Sequans announces new LTE design wins
Nov 15, 10:23
Sequans Communications has announced that its pre-certified EZLinkLTE modules have been selected by three manufacturers, all first-time customers for Sequans, to power new tablet and mobile PC devices for the US market.
SerComm posts EPS of NT$3.13 for 1Q-3Q13
Nov 14, 11:29
Networking/communication device maker SerComm has published its third-quarter 2013 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$3.13 for January-September.
Wireless networking remains a strong IC market driver, says IC Insights
Oct 31, 16:10
Wireless networking is now a standard capability in many electronic systems, such as notebooks and desktops, smartphones and residential gateways, according to IC Insights. Built-in wireless networking capability can also be found in many other electronic products such as printers, digital cameras,...
Arcadyan Technology to begin shipments of Google TV-based STBs in 1Q14
Oct 22, 21:12
Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker Arcadyan Technology has obtained licensing for its STB (set-top boxes) based on the Google TV platform and has landed orders from telecom carriers in Europe with shipments to begin around the end of the first quarter of 2014, according to company...
SerComm to showcase IoT devices at Broadband World Forum 2013
Oct 15, 12:20
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm will exhibit newly developed product lines for application to the Internet of Things (IoT), including sound, motion and light sensing devices and car-use 3G-based smart communication devices, at the Broadband World Forum 2013 to take place...
Taiwan makers lower 2013 LTE device shipment goal
Oct 7, 14:42
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers have downward adjusted 2013 target shipments for LTE terminal devices to a total of five million units, 37.5-50% short of the 8-10 million units forecast in early 2013, according to industry sources.
Dedicated GPS devices to reach US$7 billion in 2018, says ABI Research
Sep 16, 11:36
Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smartwatches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks to dedicated HUD/eyewear, cycling and health/tracking devices, according to ABI research.
MTI to start TD-LTE RRH production in early 2014
Aug 28, 22:07
Taiwan-based microwave and satellite communications device maker Microelectronics Technology (MTI) has been developing RRHs (remote radio heads) based on TD-LTE mainly for the China market and will begin volume production in early 2014, according to company chairman Hsieh Chi-chia.
Browave aims at 2014 revenues of US$100 million
Aug 28, 13:54
Browave, which supplies active and passive devices, modules and sub-systems used in fiber-optic communication, is confident of attaining target consolidated revenues of US$70 million for 2013 and aims to increase consolidated revenues for 2014 to US$100 million, company president Dirac Liao said at...
Global 2Q13 WLAN market rises 10.8%, says IDC
Aug 27, 14:50
The combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments worldwide increased 10.8% from a year ago in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The enterprise segment alone climbed 14.8% on year during the same period.
HTC continues losing ground in LTE smartphone segment
Aug 26, 16:03
HTC, a pioneer of LTE smartphones previously, appears to have lost its competitive advantage in the segment and has seen its market share lag behind Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, according to data compiled by Strategy Analytics.
ZTE 1H13 net profit up 26.6% on year
Aug 22, 11:26
China-based networking/communication equipment and handset vendor ZTE has released it first-half 2013 financial report, with net profit of CNY310 million (US$50.1 million) increasing 26.6% on year.
SerComm 2Q13 net profit hits record
Aug 15, 10:52
Networking/communication device maker SerComm generated net profit of NT$276 million (US$9.23 million) for the second quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly level ever on record, company president James Wang said at an August 14 investors conference.
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 set to account for nearly one-half of all Wi-Fi chipsets shipped for use in the consumer electronic device market...
Arcadyan looks to growing shipments of IP STBs, LTE devices in 2014
Aug 12, 13:55
Arcadyan Technology has obtained orders for IP set-top boxes (STBs) from three telecom carriers in Europe, with shipments to begin in January-February 2014. It has also been testing LTE devices through cooperation with carriers in Europe, the US, China, Latin America and the Middle East, with shipments...
Gemtek, Hitron net NT$1.20, NT$0.65 per share for 1H13
Aug 8, 16:07
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers Gemtek Technology and Hitron Technologies recorded net EPS of NT$1.20 and NT$0.65, respectively, for the first half of 2013, according to the companies.
Foxconn denies it will spin off network solution business
Jul 16, 11:12
Commenting on recent market rumors that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to spin off its Communication & Network Solution Business Group (CNSBG) and let its subsidiary Cybertan handle the business, Foxconn pointed out that although business transformation has been the...
Mobile device shipments grow 9.7% on year in Japan in 1Q13, says IDC
Newswatch - Jul 8, 20:48
Total shipments of mobile devices, including PCs, smartphones, tablets, e-book readers and data communications (including mobile cards and personal routers), in Japan totaled 13.6 million units in the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 9.7% from a year earlier, according to IDC.
Weightless gets first public demo
Jul 3, 09:54
A new wireless interface called Weightless targeting machine to machine (M2M) or Internet of Things (IoT) communication has made its public debut, with the Weightless SIG announcing a demonstration of a wireless sensor application simulating the deployment of strain gauges and other wireless sensors...
Compal Communications to ship Nokia Windows Phone 8 smartphones in 3Q13
Jun 27, 21:40
Nokia may launch the new Lumia 1020 smartphone in New York, US, in July 2013. The product has a 41-megapixel camera. Nokia also plans to introduce entry-level and mid-range Lumia smartphones. Taiwan-based OEM firm Compal Communications has received orders for one model and will begin shipments in the...
PCL Technologies begins R&D on 10G transceiver modules
Jun 27, 11:01
PCL Technologies, a Virgin Islands-registered optical component and module maker with production based in China, has begun R&D on 10G optical transceiver modules for use in 4G LTE base stations connected to fiber-optic networks in Japan, according to the company.
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 carriers are rolling out 4G networks to support increasingly large bandwidths for downloading and uploading video to...
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 telecom carrier, to account for 30% of its Wi-Fi hot-spot equipment procurements in 2013, Z-Com said at a June 4 investors...
PCL Technologies to reach monthly shipments of 300,000 10G SFP+ modules in 2H13
May 30, 11:51
PCL Technologies, a Virgin Islands-registered optical component and module maker with production based in China, expects its monthly shipments of 10G SFP+ (enhanced small form-factor hot-pluggable) transceiver modules to increase from 250,000 units currently to 300,000 units in second-half 2013, according...
Commentary: EU telecom equipment probe against China is unnecessary
May 28, 10:28
The telecom industry believes that by the end of 2013, China will likely issue 4G licenses to telecom carriers, and hence many equipment firms have been eager to gain share of the market. However, Europe recently announced plans to begin anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based...