In Brief

Asia Briefs: China handset shipments dip in April; Docomo shuffles board & more

China handset shipments fall in April Handset shipments in China in the first four months …

Asia Briefs: SK Telecom partners with Niantic, Xiaomi joins GSMA & more

SK Telecom partners with Pokemon Go developer South Korean operator SK Telecom (SKT) signed a …

Asia Briefs: Viettel to launch 4G in April, 3 Indonesia expands LTE to 227 cities & more

Viettel to launch 4G in April Vietnam’s largest mobile operator Viettel, with 51 million subscribers, …

Asia Briefs: Zong partners with Xiaomi in Pakistan; NTT Docomo, NEC conclude massive MIMO trial & more

Zong partners with Xiaomi in Pakistan China Mobile Pakistan is partnering with device maker Xiaomi …

Asia Briefs: InMobi to invest $50M in Indonesia, Apple looks to China for next-gen screens & more

InMobi to invest $50M in Indonesia Mobile advertising platform provider InMobi plans to invest up …

Asia Briefs: SKT deploys LTE-R on Busan subway, Taiwan Mobile slashes 2017 capex & more

SKT deploys LTE-R on Busan subway South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom (SKT) launched a …

Asia Briefs: SKT to construct LoRa network for CAT; Qualcomm, TDK set up Singapore venture & more

SKT to build LoRa network for CAT Thailand’s state-owned CAT Telecom selected South Korean operator …

Asia Briefs: Airtel hires South Asia CFO, MediaTek revenue grows almost 30% in 2016 & more

Airtel names CFO for Asia region Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator, hired rival Aircel’s …

Asia Briefs: China Mobile spends $27B on capex in 2016, Huawei’s smartphone sales surge in Bangladesh & more

China Mobile spends $27B on capex in 2016 China Mobile, the largest mobile operator in …

Asia Briefs: Sri Lanka’s Dialog names new head, Chunghwa raises capex to $905M & more

Sri Lanka’s Dialog names new head Dialog Axiata, the largest mobile operator in Sri Lanka, …