Touch screens increasingly popular
January 25, 2016
Ye Yihao, company chairman of Elan Microelectronics, a Taiwan-based IC designer, has reported a substantial increase in orders for touch screen chips for handsets. The volume of chips shipped in January already exceeds 30,000 units.
Additionally, Elan is projecting shipments of touch screen modules
Johansson: Future of telecoms is a complicated ecology of hybrid technologies
March 5, 2016
Stefan Johansson, president of Ericsson Taiwan, spoke at a press conference yesterday about the future ‘complicated ecology’ that information and communication technology (ICT) is likely to develop into. Johansson pointed out that as company’s like Google and Apple
Harris introduces new DMB 670 transmitter at NAB2016
April 7, 2016
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has introduced its DMB 670-4000 transmitter for mobile markets. Offering twice the power of the Harris DMB 670 transmitter introduced at NAB2015, the 4 kW DMB 670-4000 supports international regions that
MediaXstream Builds up Secure Hibernia Atlantic Network
March 6, 2017
Following its acquisition of Los Angeles-based Secure Media Solutions, Inc. and its hook-up with trans Atlantic submarine cable supplier, Hibernia Atlantic, one of the world’s leading high definition network providers, MediaXstream Inc. is set to storm the European market with a product
TechFaith aims to ship 1.5 million phones this year
March 21, 2016
Gilbert Lee, the president and CEO of TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology, a handset manufacturer based in China, has announced that the company is aiming to ship up to 1.5 million units this year, compared to 600,000 units that were shipped
Taiwan’s digital camera manufacturers take CCM orders
January 29, 2016
2015 saw shipments of CCMs (compact camera modules) for Ability Enterprise reach 7 million, whilst Altek shipped 4-5 million. The companies, two of Taiwan’s top four makers of digital cameras, are expecting this year to produce camera modules for applications other than
Ofcom’s knuckles rapped over termination rates
January 23, 2017
The UK Competition Commission has ruled that Ofcom set maximum termination rates for mobile calls too high.
Termination rates are the charge mobile operators make for incoming phone calls
The ruling relates to a 2015 complaint by BT, who said that
Antagonism Mounting to Wireless Service on the Western Isles
February 14, 2016
The Hebrides.net service has taken a long time to roll-out across the Western Isles and it remains unfinished. It also appears the roll-out to the region of Barra is receiving complaints from residents according to the BBC.
Ofcom approves in-flight mobile services
October 19, 2015
Ofcom has released guidelines which could allow UK airline passenger to use mobile phones by 2016.
The guidelines allow airlines to offer mobile services on UK-registered aircraft, if they wish to do so.
The system would work via a base station
Geographic numbering on BT’s Business Broadband VoIP August 8, 2015 BT’s Business Broadband Voice has added geographic numbering to its package. The Business Broadband Voice is a business VoIP telephony service provided by BT for customers with BT Business Broadband and a BT Business telephone account. A geographic number is one that starts with an