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  • Last update: Thursday 21 May 2015 [127 news items]

Digitimes Research: LTE-U to become mainstream LTE technology

May 21, 11:27

The LTE-U (LTE-Unlicensed) technology is likely to become the mainstream LTE standard in the future and will not cause serious interference when operated concurrently with Wi-Fi on...

3.75 billion Wi-Fi connected devices will be shipped worldwide by 2019, says MIC

Apr 20, 16:07

Driven by flourishing demand for smartphones and IoT (Internet of Things), global shipment volume of Wi-Fi connected devices reached around 2.27 billion units in 2014, up 18% on year,...

Digitimes Research: Development of Wi-Fi Only Phone service gaining momentum

Mar 12, 14:49

The launch of Google's Nova project and Cablevision's Freewheel services will help push the deployment of Cable Wi-Fi as well as the implementation of Wi-Fi Only Phone and Wi-Fi First...

SME Wi-Fi solutions to post strong growth in 2015, says Aruba executive

Dec 29, 14:51

The market of Wi-Fi solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the highest sales growth among all Wi-Fi solution segments in 2015, according to John DiLullo,...

Aruba executive vice president John DiLullo

Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14

Dec 12, 14:37

PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Demand for multi-layer PCBs rising in 4Q14

Foxconn to cooperate with Alibaba, 21 Vianet to set up Wi-Fi network in southwestern China

Nov 28, 11:19

Foxconn Electronics, Alibaba and 21 Vianet Group on November 26 jointly signed with the city government of Guiyang, southwestern China, to set up a citywide network of Wi-Fi hot spots...

802.11ac Wi-Fi CPE shipments to capture 18% of the total 176 million access points in 2014, says ABI Research

Sep 26, 15:43

The worldwide Wi-Fi customer premises equipment (CPE) market is expected to grow 11% in 2014. According to ABI Research, total shipments of Wi-Fi access points, routers, and residential...

MediaTek announces 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/router SoC

Sep 17, 10:45

MediaTek has announced its MT7628, a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/router system on chip (SoC). Integrating a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi radio and a 580MHz MIPS 24KEc CPU, the MT7628 enables consumers...

Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth

Jun 30, 15:43

In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other...

Cellular network jam spurs rising use of MIMO Wi-Fi technology in smartphones, says IHS

Jun 5, 15:49

With their cellular networks strained to the breaking point by the deluge of data traffic generated by smartphones, wireless operators are striving to offload traffic to Wi-Fi networks...

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Digitimes Research: 10G Wi-Fi unlikely to become popular in the short term

May 12, 21:38

Wi-Fi chip designer Quantenna Communications has recently announced it will invest in the R&D of 10G Wi-Fi chipsets to develop 8x8 antenna technology for a mass production in...

Global Wi-Fi hotspots will grow to 7.1 million in 2015 as a method to offload traffic, says ABI Research

May 9, 11:27

Worldwide Wi-Fi deployments reached a total of 4.2 million hotspots in 2013, and will continue to grow at a CAGR of 15% between 2013-2018, to exceed 10.5 million. Among the global...

Richwave looks to 30% increase in Wi-Fi component revenues in 2014

May 7, 16:18

RF component maker Richwave expects sales of its Wi-Fi components to grow over 30% on year in 2014, buoyed by growing demand for 802.11ac-enabled devices.

Cloud-managed Wi-Fi market to reach US$2.5 billion by 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:59

As the traditional worldwide enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market experiences relative maturation and the lofty gains of the past two years begin to flatten, the WLAN...

Digital camera players offering cheap full-frame DSLR cameras to boost sales

Mar 10, 21:04

Full-frame DSLR cameras' current share in overall digital camera sales has risen to 15% and the share is expected to surpass 30% by the end of 2014 with factors such as the release...

Digitimes Research: Demand for carrier Wi-Fi rising

Dec 26, 16:17

As mobile Internet access is becoming more popular, telecom carriers worldwide are all facing difficulties providing sufficient mobile data services to meet user demand. Solutions...

Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market, says ABI Research

Nov 11, 15:39

The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently...

ASE posts record consolidated revenues for October 2013

Nov 8, 16:03

Consolidated revenues at Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) climbed to an all-time high of NT$20.76 billion (US$707 million) in October 2013, representing growth of 17.7% on...

Sony introduces NEX-5T camera with Wi-Fi, NFC and fast hybrid AF

Aug 27, 20:44

Sony has announced the release of its NEX-5T compact system camera that comes equipped with large-sensor image quality, speedy auto focus (AF) and NFC (near field communication) one-touch...

Over 45% of Wi-Fi chipsets in CE devices in 2017 to support 802.11ac, says IHS

Aug 14, 11:08

The increasing demand for bandwidth from mobile devices will spur the rapid adoption of next-generation Wi-Fi technology, with shipments of chipsets supporting the new 802.11ac standard...

FET to offer EAP-SIM Wi-Fi roaming in Asia Pacific jointly with Conexus members

Jun 27, 12:03

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the only Taiwan-based member of the Conexus Mobile Alliance, will offer EAP-SIM (extensible authentication protocol)-based Wi-Fi roaming services...

Enabling IoT through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth: Q&A with Broadcom marketing director Jeff Baer

Jun 6, 16:26

Just before Computex 2013, Digitimes spoke with Jeff Baer, marketing director for Embedded Wireless, Wireless Connectivity Combo at Broadcom to find out more about Broadcom's push...

Broadcom marketing director Jeff Baer

Bringing 802.11ac to the mainstream: Broadcom VP Rahul Patel talks up 5G Wi-Fi

Jun 4, 21:00

Demand for video, especially high-definition video, is pushing players in the mobile telecom industry to continually seek new ways to increase bandwidth. On the network side, telecoms...

Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Z-Com aims to supply 30% of Wi-Fi hot-spot equipment to China Mobile in 2013

Jun 4, 20:15

Z-Com, a Taiwan-based maker of broadband wireless Internet-access devices and provider of wireless/mobile data solutions, aims to land orders from China Mobile, China's largest mobile...

China Mobile procures 1.5 million Wi-Fi APs

May 14, 11:27

China Mobile has procured 1.5 million Wi-Fi access points (APs) from 10 suppliers through open-bid competition, according to a report from China.

Z-Com scores points in tapping China Wi-Fi hot spot equipment market

May 6, 15:48

Taiwan-based broadband wireless Internet-access solution provider Z-Com, having supplied Wi-Fi hot spot equipment for large events in China including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games...

Wi-Fi Alliance sets up branch office in Taiwan

Jan 25, 14:50

The Wi-Fi Alliance on January 24 formally opened a branch office in Taiwan in a bid to strengthen cooperation with the Taiwan government and Taiwan-based Wi-Fi-related enterprises...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom begins EAP-SIM off-loading of 3G traffic onto Wi-Fi

Jan 15, 14:25

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on January 15 started using EAP-SIM (extensible authentication protocol-SIM) technology to automatically off-load 3G mobile Internet traffic onto its Wi-Fi...

Taiwan market: Government official recommends Wi-Fi hot spot sharing

Dec 20, 16:04

Mobile telecom carriers in the Taiwan market have been establishing Wi-Fi networks to offload increasing mobile Internet-access traffic, but dense distribution of Wi-Fi hot spots...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to use EAP-SIM to help off-load 3G traffic onto Wi-Fi

Nov 21, 21:24

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will use its Wi-Fi hot-spot network to off-load 3G mobile Internet traffic using EAP-SIM (extensible...

Gemtek debuts LTE mobile access point

Oct 26, 15:56

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has unveiled an LTE-based mobile Wi-Fi access point.

MediaTek to ship 20 million smartphone solutions in September, say sources

Sep 25, 01:15

MediaTek is expected to ship 20 million units of smartphone solutions in September, 33% higher than the 15 million units projected by industry watchers previously. Consequently, MediaTek's...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Japan market: WiMAX operator UQ covers a population of 10 million, says company CTO

Jul 11, 12:14

UQ Communications, a WiMAX operator in Japan, has expanded its network to more than 20,000 base stations to cover a population of 10 million, according to company CTO Fumio Watanabe...

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    Zoom Storage hybrid powerbank and wireless storage solution

    The Zoom Storage is a hybrid powerbank and wireless storage solution developed for Android, Windows and iOS smartphones and tablets in 2,000mAh wallet size and 8,000mAh traveller's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

2015 China IC design market forecast
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