Asian Activities Report for January 17, 2012: CMMB Vision (HKG:0471) Successful Developed First 6-MHz CMMB Chips for the US and International Market
Sydney, Jan 17, 2012 AEST (ABN Newswire) - CMMB Vision (HKG:0471) has successfully developed and produced its first 6-MHz CMMB chips for CMMB signal reception designed for the existing US television channel spectrum bandwidth. The standard TV spectrum channel for transmitting CMMB service in China is 8 MHz, while in the Americas a 6 MHz channel is the standard. The new 6 MHz chips will be incorporated into a wide range of existing CMMB products, including smartphones, tablets, USB dongles, mobile TV receivers, and business systems, for CMMB Vision to market its entire product range in the US market.
Poly (Hong Kong) Investments Limited (HKG:0119) announced today that the Group's contracted sales in 2011 amounted to approximately RMB 15.8 billion and the contracted gross floor areas sold were around 2.15 million square metres, representing a year-on-year growth of 39% and 47% respectively. The Group is one of China's prominent property developers, with residential and commercial properties in the cities along Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta as well as in the second-tier cities and provincial capitals.
FamilyMart Co., Ltd. (TYO:8028) says that 200 convenience stores owned by FamilyMart will accept China UnionPay credit cards from January 17th, 2012, and Chinese tourists traveling to Japan can now make payment using UnionPay cards in those stores. FamilyMart rolled out credit card payment service in Japan since November 29th, 2011, covering a total of 8700 stores, of which 200 stores can now accept China UnionPay credit cards.
NEC Corporation (TYO:6701) has signed a contract with SAP (NYSE:SAP) Japan to provide Cloud Computing service - Software as a Service (SaaS) to global users. NEC is Japan's leading provider of technology products and solutions. It creates and provides cloud solutions and services that contribute not only to the field of IT and Networks but also to societal, individual and corporate activities.
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