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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Coolpad leads China’s 4G mobile phone market – study

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According to SINO market research report, Chinese handset manufacturer Coolpad ranked first with a market share of 23.10 percent of China’s TD-LTE 4G mobile phone industry in May. Samsung ranked second with a market share of 18.80, followed by Apple (15.70%), Lenovo (10.70%), OPPO (6.30%) and K-Touch (5.70%). Huawei, ZTE, Hisense and Bubugao were in seventh to tenth position respectively, …

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New ‘Smart 2.0′ mobile blueprint by ZTE

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ZTE Mobile Devices has recently launched a new strategy to deliver increased user value, defining a new ‘Smart 2.0′ age when users will enjoy personalized and productive applications that can be seamlessly accessed on their smartphones, tablets, wearable, gaming consoles and myriad other connected devices. According to the ZTE Mobile Devices CEO Adam Zeng users would gain increased value through an extensive industry ecosystem …

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ZTE plans to set up mobile phone R&D centre in India

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Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer ZTE plans to open a R&D centre dedicated to mobile phones in India, as reported by the Economic Times. The Chinese firm did not provide details on the timeline or the expected investment for the new facility, according to the report. ZTE has 18 R&D centres across China, US and Europe. The firm spends 10 percent …

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Moldcell expands mobile internet tariff offering

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Moldcell, the Moldavian operator has expanded its 3G internet tariff offering. Customers who take up the operator’s offering can also acquire a ZTE MF667 modem for MDL 1, and will receive a bonus equivalent to 50% of the data traffic included in the package. For MDL 80, subscribers will receive 1GB for mobile data traffic (plus 500 MB bonus), as well …

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Mozilla inks pact with Intex & Spice to launch world’s cheapest smartphones

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Firefox web browser maker Mozilla has tied up with handset makers Intex Technologies and Spice to introduce what could possibly be the world’s cheapest smartphones in a few months, but skeptics are worried about quality, which may not be good enough to make a dent in the surging Indian market. As per a statement by Intex Technologies on Wednesday, US-headquartered Mozilla …

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ZTE aims to ship over 80 mln smartphones globally in 2015

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Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer ZTE expects to ship more than 80 million smartphones globally next year and nearly 60 million this year, as reported by Reuters citing ZTE’s executive VP Zeng Xuezong. According to the report, the Chinese firm shipped nearly 40 million smartphones in 2013. For 2016, ZTE expects total smartphone shipments to reach about 100 million. The executive …

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US ITC rules against InterDigital in Nokia, ZTE patent case

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According to Wireless licensing group InterDigital, the initial determination by the US International Trade Commission, in the case involving Nokia and ZTE, did not come in its favour. The decision means the ITC do not believe Nokia and ZTE infringed on InterDigital patents. InterDigital said that it will evaluate its course of action and likely petition for review once the …

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