Global recession hits China’s handset industry
January 5, 2017
Global recession has hit China’s handset industry, with mobile phone sales growth slumping in the third quarter, according to Taiwan’s ITIS project.
Worst affected was the CDMA segment, which saw shipments fall 7.8% on quarter and 3.4% on year to 18.9 million
Mobile marketing gets IAB backing
September 26, 2016
The UK’s big five mobile operators have signed a deal with the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) to work out the best way of using phone handsets as marketing tools.
O2, Orange, T-Mobile, 3 and Vodafone are all backing research by the IAB that
Paypal, Yahoo and Ebay implement anti-phising technology
October 9, 2015
Ebay, Yahoo and Paypal are joining forces to fight back against fraudulent e-mails claiming to be sent by Ebay and Paypal, a type of scam known as phising.
Yahoo users who also use Ebay and Paypal will have added protection as
Vodafone offers PAYG mobile broadband
December 18, 2016
Vodafone has launched a new pay-as-you-go (PAYG) mobile broadband service.
Customers joining the Top Up and Go service pay a one off fee of £39 for a USB Dongle.
The dongle, which incorporates 4GB of storage, comes with one gigabyte of included
Motorola Taiwan releases sales predictions for 2016
January 31, 2016
Motorla Taiwan’s general manager of mobile device business, Bill Chen, predicts that Motorola’s Taiwanese handset sales for 2016 will be over one million units, a similar number to the previous year.
Profitability, however, will be boosted by a drive to sell
NEC products certified by WiMAX Forum
September 2, 2016
NEC Corporation, a provider of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions, has announced the certification of its base station and PC card by the WiMAX Forum.
The Forum, which certifies products based on the IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standard, put NEC’s
Faster broadband and lower prices from Eircom
February 1, 2016
Eircom, the Irish teleco, has announced plans to significantly increase broadband speeds for customers nationwide, through a combination of upgrades and new products.
The pricing schedule for Eircom’s wholesale bitstream products has been updated, resulting in price reductions. This means