China-based HiWiFi unveils OS for smart routers, say reports
Jul 17, 14:03
China-based router maker HiWiFi has announced an in-house developed operating system, HiWi-Fi OS, designed specifically for smart routers. The OS features three major applications: HiCloud for cloud computing services, HiMobile for mobile terminals and HiStore for plug-ins.
SerComm June, 2Q14 revenues hit records
Jul 8, 11:53
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm on July 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.090 billion (US$69.6 million) for June, hitting monthly record for the second consecutive time with growth of 0.47% on month and of 24.54% on year.
Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 2.1% in 2014, says Gartner
Jul 1, 14:43
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.7 trillion in 2014, a 2.1% increase on year, however, the grow rate is down from earlier projections of 3.2% growth, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The slower outlook for 2014 is attributed to a reduction in growth expectations for devices,...
Foxconn to invest in Korea-based SK Group
Jun 30, 22:03
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will invest KRW380.98 billion (US$376.49 million) in SK C&C, an affiliate of Korea-based SK Group, to acquire 2.45 million shares or a 4.9% stake in the company.
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 that is no longer interested in increasing the number of antenna or transmission speed, but instead focusing on meeting...
SerComm May revenues hit record
Jun 9, 10:23
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm on June 6 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.080 billion (US$69.0 million) for May, hitting a monthly record with growth of 12.29% on month and of 22.76% on year, and those of NT$8.603 billion for January-May, rising 14.36% on year.
Smart solutions for smart devices: How Carry is expanding its business model
Jun 4, 14:11
Carry Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of portable multimedia and storage products, will highlight its new Apotop products, including its wireless snapshot for iPhone device, the i-Selfie, in addition to Wi-Copy personal cloud services at Computex 2014. The company also plans to exhibit...
LTE broadcast may be widely adopted for mobile TV services, say Taiwan makers
Jun 3, 13:38
LTE (Long Term Evolution) broadcast technology using eMBMS (enhanced multimedia broadcast multicast service) standard is likely to be widely adopted for delivering mobile TV services, as Verizon Wireless in the US, Vodafone in Europe, Telstra in Australia and Korea Telecom in South Korea have undertaken...
Computex gets smart
Jun 3, 13:26
Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight a wide variety of IT products and solutions, from the latest mobile devices and computer peripherals, to the newest...
Kinpo Electronics to start production at Philippines factory
Stockwatch - May 20, 14:27
Taiwan-based consumer electronics, STB (set-top box) and networking device maker Kinpo Electronics is constructing a factory on a site of 140,000 square meters (34.6 acres) in the Philippines and will begin volume production in September 2014, company president Simon Shen said at a May 19 investors...
Digitimes Research: LTE users to reach 335 million in 2014
May 20, 11:55
Japan- and Korea-based operators have been aggressively promoting their LTE services. Their counterparts In Latin America and Europed have also been accelerating the process towards commercialization for LTE. The number of LTE users worldwide surpassed 200 million in 2013, up 130 million from 2012...
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 2015, but Digitimes Research believes the company's move is unlikely to make mainstream Wi-Fi chipmakers pursue 8x8 Wi-Fi,...
Huawei has preliminary ideas for 5G mobile, says vice chairman
Apr 24, 11:53
China-based ICT solution provider Huawei Technologies has preliminary ideas of 5G mobile communication standards although the technology has yet to be definied, company vice chairman and rotating CEO Xu Zhi-jun said at the company's 11th Annual Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, southern China, on...
Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models
Apr 22, 11:38
Main Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers, including D-Link, Gemtek Technology and Accton Technology, have been transforming their operational models, combining hardware ODM/OEM production with software and/or related services to meet fast growing demand for cloud computing and Internet...
Intel, MediaTek become favorites in China white-box tablet industry
Apr 21, 11:04
China's white-box tablet players have been turning to adopt application processor (AP) solutions from Intel and MediaTek for their 3G and LTE-enabled models because of Intel's subsidies for tablet products and MediaTek solutions' pricing advantages, according to sources from China's white-box supply...
Taiwan battery module makers eye orders from China 4G base stations
Apr 14, 21:57
Taiwan-based battery module makers are looking to enter the supply chain of China's telecom carriers for backup battery orders for their 4G base stations. However, since the China government is trying to nurture local lithium battery players, Taiwan makers have little chance of landing related order...
Accton sees March revenues increase
Apr 11, 10:53
Networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has reported NT$2.202 billion (US$72.5 million)in March consolidated revenues, growing 48.06% sequentially and 11.01% on year, and January-March consolidated revenues reached NT$5.252 billion, up 8.39% on year.
Networking device makers see March revenues grow
Apr 10, 15:02
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers Alpha Networks, Arcadyan Technology, Gemtek Technology, SerComm and Senao Networks saw their consolidated revenues for March grow.
Arcadyan expects to ship 1.7 million IP STBs in 2014
Mar 31, 14:59
Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology expects to ship 1.7 million IP set-top boxes(STBs) in 2014, about 70% of which will be based on Ericsson Mediaroom and the remaining hybrid models, according to company president Lee Hong-yuh.
Gemtek expects LTE to be main source of revenue growth in 2014
Mar 28, 15:15
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology expects LTE products to be the main source of growth in 2014 consolidated revenues, with shipments to mobile telecom carriers to begin in the second half of 2014, the company said at a March 27 investors conference.
Accton Technology 2013 EPS at NT$1.06
Mar 18, 11:49
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has released its 2013 financial report, posting net EPS of NT$1.06.
Digitimes Research: Comcast to push into new digital home market
Mar 17, 21:08
In addition to its existing Xfinity Triple-Play services, US-based Comcast has recently announced it will cooperate with US-based NRG Energy to offer electricity services. The move is expected to add an additional service to Comcast's packages and help bring in more revenues to the company.
MWC 2014: One market focus will be Atom and LTE combo for Intel
Feb 24, 22:01
At an Intel news conference for Mobile World Congress (MWC), Intel president Renee James introduced two Intel Atom processors, an LTE-Advanced communications platform, and announced multiyear agreements with Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to expand the...
Sporton posts EPS of NT$5.25 for 2013
Feb 21, 15:05
Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has reported net profits of NT$432 million (US$14.2 million) on consolidated sales of NT$2.3 billion for 2013. EPS for the year came to NT$5.25.
SerComm nets NT$4.19 per share for 2013
Feb 21, 11:18
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm posted net EPS of NT$4.19 for 2013, according to its financial report released at a February 20 investors conference.
SerComm expects to ship 3 million PON units in 2014, says president
Jan 24, 11:06
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped nearly two million units of PON (passive optical network) broadband equipment in 2013 and expects to ship three million units in 2014, with China, Japan and Russia to be major markets, according to company president James Wang.
Huawei Technologies 2013 revenues up 8% on year
Jan 16, 10:57
China-based communication and IT solution provider Huawei Technologies has reported unaudited revenues of CNY238-240 billion (US$39.3-39.6 billion) for 2013 operation, increasing 8% on year.