Smart International Flexi Call & Text package (Philippines)

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Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications has launched a tariff plan to celebrate National Heroes’ Day. Dubbed ‘Smart International Flexi Call & Text’, the service allows subscribers to stay in touch with their relatives living abroad. Smart International Flexi Call & Text 30 allows users to make calls and send SMS to numbers in the US, Hawaii, Guam, Canada, Hong Kong, …

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HTC unveils Butterfly 2 smartphone in Asia

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HTC has unveiled the newest member in the HTC Butterfly family – the ‘HTC J butterfly HTL23’. The device is available through KDDI in Japan. Going by the name of ‘HTC Butterfly 2’, the device will be available through Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan, CSL in Hong Kong, and a number of other operations across South Asia. The HTC Butterfly 2 …

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CSTV selects Octoshape to power mobile OTT IPTV services (China)

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Octoshape, the Over-the-top (OTT) technology services provider, has entered an agreement with Chinese Satellite TV Communications Group (CSTV) under which Octoshape will power “FainTV,” CSTV’s new high definition mobile video streaming service. In cooperation with Samsung Galaxy, the Octoshape-powered OTT cloud service will deliver 50 channels of HD content to broadband-connected devices. Initially available in Taiwan, the rollout will soon …

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Huawei launches Honor 3C 4G LTE smartphone in Taiwan

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Huawei has introduced its first Honor-series 4G LTE smartphone, the Honor 3C LTE, in Taiwan. The Honor 3C LTE is currently available for TWD 5,490 (approximately USD 183) without contract, DigiTimes reports. The Honor 3C LTE sports a 5-inch LTPS display, HiSilicon 1.6GHz quad-core CPU, 8-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Honor 3C LTE will be marketed by …

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LTE device launches double to 941 – GSA

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According to a report by the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association), the number of new LTE user devices launched in the year to July doubled to 941, while the number of manufacturers increased by 68%. There were 1,889 LTE-enabled user devices on the market worldwide in July, put out by 168 manufacturers. The figure, which includes all operator and frequency …

EditorLTE device launches double to 941 – GSA