Indonesia’s smartphone market jumps 55% in Q1

Indonesia’s smartphone market expanded 55 per cent in Q1 compared to a year ago and now accounts for just over half of total handset shipments. The $50-$100 price range represents nearly half of the total smartphone sales, according to Counterpoint …

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TCL to start production in Brazil and India in 2016

China’s TCL plans to set up factories in Brazil and India next year to avoid high import duties as its sales expand in these fast-growing markets, Reuters said. The company didn’t say how much it would invest nor where they would …

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Asia Briefs: Indonesia’s tower firms make play for fibre, no relief for Taiwan Mobile 4G customers & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Indonesia’s tower firms make play for fibre Indonesia’s two main tower operators – Solusi Tunas and Tower Bersama Infrastructure – have plans …

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