TWM aims at 3 million 4G users in 2015
Jan 30, 14:45
Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has 1.1 million 4G subscribers currently and aims to increase the number to three million at the end of 2015, company president James Jeng said at a January 29 investors conference.
Taiwan 4Q14 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.437Tbps, says TWNIC
Jan 26, 11:04
Taiwan's direct Internet connections with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 1.437Tbps as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 1.05% on quarter and 18.40% on year, according to the latest quarterly survey conducted by the government-sponsored Taiwan...
China December mobile phone user base grows to 1.286 billion, says MIIT
Jan 23, 11:28
There were 1.286 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2014, growing 0.40% on month and 4.64% on year. 485.26 million (37.73%) were 3G users and 875.22 million (68.05%) were mobile Internet-access users, according to statistics published by China's...
Taiwan market: CHT 2014 EPS NT$4.98
Jan 12, 14:35
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$2.34 billion (US$73.7 million) for December 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$4.98 for 2014.
Foxconn said to partner with Ericsson for 5G R&D
Newswatch - Dec 30, 22:30
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is preparing to invest NT$4 billion (US$126.16 million) and a team of 200 technicians for 5G communication technology development and is considering forming cooperation with the largest telecom carrier in Europe Ericsson, looking to join the...
Taiwan market: Fitel looking for bankruptcy trustee
Dec 30, 11:09
First International Telecom (Fitel), the only PHS mobile communication operator in Taiwan, has asked the government to help arrange for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to become its bankruptcy trustee, according to company chairman Chang Min-yu.
China telecom carriers set aggressive 4G smartphone sales goals, says report
Dec 29, 14:19
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 billion) and CNY6 billion respectively to subsidize contract-bundled purchases of 4G smartphones in 2015, according to...
Taiwan market: NCC to probe 4G cooperation row
Dec 26, 11:27
Asia Pacific Telecom (APT), which started 4G commercial operations in Taiwan on December 24, has seen its competitors file a complaint with the country's regulators about its use of another telecom carrier's network.
China November mobile phone user base grows to 1.281 billion, says MIIT
Dec 23, 21:25
There were 1.281 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2014, a total that has grown by 0.34% on month and by 4.72% on year, with 481.03 million (37.55%) of them being 3G users and 869.73 million (67.89%) were mobile Internet-access users, according...
Digitimes Research: Verizon to ship three million own-brand tablets in 2015
Dec 17, 15:47
Several mobile communication industry-related players have achieved strong tablet sales for 2014 and in addition to brand vendors such as Lenovo and Huawei, several telecom carriers are also achieving good results selling own-brand 4G tablets that bundle with their telecom services, according to Digitimes...
Will Xiaomi get caught in the antitrust crossfire between China and Qualcomm?
Dec 5, 17:40
China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is investigating Qualcomm's alleged monopolization of patents concerning smartphones through alleged unreasonable licensing terms dictated to China-based smartphone vendors and, according to China-based media reports, the investigation is focusing...
Taiwan market: Google launches Chromecast
Dec 5, 15:20
Google on December 4 launched Chromecast in the Taiwan market through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and KKBOX at a retail price of NT$1,390 (US$44.80), according to Google.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...