Ambit launches 4G, first to offer VoLTE in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Ambit Microsystems has launched commercial 4G service and is the first operator in the country to offer Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Ambit is the sixth 4G operator in Taiwan, which has a population of 23.4 million. VoLTE calls are interoperable …

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Taiwan’s 4G upstarts plan joint $65M network investment

Newcomers Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) and Ambit Microsystems are teaming up to invest an estimated TWD2 billion ($65 million) in a combined 4G network in Taiwan. The two companies, which are subsidiaries of electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai (also know …

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Asia’s Weekly Highlights: KDDI sees double-digit growth, Samsung focuses on improving profitability

Mobile World Live’s Asia editor Joseph Waring looks at the top stories across Asia last week: South Korea’s three major operators reported a mixed bag of earnings last week, but all had strong gains in LTE additions and ARPU. SK …

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Taiwan’s regulator rejects merger between APT and Ambit

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator has rejected a proposal to merge Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) and Ambit Microsystems because the firms failed to provide details on a strategic alliance with Taiwan Mobile. The rejection comes just a week after the country’s National …

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