ASUS, AT&T and Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the ASUS PadFone X mini, a 4.5-inch 4G LTE smartphone powered by the Intel Atom processor and Intel XMM 7160 LTE modem. The PadFone X mini transforms into a 7-inch 4G LTE tablet-like experience when docked into its companion docking station. It will be available in AT&T retail stores on Oct. 24 and in national retailers by November.
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China Mobile might be able to help convince Apple to put Band 41 support in the new iPhone,...
Despite Apple and China Mobile, the largest carrier in China and the world, celebrating the long-awaited official launch of the iPhone late last year, iOS saw share corrosion in China. Apple’s saw its iOS smartphone sales share in China drop annually to 14.7 percent from 23.8 percent, a decline of 9.1 percent, according to Kantar.
China Mobile saw profits drop for a third straight quarter on the impact of iPhone subsidies and cthe continued expansion of its TD-LTE network. The world's largest carrier saw first quarter net income fall to approximately $4 billion, on $25 billion in total revenue.
China Mobile and Alcatel-Lucent are demonstrating their progress in the development of network functions virtualization (NFV) for mobile operators. Using Alcatel-Lucent’s virtualized LTE radio access network (RAN) Baseband Unit (BBU) and its virtualized evolved packet core (vEPC) in a multi-vendor environment, the companies are showing how an open mobile cloud network can enhance agility, efficiency and scale.
Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) announced the completion of a VoLTE test on China Mobile’s TD-LTE network. NSN performed a live VoLTE call and ran through multiple test cases on a pre-commercial network in Fuzhou. NSN deployed its enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (eSRVCC) solution during the testing process.
As expected, Apple broke records during its holiday quarter, selling 51 million iPhones and posting $57.6 billion in quarterly revenue. On those sales figures, Apple saw $13.1 billion in net profit, matching what it posted in the year-ago quarter despite gross margins shrinking annually to 37.9 percent from 38.6 percent.
When the company Monday announces its fiscal first quarter numbers, analyst estimates put it safely ahead of the same quarter last year in at least a few categories. iPhone estimates range around 54 million for the quarter, trouncing the record 47.8 million the company sold in the first quarter of 2013.
In the final quarter before Microsoft is due to take ownership of its device business, Nokia saw the unit’s sales drop 29 percent annually while profits continued to sink into the red. Microsoft is buying Nokia’s handset business for approximately $7.4 billion. The transaction is expected to close near the end of the first quarter.
Cook told an audience including the Wall Street Journal that Apple already sold a record number of iPhones in China during the company’s still-unreported fiscal first quarter. With reports surfacing that Apple supplier Foxconn shipped 1.4 million iPhone 5Ss last week ahead of the China Mobile launch Friday, Apple could keep seeing huge smartphone sales emerging from China.
Sales of Apple Inc.'s iPhone are growing in China but their share of the smartphone market has shrunk. Apple faces intense competition from Samsung and Chinese brands. The following list shows how Apple's market share has declined over the past year while those of most of its biggest rivals have grown.
The iPhone is officially heading to the world’s largest wireless operator. Apple yesterday announced a multi-year deal with China Mobile that will put the iPhone 5s and 5c in China Mobile’s retail stores as well as Apple retail stores across China starting Jan. 17 of next year. Pre-orders for the devices will begin Dec. 25 on China Mobile’s website.
Tangoe, Inc., a global provider of Connection Lifecycle Management (CLM) software and related services, announced the launch of Matrix, an integrated solution suite comprised of software and services to address the entire lifecycle of an enterprise’s mobile, fixed, machine, cloud, IT and social communications.
StickNFind, makers of the StickNFind stickers and beacons, announced the launch of its StickNFind Enterprise Beacon, a Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon solution for the needs of in-store marketers and/or outdoor placements, where battery life and accurate temperature sensing reporting are key for enterprise applications.
BEIJING (AP) — China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by subscribers, said its latest quarterly profit tumbled 8.7 percent due to tougher competition. Profit in the three months ended Sept. 30 was 28.4 billion yuan ($4.5 billion), down from 31.1 billion yuan a year earlier, the state-owned carrier said.
China Mobile has chosen Alcatel-Lucent's lightRadio 4G TD-LTE overlay for the nationwide rollout of what will be the world's largest 4G network. China Mobile has been actively carrying out large-scale TD-LTE live network trials in China for more than three years and is now scaling the deployments.
Apple’s new iPhone is showing support for TD-LTE bands 38, 39 and 40, the bands China Mobile is using for its LTE network. Supporting those particular bands is further evidence suggesting that an iPhone partnership could finally be coming for Apple and China Mobile, the world’s largest carrier.
Huawei and ZTE have snagged 50 percent of the $3.2 billion worth of the contracts to build out China Mobile's TD-LTE network. Nokia Siemens and Ericsson each landed 11 percent shares of the project, while Alcatel-Lucent secured a 13 percent share of the business...
State-owned China Mobile's first half-profit rose just 1.5 percent as the world's biggest phone company by subscribers grappled with rising competition. The weak earnings growth underscores the Beijing-based company's intensifying battle to maintain dominance...
China Mobile’s 740 million subscribers make it the biggest carrier in the world and an obvious target for Apple to extend its brand in China. China Telecom and China Unicom, the second and third biggest carriers in China, both carry the iPhone and have seen boosts in data consumption because of it.
With China Mobile sent back to the bench, does that mean TD-LTE is out of the running? Not by a long shot.
Clearwire says its TD-LTE plans remain unchanged despite a major setback at key technology partner China Mobile, whose mobile broadband plans could be delayed by the Chinese government's plan to hold off on granting licenses for the service.
Clearwire and China Mobile want to use their respective unpaired spectrum holdings in the 2.5 GHz band for TD-LTE, but there's a catch...
Clearwire has teamed up with the world's largest wireless operator, China Mobile, to spur the development of TD-LTE devices.
China Mobile Ltd. said Thursday its first-half profit rose 6.3 percent as sales were boosted by greater usage of mobile Internet devices.
A former deputy chairman of state-owned China Mobile Ltd. was convicted Friday of taking bribes and sentenced to prison.
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