Posts Tagged: 3G


North Korea’s phone boom seems to slow as 3G subscriber numbers slump

North Korea's phone surge has turned into a slump. KoryoLink’s 3G subs plodded from 2 million to just 2.4 million from 2013 to this year.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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China 3G and 4G numbers 2014

China now has 486.5 million 3G subscribers, but only 14 million on new 4G network

China now has close to half a billion 3G subscribers, according to the newest data from the country’s three telcos.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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Pakistan 3G and 4G

As Pakistan prepares 3G and 4G roll-out, country expects up to 45 million high-speed data subscribers by 2020

Pakistan will soon be holding its spectrum auction for 3G and 4G networks - and some telcos are ready to offer high-speed mobile internet in...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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China 3G numbers 2013 2014

China ends 2013 with a total of 417 million 3G subscribers

All three of China’s telcos have now revealed their user numbers for December, so we finally have a clear picture of how many people w...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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China Mobile CEO: millions of iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

China Mobile CEO: 1.2 million iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) long awaited deal with China Mobile finally became a reality just before Christmas, and so the world’s big...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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One-quarter of Thai mobile subscribers on 3G, while 4G inches closer to reality

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) revealed that there are over 20.5 million mobile numbers that ha...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Did Twitter just get blocked in Vietnam?

Twitter is showing hints of being blocked in Vietnam, and most people are just going to ignore it. There are barely any users there anyway.

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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All the facts and figures on China's smartphone users in 2013

All the facts and figures on China’s smartphone users in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

China looks set to snap up over 350 million new smartphones this year. So what brands are Chinese people buying? How much do they spend on 3...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Reliance Jio becomes first pan-India telco with unified license

Reliance Jio becomes first pan-India telco with unified license

Reliance Jio, a subsidiary of India’s biggest industrial group Reliance Industries today becomes the first telco in the country that c...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Phew app for learning Burmese alphabet

Startup aims at Myanmar’s youngest of early adopters with educational iPad app

Phew is designed to help kids learn how to write the mellifluously flowing characters of the Burmese language.

  • August 16, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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despicable me minions man on phone

How deliberately crippling its 4G rollout will help China bust a global monopoly and make billions

Hundreds of millions of people in China still have no 4G thanks to blatant protectionism. This is why the rest of the world should care.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Dtac 4G Thailand

Thailand to get 4G from another telco, Dtac, by June

At the end of last year, Thailand only had 4G available from one provider – True Move H. But the country just got great news as anothe...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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China Mobile launch day, with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook appears in Beijing store for today’s iPhone launch on China Mobile

Today is the day that Apple-hungry China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) subscribers have been waiting for – the official launch of the iP...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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China Mobile official iPhone sales

Apple’s deal with China Mobile now official, iPhones coming to 4G and 3G in China next month

After years of waiting, China Mobile is finally getting the iPhone. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c ...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 10:21 am
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Interested in the Thai mobile market? How well do you know it?

Thailand has 90 million mobile subscriptions among its 66 million people. The smartphone penetration rate is 36 percent, up 17 percent from ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 12:34 pm
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India’s slow 3G networks are frustrating

India’s s-s-s-stalling 3G networks are f-f-f-fr-frustrating

In the past two years or so most telcos in India have rolled out 3G networks in varying proportions across the country. Mostly, 3G is availa...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 3:25 pm
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Eric Schmidt talks Google and politics

This morning, we reported about Google chairman Erich Schmidt’s interview with the local Thai TV station Voice TV, during which he answere...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 12:10 am
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Does North Korea really have a budding tech scene? [INTERVIEW]

Although North Korea has recently had an explosive growth of 3G subscribers and a homemade Android tablet, most people are probably not thin...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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