Articles tagged with: WCDMA and Compete

Qualcomm and Broadcom Wave a Paper and Declare "Peace For Our Time"

The acrimonious patent battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom is finally over. The two firms have entered into a settlement and multi-year patent agreement, more

Related Tags: broadcom, qualcomm, td-scdma, cdma, ovi, iden, tim, lte, ict, wimax, european-commission, eu, semiconductor, 3g, patents, 4g, patent, court,


iPhone in China: China Mobile or China Unicom?

The iPhone distribution negotiations between Apple and China Mobile were first reported in 2007. While many expected to see the two shake hands, no deal has yet been announced and it is now rumoured that Apple will partner with China Unicom instead. What is interesting is how the competitive environment will influence any cooperation. more

Related Tags: 3g, sim, iphone, china-unicom, itunes, apple, itu, edge, china-mobile, china-telecom, td-scdma, cdma, hspa, ovum, partner, mobile-content, 3g-licence, unicom, music, 3g-network, China


Global Mobile Market to Exceed US$900 Billion in 2008

With a total turnover estimated at US$742.2 billion in 2008, mobile services account for 54% of the telecom services market and single handedly deliver all of the sector's growth. But the annual growth rate has dropped from more than 12% in 2007 to 8% in 2008. more

Related Tags: wi-fi, nokia, base-station, wimax, arpu, edge, huawei, zte, alcatel-lucent, mts, cdma, ericsson, base-stations, gsm, idate, umts, wlan, chipset, global-mobile


China Should Adopt Technology Neutrality for 3G Services

Talking about the development of 3G services in China, Qualcomm's President for Greater China, Frank Meng Pu has said in an interview that there should be scope for additional platforms in the country "based on the principle of technology neutrality" which encourages market competition to drive 3G development. more

Related Tags: m1, base-station, china-unicom, qualcomm, driving, china-mobile, china-telecom, td-scdma, cdma, ev-do, towers, unicom, China


Canada's Two CDMA Networks Planning a Migration to WCDMA

Two of Canada's mobile network operators, Bell and Telus are reported to be planning a joint network upgrade which would allow them to offer services based on a WCDMA platform.  more

Related Tags: roaming, apple, core-network, rogers-wireless, cdma, nokia-siemens-networks, telus, rogers, siemens, apple-iphone, bell, Canada


Wireless Semiconductors Outgrow Overall Chip Market in 2007

Riding the momentum of continued strong demand growth for mobile handsets, sales of semiconductors for wireless products rose at a faster pace than the overall chip market in 2007, according to iSuppli. more

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