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    Last update: Thursday 18 December 2014 [519 news items]

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.

Vee TIME to spin off WiMAX business

Apr 23, 13:59

Vee TIME will spin off its WiMAX business operations as a subsidiary, tentatively named Super Corporation, which will issue 100 million new shares to Vee TIME, according to the com...

Vee TIME to merge 2 WiMAX subsidiaries

Apr 10, 13:30

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in central and southern Taiwan, on April 9 announced the merger of its two subsidiary WiMAX operators, Tatung InfoComm in central and southern Taiwan and...

Taiwan 2600MHz frequency release plan objected by WiMAX operators

Apr 1, 15:11

The Taiwan government plans to release two 2600MHz frequency band units with total bandwidth of 140MHz for FDD LTE and a 2600MHz band unit with bandwidth of 40MHz for TDD LTE, but...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME, Vmax enlarging WiMAX coverage

Nov 25, 21:24

Vee TIME and Vmax Telecom, two WiMAX mobile Internet-access operators in southern and northern Taiwan, respectively, are expanding their WiMAX networks to a target covering 70% of...

Digitimes Research: WiMAX 2.1 facilitates development of WiMAX toward TD-LTE

Sep 10, 12:12

The WiMAX Forum at the end of 2012 approved WiMAX 2.1 which features harmonization with LTE-Advanced and thereby is compatible with TD-LTE. This will bring opportunities for existing...

Taiwan government may allow WiMAX operators to upgrade technology

May 28, 13:55

The Taiwan government is inclined towards allowing WiMAX operators to upgrade technology, for example to LTE, with certain conditions, according to minister without portfolio Simon...

Vee TIME interested in 1800MHz 4G license

May 27, 11:00

The Taiwan government plans to offer 700MHz, 900MHz and 1800MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communication licenses, and Vee TIME, currently a WiMAX operator in Taiwan, plans to...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME plans to compete for 700MHz 4G license

Feb 26, 10:35

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, is likely to compete for a 700MHz 4G license through open bidding to be held by the National Communications Commission (NCC) by the...

NCC gives green light to Vee TIME investment in 2 WiMAX operators

Dec 6, 20:24

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the investment proposed by Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in the southern region of Taiwan, for a 72.43% stake of Vmax Telecom...

Taiwan government yet to decide on inclusion of WiMAX bands in new mobile Internet licenses

Sep 17, 15:10

As the Taiwan government is expected to approve release of two total bandwidth allocations of 135MHz (one for upload, one for download) for operating mobile access to the Internet...

Japan market: WiMAX operator UQ covers a population of 10 million, says company CTO

Jul 11, 12:14

UQ Communications, a WiMAX operator in Japan, has expanded its network to more than 20,000 base stations to cover a population of 10 million, according to company CTO Fumio Watanabe...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME to procure 2,000 WiMAX base stations

Jun 6, 14:41

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in the southern half of Taiwan, will procure 2,000 base stations to expand its WiMAX network, as well as the networks of Tatung InfoComm and Vmax Telecom,...

Taiwan market: Four operators to begin selling HTC WiMAX smartphones

May 24, 11:02

Taiwan-based WiMAX operators Vee TIME, Global Mobile, Vmax Telecom and Tatung InfoComm will begin contract-bundled sale of the WiMAX/WCDMA dual-mode HTC EVO Design smartphone in the...

Taiwan market: WiMAX operator Global Mobile obtains NT$640 million loan

May 22, 11:25

Global Mobile, a WiMAX operator in northern Taiwan, on May 21 announced that it has obtained a 5-year syndicated loan of NT$640 million (US$21.7 million) from seven local banks, with...

Taiwan market: Global Mobile to launch HTC WiMAX smartphone

May 15, 16:40

Global Mobile, a WiMAX operator in the northern Taiwan region, has revealed it will launch the HTC EVO Shift, a WiMAX smartphone customized for the carrier, in late May.

Taiwan market: Vee TIME to acquire WiMAX competitor Tatung InfoComm

Mar 26, 16:20

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, has revealed that it will fully acquire competitor Tatung InfoComm for NT$150 million (US$5.08 million).

HTC likely to lose top rank in US 4G market

Mar 15, 01:25

Competition for the 4G smartphone market in the US is expected to heat up soon as AT&T, Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless all have adopted new strategies for the purchase of...

Taiwan market: Global Mobile unveils dual-mode smartphone

Feb 23, 11:52

Global Mobile, a WiMAX operator in Taiwan, has launched 7G Miracle, a 3G/WiMAX dual-mode smartphone, in the Taiwan market for contract sale through carrier Vibo Telecom.

Global demand for WiMAX chips to drop in 2012, says Sequans

Feb 15, 15:59

Because many operators of WiMAX networks have shifted to LTE, global demand for WiMAX chips in 2012 is expected to decrease from 2011, according to France-based Sequans Communicati...

Vee TIME obtains 72.43% stake in Vmax

Feb 3, 10:49

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in the southern half of Taiwan, on February 2 announced the acquisition of a 72.43% stake in Vmax Telecom, a WiMAX operator in the northern half of Taiwan,...

Gemtek to ship over 300,000 LTE devices in 2012

Feb 2, 01:35

Network equipment maker Gemtek Technology expects its shipments of LTE devices to top over 300,000 units in 2012. The company will also begin volume shipments of set-top boxes (STBs)...

Taiwan government continues support of WiMAX

Jan 30, 12:16

The Taiwan government will step up the development of WiMAX applications and help local operators expand coverage of their networks, according to Industrial Development Bureau (IDB)...

Taiwan market: Tatung InfoComm under pressure to expand WiMAX network

Jan 13, 10:57

Tatung InfoComm, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, has set up fewer than 600 base stations and therefore is under the pressure of expanding its network to meet the required minimum...

Taiwan WiMAX device shipments to decrease in 2012

Jan 12, 12:12

Taiwan-based makers of WiMAX terminal devices, including Quanta Computer, Accton Wireless Broadband, Unizyx Holding and Prime Electronics & Satellitics, are expected to see their...

Taiwan market: WiMAX services subscribers exceed 130,000

Jan 10, 00:40

The number of WiMAX services subscribers in Taiwan reached 131,000 at the end of November 2011, an increase of 84.5% from the number recorded at the end of June 2011, according to...

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...

Taiwan to include LTE-Advanced in communication program

Dec 27, 11:04

Taiwan's National Science Council has decided to add LTE-Advanced to its Networked Communication Program (NCP) which originally focused on development of WiMAX only.

Taiwan market: Global Mobile launches own-brand dual-mode smartphone

Dec 16, 11:03

Global Mobile, one of the six WiMAX operators in Taiwan, on December 15 launched 7G Miracle, an own-brand 3G/WiMAX dual-mode smartphone, for sale in the Taiwan market at a contract-free...

Global Mobile's own-brand dual-mode smartphone 7G Miracle

Gemtek aims at NT$30 billion in 2012 revenues, says chairman

Dec 12, 11:10

Gemtek Technology, which makes wireless broadband networking/communication devices, aims to reach consolidated revenues of NT$30 billion (US$1 billion) in 2012, growing 7.1% from...

Taiwan market: Global Mobile unveils WiMAX/WCDMA dual-mode smartphone

Oct 26, 10:08

Global Mobile, a WiMAX operator in the northern half of Taiwan, has unveiled its first WiMAX/WCDMA dual-mode smartphone for launch in December 2011.

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

Taiwan market: Global Mobile expects to reach break-even in 2H12

Oct 3, 10:35

Global Mobile, a WiMAX operator in the northern half of Taiwan, expects the number of subscribers and monthly ARPU (average revenues per user) to increase to 250,000 and NT$600 (US$19.80)...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME proposes buyout of fellow WiMAX operator Vmax

Sep 26, 10:23

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, has proposed a 100% buy-out of Vmax Telecom, a fellow company operating in northern Taiwan, at NT$1.45 billion (US$49.2 million), with...

Taipei to have WiMAX buses

Sep 14, 11:07

Global Mobile is installing WiMAX equipment on public buses in the Taipei area to allow passengers to have free mobile Internet-access, according to the company.

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    Sequans SQN1280 all-in-one WiMAX SiP

    Sequans has unveiled its latest Mobile WiMAX solution, the SQN1280, an all-in-one WiMAX system-in-package (SiP) for makers of handsets, tablets, USB sticks, portable hotspots, M2M...

    Photo: Company, Oct 25.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 4.

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