Tag Archives: Taiwan

Elonics to supply STBs to Taiwan

The UK based set-top-box component business, Elonics, has announced that it will be supplying equipment to the Taiwan digital TV service provider CNet. The arrangement will see CNet taking the Elonics.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

Gigle expands 'any wire' distribution network

Gigle has expanded its global distribution network for its ‘any wire’ multimedia home networking technology. Distributors of the Gigle any wire Semiconductor now span China, Taiwan, and Europe. New sales representatives.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

Korean handsets to dominate US market

South Korea-based handset makers are likely to take a 50% share of the US market this year, according to Taiwanese market sources quoted by DigiTimes. Korean vendors such as Samsung Electronics,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Comtrend appoints new UK sales director

Taiwan-based networking solutions provider Comtrend yesterday appointed Brian Gregory as director of sales in the UK and Ireland. Previously, Gregory worked as a consultant for Casero, building their online backup and storage business in Europe. Before that, Gregory served as Head of Service Provider Sales.. more
Posted in All Tech News

Comtrend launches wireless video adaptor

Comtrend Corporation has announced the launch of its Wireless Video Adaptor. The adaptor uses a Wi-Fi network to distribute HD IPTV from a single interent connection or set top box to up to four TVs around the home. IPTV, video-on-demand, and stored content on DVR.. more
Posted in All Tech News, HDTV / 3D TV News, IPTV News

Nokia netbook on the cards

Nokia is thinking about jumping on the netbook bandwagon, its boss has confirmed. CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvu said the company is currently working on its own mini-laptop to rival the Asus Eee PC and the Acer Aspire One. “We are looking very actively also at this.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

CHT chooses Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson for network upgrade

Alcatel-Lucent has been selected to deploy Taiwan’s first ever advanced optical multi-service network on behalf of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The project is part of CHT’s five year plan to roll-out a next-generation network (NGN). The optical network will be fully installed by mid-2009. It will.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

BYD to release netbook

Hong Kong-based handset component maker BYD Electronics plans to make netbooks as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), said reports in the Chinese media. According to the reports, the company will make use of its expertise in the manufacture of moulds and batteries, whilst using a.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

CHT reports $1.37bn 2008 profit

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported its 2008 results, with net profit of NT$45.33 billion ($1.37 billion), or NT$3.90 per share. Taiwan’s biggest mobile operator exceeded its net profit goal of NT$43.60 billion by 3.97%, although the results reflect a 6.05% fall from 2007 net profit.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Sony Ericsson shifts focus to high-end handsets

Sony Ericsson is to focus on higher margin products this year rather than less profitable devices. The vendor, hit hard by falling handset sales in 2008, said it plans to improve its high-end product range whilst dropping low cost, low profit handsets. CEO Hideki Komiyama.. more
Posted in Telecoms News