Articles tagged with: Nokia, and WCDMA

Chinese Believe WCDMA Phones Superior to CDMA and TD-SCDMA Models

Over half (58%) of Chinese customers believe that WCDMA phones are the best 3G network in the country, followed by CDMA2000 (14.1%) and just 4.3% saying that TD-SCDMA handsets are the best. more

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Qualcomm and ST-Ericsson Shine, Even as Wireless Chip Market Tanks

How bad was the fourth quarter of 2008 for the global wireless communications semiconductor industry? So bad that the accumulated 10% revenue growth during the first three quarters of 2008 was wiped out by a 23.3% decline during the last three months of the year, more

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Ericsson Profit Margins Under Pressure - But Better Prospects than Rivals

Fitch said that the affirmation of Ericsson's ratings reflect the company's leading industry position in mobile network equipment, a growing Professional Services business, which should provide some earnings protection in light of the coming industry downturn, healthy liquidity and strong balance sheet. more

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Taiwan's Entry-Level Phone Industry Relatively Unaffected by Global Economic Woes

According to statistics of the ITIS project, as Taiwanese makers mainly produce relatively low-priced entry-level phones, the impact of the current economic climate on the Taiwanese industry has been relatively limited. more

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Nokia, Qualcomm Arguments Come to Head in Delaware Court

Nokia and Qualcomm begin a key trial on Wednesday that could bring the long-running rivals closer towards a resolution, potentially determining the fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in royalty payments and setting the tone for how technology standards bodies are created. more

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Wireless-Chip Market Outpaced Wireline-Chip Market in 2007

Growing adoption of 3G technologies and feature-rich cell-phone chips led to a 13% increase in sales of cellular baseband processors in 2007, according to The Linley Group. Sales of networking chips, in contrast, declined by about 1% during the same period according to their new report. more

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Wholesale Price of GPS-Enabled Handsets to Fall under $200 by 2010

Presently, most handsets with integrated GPS are smartphones or high-end feature phones, with wholesale prices in the range of $250 to $500. However, chipset manufacturers now have solutions in place that will permit the integration of GPS in handsets at lower costs, and provide significant improvements in terms of accuracy, time-to-first-fix, and reception in indoor environments. more

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Mobile Phone Vendors Face Product Price Hit

According to IDC's latest EMEA Mobile Phone Tracker, the first quarter of 2007 witnessed total mobile phone shipments (including traditional mobile phones and converged devices) of 89 million units, representing year-on-year growth of 9%, which is up from around 82 million units in 1Q06. more

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