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  • Last update: Wednesday 29 January 2014 [53 news items]

Spreadtrum launches single-core smartphone platform for WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and EDGE

Jan 29, 16:20

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced its next-generation single-core smartphone platform for WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and EDGE, which integrates a Cortex-A7 CPU running at speeds up to...

China market: TD-SCDMA smartphones outsell WCDMA, CDMA 2000 EV-DO models

Sep 2, 22:16

In the China market, TD-SCDMA smartphones have surpassed WCDMA and CDMA 2000 EV-DO (evolution-data optimized) models in terms of sales volumes, mainly due to subsidized sales by China...

Spreadtrum announces WCDMA design win

Jul 31, 11:01

Spreadtrum Communications has reached mass production of its first WCDMA baseband chipset, the SC7701B, according to the China-based IC design house.

China market: China Unicom gearing up for sub-CNY800 WCDMA smartphones

Jun 4, 11:40

China United Network Communications (China Unicom), the only WCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, will promote sale of WCDMA smartphone models priced at below CNY800 (US$127) to...

RF transceiver market for mobile devices to reach 1.5 billion by 2015, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Oct 28, 15:36

RF transceivers are critical components of mobile devices including handsets/smartphones and tablet PCs. By 2015, the total RF transceiver market will reach 1.5 billion units while...

Motorola to adopt MediaTek solutions for WCDMA smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 14, 13:58

Motorola Mobility will adopt MediaTek's MT6573 solutions for its WCDMA-enabled smartphones, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited Daiwa Securities analyst Chen Hui-ming...

Baseband processors still essential, says Petrov Group

May 3, 17:02

With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones application processors are in the limelight, but another group of mobile processors, basebands, deserve attention too, according...

Integrated mobile processors to challenge standalone application processors, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Mar 16, 12:19

Recently several handset IC companies have announced integrated mobile processors – products that integrate baseband processor and application processor together with graphics...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

Apple hikes 1Q11 iPhone shipment target to 20-21 million units, say sources

Dec 27, 11:14

Apple has raised the global shipment goal for its iPhones for first-quarter 2011 from 19 million units originally to 20-21 million units, according to sources with Taiwan-based component...

China government sets hard to reach 3G user base target, says report

Dec 24, 13:45

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) aims at 150 million subscribers of 3G communication services in the China market in 2011, a difficult goal viewing that...

China 3G users to top 270 million in 2014, says Digitimes Research

Nov 30, 09:58

The number of 3G users in China should reach 270.9 million in 2014 despite slower-than-expected acceptance of the new telecom service at the start of operations in 2009, according...

China 3G telecom service users

China market: 3G users top 38 million at end of October, says MIIT

Nov 25, 01:05

There were a total of 38.64 million subscribers of 3G mobile communication services in the China market as of the end of October 2010, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

China market: 3G connections to grow at CAGR of 160% from 2010-14, says Ovum

Jun 4, 15:56

According to a new report from consulting firm Ovum, to continue the strong mobile revenue growth seen in China, operators are driving 2G to 3G migrations in saturating urban markets...

AboCom and China white-box makers jointly develop Android WCDMA smartphones, says CNA

Newswatch - May 17, 12:01

Taiwan-based AboCom Systems is working with white-box handset makers in China to manufacture four Android-based WCDMA smartphones in 2010 with shipments scheduled for June, according...

China market: China Mobile sees strong 3G user growth in March

Apr 22, 12:18

China Mobile Communications, one of the three 3G mobile telecom carriers in China, saw the number of its 3G subscribers increase by 3.41 million in March 2010, the highest-ever monthly...

Worldwide WCDMA handset semiconductor revenues to exceed US$30 billion by 2014, says In-Stat

Mar 3, 16:12

WCDMA handset semiconductor revenues will see a CAGR of over 10% between 2009 and 2014, exceeding US$30 billion by 2014. Overall handset semiconductor revenues will see a more moderate...

China-based vendors prefer TD-SCDMA, CDMA to WCDMA due to cost concerns

Jan 6, 14:44

China-based 3G handset vendors have generally offered more TD-SCDMA and CDMA2000 products than WCDMA in the China market, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Acer and Asustek to launch customized 3G handsets for China market in 2010

Dec 11, 12:09

Acer and Asustek Computer both plan to launch customized 3G smartphones in cooperation with China-based 3G carriers, including China Mobile and China Unicom, in 2010, according to...

China wireless infrastructure equipment spending peaks in 2009, says iSuppli

Nov 23, 14:18

Massive spending on 3G networks by China's three mobile carriers will cause spending on wireless infrastructure equipment in the nation to surge by 27.7% to reach US$6.3 billion in...

Telecom carriers still pushing for LTE deployment despite adoption of HSPA+ technology

Nov 3, 15:16

Telecom carriers around the globe have continued to push forward the deployment of LTE networks despite a growing interest among WCDMA players to upgrade their systems to HSPA+ as...

Inventec Appliances lands CDMA and WCDMA handset orders from China-based carriers

Sep 24, 12:09

Inventec Appliances has recently landed orders for its OKWAP-branded CDMA handsets from China Telecom as well as WCDMA handsets from China Unicom, according to the company.

Qualcomm, MediaTek, TSMC to enjoy strong China 3G demand in 2010

Aug 28, 11:48

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries of China's 3G market in 2010. 3G handset sales in China are likely...

MediaTek expected to obtain licenses from Qualcomm, Microsoft in 3Q09

Newswatch - Jul 22, 10:07

MediaTek is expected to sign licensing agreements with Qualcomm and Microsoft for WCDMA applications and smartphones respectively by the end of third-quarter 2009, according to a...

China market: Slow 3G handsets sales push vendors to focus again on 2G models

Jul 21, 13:46

Sales of 3G handsets in the China market have been slower than expected recently, pushing some handset vendors to reinforce sales in the 2G segment in order to maintain their market...

MediaTek expected to post 10-20% sequential revenue growth in 3Q09

Jul 16, 11:51

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues increase 10-20% sequentially in the third quarter compared to earlier market expectations of a 5-10% growth due to strong shipments of DTV,...

MediaTek deal with Qualcomm reportedly to be finalized shortly

Jul 7, 14:55

Recent reports in Taiwan's Chinese-language press have recently claimed that MediaTek is close to signing a WCDMA licensing deal with Qualcomm, but the Taiwan-based IC designer described...

China market: Nokia unveils 11 new handsets for emerging 3G segment

Jun 26, 14:18

Nokia unveiled a total of 11 new handsets in the China market recently. The new lineup includes nine WCDMA-enabled models and one CDMA EVDO-enabled handset, cashing in on the increasing...

MediaTek sales expected to be driven by WCDMA, TD-SCDMA in 2H09

Jun 22, 15:52

MediaTek's 3G chip product lines - TD-SCDMA and WCDMA chips - are expected to start volume shipments by the end of the third quarter and drive company revenues for the second half...

MediaTek gearing up new WCDMA and DSC chips

Jun 17, 14:36

MediaTek is expected to introduce a lineup of new chip solutions for WCDMA handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) soon, with volume production slated for the latter half of 2009,...

Qualcomm and Gionee sign 3G CDMA subscriber unit and module/modem card license agreement

May 26, 10:56

Qualcomm and Gionee Communications Equipment, a China-based provider of mobile phone solutions, have entered into a 3G subscriber unit and module/modem card (including PCB assemblies)...

3G rollouts in China drive big growth in WCDMA and CDMA base station deployments in 1Q09, says Dell'Oro Group

May 22, 16:09

According to Dell'Oro Group, worldwide mobile infrastructure market revenues contracted 9% on year in the first quarter of 2009 despite a record number of 3G base station shipments...

MediaTek May revenues expected to fall 10-15% on month

May 19, 10:44

MediaTek is expected to see its May revenues drop by 10-15% to NT$8.3-8.7 billion from its second-highest monthly level of NT$9.79 billion (US$297.59 million) in April due to concentrated...

D-Link to focus on 3G product development, says CEO

Apr 30, 12:37

Network equipment maker D-Link plans to shift its focus to the development of 3G related devices such as network data cards, and other products supporting EV-DO and WCDMA technologies,...

HTC unveils QWERTY smartphone

Apr 2, 10:58

High Tech Computer (HTC) has debuted its newest QWERTY smartphone, the HTC Snap, at the ongoing CTIA Wireless 2009 trade fair held in Las Vegas. Built using a Qualcomm MSM 7225 528MHz...

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