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  • Last update: Wednesday 17 September 2014 [120 news items]

Taiwan market: Taipei city government to expand Wi-Fi network of free access to Internet

Jan 4, 01:00

The Taipei City Government will enlarge the coverage of Taipei Free, its free 512Kbps wireless Internet-access service via Wi-Fi hot spots at selected public places, through expanding...

MediaTek launches Wi-Fi SoC MT5931

Nov 1, 11:56

MediaTek has launched MT5931, a SoC with integration of 802.11n Wi-Fi MAC, baseband, radio, embedded PU and power management unit. The chip also integrates several external components...

MediaTek-powered handsets

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

Taiwan market: Government mulling Wi-Fi fees

Oct 18, 09:54

Viewing that mobile telecom carriers have been expanding their Wi-Fi network hot spots to offload increasing traffic on their 3G networks, Taiwan's National Communications Commission...

Taiwan market: Aruba expects 50% share for Wi-Fi access point equipment in 2011

Oct 11, 11:05

California-based Aruba Networks has supplied access point equipment for Wi-Fi hot spots to mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan and expects to have 50% of the local market in 2011, according...

Taiwan government to set up nationwide Wi-Fi network of 2,500 hot spots for trial use

Sep 20, 01:30

Taiwan's Executive Yuan, in view of fast growing use of mobile access to the Internet based on smartphones and tablet PCs, has decided to have subordinate units set up a Wi-Fi network...

Chunghwa Telecom offers Wi-Fi roaming services in China through cooperation with China Telecom

Aug 2, 01:45

Chunghwa Telecom on August 1 announced the launch of data roaming services for its mobile Internet-access subscribers traveling in China by use of Wi-Fi hot spots established by China...

Taiwan market: Vibo to offer Wi-Fi services for subscribers

Jul 28, 10:52

Vibo Telecom, a 3G mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, is negotiating use of outdoor Wi-Fi spots on lease to offer Wi-Fi services for its subscribers to use smartphones and tablet PCs...

Asustek may have difficulties achieving 2011 notebook shipment goal

Jul 26, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek has achieved a strong performance in the tablet PC market, but may not be able to achieve its shipment goal of 20 million notebooks and netbooks...

MediaTek launches 4-in-1 chip targeting smartphones, tablets

Jul 22, 01:00

MediaTek has rolled out a new 4-in-1 SoC solution designed for smartphones, tablet PCs and portable electronics devices. Dubbed MT6620, the solution integrates 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth...

Chicony starts development of production base in western China

Jun 29, 01:10

Taiwan-based EMS provider Chicony Electronics on June 28 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its production base in Chongqing City, western China, with production in the first phase...

Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi: Talking Wi-Fi Direct with Broadcom VP Michael Hurlston

May 31, 13:54

Late last year the Wi-Fi Alliance introduced the Wi-Fi Direct peer-to-peer specification that allows Wi-Fi devices to talk to each other without the need for wireless access points...

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Bu

Makers to launch new DSCs with Wi-Fi capability in 2H11

May 26, 01:55

DSC makers, including Ability Enterprise and Altek, are expected to launch DSC models with integrated Wi-Fi capability in the second half of 2011. Some new models will also support...

FET to help China Mobile set up wireless network for public services in Chengdu

Apr 8, 16:39

Taiwan carrier Far Eastone Telecommunications (FET) will help China Mobile establish a TD-SCDMA+Wi-Fi wireless network in Chengdu, western China, to provide public services for tourism,...

Taiwan market: Epson launches 5 Wi-Fi projectors

Apr 6, 11:26

Seiko Epson has launched five Wi-Fi-connected projectors for business and interactive teaching use in the Taiwan market. It aims to ship 3,200 units worldwide for a 35% share of the...

New Galaxy Tab may help Samsung lead non-iPad segment

Mar 24, 01:30

Samsung Electronics, on March 23, announced two new sizes for its Galaxy Tab tablet PCs – an 8.9-inch model and a 10.1-inch model – and since Samsung has strong advantages...

Commentary: MediaTek takes up Ralink to strengthen Wi-Fi solution capability

Mar 17, 14:13

It had been widely known that Ralink Technology was thinking to sell off its company before March 17's announcement of a MediaTek-Ralink merger. But it still comes as a surprise to...

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...

China market: China Telecom to add 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots in 2011

Mar 2, 11:35

China Telecom, the only CDMA 2000 mobile telecom carrier in China, will expand its Wi-Fi network around China by adding at least one million hotspots and plans to invest CNY100 billion...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

China market: China Mobile to expand Wi-Fi network to 1 million hot spots in three years, says report

Feb 17, 12:04

China Mobile, in order to ease data traffic, will expand its network of Wi-Fi hot spots to one million around China in three years and calls for makers to offer terminal devices with...

Taiwan market: Wi-Fi only iPad sees strong sales because of year-end banquet season

Jan 20, 01:45

Apple's Wi-Fi only iPad has recently been seeing strong sales in Taiwan mainly thanks to Taiwan's year-end banquet culture, which see companies purchasing gifts to be won by employees...

Apple iPad

Taiwan market: CHT, FET hope Wi-Fi can offload 10% of mobile Internet traffic 2011

Jan 7, 10:26

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expect the rapid increase in smartphones and tablet PCs to put more burden on their mobile Internet-access capacities...

CES 2011: Lenovo showcasing new all-in-one PCs

Jan 6, 02:05

Lenovo will showcase four new IdeaCentre all-in-one PCs, targeting the home-use market, at CES 2011.

CES 2011: Ralink to demonstrate next-generation wireless solutions

Jan 5, 14:58

Ralink Technology will demonstrate its latest wireless technologies, connectivity devices and applications at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Taiwan market: 7-Eleven launches own-brand Wi-Fi services

Jan 5, 14:05

President Chain Store, the Taiwan operator of the 7-Eleven retail chain, has launched Wi-Fi services under its own brand 7WiFi around Taiwan, according to the company.

Apple prepares three versions of iPad 2 for 2011, says sources

Dec 28, 14:08

Apple is expected to release three versions of iPad 2, supporting either or a combination of Wi-Fi, UMTS and CDMA, for 2011 with mass production to start as early as the later half...

Taiwan market: FET to reach 25,000 Wi-Fi hot spots in 2011

Dec 10, 10:46

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to complete a Wi-Fi network of 25,000 hot spots around Taiwan in 2011 mainly for promoting 3G business, according...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to set up Wi-Fi hot spots at 7-Eleven stores

Dec 8, 16:19

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on December 7 announced it will set up Wi-Fi hot spots at each of about 4,700 7-Eleven convenience stores run by President Chain Store around Taiwan.

Ralink launches mobile Wi-Fi devices for handsets and portable consumer electronics products

Dec 1, 12:05

Ralink Technology has announced its entry into the mobile Wi-Fi market with the introduction of the RT8180 for cellular phones and the RT3180 and RT3680 for portable consumer electronics...

Built-in car Wi-Fi shipments to rise to 7.2 million units in 2017, says iSuppli

Nov 23, 14:02

Global shipments of built-in car Wi-Fi systems are set to soar by more than forty-fold by 2017, as automakers increasingly view wireless connectivity as a key competitive differentiator,...

Realtek reportedly ramping up orders at TSMC, UMC

Nov 22, 15:23

IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has recently raised wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), due to...

Internet-connected TV market to reach 40 million units, says WitsView

Oct 13, 16:06

Shipments of Internet-connected TVs are expected to reach 40 million units in 2010, accounting for 20% of the global LCD TV market, according to WitsView.

Onkyo launches tablet PCs made by Inventec in Japan

Sep 30, 01:10

Japan-based speaker maker Onkyo has recently launched three Windows 7-based tablet PCs, the 10.1-inch TW317A5 and TW217A5, and 11.6-inch TW117A4.

Taiwan market: CHT, FET to add Wi-Fi access points to reduce 3G/3.5G traffic

Sep 23, 11:26

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will add Wi-Fi access points to lighten the traffic through their 3G/3.5G broadband mobile Internet-access...

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • Apple+iPad+Air+tablet

    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Apple+iPad+Mini+

    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Paperwhite+e%2Dbook+reader

    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • HTC+Titan+II

    HTC Titan II

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Titan II, the company's first Windows Phone to run on a 4G LTE network, which is being showcased at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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