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China has 1.24 billion mobile phone users in February, says MIIT

Mar 31, 10:13

There were 1.24 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of February 2014, growing 0.36% sequentially and 9.52% on year, and 429.79 million (34.67%) of them...

FET to procure 4G equipment from Ericsson

Mar 28, 10:37

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six 4G mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, on March 27 signed with Ericsson Taiwan to procure 4G equipment worth NT$9.843 billion...

Taiwan to release 2600MHz band units for LTE, says NCC

Mar 27, 14:04

The Taiwan government plans to release three 2600MHz frequency band units with total bandwidth of 190MHz for FDD (frequency division duplexing) and TDD (time division duplexing) LTE...

Digitimes Research: OTT TV users grow fast in China in 2013

Mar 25, 11:42

There were 428.2 million subscribers of OTT (over the top) TV subscribers in China as of the end of 2013, increasing 144.3 million from 2010 and accounting for 69.3% of all Internet...

China Mobile 2014 capex up 22% on year

Mar 21, 14:13

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has set aside a capex budget of CNY225.2 billion (US$36.6 billion) for 2014, increasing 21.8% mainly because its budget...

Taiwan market: FET to set up 7,000 4G base stations in 2 years, Asia Pacific Telecom to offer VoLTE services

Mar 21, 11:09

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six 4G mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, aims to deploy 3,000 4G base stations in 2014 and 7,000 in two years, according to...

Taiwan market: NCC approves Chunghwa Telecom broadband price cuts

Mar 20, 13:52

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on March 19 approved the reduction in circuit-lease fees for fixed-line ADSL and fiber-optic broadband, by 4.41-4.80% proposed by...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to deal out cash dividend for 2013

Mar 18, 11:57

Asia Pacific Telecom, a CDMA 2000 carrier who has secured a 4G license in Taiwan, will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$0.46 (US$0.015) for 2013, accounting for 82.14% of...

Digitimes Research: Comcast to push into new digital home market

Mar 17, 21:08

In addition to its existing Xfinity Triple-Play services, US-based Comcast has recently announced it will cooperate with US-based NRG Energy to offer electricity services. The move...

China Mobile requires 5-mode support for TD-LTE smartphones

Mar 14, 11:08

China Mobile requires that all TD-LTE smartphones to be certified beginning May 31, 2014 support five mobile communication standards: TD-LTE, FDD LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA and GSM, according...

TWM, FET post January-February net EPS of NT$1.02, NT$0.61

Mar 11, 14:20

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), two of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on March 10 reported net EPS of NT$1.02 (US$0.034) and NT$0.61,...

Chunghwa Telecom reports profits for February

Mar 11, 12:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$3.61 billion (US$119 million) for February 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$0.91 for January-February.

Global LTE subscriptions to exceed 2 billion in 2019, driven by LTE-Advanced, says ABI Research

Mar 5, 16:00

Worldwide LTE-related subscriptions reached 229.7 million in 2013, and will continually grow at a CAGR of 43.6% between 2013-2019, to exceed two billion. By the end of 2013, LTE-TDD...

China January mobile phone user base growing to 1.235 billion, says MIIT

Mar 5, 15:58

There were 1.235 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of January 2014, growing 0.5% on month and 10.08% on year. 419.24 million (33.94%) were...

Taiwan market: Ambit, Taiwan Star Cellular may cooperate with 7-Eleven, FamilyMart

Mar 4, 14:52

Ambit Microsystems and Taiwan Star Cellular, two newcomers set to operate 4G mobile communication services in Taiwan, are likely to cooperate with 7-Eleven and FamilyMart, the top...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches LCD TVs with built-in MOD

Mar 4, 10:37

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 3 announced the launch of 42- and 50-inch smart LCD TVs with built-in MOD (multimedia on demand), CHT's platform for delivering IPTV services, in the...

China Unicom posts 2013 revenues of over CNY295 billion

Mar 3, 10:32

China Unicom, the only WCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, recorded consolidated revenues of CNY295.04 billion (US$47.97 billion) and net profit of CNY10.41 billion for 2013, growing...

Taiwan Star Cellular adds 2 shareholders

Mar 3, 10:30

Taiwan-based memory module maker Power Quotient International (PQI) and real estate developer Cathay Real Estate will invest NT$500 million (US$16.5 million) for a 2.5% stake and...

Worldwide WLAN market continues to show solid growth in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 27, 15:37

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 11.5% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The enterprise...

Taiwan Star Cellular to increase paid-in capital

Feb 27, 14:49

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will issue 1.2 billion new shares to expand paid-in capital by NT$12 billion (US$395...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 500,000 4G users in 2014

Feb 26, 13:56

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will start commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band unit...

Asia NFC Alliance formed at 2014 MWC

Feb 26, 11:28

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the formation of Asia NFC (near field communication) Alliance with Japan-based KDDI, South Korea-based SK Planet and Hong Kong-based...

LTE data plan share of the market grows by 150%, but does not always boost revenues, says ABI Research

Feb 25, 15:39

According to ABI Research, more than 55% of the cheapest country tariff plans are 4G compared to just 22% a year ago. This has been driven by the aggressive deployment of LTE networks...

Taiwan Mobile to deploy 8,000-10,000 4G base stations by end of 2015

Feb 25, 13:59

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will kick off 4G commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band in quarter of...

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...

Chunghwa Telecom to add overseas business offices

Feb 24, 10:08

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will set up business offices in Myanmar and the Philippines in 2014 and plans to expand in India, the UK, and Latin America in 2015-2016, according to CHT's...

FET to procure 2.5 million handsets in 2014

Feb 21, 14:38

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will procure 2.5 million handsets of which most will be smartphones, as well as 360,000...

Digitimes Research: Pay TV subscriber demand sees changes in 3Q13

Feb 21, 12:21

Pay TV subscriptions in the US reached 84.5 million in the third quarter of 2013, with cable TV users making up 47.2%, while 40.3% were direct broadcast satellite users ,and 12.5%...

FET forecasts 2014 net EPS at NT$3.35

Feb 19, 13:02

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expects net EPS of NT$3.35 (US$0.11) for 2014, the company said at a February 18 investors conference.

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to start 4G operations in 4Q14, says CNA

Newswatch - Feb 18, 15:03

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of 2014, the Central...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims to kick off 4G operation in July

Feb 17, 20:31

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), among the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees, aims to start commercial operation in July 2014 and is expected to be the first one to do...

Taiwan Star Cellular plans to start 4G operations in 3Q14

Feb 13, 14:56

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, plans to kick off commercial operations in the third quarter of 2014, according...

Chunghwa Telecom aims at revenue proportion of 51% for non-voice business in 2014

Feb 13, 14:19

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to hike revenues from non-voice operations to account for 51% of consolidated revenues for 2014, according to the company.

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$0.45 per share for January

Feb 10, 22:47

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on February reported net profit of NT$3.46 billion (US$114 million) for January 2014, translating into net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.45.

4G smartphone market to boom in China, says IHS

Feb 10, 14:30

China's domestic market for 4G smartphones is poised for a massive liftoff in 2014, as shipments grow sixteen-fold from 2013 levels, according to IHS.

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