Asia Briefs: Thai minister rejects return of 4G spectrum, Foreign climbers get free WiFi on Mount Fuji & more

Thai minister rejects return of 4G spectrum Thailand’s ICT minister has ordered state-owned CAT Telecom to drop its proposed agreement with dtac to return 5MHz of unused 1.8GHz spectrum, as it wants to avoid a delay in the 4G auctions …

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Asia Briefs: Samsung top LTE patent holder, Philippines approves bill for free WiFi in public places & more

Samsung is top LTE patent holder — TIPO South Korea’s Samsung Electronics is the top holder of standard-essential patents related to LTE technologies, according to a two-year study by Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO). Samsung led with a 17 per …

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China Watch: Foxconn to make next iPhone displays – report, ZTE demos massive MIMO base station & more

Mobile World Live’s Asia editor Joseph Waring provides a weekly update on developments in the world’s largest mobile market: Foxconn to make iPhone displays – report Apple reportedly will tap Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, to produce …

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