Central Taiwan to conduct air raid drill on May 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Taiwan, including the city of Taichung and Penghu, will conduct an air raid drill from 1:30 to 2 p.m. on May 30. The drill, which has been titled Wan-An No.42, ...

Huawei Mediapad M5 found to be snooping on engineer in Taiwan from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that a Huawei P30 Pro was apparently querying servers in China, a Canadian IT engineer who lives in Taiwan says he has discovered that his Huawei Mediapad M5 i...

Hsieh Chi-mau to take over as chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) President Hsieh Chi-mau (謝繼茂) will become company chairman after David Cheng (鄭優) retires, Central News Agency reported on Wednesday. Cheng confirmed ...

SKorean carriers switch on 5G networks ahead of schedule

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's telecommunications carriers have turned on super-fast 5G mobile internet networks abruptly ahead of schedule in an attempt to ensure the country becomes the fir...

To imagine the '5G' future, revisit our recent wireless past

NEW YORK (AP) — The mobile industry is cranking up its hype machine for sleek new "5G" networks that it says will make your phone and everything else faster and wonderful. If you believe the marketing...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Taiwan to ban Chinese broadcasting and telecom equipment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) was planning to ban broadcasters and telecom operators from using equipment supplied by China, reports said Wednesday. ...

T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — With their $26.5 billion merger hanging in the balance, top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint are taking their case to Congress, arguing that joining their companies won't hurt compe...

With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone?

NEW YORK (AP) — Behind Apple's disconcerting news of weak iPhone sales lies a more sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can afford one already o...

SoftBank cell functions down for several hours in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Some users of SoftBank cellphones had problems calling and text messaging for several hours in Japan. SoftBank Corp. spokesman Naomasa Suzuki said the problems started e...

Nokia to cut costs as it waits for 5G network demand to grow

HELSINKI (AP) — Telecom networks provider Nokia has reported lower third-quarter earnings and says it will start a new cost-cutting scheme as it waits for demand for the new 5G systems to pick up. ...

Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video

NEW YORK (AP) — David Christopher, who runs AT&T's wireless and entertainment businesses, has a bird's eye view of how streaming media and video are evolving. AT&T recently c...

Strategy Analytics: Q1 2018 Baseband Market Share: Samsung LSI Overtakes MediaTek

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--The global cellular baseband processor market grew a modest 0.3 percent year-over-year to reach $4.9 billion in the first quarter Q1 2018, according to Strategy ...

Skyworks Launches 5G Antenna Tuning Solutions

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today unveiled the ...

SES S.A.: Half Year 2018 Results

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 27, 2018--SES S.A. announced solid financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2018, in line with the company’s expectations, with double-digit underlying growt...