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Taiwan market: 3G avergae download speed reaches 6.27Mbps, says NCC

Mar 5, 12:04

Taiwan's 3G mobile access to the Internet reaches an average download speed of 6.27Mbps and upload speed of 1.08Mbps, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).

Taiwan IC designers see demand slowing down

Nov 24, 22:06

Demand for PC, 3G phone and consumer electronics ICs has slowed down recently, due to seasonal weakness, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Ergotech showcases 3G smartwatch at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Oct 14, 10:40

Taiwan-based Ergotech Technology is exhibiting a smartwatch featuring 3G voice communication functionality at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition 2014 from October 13-16.

Ergotech 3G-enabled smartwatch

White-box vendors under competitive pressure from brand vendors in tablet with phone function market

Sep 5, 15:29

Some China-based white-box vendors launched tablets with built-in 3G modules to allow voice communications, in China and Southeast Asia in early 2014 and saw good sales performance,...

Digitimes Research: 3G to take up 53.1% of mobile communication users in ASEAN in 2016

Sep 5, 15:24

The total number of mobile communication subscribers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market will reach 744.3 million in 2016, with 3G to account for 53.1%, 2G...

China market: MediaTek to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in 2014

Jun 17, 22:08

MediaTek is expected to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in China in 2014, accounting for a 50% share of the segment and making MediaTek the top 3G solution vendor in the...

MediaTek 3G solution shipments unaffected by cancellation of subsidies

Jun 16, 12:22

MediaTek's shipments of 3G smartphone solutions to China have not been affected by the moves of China-based telecom operators to shift their promotional subsidies from 3G to 4G smartphones,...

Taiwan market: TWM to launch own-brand 3G, 4G smartphones, 4G tablet

May 23, 11:49

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on May 22 unveiled two own-brand 4G smartphones, the Amazing X1 and Amazing X2, an own-brand 3G smartphone, the Amazing A8, and an own-brand 4G-supporting tablet,...

TWM own-brand smartphones

China market: White-box handset makers using inferior parts and components for 3G smartphones

May 14, 16:20

China-based white-box handset vendors, which have been forced to stay in the 3G sector amid rising popularity of 4G LTE smartphones, reportedly are using inferior parts and components...

Panel makers unsure about 3G handset panel orders in 2Q14

Apr 2, 21:58

Panel makers have order visibility for handset panels for 3G handsets through April 2014 but are pessimistic the orders will fade out through the second quarter of the year as demand...

Taiwan market: CHT, TWM, FET shifting 2G users to 3G

Feb 24, 21:37

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have been shifting mobile communication...

Smartphone solution prices to drop in 2Q14

Feb 5, 22:00

Prices of 3G and 4G smartphone solutions are likely to drop significantly in the second quarter of 2014 as chipset vendors are expected to adopt more aggressive pricing strategies...

SerComm expects to ship 3 million PON units in 2014, says president

Jan 24, 11:06

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped nearly two million units of PON (passive optical network) broadband equipment in 2013 and expects to ship three...

Taiwan market: FET tops 3G mobile telecom carriers in mobile Internet-access speed, says NCC

Jan 16, 14:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), among the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, led in mobile Internet-access speed with an average download speed of 4.96Mbps and upload...

China market: MediaTek to lose 4G chip orders to other suppliers in 1Q14

Jan 15, 15:17

While MediaTek is expected to continue dominating China's 3G chipset market in the first quarter of 2014, the Taiwan-based IC design house may lose 4G chip orders to rivals including...

Spreadtrum launches quad-core 3G smartphone chipset portfolio

Dec 17, 10:57

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a portfolio of quad-core smartphone chipsets supporting both WCDMA and TD-SCDMA 3G standards for mid-range and high performance smartphones...

Chunghwa Telecom to procure NT$3.88 billion 3G equipment from NSN

Nov 7, 11:29

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, has announced it will procure 3G equipment worth NT$3.88 billion (US$132 million) from Nokia Solutions and Networks...

Chunghwa Telecom striving to enter Myanmar 3G mobile telecom market

Sep 27, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), HTC, France-based Orange and Japan-based trading company Marubeni have formed a consortium to compete for a 3G mobile communications license to be issued by...

4G networks to handle more data traffic than 3G networks by 2016, says ABI Research

Sep 27, 12:17

Even though 4G's share of cellular subscriptions stood at 2.9% at the end of second-quarter 2013, it is expected to account for slightly more than 20% of the total data consumed on...

Africa 3G subscriptions to reach 210 million by the end of 2015, says ABI Research

Sep 4, 21:54

At the end of second-quarter 2013, the total 3G subscriptions in Africa reached 863 million, up 9.3% on year, which was substantially more robust than other regions around the world...

China Unicom 3G users top 100 million at end of June

Aug 13, 13:56

China Unicom) saw its 3G subscribers exceed 100 million as of the end of June 2013, according to the company's financial report for the first half of 2013.

Chunghwa Telecom, HTC, Orange cooperate to compete for 3G license in Myanmar

Aug 5, 14:59

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and smartphone vendor HTC as well as France-based Orange have cooperated to compete for a 15-year 3G mobile communication...

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

Coolpad becomes top 3G handset vendor in China

Jun 17, 15:25

China-based handset vendor Coolpad has reportedly become the number-one local brand in China's 3G handset market, overtaking Lenovo due to sales of its 4-inch smartphones, according...

China market: Rising popularity of tablets with 3G functionality to benefit MediaTek, Qualcomm

May 9, 10:46

Demand for 7-8-inch white-box tablets with built-in 3G functionality in China has been increasing, a trend which is likely to benefit MediaTek and Qualcomm, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom expands EAP-SIM off-loading of 3G traffic

Apr 23, 13:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 22 expanded off-loading of 3G mobile Internet traffic onto its Wi-Fi hot-spot network using EAP-SIM (extensible authentication protocol-SIM) capabilities...

Taiwan market: January 3G revenues up on year, says NCC

Mar 11, 15:03

There were 5.852 million 2G mobile communication subscribers with total revenues of NT$1.728 billion (US$58.2 million) in Taiwan in January 2013, decreasing on year by 17.1% and 35.6%...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches 3G HD Voice services

Feb 5, 14:54

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on February 4 announced the launch of HD (high-definition) Voice for its 3G subscribers.

Chunghwa Telecom to invest NT$8.9 billion in 3G network in 2013

Jan 21, 22:33

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, has set aside a capital budget of NT$8.9 billion (US$306 million) specifically for expanding and...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom begins EAP-SIM off-loading of 3G traffic onto Wi-Fi

Jan 15, 14:25

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on January 15 started using EAP-SIM (extensible authentication protocol-SIM) technology to automatically off-load 3G mobile Internet traffic onto its Wi-Fi...

Taiwan market: CHT, TWM, FET set contract-bundled prices for 3G iPad mini, iPad 4

Jan 7, 10:27

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have announced their respective prices for...

Taiwan market: Shift from 2G to 3G expected to begin in 2014

Jan 3, 15:51

As the Taiwan government will release frequency bands for 4G mobile Internet-access services by the end of 2013 and licensees will start establishing next-generation networks beginning...

Taiwan market: FET to continue building 3G infrastructure in 2013

Dec 18, 15:39

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will continue building up its 3G network by adding 3G base stations and expanding...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to use EAP-SIM to help off-load 3G traffic onto Wi-Fi

Nov 21, 21:24

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will use its Wi-Fi hot-spot network to off-load 3G mobile Internet traffic using EAP-SIM (extensible...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset solution revenues grow 30% on quarter in 2Q12

Aug 17, 15:19

Combined revenues of handset related solutions generated by Taiwan-based IC design houses grew 30% sequentially to NT$13.7 billion (US$456.36 million) in the second quarter of 2012,...

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    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Intel Atom x3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Voyage

    Amazon Kindle Voyage

    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

  • VIA+Viega+ruggedized+Android+tablet

    VIA Viega ruggedized Android tablet

    VIA Technologies has announced the VIA Viega, a ruggedized 10.1-inch Android tablet. The IP65-rated VIA Viega sports a durable design that protects against spills, rain, and dust...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • 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.

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