Posts Tagged ‘phone’

WeChat Amps Up Competition With New Phone Call Function

China’s WeChat, the instant messaging app by Tencent, has Facebook’s WhatsApp, Japan’s Line, and Microsoft’s Skype service in its sights with a new phone calling service. Tencent’s WeChat launched a new function named “WeChat Out”, which allows users to call fixed-line phones or mobile phones, aiming to compete with its Asian competitor Line. This new […]


Sharp Mobile Phone Will Enter Chinese Market

Sharp, one of the largest mobile phone manufacturers in Japan, will formally enter the Chinese market with the launch of its first type of high-end mobile phone in China in late June.


Government Leaders Witness Chinese Telecom Pact With Ericsson

Ericsson (ERIC) signed GSM expansion framework agreements this week with China Mobile and China Unicom valued at about US$1.3 billion and US$140 million, respectively.


Chinese Handset Manufacturer Outsources To Egypt

China TechFaith (CNTF) has signed an agreement with QuickTel to develop and manufacture low-cost mobile handsets in Egypt.


Bird To Sell Mobile Phone Business

Chinese electronics manufacturer Bird says that it will transfer all of its stake in Ningbo Bird Sagem Electronic Co., Ltd, to Sagem, with whom it has set up the joint venture company.