerful hardware capable of handling advanced graphics and video processing, with the transition from ARM11-based processors to ARM Cortex...

Sales of dual-SIM handsets to double in 2010, sources say

Newswatch - Feb 25, 11:14

Sales of handsets with dual-SIM cards in the global market are expected to double in 2010 after the segment registered a strong growth of 74% in 2009, according to industry sources...

Worldwide handset sales grow 8% in 4Q09; flat in 2009, says Gartner

Feb 25, 10:58

Worldwide handset sales to end users totaled 1.211 billion units in 2009, a 0.9% decline from 2008, according to Gartner. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the market registered a single-digit...

Nokia to skip Symbian v2 to v3 in 3Q10, says Nokia Taiwan executive

Feb 2, 10:08

Nokia plans to speed up the development of the Symbian platform by jumping over version 2 to offer version 3 featuring multi-touch functions in the third quarter of 2010 and then...

Taiwan market: NCC price adjustment proposal may deter carriers from investing, says Nokia Siemens executive

Jan 14, 14:10

The recent proposal by Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) requiring local telecom carriers to lower charges for fixed-line and mobile communication services may hamper...

GaAs foundry AWSC to benefit from Nokia shifting orders to Skyworks

Jan 14, 14:09

Nokia will reportedly switch 30% of its power amplifier (PA) orders from RFMD to Skyworks in 2010 - a move which will benefit Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor...

Merry Electronics looks to strong revenue growth in 2010

Jan 12, 12:03

Taiwan-based acoustic device maker Merry Electronics is expected to see its consolidated revenues increase from NT$6.73 billion (US$211.64 million) in 2009 to NT$8.5-8.8 billion in...

Nokia reportedly to halve accessory suppliers, say sources

Jan 11, 12:29

Nokia reportedly plans to halve the number of its suppliers for handset accessories from over 10 currently to five in order to further strengthen the management efficiency of its...

Samsung and LGE to see higher global handset share in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Jan 6, 14:48

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics (LGE) are expected to see their market share in the global handset market continue to expand in 2010 if they can reach their sales targets for...

Taiwan market: More competition expected in CDMA handset segment in 2010

Dec 24, 15:45

A number of handset vendors plan to strengthen their deployments of CDMA handsets in the Taiwan market in 2010 even though sales of CDMA handsets currently account for only a 15%...

Nokia new focus on touch, full-keyboard and low-cost handsets will benefit Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:28

Nokia's target to significantly increase the proportion of touch and/or QWERTY devices in its smartphone portfolio and further optimize the industry's lowest cost end-to-end business...

Electronic compass/MEMS SoCs to take off in 2010

Dec 3, 14:51

More MEMS makers are expected to provide electronic compass and MEMS sensor combo solutions in 2010, helping to popularize LBS applications in the handset market, according to industry...

Handset panel makers respond to Nokia lawsuit saying price fixing not easy

Dec 3, 10:47

Commenting on Nokia's price-fixing lawsuit against LCD panel makers, sources with Taiwan's panel sector have noted that it is not be easy for suppliers to jointly control prices as...

Taiwan market: Sony Ericsson ranks top handset vendor in sales value in October

Dec 1, 13:11

Sony Ericsson has unseated Nokia to take the top spot in the Taiwan handset market in terms of sales value in October 2009 with a 27% share, according to data compiled by channel...

Foxconn has high hopes of taking up Nokia handset manufacturing plants, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 30, 12:26

Taiwan-based EMS firm Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), owning to its financial strength, has a better chance than rivals Elcoteq and Jabil to take up the handset...

Handset displays shipments up 30% sequentially in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Nov 25, 14:37

After hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2009, handset display shipments for the second quarter of 2009 reached 360 million units, up 30% sequentially and 3% on year, according...

Worldwide smartphone market continues to grow despite economic malaise, says IDC

Nov 9, 15:04

The worldwide smartphone market continued to weather the economic recession and reached a new record for shipments during a single quarter. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total...

Handset market turns corner in 3Q09; more gains expected in 4Q09, says IDC

Nov 3, 10:22

The worldwide handset market saw mild sequential growth in third-quarter 2009, according to IDC. On-year growth remained negative, but improved from the first half of 2009. Handset...

FIH to consolidate handset R&D units within Foxconn Group

Oct 29, 14:38

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) plans to consolidate a total of eight handset R&D units belonging to member companies within the Foxconn Group, including Foxconn Electronics,...

China market: Nokia set to launch first TD-SCDMA handset by year-end

Oct 28, 11:10

Nokia has announced its first TD-SCDMA handset, the 6788, which it expects to launch in the China market by the end of December 2009 in partnership with China Mobile.

Compal factory busy producing Nokia netbooks, new Booklet 3G may be launched in 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 26, 17:09

Nokia is reportedly seeing strong market demand for its Booklet 3G mini-notebook, with Compal Electronics, the manufacturing partner, working overtime to satisfy demand, according...

Taiwan market: Nokia launches touch-enabled N97 mini smartphone

Oct 23, 14:01

Nokia has launched its touch-enabled N97 mini smartphone in the Taiwan market and will release two additional touch-enabled models - the 5230 in fourth-quarter 2009 and the X6 in...

Innolux, TPO announce merger

Oct 6, 16:33

Innolux Display and TPO Displays have announced a merger deal through a share swap to strengthen competitiveness in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market.

Nokia soliciting RFI for ODM production of Maemo-based smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 11:45

Aiming to fend off increasing competition from rival vendors in the smartphone segment, Nokia has reportedly released RFI (request for information) requirements on ODM production...

CPT lands Nokia handset panel orders, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 29, 16:47

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) has landed orders from Nokia for 2-inch entry-level to mid-range handset panels, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Strong orders to keep FIH handset production running during long October holiday, say IC distributors

Sep 28, 12:26

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will continue its production in China during the long National Day holiday in October, and therefore IC distributors have been rushing to fulfill...

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