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Taiwan market: 4G user base tops 2.1 million at end of October, says NCC

Nov 27, 12:33

The total number of 4G mobile communications subscribers in the Taiwan market increased to 2.103 million as of the end of October, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom raises target 4G user base for end of 2014

Nov 26, 15:10

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has upward adjusted its internal target of 4G subscribers for the end of 2014 to 1.3 million, according to industry sources.

TWM expects to reach 1.0 million 4G users at end of 2014, says president

Nov 24, 11:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects to reach one million 4G subscribers at the end of 2014, according to company president James Jeng.

China has 1.277 billion mobile phone users in October, says MIIT

Nov 21, 11:01

There were 1.277 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2014, growing 0.32% on month and 5.01% on year. Of the subscribers, 481.58 million (37.72%) were 3G users and 874.13 million (68.47%) were mobile Internet-access users, according to China's Ministry...

Taiwan market: CHT to expand multimedia on demand services

Nov 21, 10:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is poised to extend its closed IPTV MOD (multimedia on demand) platform to open OTT (over the top) services as soon as the end of 2014, according to the company.

China Mobile expected to reach 70 million TD-LTE users at end of 2014

Nov 20, 21:20

China Mobile had 54.45 million TD-LTE subscribers at the end of October, surpassing its original goal of 50 million subscribers for the end of 2014, and based on the progress, is expected to attain 70 million subscribers at the end of 2014, according to industry sources.

China Mobile aims at 300 million TD-LTE users in 2016, says report

Nov 20, 15:07

China Mobile has more than 50 million TD-LTE mobile subscribers and aims at 300 million in 2016, according to China-based Tencent.

Apogee Optocom to be listed on Taiwan OTC market

Nov 20, 14:49

Active/passive optical filter maker Apogee Optocom will be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) bourse in mid-December 2014, according to the company. Its initial price is estimated at NT$35-40 per share.

Taiwan market: FET aims at 1 million 4G users by year-end

Nov 18, 14:21

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has 700,000 4G subscribers at present and aims at attaining one million subscribers by the end of 2014, according to the company.

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$4.32 per share for January-October

Nov 11, 15:15

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on November 10 reported net profit of NT$2.94 billion (US$96.9 million) for October 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$4.32 for January-October.

CHT reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 21:31

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.033 billion (US$623 million) for October 2014, representing a 0.58% drop on month and 0.87% increase on year.

North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific heading to US$8 billion in-building wireless market in the build up to 5G, says ABI Research

Nov 10, 13:17

According to research by ABI Research, North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific are heading to an estimated US$8 billion in-building wireless market as 5G advancements occur. North America activity will drive the overall market while Europe and Asia-Pacific pick up the pace by 2016. The market for in-building...

China market: China Unicom aims to ship 100 million dual-mode 4G devices in 2015, says report

Nov 6, 10:54

China United Network Communications (China Unicom) aims to sell 100 million FDD-LTE/TD-LTE dual-mode terminal devices in 2015, according to a report.

China market: China Mobile to start TD-LTE MVNO cooperation

Nov 4, 21:56

China Mobile, currently the dominant TD-LTE mobile telecom carrier in the China market, will begin cooperation with TD-LTE mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), in a bid to quickly expand TD-LTE user base, according to industry sources.

TWM aims at 1 million 4G users at end of 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 11:05

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) aims to increase its number of 4G subscribers to one million for a market share of 33-35% in Taiwan at the end of 2014, according to company president James Jeng.

Chunghwa Telecom aims to save 10% of 2014 capex budget

Oct 29, 20:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set aside a capex budget of NT$40.1 billion (US$1.32 billion) for 2014 but has been making efforts to control actual expenditures to 90% of the budget through more cost-effective spending, company chairman Rick Tsai said at an October 29 investors conference.

Taiwan market: FET leads in 4G users as of September, says president

Oct 29, 11:26

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 410,000 4G subscribers as of September, the highest among all 4G telecom carriers in Taiwan with a market share of 35%, according to company president Yvonne Li.

China September mobile phone users grow to 1.273 billion, says MIIT

Oct 28, 12:24

There were 1.273 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of September 2014, growing 0.44% on month and 5.47% on year, with 482.43 million (37.91%) of them being 3G users and 871.27 million (68.46%) being mobile Internet-access users, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

Taiwan market: 4G user base 1.7 million, says NCC

Oct 23, 15:15

The number of 4G subscribers in Taiwan has increased to 1.7 million, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).

Chunghwa Telecom participates in NCP submarine cable construction

Oct 22, 11:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced its participation in a joint-venture constructing and maintaining the New Cross Pacific Cable (NCP), a submarine cable system linking Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan and the US.

China Mobile January-September profit down on year

Oct 21, 13:56

China Mobile has posted consolidated revenues of CNY481.235 billion (US$78.07 billion) for January-September 2014, increasing 3.9% on year, while its net profit of CNY82.602 billion decreased 9.7%.

Taiwan market: 4G users to reach 3 million by year-end 2014, says CHT chairman

Oct 21, 11:59

The number of 4G mobile communication subscribers in Taiwan will continue increasing to three million by the end of 2014, accounting for 13% of Taiwan's population, according to Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) chairman Rick Tsai.

Connected devices driving strong growth in gateway investments by ISPs, says IHS

Oct 17, 15:46

The global market for broadband consumer premises equipment (CPE) will end 2014 with the highest growth in revenues since 2010, increasing by 20% from 2013 to reach nearly US$11 billion, according to IHS.

Huawei Technologies developing 5G technology

Oct 17, 15:17

Huawei Technologies has been developing 5G mobile communication technology with a planned R&D budget of US$600 million until 2018, according to company acting CEO Ken Hu.

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$3.94 per share for January-September

Oct 13, 10:29

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$3.48 billion (US$115 million) for September 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$3.94 for January-September.

Taiwan market: TWM to offer tier pricing for 4G services

Oct 8, 13:54

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will offer tiered usage-based pricing for its 4G services in place of existing unlimited plans, with the new pricing effective from November, according to company president James Jeng.

Foxconn invests in TWM

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 11:53

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced that it has acquired 31.974 million shares of Taiwan Mobile (TWM) for a 0.93% stake at NT$93.2 per share and a total of NT$2.98 billion (US$98.5 million) through a venture capital subsidiary.

Digitimes Research: Telecom reform policies pave way for healthy telecom development in India

Oct 3, 10:33

The government in India, at the end of 2012, implemented the National Telecom Policy, a set of reform policies including nationwide licensing in place of regional licenses, enforcement of regulations on the use and auctioning of frequency bands, mechanisms for mobile telecom carriers to withdraw from...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch NFC mobile payment services

Oct 2, 10:56

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will launch NFC-based mobile payment services through cooperation with MasterCard, four local banks and EastCard on October 16. The service will support the HTC Butterfly 2, HTC One M8 as well as Sony Mobile Communications' Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia Z2 initially,...

Taiwan market: FET leads in 4G user base at end of August

Sep 29, 23:06

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 254,000 4G subscribers at the end of August, the largest number among the three main 4G mobile communication operators in Taiwan, according to statistics from the National Communications Commission (NCC).

China August mobile phone user base grows to 1.267 billion, says MIIT

Sep 29, 12:39

There were 1.267 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of August 2014, growing 0.32% on month and 5.97% on year, with 479.6 million (37.85%) of them being 3G users and 879.48 million (69.42%) using mobile Internet-access, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

Taiwan market: Wider bandwidths expected for 4G in 2015, says FET president

Sep 29, 11:29

Taiwan government is expected to release 2600MHz frequency band units in 2015 with bandwidth of 20-30MHz (for download) to meet fast growing demand for 4G mobile communication services, according to president Yvonne Li for Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET).

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular aims at 200,000-300,000 4G users at end of 2014

Sep 26, 11:54

Taiwan Star Cellular, which started 4G commercial operations on August 25 has more than 60,000 subscribers currently and aims to reach 200,000-300,000 at the end of 2014, according to company president Cliff Lai.

Taiwan market: TWM to obtain 14.9% stake in Ambit

Sep 26, 11:26

Taiwan-based 4G mobile communication licenseeTaiwan Mobile (TWM) has announced it will invest NT$2.98 billion (US$99.3 million) to acquire a 14.9% stake in another 4G licensee Ambit Microsystems, and acquire 4G frequency band 728-733MHz (for upload) and 783-788MHz (for download) from Ambit at NT$3.433...

Taiwan market: NCC offers 5700-6400MHz unlicensed band for 4G Small Cell

Sep 25, 11:08

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has decided to assign 5700-6400MHz as an unlicensed frequency band for 4G mobile communication operators to deploy outdoor Small Cell base stations to enhance backhaul networks.

Digitimes Research: Broadband Internet user bases in ASEAN countries growing fast

Sep 24, 21:40

All of the 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries except Laos and Myanmar have started nationwide fixed-line broadband Internet-access networks and the total number of subscribers increased to 19.9 million at the end of 2013, with a 2003-2013 CAGR ate of 40%, double the global...

Taiwan makes plan for TD-LTE, FDD LTE, says NCC

Sep 17, 12:03

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has made a draft plan to release frequency band units for TD-LTE and FDD LTE mobile communication operation, according to NCC chairman Howard Shyr.

China Mobile chairman calls for cross-strait cooperation in 5G development

Sep 17, 11:15

China Mobile chairman Xi Guo-hua, in an opening speech for the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) annual conference in Taiwan on September 16, expressed the hope that the telecom industries in Taiwan and China can co-develop 5G technology standards based on GTI and other platforms through cooperation with...

China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua

Taiwan assigns too few band units for TDD, says SerComm president

Sep 16, 11:47

The Taiwan government plans to assign 2600MHz frequency band units of 50MHz bandwidth for TDD (time division duplexing), and the bandwidth takes up only 10% of total bandwidth available for beyond 4G (B4G) and 5G development, much less than at least 30% as assigned in many other countries, according...

Huawei, Lenovo looking to enhance presence in high-end smartphone segment

Sep 15, 21:32

The new flagship smartphones recently unveiled by China-based handset vendors Huawei and Lenovo aim to enhance their presence in the high-end smartphone segment, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets iPhone 6 contract-bundled pricing

Sep 15, 11:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced contract-bundled purchase prices for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which are expected to be launched in the Taiwan market in late September, according to the company.

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$3.49 per share for January-August

Sep 11, 15:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$2.88 billion (US$96 million) for August 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$3.49 for January-August.

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 for 39.9% and 4G for 7%, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone vendors turning to retail and online channels for better profits

Sep 2, 14:12

Because telecom carriers in China have sharply reduced subsidies to smartphone purchasing, China-based smartphone vendors, which used to cooperate tightly with telecom carriers and adopted a strategy of flooding the market with multiple smartphone models, are turning to marketing through retail and...

Taiwan market: TWM, FET add 1800MHz to 4G operation

Sep 1, 11:48

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have obtained licenses for operations on 1800MHz frequency band units from the National Communications Commission and started 4G services using the band units.

Asia Pacific Telecom to merge with Ambit Microelectronics

Sep 1, 10:58

Shareholders of Asia Pacific Telecom (APT), the only CDMA 2000 operator and one of the six 4G mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, at a meeting on August 29, approved the merger of the company with Ambit Microelectronics, also a 4G licensee, through a stock swap of 0.4975 APT shares for one Ambit...

Taiwan market: CHT, TWM, FET offer 4G pricing with unlimited use

Aug 29, 15:52

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), viewing that Taiwan Star Cellular has offered unlimited 4G mobile Internet bundled with a 24-month contract at a fixed monthly rate of NT$599 (US$19.97), on August 28 announced unlimited 4G price-plans of their own,...

China Telecom records 1H14 revenues of CNY166.0 billion

Aug 28, 16:04

China Telecom generated consolidated revenues of CNY166.0 billion (US$26.9 billion) for the first half of 2014, including revenues of CNY16.6 billion, and increasing 5.3% on year, according to China-based tech.qq.com.

Taiwan market: FET and TWM add 390,000 4G users in two months

Aug 26, 12:14

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and Taiwan Mobile (TWM), two of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, kicked off commercial operations in early June 2014 and on August 25 announced that the number of subscribers increased to more than 200,000 and 190,000, respec...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular kicks off 4G operation

Aug 25, 21:42

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, on August 25 announced the launch of commercial operations and is offering a fixed monthly charge of NT$599 (US$19.97) bundled with a 24-month contract with unlimited use, with the price available until...

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