Category: Carriers

Chungwha Telecom (CHT)

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom relies on iPad 2 to hit 2011 tablet sales target

DigiTimes | August 5, 2011 | Chloe Yu, Adam Hwang Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set a contract-bundled sales goal of 100,000 tablet PCs, including iPad 2, in the Taiwan market in 2011 but sold only nearly 20,000 units in the first half of the year. Read the full article here via DigiTimes

by Chloe Yu, Adam Hwang Posted in Carriers, Devices0 Comments

SK Telecom

SK Telecom Second-Quarter Profit Rises on Smartphone Users, New Businesses

Bloomberg | August 4, 2011 | Jun Yang SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile-phone operator, reported a 3.7 percent increase in second-quarter profit, helped by a higher number of smartphone users and sales from new businesses. Read the full article here via Bloomberg

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SK communications

Millions hit in South Korean hack

BBC News | July 28, 2011 South Korea has blamed Chinese hackers for stealing data from 35 million accounts on a popular social network. Read the full article here via BBC News

by Reily Gregson Posted in Carriers0 Comments

xy mobile

XY Mobile, candidate for Red Herring’s Asia Top 100 List.

XY Mobile | July 27, 2011 | Press Release The Red Herring selection committee has chosen XY Mobile, as an exceptional candidate to become a 2011 Red Herring 100 Asia Finalist. Vientiane, Laos PDR, 27 July, 2011: The Laos company, XY Mobile, who provides affordable mobile phones and tablets with local language, and services has […]

by Reily Gregson Posted in Carriers0 Comments

jumbuck

Jumbuck says mobile matches made in heaven

Jumbuck, an Australian VAS firm, is trying to translate the love affair people have with their phones into real life social relationships. “The mobile phone is a device that has a wonderful intimate relationship with the users,” said David Gibbs, the firm’s CEO, noting that as a device the phone had become “absolutely critical.” The […]

by sylvie barak Posted in Carriers, Content, Lifestyle, Mobile Content, Mobile Marketing0 Comments

Korea’s SME federation seeks to set up 4th mobile carrier

The Korea Herald | July 18, 2011 South Korea’s umbrella federation of small and medium-sized enterprises on Monday said it will seek to set up the country’s fourth mobile carrier as part of an ongoing effort to boost growth of local venture firms. Read the full article here via the Korea Herald

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SK Telecom

SKT rolls out education platform

The Korea Herald | July 18, 2011 | Cho Ji-hyun SK Telecom, the country’s top mobile carrier, has introduced an education platform for tablet PCs called “T Smart Learning,” to be rolled out next month. Read the full article here via The Korea Herald  

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dialogic

Mobile video is the future of VAS says Dialogic

Mobile video is the future of mobile value added services (VAS) according to Eamonn Kearns, VP of sales at Canadian communications firm Dialogic. “Video is the new voice,” said Kearns speaking to RCR Wireless News in Singapore recently. The deployment of 3G on a global scale is what is really giving video a boost, as […]

by sylvie barak Posted in Carriers, Content, Mobile Content, Video0 Comments

Chungwha Telecom (CHT)

Chunghwa Telecom posts 1H11 profit

DigiTimes | July 12, 2011 | Chloe Yu, Adam Hwang Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on July 11 reported net profit of NT$4.278 billion (US$148 million) for June 2011, resulting in January-June net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$3.20. Read the full article here via DigiTimes

by Chloe Yu, Adam Hwang Posted in Carriers, Finance0 Comments

SK Telecom

Bloomberg SK Telecom Drops to 8-Year Low, STX Units Fall on Hynix Bid

Bloomberg Businessweek | July 11, 2011 | Saeromi Shin, Jun Yang July 11 (Bloomberg) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile-phone operator, and units of shipping magnate Kang Duk Soo’s STX Group fell in Seoul trading after they disclosed plans to bid for Hynix Semiconductor Inc. Read the full article here via Bloomberg Businessweek

by Saeromi Shin, Jun Yang Posted in Carriers, Devices, Finance0 Comments

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