The blemish in India’s much-lauded telecom revolution is a curious, widely recurring phenomenon called “call drops”. In a country that is the world’s second-largest mobile user market after China, fast-paced expansion coupled with inadequate infrastructure and overloaded networks is leading to many callers being cut off mid-sentence. Call drops, technically [...]
Volkswagen isn’t the only one having a problem with diesel. Imergy Power Systems this week signed a deal with Juno Capital Group to bring Imergy’s vanadium flow batteries to telecom companies in China. Under the deal, Imergy will sell flow batteries to Juno and Juno will then develop ways—leasing, storage as [...]
China Telecom has launched the fastest 4G+ network in China, and now is the time to reserve the new 4G iPhone 6s. If you're new to China, you came just at the right time. [ more › ]
Fifteen years after China’s entry into the WTO, many attractive business opportunities remain relatively closed to foreign investors, including telecoms, banking, publishing, insurance, and transportation. These “closures” make it difficult for Chinese businesses to raise foreign capital and leads them to create schemes to evade China’s regulations. These schemes are [...]
An unannounced addition to Oppo's R7 lineup has been spotted passing through TENAA, China's telecom regulator. Though subject to change, the phone is currently dubbed the R7s, it features a 5.5-inch, 1080p display, and runs Android 5.1.1. Two versions are currently making their way through TENAA, apparently only differing in the radios they carry.
An unannounced LG handset has made its way to China's telecom regulator TENAA, featuring rear-mounted power and volume buttons and a textured back pattern. The phone carries V10 branding at the back, but the differentiator could be a secondary "ticker" display that's similar to the one Samsung used in its Continuum handset all the way back in 2010.
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia on Friday said it has agreed to create a joint venture in China with state-owned Huaxin, following Nokia’s proposed takeover of Alcatel-Lucent. Alcatel-Lucent and Huaxin currently share a similar joint venture. According to a memorandum of understanding, Nokia said it expects to hold 50 percent plus […]
A social media rep for China Telecom has made a Weibo post in which he echoes a number of the specs we’re expecting to see in the iPhone 6S, but says he has heard nothing to confirm the rumored option of a pink case color to match the rose gold of the Apple Watch. The post […]
A person claiming to be China Telecom’s social media manager has published a new blog on Chinese social media, offering a few details about the upcoming iPhone 6s. Most interestingly, the poster claims that — despite all the rumors to the contrary — he has not seen or heard any evidence supporting the existence of a pink handset. The […]
China is close to reorganising the leadership of its three main telecommunications companies. ||| Shanghai - China is close to reorganising the leadership of its three main telecommunications companies as the government prepares to revamp the industry, people familiar with the matter said. Show More Summary
Although revenues and earnings saw a slight decline on a year-over-year basis, on account of the VAT reforms, lower voice usage and the government's move to reduce data tariffs, the company performed well in two crucial areas – driving...Show More Summary
We know how it can be sometimes living as a foreigner in Shanghai on the days when even those simplest of everyday tasks appear absolutely impossible. Equipped with less-than-fluent Mandarin in a strange, new land buying the right SIM...Show More Summary
Samsung introduced its thinnest smartphone yet — the 5.9mm thick Galaxy A8 — in China earlier this month, and has now launched the handset in its home market. The Galaxy A8 will be available starting July 24 from SK Telecom for 649,000 Korean Won ($563), with white and gold color options on offer.
Senior telecom professional Niaz A. Malik has been appointed Deputy CEO of Zong – China Mobile Pakistan which is a subsidiary of the world’s largest telecom operator China Mobile with over 800 million subscribers. The appointment of Mr. Show More Summary
Airtel has surpassed China Unicom to become World’s 3rd largest telecom company in the world, as per total number of subscribers & revenues. Compared to China Unicom’s 299.09 million users, Airtel has now 303 million customers. Airtel...Show More Summary
In the Chinese wireless market, there is currently fierce competition for high speed (3G and 4G) subscribers with 4G networks (FDD-LTE and TD-LTE) being promoted and expanded in a big way in the country. By the end of April, over 170 million subscribers were using 4G services in China with about 85% of them on market leader China Mobile’s network. Show More Summary
One of mainland China’s largest mobile network operators is hoping to beat its domestic rivals in expanding into the internet of things, which includes wearable devices, mobile payment and smart cars, a senior executive said on Monday.Liu Chunyang, general manager in charge of online platforms and corporate partnership at China Mobile IOT Company, said China […]
China Mobile, the world’s largest carrier by subscribers, tops the list of the world’s largest telecommunication companies again.
Compared to a dismal tally of 691,000 high speed (3G and 4G) subscriber adds by Unicom in April, China Telecom added 2.32 million 3G-4G users, its best monthly performance in 17 months. Since the start of the year, the third largestShow More Summary
Microsoft today announced that it is partnering with a consortium of telecom companies to build a new transpacific undersea cable that will connect a number of points in China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan with the U.S. West Coast (or beautiful Hillsboro, OR — the home of the Hillsboro Hops — to be precise). Show More Summary