Taiwan government yet to decide on inclusion of WiMAX bands in new mobile Internet licenses
Published 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 in an open bid at the end of 2013 as proposed by the National Communications Commission, it has not yet decided on whether to include 2.6GHz frequency bands currently used in WiMAX operation into the release, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
Japan market: WiMAX operator UQ covers a population of 10 million, says company CTO
Published 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...
Taiwan market: Vee TIME to procure 2,000 WiMAX base stations
Published 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...
Taiwan market: Four operators to begin selling HTC WiMAX smartphones
Published 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...
Taiwan market: WiMAX operator Global Mobile obtains NT$640 million loan
Published 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)...
Taiwan market: Global Mobile to launch HTC WiMAX smartphone
Published 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,...
Taiwan market: Vee TIME to acquire WiMAX competitor Tatung InfoComm
Published 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
Published 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...
Taiwan market: Global Mobile unveils dual-mode smartphone
Published 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...
Global demand for WiMAX chips to drop in 2012, says Sequans
Published 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...
Vee TIME obtains 72.43% stake in Vmax
Published 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...
Gemtek to ship over 300,000 LTE devices in 2012
Published 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...
Taiwan government continues support of WiMAX
Published 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...
Taiwan market: Tatung InfoComm under pressure to expand WiMAX network
Published 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...
Taiwan WiMAX device shipments to decrease in 2012
Published Jan 12, 12:12
Taiwan-based makers of WiMAX terminal devices, including Quanta Computer, Accton Wireless Broadband, Unizyx Holding and Prime Electronics & Satellitics,...