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  1. China Mobile to take on Apple with own-brand smart phone

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... handsets and the sale of mobile applications would raise the stakes for attracting and retaining users in the highly competitive 3G market. China Mobile is expected to sell the first smart phone based on its self-developed Open Mobile System next month. It is being manufactured by Taiwan smart phone maker HTC Corp. Meanwhile, China Unicom (Hong Kong), which operates the more ...

  2. China Mobile hopes to add iPhone to its 3G network

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    .... Last December, China Mobile announced a plan to team up with Canadian wireless device company Research in Motion to launch Blackberry smart phones on the TD-SCDMA standard. The number of China Mobile's 3G subscribers rose by 3.41 million in March, bringing its total 3G subscribers to 7.7 million, Wang said. Besides looking to the high-end smart phone market, the company is also banking ...

  3. Taiwan alliance pioneers mobile phone electronic payment system

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... alliance is developing a mobile phone that it hopes will soon enable citizens to pay for a variety of small items such as mass-transit rail tickets, newspapers and even cups of coffee. Taiwan's Proximity Mobile Transaction Service Alliance (PMTSA) recently welcomed Dutch company Philips into its fold, which is planning to develop a mobile phone that will handle such payments ...

  4. Smart way to entice Shanghai consumers

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... mobile-phone content provider Linktone and online game operator NetDragon. 'Eventually, I want SmartClub to include every type of retailer our members need in their daily life, ... and that includes the counter-top machines that read smart cards. Then, consumers must be persuaded to carry yet another piece of plastic in wallets already thick with ATM and credit cards. A better ploy ...

  5. BlackBerry rival prepares for battle

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee China Wireless Technologies plans to launch up to six of its own brand smart phones this year as it tries to grab more market share ahead of Canadian giant Research ... the upcoming launch of BlackBerry. China Wireless already produces smart phones that could compete directly with the e-mail-capable device popular in North America and increasingly so in Asia. Last ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The application would be launched soon in other domestic markets, Celltick said. China Unicom has more than 180 million mobile phone subscribers nationwide. Bien Perez CCTV engages SafeNet software ... of all audio and video content used in internet and mobile phone network distribution channels across the mainland and Macau. CCTV.com chief executive Wang Wenbin said: 'The copyright ...

  7. New Smart shares rise 18pc after HK$2.5b exploration rights deal

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Piped-gas distributor New Smart Energy Group's shares surged 18.3 per cent after it agreed to pay HK$2.5 billion to two mainland businessmen for exploration rights to natural ... since exploration has yet to start and a preliminary resource estimate has yet to be verified. New Smart has signed a deal to buy Merit First, which is equally owned by Liu Kanwei and He Zhitao, ...

  8. Phone companies agree to treat customers better

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Faced with growing public discontent over the way they treat their customers, the city's major operators of fixed and mobile phone networks have agreed to follow a new voluntary code of conduct. The telecommunications industry code, issued by the Communications Association of Hong Kong, targets service contracts, sales practices and arrangements for contract ...

  9. Lenovo seeks tie-up with China Mobile to sell 3G phone, tablet

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'LePhone' handset and the new 'LePad', which is slated to launch next quarter. 'We are in discussions to get our devices to run on China Mobile's network,' Lenovo chief ... following LePhone's release with China Unicom in May and China Telecom in September. Research firm Analysys International estimated that Lenovo had a 4.1 per cent market share for seventh place ...

  10. China Telecom tipped as carrier partner for new Apple iPhone

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year's release of an iPhone that works on a different 3G network standard. Analysts yesterday suggested that China Telecom was in talks with Apple, which reportedly plans to begin mass-producing an iPhone that can run on the 3G system known as CDMA2000 EV-DO supported by US carrier Verizon Wireless. That would open the door for China Telecom, which is licensed to run its 3G network ...




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