ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's state-run Ethio Telecom said on Thursday it had picked Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's second largest telecom equipment maker, to roll out a high-speed 4G network across the capital Addis Ababa.
The recent collapse in the forward guidance from Cisco and various other tech and telecom companies has been widely attributed to the world's - and mostly China's - anger at the NSA in the aftermath of the Snowden revelations, resulting in a dramatic collapse in both future visibility and orderbooks. Show More Summary
After months of speculation, China Mobile will finally be the first carrier to offer 4G LTE in China on Dec. 18, followed by China Unicom and China Telecom, the country's other two major carriers. The news was confirmed by Xinhua, the Chinese government's official mouthpiece.
By Doug Young: The end of life as a public company is fast approaching for telecoms software maker AsiaInfo-Linkage (Nasdaq: ASIA), marking the end of a long chapter for one of China's first technology firms to list overseas. A newly...Show More Summary
While cable subscriber numbers are still much higher at 93 million worldwide, IPTV is posting steady gains, an Infonetics Research report says. The largest boost is in Asia, with China Telecom boasting 22 million IPTV subscribers.
By Doug Young: Sometimes it seems like I’m living in slow motion when I write about China telecoms, since major developments in the sector often drag on for months past their expected launch dates. That’s been the case for 3 major new...Show More Summary
It seems that Chinese companies are going all out to lure customers to their apps with free data — and the war is being played out especially in the messaging... Keep reading ?
Most of the revenue growth was driven by the carrier’s 3G business, where it has done well in converting more than 53% its subscriber base to 3G – far ahead of the industry-wide 3G penetration of 31%.
Around this time last year, Samsung launched the W2013 Android powered flip-phone that was designed specially for China’s foremost superstar and my favorite action hero, Jackie Chan. It was one of the few clamshell handsets that were still in production with a smartphone OS till they released the W789 Hennessy this year in August. TheContinue reading...
The clamshell phone powered by the mighty Snapdragon 800 processor (clocked at 2.3GHz) that we’ve been hearing about in recent times has finally been made official by Samsung, at China Telecom’s “Heart of the World” charity concert.Show More Summary
November 1, China's leading integrated information service provider China Telecom, join the global digital media and digital convergence technology leader Samsung Electronics, in Nanjing jointly launched a new year-end dual network dual standby smart flagship phone - the "heart of the world "Samsung W2014. Show More Summary
China Telecom's obsession with Samsung's luxury clamshells isn't dwindling any time soon. In fact, the two companies have just launched a new model, the SCH-W2014, at their annual "Heart Of The World" charity concert in Nanjing last night. While it shares a similar appearance with the W2013 and the...
Not so long ago we wrote about the fact that the operator MegaFon launched commercial operation of a fiber optic backbone DREAM length of 8700 kilometers, but now the company has announced the signing of the first agreement on the transit traffic between Europe and Asia through this line. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Faster isn't necessarily better for China's telecom carriers as they prepare to roll out high-speed 4G mobile phone networks at the expense of their profitability for years to come.
The struggling Chinese telecom giant shows it needs a new growth driver with its recent earnings flop.
Beijing Times ???? yesterday published an article (based on a report in the CCTV 1 program ????) analyzing the profit chain of spam texts sent by China’s three leading telecommunication operators. According to the report, many spam texts...Show More Summary
By Doug Young: We're rapidly running out of days in October for two major telecoms developments that many were expecting this month, namely the awarding of new licenses for 4G wireless service and for new telecoms service providers known as virtual network operators (VNOs). Show More Summary
China Telecom has chosen Huawei as its global optical transport network vendor to support a suite of international private line services for its business and wholesale customers.
Chinese companies have had a hard time breaking into markets considered vital to Western national security. Forays by Chinese telecoms, for instance, have failed due to supposed threats to American vital interests. But when it comesShow More Summary