Qualcomm and China-based LT Mobile sign CDMA subscriber unit licensing agreement

Qualcomm and LT Mobile Communication have entered into a CDMA subscriber unit licensing agreement. Under the terms of the royalty bearing agreement, Qualcomm has granted LT Mobile a worldwide patent license to    

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Android-powered HTC Sapphire handset to come out in May, say sources

High Tech Computer (HTC) is expected to launch its second Android-powered handset, codenamed Sapphire, in May, according to sources familiar with the company's latest roadmap. Earlier market rumors indicat    

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China market: Mobile game user base to top 15 million in 2011

In the China market, the number of handset-based mobile games, including online games, grew to 6.98 million at the end of 2008 and will keep increasing to 15.45 million at the end of 2011, according to China-ba    

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Chunghwa Telecom 2008 profit beats target

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported self-estimated net profit of NT$45.33 billion (US$1.37 billion) for 2008, exceeding the goal of NT$43.60 billion by 3.97% and equivalent to net earnings per share (EPS) of NT    

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PCB makers optimistic about smartphone and netbook segment in 2009

Despite an expected decline in PCB production value, PCB makers expect netbook and smartphone applications to be growth drivers in 2009, benefiting related PCB companies Unitech Printed Circuit Board, Unimicron    

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China Unicom opens bidding for WCDMA equipment

China Unicom has opened bidding for equipment purchases in preparation for rolling out its WCDMA network, attracting eight equipment makers to participate: Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Moto    

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The Bull Case for Sybase

The Correct Call submits:Sybase, Inc. (SY) provides enterprise and mobile softwaresolutions for information management, development, and integrationworldwide. Its Infrastructure Platform Group segment offers Ad    

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Hello! International Telecom Opportunity Calling

Michael Michaud submits:After scanning seven thousand charts as I usually do every weekend, I've come up with this week's weekly stock pick. The scan produced mostly short-sell candidates this week. T    

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Return of Low Power GSM

Dean Bubley submits: About two years ago, there was a sudden buzz of excitement around a newspectrum auction in the UK - referred to as "low power GSM", itrepresented a sliver of frequencies that were    

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Dismantling the Tyranny of the SIM Card

Dean Bubley submits: About 18 months ago, I wrote a deliberately provocative post titled "The Tyranny of the SIM Card".It tackled the thorny issue of whether the SIM (which is essentially'an oper    

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