Monday 12 February 2018
NB-IoT chip module shipments to China may hit 100 million units in 2018
Shipments of NB-IoT (narrow band IoT) chip modules to the China market may grow exponentially from five million pieces in 2017 to 100 million pieces in 2018 as demand for such chips...
Monday 27 November 2017
Commentary: China actively nurturing unicorns in Southeast Asia
Statistics from US-based research body CB Insights show that non-US unicorn startups commanded a 50% share of total global unicorns as of the end of August 2017, sharply up from only...
Monday 24 July 2017
On-Bright 2Q17 profits set to surge, says report
Taiwan-based On-Bright Electronics is expected to see its profits jump over 150% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS set to exceed NT$4 (US$0.13), driven by particularly...
Monday 10 July 2017
Top China telecom players stepping up NB-IoT deployments
To cash in on the upcoming rapid development of global Internet of Things (IoT) applications, China's three telecom heavyweights are aggressively moving to promote IoT platforms and...
Friday 17 March 2017
China Unicom 2016 net profit slump 94.1%
China Unicom on March 15 released its financial report for 2016, posting consolidated revenues of CNY240.98 billion (US$36.29 billion), growing 2.4% on year, EBITDA (earnings before...
Thursday 24 March 2016
China Unicom, Huawei, LeTV, Mango TV to form alliance for Ultra HD products
China Unicom has cooperated with several China-based IT players including Huawei, LeTV and Mango TV, a multimedia content subsidiary of Hunan Broadcasting System, to establish an...
Thursday 17 March 2016
China Unicom brings in 2015 revenues of over CNY277 billion
Telecom carrier China Unicom has released its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of CNY277.049 billion (US$44.09 billion), down 2.7% on year, net profit of CNY10.562...
Thursday 3 March 2016
China Unicom procures 469,000 4G base stations, say reports
Telecom carrier China United Network Communications (China Unicom) has procured equipment for setting up 469,000 4G base stations, with Huawei Technologies and ZTE together winning...
Friday 25 September 2015
China Unicom focuses on 4G mobile network deployment, says report
China Unicom will temporarily stop expansion of 3G networks and concentrate investment on expanding 4G ones, according to China-based
Friday 21 August 2015
China Unicom, China Telecom setting up FDD LTE networks, say reports
China Unicom and China Telecom have been actively establishing FDD LTE networks in China since they obtained FDD LTE licenses in late February 2015, and aim to complete installing...
Monday 25 May 2015
China market: Price competition for 4G smartphones heating up
China Unicom and handset vendor Xiaolijiao have jointly launched an ultra-low priced 4G smartphone, the Honglajiao, in China, which is likely to trigger a new round of price-cut competition...
Monday 18 May 2015
China telecom carriers to invest CNY1.1 trillion in 2015-2017, says MIIT
China Mobile, China United Network Communications and China Telecom will invest CNY1.1 trillion (US$177 billion) to expand fixed-line and mobile telecom infrastructure in China during...
Monday 2 March 2015
China releases FDD-LTE licenses to China Telecom, China Unicom
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on February 27 announced the release of FDD-LTE licenses to China Telecom and China Unicom.
Monday 29 December 2014
China telecom carriers set aggressive 4G smartphone sales goals, says report
China Telecom and China United Network Communications (China Unicom) have been setting up LTE FDD/TD-LTE 4G networks in China, and have set aside budgets of CNY16 billion (US$2.58...
Friday 5 December 2014
China Unicom to procure 50,000 4G base station equipment
China Unicom has held an open bid to procure equipment for deploying nearly 50,000 4G base stations in 143 cities around China. Competitors include Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks,...