New figures from Gartner show smartphone sales increased to 36 million units worldwide in the first quarter, representing 13.5 percent of all handset sales in the quarter. Research In Motion saw its smartphone
The number of long term evolution (LTE) subscriptions worldwide will grow at a CAGR of 404% from 2010 to 2014, a pace faster than any previous mobile standard including 3G, according to Pyramid Research.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is expected to lift the ban on sales of handsets with WLAN functions in the China market at the end of 2009 or the beginning of 2010, a policy to pro
Branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, are shifting more orders for small-size panels to Taiwan from Japan and Korea, as Taiwanese suppliers offer lower prices and are
Global Android smartphone shipments will grow 900% in 2009, according to Strategy Analytics. Healthy support from operators, vendors and developers is driving adoption. Apple iPhone OS will be the next fastest-
Sony and Ericsson are poised to inject cash into their joint venture, Sony Ericsson, according to a report in the Financial Times. The two companies will guarantee a loan to Sony Ericsson to bolster the handset
Replacement handset sales, which will make up three quarters of the handset market over the next two years, may be a weak point for the wireless industry as it tries to rebound from the economic recession, acco