China smartphone shipments drop 15% in Q1 – study

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According to a study by Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC), China’s smartphone shipment volume saw a 15 percent sequential decline in this year’s first quarter to 89.1 million units. The total number of models launched during this period is equivalent to 461. The report further shows that the largest part of smartphones sold in China were mid-tier models, packed …

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4G in Piedecuesta by Movistar Colombia

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Movistar Colombia has expanded its LTE network and 4G services to the city of Piedecuesta, in Santander department. The mobile operator reported it has invested over COP 1 billion for the implementation of its LTE network in Piedecuesta. The operator offers 23 smartphones from Samsung, Nokia, Sony, BlackBerry, Apple’s iPhone, Huawei, ZTE and Motorola, as well as MiFi modems compatible …

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Taiwan Mobile launches own-brand smartphone, tablet

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Taiwan Mobile has launched its own-brand Amazing A8 Android 4.4.2 3G smartphone in the local market, as reported by Digitimes. The operator has also launched the Amazing P6 Android 4.4.2 4G tablet. The Amazing A8 is produced by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on an ODM basis and will be sold at a contract-free retail price of TWD 4,990, …

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ZTE develops dynamic mesh network for 5G

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ZTE unveiled details of a new 5G access network architecture based on dynamic mesh networking and IP backhaul. The move comes despite no formal industry definition of 5G being anywhere near confirmed. ZTE stated in a release that there could be many types of base station including UDN [user densification network], massive MIMO [multiple-input multiple-output], traditional macro, and D2D, in …

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Loop agrees settlement with Vodafone (India)

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Vodafone India and Loop Mobile have resolved a dispute over unpaid interconnection fees, the Hindu writes. Vodafone blocked all incoming calls from its smaller rival earlier this week, claiming that it was owed long overdue interconnect fees from Loop. We have reached an agreement for payment settlement with Loop Mobile. Accordingly the connection is being restored, as reported by Vodafone in a …

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