Ambit launches 4G services in Taiwan

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Taiwanese telecoms operator Ambit Microsystems, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, has commercially launched 4G mobile services, including VoLTE (voice over LTE), as reported by DigiTimes, citing a company statement. Customers can take up the operator’s 4G services for a monthly fee of TWD 998 (approximately USD 32.6) for unlimited mobile data access, free intra-network VoLTE calls and SMS, free inter-network …

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Far EasTone enterprise services revenue to grow 20% in 2015

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According to a recent news article, Taiwanese operator Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expects revenue from its enterprise division to reach TWD 12 billion this year, up from TWD 10 billion (approximately USD326 million) in 2014, as reported by Taipei Times, citing Mike Lee, VP of Far EasTone’s enterprise and carrier business unit. Far EasTone estimates its enterprise revenue will grow …

EditorFar EasTone enterprise services revenue to grow 20% in 2015

Taiwan’s fixed-line base drops to 18.83 mln in March

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Taiwan’s fixed line base declined to 18.83 million lines in service at 31 March from 18.84 million at 28 February. Taiwan had 12.01 million fixed-line subscribers at end-March, down from 12.02 million in the previous month. The number of ADSL lines fell to 2.66 million in March from 2.67 million in February, according to a report from the National Communications …

EditorTaiwan’s fixed-line base drops to 18.83 mln in March

Asustek looks to ship 30 mln ZenFone smartphones in 2015

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Asustek Computer has reportedly raised its internal shipment forecast for its ZenFone-series smartphones for 2015 from 25 million units originally to 30 million, as reported by Digitimes, citing sources from the upstream supply chain. Shipments of Asustek’s new ZenFone 2-series smartphones will reach two million units in May after their launch in March, indicated the sources. Meanwhile, Asustek is expected …

EditorAsustek looks to ship 30 mln ZenFone smartphones in 2015

Taiwan reaches 2.1 mln 4G LTE subscribers at end-Oct

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according to the National Communications Commission (NCC), Taiwan ended October with 2.1 million 4G LTE subscribers. 4G LTE mobile subscribers in Taiwan are expected to reach 3 million by the end of this year, according to local mobile operator Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) chairman Rick Tsai. The Taiwanese government will start the second-stage auction of 4G mobile spectrum in the third …

EditorTaiwan reaches 2.1 mln 4G LTE subscribers at end-Oct

Xiaomi sold 10,000 Redmi Notes in a second (Taiwan)

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According to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sold 10,000 units of the Redmi Note enhanced version smartphone, Taiwanese portal PChome Online reports. Xiaomi recently singed a partnership agreement with PChome to sell the Redmi Note device. The 3G device is available in Taiwan for TWD 4,999 (approximately USD 166). Xiaomi plans to more than triple its smartphone shipments to 60 million …

EditorXiaomi sold 10,000 Redmi Notes in a second (Taiwan)

40% of Yahoo Taiwan online shoppers use mobile devices

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According to a statement given by Yahoo Taiwan, the growing popularity of handheld devices and rapid changes in consumer behavior mean that e-commerce will soon outperform traditional retail stores. Taiwan’s e-commerce market is expected to reach NT$1 trillion (US$33.7 billion) by 2015 and will soon take over half of the local retail market, estimated at NT$4 trillion (US$133.4 billion) yearly, …

Editor40% of Yahoo Taiwan online shoppers use mobile devices

Surface Pro 3 now in US, Canada

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Microsoft has recently released a statement stating that the Surface Pro 3 tablet at retail stores, online and through authorized re-sellers in the US and Canada. Customers who placed orders for the Surface Pro 3 with an Intel Core i5 processor will receive them shortly. Variants with Core i3 and i5 processors will start shipping in the US and Canada …

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GSMA pushes for Taiwan tilting its focus towards LTE

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Taiwan have been focusing more on Wimax manufacturing. The GSM Association calls for Taiwan abandoning its Wimax focus and shift it to LTE and HSPA. As per the report published by the industry body, LTE technology generated revenue in Taiwan will soon top the revenue earned from the Wimax sector. The GSMA estimates that LTE backed by global adoption will …

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HTC creates new position of President for Global Sales and Marketing, appoints Jason Mackenzie (Taiwan)

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­Effective immediately, HTC has created a new position of president for global sales and marketing and then announced the appointment of Jason Mackenzie for the role. Mackenzie will be reporting to Peter Chou while carrying out responsibilities in making sure that the sales strategies and go-to-market execution of HTC are streamlined. HTC is known to be looking to increase its …

EditorHTC creates new position of President for Global Sales and Marketing, appoints Jason Mackenzie (Taiwan)