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Apple is seeing growth in the BRIC markets

BRICs drive solid iPhone Q2 for Apple

Tech giant Apple reported healthy Q2 earnings, with increased iPhone and Mac sales versus the year-ago quarter. The 35.2 million iPhones sold were a new record for the quarter, up 13% on the same quarter a year ago.

Network sharing is increasingly popular

Chinese telcos forge network sharing deal

China’s main telecoms companies have agreed to establish an infrastructure sharing venture to reduce the cost and optimise the construction, maintenance and operation of infrastructure.

The US House Intelligence Committee has issued a report warning US operators not to trust China's ZTE and Huawei

China awards FDD-LTE licences

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has finally awarded FDD-based 4G licences to smaller carriers China Telecom and China Unicom. The pair, which trail China Mobile, have both received FDD-LTE licences, giving them the opportunity to deploy more universally compatible FDD-LTE technology.

Mobile data growth by type

Ericsson: China set to dominate LTE data

Infrastructure giant Ericsson forecasts total mobile data traffic growth will increase ten-fold between now and 2019, on the back of smartphone subscription growth that is expected to grow at four times the rate of total mobile subscriptions, and total global LTE subscriptions that are forecasted to grow 13-fold.

China Mobile is looking at purchases

Alcatel-Lucent signs $750m deal with China Mobile

Infrastructure vendor Alcatel-Lucent has signed a €750m one-year deal with China Mobile. The vendor will supply the technology for the Chinese operator to move to an all-IP network and enable the deployment of NFV technology on its network and cloud based services.

The move should spur TDD-FDD integration

Huawei condemns NSA snooping allegations

Chinese infrastructure vendor Huawei has responded to the US National Security Agency (NSA) following reports over the weekend claiming that the organisation gained access to Huawei’s email servers and source code of Huawei products.

The low penetration in Asia-Pacific is due to its broad, diverse and fragmented make-up

NSN signs carrier aggregation and CDN deals in Asia

Network infrastructure vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks has announced two deals in the Asia-Pacific region. It has delivered multi-band carrier aggregation technology to Taiwan Mobile and signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese content and application delivery solutions provider ChinaCache.

Phorm is moving into China

Phorm chosen by China Telecom for Big Data advertising plan

Controversial UK-based behavioural advertising company Phorm, which now labels itself an “internet personalisation technology company,” has scored a partnership with China Telecom as a supplier of advertising tools.

Telefónica’s start up incubator Wayra has struck an agreement with Chinese incubator Virtue Inno Valley (VIV) to promote each other’s businesses in each other’s geographic territories

Telefónica’s Wayra partners with Chinese incubator

European and LatAm operator group Telefónica’s start up incubator Wayra has struck an agreement with Chinese incubator Virtue Inno Valley (VIV) to promote their businesses in each other’s geographic territories.

There have been several VoLTE announcements of late

China Mobile introduces VoLTE

China Mobile is deploying Voice over LTE (VoLTE) on its commercial TD-LTE network in Guangzhou ahead of a wider nationwide rollout. The company has tapped up local equipment supplier ZTE to deliver the project.

China’s MIIT will permit foreign firms to offer services in Shanghai

China relaxes constraints on foreign communications services

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will permit foreign firms to offer services in Shanghai and allow them to take full ownership of their businesses in the country, according to state agency Xinhua.

clouds

Chinese operators invest in cloud computing parks

Chinese operators China Mobile and China Unicom have both begun constructing their own cloud computing parks in the country’s Guizhou Province, according to state news agency Xinhua.

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued 4G licences to China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom

China issues 4G licences, service to start this year

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued 4G licences to the country’s three mobile network operators China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, according to state news agency Xinhua.

The Chinese government is conducting an investigation of chipmaker Qualcomm relating to a possible breach of the country’s anti-monopoly law

Qualcomm faces China probe

The Chinese government is conducting an investigation of chipmaker Qualcomm relating to a possible breach of the country’s anti-monopoly law.

Researchers at Stanford University are working on a project that aims to improve the way users access wifi networks in their homes and enterprises

NSN, China Mobile cooperate on 5G broadband tech

Infrastructure vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has teamed up with China Mobile’s Research Institute (CMRI) to further their cooperation on research and standardisation of LTE and 5G mobile broadband technologies.

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