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Chinese Carriers Lowering Prices to Hasten LTE Adoption

May 15, 2015 9:44 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a release from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom have pledged to increase...

Cook: If Apple Can Make High-Quality Lower-Cost iPhone, We Will

February 11, 2015 10:45 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t ready to completely write off the possibility of a lower-cost iPhone....

FirstNews Briefs: China Mobile, China Telelcom, China Unicom, Alcatel-Lucent

October 29, 2014 9:55 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile –...

FirstNews Briefs: China Unicom, Sprint, Consumer Cellular, Ruckus Wireless

June 18, 2014 11:03 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

China Unicom Hong Kong today announced the...

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First News Briefs: Broadcom, K-Touch, Anritsu, InterDigital, Soitec, SunEdison

November 27, 2013 10:14 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Broadcom Corporation today announced that the Chinese cellphone manufacturer K-Touch has chosen its quad-core turnkey platform for its new W98 and W96 Android-based smartphones. Broadcom's integrated smartphone platform allows K-Touch to provide customers with smartphones that can operate on China Unicom's HSPA+ network.

China's Mobile Subs Reach 842M

January 20, 2011 6:52 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

China's wireless subscriber base swelled to 841.94 million in December, the country's top three operators reported.

Moto Launches New Ming Phones for China

August 30, 2010 7:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Motorola Monday launched three new Ming series Android smartphones for China Telcom, China Unicom and China Mobile.


Ericsson Lands China Contracts Worth $1.8B

March 30, 2010 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson has landed two contracts worth $1.8 billion with Chinese operators China Mobile and China Unicom.

China Unicom Says Wi-Fi Coming for iPhone

March 8, 2010 6:58 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

China Unicom CEO Chang Xiaobing today told reporters at the National People's Congress that his company is working with Apple to bring a Wi-Fi enabled iPhone to China.

Google Postpones Chinese Android Phones

January 19, 2010 7:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to several online reports, Google is holding the release of two Android phones slated for Chinese carrier China Unicom.

iPhone Sales Still Slow in China

December 11, 2009 6:45 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sales of the iPhone in China appear to have picked up but still remain well behind other markets, according to data released by China Unicom.

Report: China Unicom Plans 3G Push

November 3, 2009 6:45 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

China Unicom plans to rapidly expand its 3G presence, according to comments made by company Chairman Chang Xiaobing.


China to Get iPhone

August 28, 2009 8:35 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

It’s official. After months of speculation, China Unicom said it has reached a multi-year deal with Apple to sell the iPhone in China.

China Unicom, Apple Close to Deal

August 27, 2009 8:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple has reportedly agreed to a deal with China Unicom that will bring the iPhone to China in October.

iBasis Files Federal Suit, Escalates KPN Fight

August 19, 2009 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In yet another move to stop Royal KPN’s unsolicited buyout offer, wholesale VoIP provider iBasis has brought a second suit against the Dutch telecommunications company.

Skydeck Offers Online Call Management

January 20, 2009 7:53 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Skydeck released a new version of its service with the tag “your cell phone, online,” and it’s already getting some positive feedback.

Macworld, CES on Tap

January 5, 2009 8:01 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

A variety of new software for the Apple iPhone will debut this week at the Macworld conference in San Francisco


ABI Says ‘Netbooks Succeed Despite Challenges

October 14, 2008 8:03 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

ABI Research said the market for ultra-mobile devices will produce $3.5 billion in revenue this year

Notebook PCs Go Mobile Broadband

September 30, 2008 8:36 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

Consumers soon will be able to forget about looking for Wi-Fi hotspots. Instead, they will just need to look for the seal of “mobile broadband” approval

Gobi Gets Going

September 10, 2008 8:10 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Qualcomm’s Gobi chipset will appear in Panasonic’s line of Toughbook computers for the Verizon Wireless network.

Report: Wireless Enabled Notebooks Expected to Grow in Europe

June 19, 2008 8:40 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

The number of notebook PCs with embedded HSPA/LTE mobile broadband connectivity in Europe will grow from 8.4 million in 2007 to 49 million in 2013.

Kaltman Offers Budget RF Spectrum Analyzers

June 12, 2008 8:34 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Kaltman Creations announced a series of entry-level RF spectrum analyzers running on commodity PC hardware platforms.

Rumor: Acer Reportedly Working on WiMAX Laptop

April 21, 2008 8:01 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

PC maker Acer is reportedly planning to add a WiMAX module to its Aspire 5920 notebook.

Alcatel-Lucent Steps Up Laptop Protection

April 9, 2008 8:18 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent teamed with SafeNet to offer enterprise customers a wireless laptop security, management and tracking system that operates transparently to mobile users.

Symbian May Head to Computers

April 2, 2008 12:08 pm | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS—Symbian may be the leading smartphone operating system in the world but there’s no reason it couldn’t find its way on small computers such as Mobile Internet Devices, Symbian CEO Nigel Clifford said in an interview at CTIA Wireless 2008.

Qualcomm’s Gobi and Snapdragon Get Traction

April 2, 2008 10:33 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Qualcomm is making considerable headway with its new Gobi multi-mode chipset for laptops, with the top five laptop manufacturers licensing the technology and four large carriers certifying it for use on their networks.

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