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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    3G review must serve consumers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 01:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial 3G review must serve consumers There can be no denying that competition is good for the mobile telecommunications industry. Hong Kong's experience- being among ... of operators, a view that it is hoped the Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) reflects at the end of this month when it announces its conclusions of a review of the city's 3G network. ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    China smartphones stall, as ZTE launches Star 1

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:26am by Doug Young

    ... and not just smartphones. Older 2G models saw the biggest decline, tumbling 70 percent as more users migrate to newer 3G and 4G services. But smartphone sales also stalled, with total shipments for 3G phones from two of China's three mobile carriers posting sharp declines. Most smartphones are 3G models, and China Unicom (0762.HK; NYSE: CHU) and China Telecom (0728.HK; NYSE: CHA) saw ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government hangs up on Hong Kong's mobile phone users

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... that doesn't directly have access to 3G spectrum, though is able to lease it - disagrees, as indicated in its comments in the government's consultation document. Why is Hong Kong doing this when ...

  4. Business - Companies

    China Mobile 4G drive: more profit erosion

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:20am by Doug Young

    ... 4G subscribers by offering cheap upgrades for existing users of its older 2G and 3G services. Many of those are people like me, who still use 2G and might be tempted to upgrade to 4G ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China Mobile 3G stable, weighs Fetion move

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:15pm by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young The rapidly changing mobile landscape is creating some interesting challenges for China Mobile (0941.HK; NYSE: CHL), which is finally seeing its 3G market share stabilise as it reportedly may be weighing a bid to buy out the partner for its fading Fetion mobile messaging service. The 3G news is clearly the more important in this pair of news bits, and probably reflects ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keep telecoms firms on long-term deals

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the border. The circumstances involve the expiry in 2016 of licences for the 3G mobile services that now carry the bulk of Hong Kong's mobile-phone traffic. A decision on the structure ... and already offers 3G services by leasing time from the existing operators. It cannot get its own direct access, as the 3G spectrum is saturated. Superficially, it seems an acceptable proposal, ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    New competition coming soon in China 4G, broadband

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:35am by Doug Young

    ... licenses to build networks based on the FDD-LTE standard that is compatible with their current 2G and 3G networks. Now media are reporting that China Telecom is expecting to receive its FDD-LTE ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Weibo: Qualcomm, Sohu launch counteroffensives

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:41pm by Doug Young

    ... efforts to counter recent negative developments for both. In the former case, one of Qualcomm's China vice presidents, Shen Jin, was hyping the potential of both 3G and 4G in China, just ... starting with Qualcomm's Shen. Before we look at Shen's thoughts on 3G and 4G, however, it's helpful to look at concurrent comments from Qualcomm's global CEO Paul Jacobs last ...

  9. Business - Companies - TELECOMS

    China Mobile stabilises, set for growth

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 09:15am by Doug Young

    ... data, that shows China Mobile's share in the important 3G market has finally stabilised after it lost steady share over the last two years to more aggressive rivals China Telecom ( 0728 .HK; NYSE: CHA) and China Unicom ( 0762 .HK; NYSE: CHU). The latest data show that China Mobile had 38 per cent of the 3G market at the end of January, while Unicom had 32 per cent and China ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Doubt cast on competition argument

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp With 3G mobile licences up for renewal soon, questions arise over the need to introduce a fifth player into HK's telecoms battlefield Doubt cast on competition argument Hong Kong's top consumer rights advocate has described a possible shake-up in the city's 3G mobile market as her "top concern" and questioned the idea that more ...




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