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Nokia claims 4.1Gb/s world record with TDD-FDD CA

China Mobile, Ooredoo Qatar and Nokia Networks claim to have showcased a record-breaking download speed …

Thailand urged to cut stakes in TOT and CAT

The Thai government should reduce its stakes in the country’s two state-owned telecoms operators from …

RCom awards Ericsson $1B managed services deal

India’s Reliance Communications (RCom) has contracted Ericsson to manage both its wireline and wireless networks …

Taiwan’s NCC claims 12 smartphone makers violate privacy rules

An investigation by Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has found as many as 12 smartphone …

Intel invests $1.6B to upgrade Chengdu chip factory

Intel is spending $1.6 billion to upgrade its Chengdu factory with the latest chip-testing technology. …

Mobile internet use tops 2 hours a day across much of Asia – GWI

Consumers in Asia are spending significantly more time online each day, with mobile accounting for …

SoftBank pays $250M fare to hitch ride with GrabTaxi

Japan’s SoftBank invested $250 million in GrabTaxi, one of the major rivals to Uber and …

Alibaba follows Google’s lead with connected car vision

China e-commerce giant Alibaba has set its sights on the connected car market, but its …

Korea delays crackdown on noncompliant smartphones

South Korea said it will hold off enforcing a new law that bans the use …

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 …