Coolpad joins list with Indian ambitions – report

Chinese device maker Coolpad is planning an entry into the competitive Indian smartphone market, according to The Economic Times. The company will offer devices using its Dazen brand online. It is also planning to set up a research and development …

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Asia Briefs: China Mobile selects Ericsson for HK upgrade, Taiwan’s 4G penetration hits 9% & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: China Mobile selects Ericsson for HK upgrade China Mobile Hong Kong has contracted Ericsson to upgrade its converged FDD/TDD LTE and evolved …

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India Focus: Foxconn interested in Nokia’s factory, DoT sets base price for auction & more

Mobile World Live’s Asia editor Joseph Waring provides a regular update on developments in the world’s second largest mobile market. Foxconn interested in Nokia’s factory Contract manufacturer Foxconn has reportedly expressed interest in taking over Nokia’s Chennai factory, which was …

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Asia Briefs: China Telecom plans MVNO in Australia, India’s Lava eyes Nokia’s Chennai factory & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: China Telecom plans MVNO in Australia China Telecom has announced plans to launch MVNO services targeting Australia’s Chinese population. 4G service will …

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Price war fuels 64% jump in smartphone shipments in India

India’s smartphone market expanded 64 per cent in Q3 from a year ago with growing traction from low-cost domestic and Chinese vendors. Samsung continued to lead, with a 25 per cent market share, followed by local hero Micromax with a …

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