Wireless networking
  • Polymer and high-tech materials supplier Covestro is developing innovative material solutions for 5G devices, such as base stations, active antenna units and other equipment, according to company sources.
  • The development team of Poseidon Network
    Content distribution network (CDN), which has been around for over 20 years, is still enjoying strong growth every year, as consumers' demand for digital content's quality has grown from HD to Full HD and then 4K and now the latest 8K, according to Light Lin, founder of Poseidon Network, a provider...
  • Tsinghua Unigroup's chipmaking arm Unisoc expects to have its Ivy 510-series 5G solution featured in customers' terminal devices that are slated for launch by the end of 2019.
  • networking
    Most of Taiwan's networking device makers will see strong sales in the second half of 2019 along with the build-ups of 5G networks, expanding IoT applications and demand for high-speed transmission devices, according to industry sources.
  • Nokia has announced that TST (Taiwan Star Telecom) has chosen the equipment vendor's end-to-end (E2E) solution to expand the coverage and capacity of its LTE network to support subscriber growth. The new solution will also enable TST to offer narrowband Internet of Things (IoT) services, as well as...
  • Canalys has forecast that 5G-enabled handsets will reach nearly 800 million units in 2023, accounting for 51.4% of all smartphone shipments, passing 4G smartphones five years after 5G's global commercial launch. The CAGR between 2019 and 2023 will be 179.9%, while vendors will ship nearly 1.9 billion...
  • Cloud equipment providers including Quanta Cloud Technology and Wiwynn are stepping up their deployments in related 5G equipment targeting enterprise and industrial segments, according to industry sources.
  • Nokia Bell Labs senior partner for consulting
    Telecom operators will embrace an enterprise/industrial market that will catapult from US$50 billion at present to US$2 trillion if they are able to transform themselves into digital service providers in the 5G era, according to Fuad Siddiqui, senior partner for strategy and new markets consulting...
  • A number of handset brands are likely to launch their 5G-enabled smartphones in the Taiwan market before the end of 2019 as commercial operations of 5G networks in the local market is expected to be available in early 2020, according to industry sources.
  • China telecom equipment maker ZTE will deepen its strategic patent deployment in 5G-related technologies and enhance the development of 5G chips, and is slated to release 7nm 5G chips in the second half of 2019 before advancing further to 5nm node, according to the firm's president Xu Ziyang.
  • Falcon Heavy rocket carrying Formosat-7 at the John F Kennedy Space Center
    Taiwan's Formosat-7 satellite constellation was launched at the John F Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the US on June 25.
  • Asia's mobile operators are set to invest US$370 billion building new 5G networks between 2018 and 2025, according to the latest Asia Pacific edition of the GSMA's Mobile Economy series, published at MWC19 Shanghai today. The world's first nationwide 5G networks went live in South Korea earlier this...
  • ZTE has launched a 5G/FTTH dual-mode home gateway at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019. It is compatible with the 5G networks of high bandwidth, low latency and massive connections, as well as high-speed, stable and economical FTTH networks, according to the China-based vendor.
  • foxconn
    Foxconn Technology Group has established complete 8K+5G ecosystems, marking another big step forward in the group's development roadmaps beyond cloud computing, mobile devices, IoT, big data, smart living and robots, according to Lu Fang-ming, chairman of Foxconn's telecom arm Asia Pacific Telecom...
  • Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 108.12 for May 2019, increasing 3.28% sequentially but decreasing 3.01% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
  • The US trade sanctions on Huawei will not slow down global 5G commercial launches, as telecom operators worldwide are still regularly moving to build communications networks though they may change suppliers of telecom equipment, according to CC Lee, president of Taiwan-based Accton Technology, a provider...
  • Taiwan's government has approved a budget of NT$20.4 billion (US$647.72 million) for facilitating the development of various value-added and verticalized application services under the 5G networks in the next four years, according to officials.
  • Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$800.737 billion (US$25.84 billion) in January-April 2019, growing 0.76% on year, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
  • HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen
    In response to its weak smartphone sales in the previous months due to a lack of new models, HTC has rolled out two new smartphones targeting the mid-range segment - the U19e and Desire 19+.
  • Dialog Semiconductor has introduced the FC9000, the company's first Wi-Fi SoC since its acquisition of Silicon Motion's mobile communications product line was recently completed.
  • 5g
    The deployment of 5G networks and related innovative applications in Taiwan will accelerate now that lawmakers have approved the Telecommunications Management Act enabling the utilization of spectrum in a more flexible and effective, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).
  • Cees Link, GM of wireless connectivity business unit at Qorvo
    Along with Skyworks and Broadcom as the world's top-3 providers of RF (radio frequency) solutions for advanced wireless devices, US-based Qorvo is keen on promoting Wi-Fi 6 (IEEE 802.11ax) with the belief that the next-generation wireless standard and 5G will go hand in hand ushering in a more comprehensive...
  • Pegatron chairman TH Tung
    Pegatron's plant to in Batam, Indonesia will initially focus on networking devices in its first year of operation, according to company chairman TH Tung.
  • The Digitimes-arranged 5G forum brings together industry experts
    The coming of the 5G era promises drastic changes to people's lives, but all these changes will not come without equipment, device and component suppliers making advances in their technologies and offerings, according to speakers at a Digitimes-arranged forum during Computex 2019.
  • computex
    Computex 2019, as one of the world's most important bridges connecting different parts of the global ICT ecosystem, opens in Taipei on May 28, with the edition this year focusing on the latest tech trends such as AI, IoT, 5G, blockchain, innovations, startups, gaming and XR.

Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019

Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run

Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019

Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019

Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022

Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019

© 2019 DIGITIMES Inc. All rights reserved.
Please do not republish, publicly broadcast or publicly transmit content from this website without written permission from DIGITIMES Inc. Please contact us if you have any questions.