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  • A portal for information about Taiwan's WiMAX industry.

    Last update: Wednesday 23 April 2014 [518 news items]

Taiwan market: Time is not right for merger of WiMAX operators, says FET chairman

Jun 17, 11:36

Taiwan's six WiMAX operators may be willing to merge to expand their geographic coverage, but the market is not yet mature for mergers, according to Far EasTone Telecommunications...

Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX devices in Korea

Jun 7, 16:29

Samsung Electronics released three new mobile WiMAX (WiBro in Korea) devices, the SPH-M8100 WiBro smartphone, SPH-P9000 multimedia convergence device and SPH-H1200 USB Dongle.

Alcatel-Lucent to set up LTE ecosystem with Taiwan makers

Jun 3, 13:45

Alcatel-Lucent, in view of large market potential for LTE, will team up with Taiwan-based makers of networking/communication equipment to set up an LTE ecosystem, according to the...

Alcatel-Lucent, Alain Biston

WiMAX to remain feasible for at least 10 more years, says Acer chairman

Jun 2, 12:30

In response to worries about the outlook of WiMAX, chairman JT Wang for both Acer and the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has stressed that there is still large room for development...

Computex 2010: WiMAX medicare use demonstrated to Taiwan president

Jun 2, 11:11

Chairman JT Wang for both Acer and the Taipei Computer Association, one of the organizers of Computex, and chairwoman Lin Kuo Wen-yen for Tatung InfoComm, one of the six WiMAX operators...

Comsys to launch three versions of US$100 FOB WiMAX phone

Jun 2, 01:00

Though handsets are not the main exhibits at this year's Computex, mobile communications remains in the spotlight with e-book readers, tablets and a wide array of portables grabbing...

Reference design of Comsys entry-level WiMAX phone

Vee Time signs MOU with Intel for WiMAX interoperability testing

Jun 1, 14:34

Vee Time (previously Vee Telecom Multimedia), one of the six WiMAX operators in Taiwan, on May 31 announced it has signed an MOU with Intel to use its network for OIOT (operator interoperability...

Intel still optimistic about WiMAX, says VP

Jun 1, 14:31

Viewing that LTE will not become mature enough for commercial operations until 2015 at the earliest, WiMAX will witness continued good prospects in the global market, according to...

Fitel gets approval for restructuring plan

May 28, 14:48

First International Telecom (Fitel), the only operator of low-power PHS mobile communication services and one of the six WiMAX licensees in Taiwan, on May 27 saw its main shareholders,...

Taiwan WiMAX operator Vee Time to cooperate with Intel for interoperability testing

May 25, 15:21

Vee Time (renamed from Vee Telecom Multimedia), one of the six WiMAX operators in Taiwan, will cooperate with Intel to use its WiMAX network for OIOT (operator interoperability testing)...

Taiwan WiMAX operator Global Mobile to raise additional capital

May 25, 14:21

Global Mobile, one of the six WiMAX operators in Taiwan, will raise additional capital of NT$1.2 billion (US$37.5 million) in the third quarter of 2010 to support continued construction...

Computex 2010: Sequans WiMAX chips adopted by Gemtek, AWB

May 25, 11:20

Sequans Communications, a 4G chipmaker supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to equipment manufacturers and mobile operators worldwide, has announced that Taiwan-based Gemtek Technology and...

Fitel plans to downsize capital by 60%, raise new capital via private placement

May 24, 10:31

First International Telecom (Fitel), the only operator of PHS low-power mobile communication services, and a WiMAX licensee in Taiwan , plans to reduce its current paid-in capital...

CECT-Chinacomm signs for WiMAX cooperation with Taiwan makers

May 20, 11:47

China-based mobile broadband service provider CECT-Chinacomm Communications has signed MOUs with five Taiwan-based network equipment and service companies, including Accton Technology,...

Computex 2010: ECS to showcase notebook products

May 17, 16:02

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) plans to launch several new notebooks and netbooks at at Computex 2010, according to the company.

Taiwan operators testing US$100 WiMAX handset

May 17, 10:42

Taiwan operators have begun testing a WiMAX handset with an expected free on board price of US$100 , according to industry sources. The handset, produced by Israel-based Comsys Mobile,...

4G market to come into focus in 2012, says ABI Research

May 14, 16:05

ABI Research has been tracking cities and population coverage for 4G for the past year. At the end of 2009 there were more than 170 802.16e carriers across 65 countries, covering...

Taiwan may assign 700MHz band for LTE operation

Apr 26, 12:04

Viewing that LTE (Long Term Evolution) is developing toward a global mainstream 4G standard for mobile communications, the Taiwan government is likely to assign the frequency band...

Amigo looking to create a win-win situation with clients

Apr 23, 16:50

In a wireless market filled with numerous products and players, Taiwan-based network device maker Amigo Technology has been able to successfully establish its products and solutions,...

Thomas Chou, Amigo president (left), and Jimmy Lin, Amigo sales manager (right)

Taiwan market: Vee Telecom aims to attract 100,000 WiMAX subscribers in one year

Apr 16, 14:38

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Vee Telecom Multimedia aims to solicit 100,000 subscribers within one year after commencing its commercial WiMAX services on April 15. The company expects...

Vee Telecom launching WiMAX services, Fitel to follow in July

Apr 15, 16:25

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Vee Telecom Multimedia will kick off its commercial WiMAX services in the central Taiwan as well as in Kinmen county, Taiwan's offshore islands, on April...

India market: BSNL to count on WiMAX, expects 60 million subscribers in 2015

Apr 15, 16:23

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), the largest telecom service provider in India, has chosen WiMAX as its mainstream wireless broadband Internet-access technology, and expects the number...

WiMAX Forum launches Open Retail Initiative to allow retail sales of WiMAX CPE

Apr 14, 14:38

At WiMAX Forum Congress Asia 2010 taking place in Taipei from April 13-14, the WiMAX Forum announced the launch of Open Retail Initiative, its ongoing global program to make WiMAX...

Taiwan WiMAX production value to reach NT$15 billion in 2010

Apr 14, 14:09

Taiwan-based makers of WiMAX products will generate a total production value of NT$15 billion (US$471 million) in 2010, hiking by 87.5% from 2009, according to Economic Affairs Minister...

WiMAX operator Tatung InfoComm takes over 197 base stations from parent company

Apr 13, 15:59

Tatung InfoComm, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, has taken over 197 WiMAX base stations in southern and eastern parts of Taiwan at a total book value of NT$1.76 billion (US$55...

ITRI claims success in WiMAX trial on high-speed train

Apr 13, 15:23

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on April 12 announced its successful test of WiMAX-based mobile broadband access to the Internet, including...

Zyxel poised to sell own-brand WiMAX CPE via five base station suppliers

Apr 13, 14:58

Taiwan-based Zyxel Communications has had its own-brand WiMAX CPE including outdoor VoIP routers, voice routers and cards pass interoperability testing with WiMAX base stations offered...

Shipments of 3G/4G mobile broadband devices by Taiwan makers to pick up in 2010, say sources

Apr 1, 16:18

Shipments of 3G/4G mobile broadband devices by Taiwan-based networking/telecom equipment makers are expected to start gaining momentum in 2010, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: FET sets 2010 capex at NT$8.9 billion mainly for 3G, WiMAX infrastructure

Mar 25, 15:58

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has set aside a capex budget of NT$8.9 billion (US$278 million) for 2010 mainly for continued construction of 3G and WiMAX infrastructure, company...

Taiwan market: WiMAX operator Global Mobile to launch VoIP services in 2H10

Mar 18, 12:06

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Global Mobile plans to launch VoIP services starting the second half of 2010 and aims to boost its subscribers to 30,000 by the end of 2010, according...

Taiwan market: WiMAX operator Tatung InfoComm to increase capital to NT$2.5 billion

Mar 16, 15:44

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Tatung InfoComm plans to increase its capital from current NT$1.8 billion (US$56.53 million) to NT$2.5 billion in April, with parent company Tatung Company...

Taiwan looks to set up WiMAX OIOT lab

Mar 16, 14:52

Taiwan's WiMAX operator Tatung InfoComm, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), government-sponsored groups and device makers plan to jointly forward an application to the WiMAX Forum...

Gemtek looks to ship 1.2 million WiMAX CPE products in 2010

Mar 15, 12:10

Network equipment maker Gemtek Technology expects its shipments of WiMAX CPE products to top 1.2 million units in 2010 compared to 600,000 units in 2009, according to company managing...

More network equipment makers to allocate funds for LTE development

Mar 12, 16:05

More Taiwan-based network equipment makers, including Alpha Networks, Arcadyan Technology and Sercomm, are planning to channel more funds to the development LTE technology and related...

Taiwan market: Fitel receives WiMAX operating license from NCC

Newswatch - Mar 11, 12:04

WiMAX licensee First International Telecom (Fitel) has received an operating license from Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC), making it the last of six licensees to...

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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.

  • Intel+rugged+Classmate+PC

    Intel rugged Classmate PC

    Intel has unveiled a durable convertible classmate PC reference design. Supported by local computer manufacturers which are part of the Intel Learning series, this new addition combines...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

  • Intel+Core+i5+CPU

    Intel Core i5 CPU

    Intel has introduced its new Intel Core family of processors for notebooks, desktops and embedded devices. The introduction of new Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 chips coincides with the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Samsung+MID+Mondi

    Samsung MID Mondi

    Samsung Mobile has announced the commercial availability of the Samsung Mondi, a mobile WiMAX-enabled handheld device in the US. The Samsung Mondi can harness upload and download...

    Photo: Company, Aug 4.

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    Computex 2009: Dmedia WiMAX MID draws attention

    The Dmedia WiMAX CPE portfolio was put in the spotlight during Computex 2009, including WiMAX-enabled mobile Internet devices (MIDs) and USB-based dongles to connect the TV. The...

    Photo: Meiling Chen, Jul 8.

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