Taiwan

18 08, 2017

China Unicom to Raise $11.7 Billion from Private Firms

2017-08-18T12:49:48+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: China, China Telecom, eSports, NetEase, Taiwan|

China Unicom to Raise $11.7 Billion from Private Firms China Unicom is said to be raising $11.7 billion from investors including the likes of Tencent and Alibaba. China Unicom will be the first of the state-run telecom entities to receive private capital and mixed ownership. China Mobile is still the world's largest mobile phone operator in [...]

7 02, 2016

Malaysia’s iCandy to IPO

2016-02-10T18:23:44+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry, Taiwan, Tencent|

China's 668 Million Netizens The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNCC) published its 37th research report this week. The report shows that as of December 2015, China had 668 million "netizens" with internet penetration rates at 50.3%, up 2.4% over 2014. The number of mobile netizens reached 620 million in 2015. Wi-Fi coverage made a significant [...]

31 07, 2015

Monster Hunt Breaks Records in China

2015-08-03T08:17:13+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: China, eSports, Niko Analysis, Taiwan, Xiaomi|

Videogame Makers Battle Chinese Censors to Win Over Gamers China opened its market to game consoles several days ago by releasing the restriction on sales of consoles to those made within the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Now consoles may be manufactured and sold throughout the country, which eliminates a distribution and logistics hurdle that existed before, [...]

3 11, 2014

Next Growth Areas for Mobile

2014-11-03T08:00:04+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Thailand|

Niko Partners on CNBC Lisa Hanson was a featured guest on CNBC Asia on October 28th. The interview included lots of questions about mobile vs PC online gaming in SEA and China. For more updates, follow Niko Partners on Twitter. The 2014 China Rich List It pays to be a leader in an Internet, digital games [...]

27 09, 2013

Taiwan & Mainland China Game Industry Regulations

2013-09-28T14:06:35+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Categories: China, Taiwan|

A regulatory policy was put into place to allow further cooperation between games industry companies and other e-commerce companies located in mainland China and Taiwan. Taiwanese media stated that with the new agreement Taiwanese-headquartered companies can now own up to 55% of companies located in mainland China, and that the censorship period for Taiwanese games to [...]