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ASEAN 3G/4G mobile broadband penetration to rise to 60% in 2017

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 20, 15:24

3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers accounted for 46% of all mobile communication subscribers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market in 2015 and the penetration is expected to rise to 60% in 2017, with 10% of mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers to be 4G...

KDDI sets up smart drone platform, Rakuten Mobile launches drone

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 19, 10:24

In the Japan market, mobile operator KDDI set up a smart drone platform to store photographs and video in a database in the fourth quarter of 2016, while MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) Rakuten Mobile launched Mavic Pro, a drone developed by China-based DJI, for bundled sale in the quarter,...

December 7W LED light bulb prices in China market fall

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 12, 21:12

December 2016 average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 5.4% from October to CNY26.30 (US$3.80), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) increased 0.3% to CNY30.40, according to Digitimes Research.

SAE TIR J2954 paves way for commercializing PHEV/EV wireless power transfer

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 12, 11:28

US-based SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International on May 31, 2016 published SAE TIR (technical information report) J2954 document, a milestone to commercialize wireless power charging of PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) and EVs.

Global production value for high-brightness LED chips to reach US$13.179 billion in 2017

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 6, 11:13

Global production value for high-brightness LED chips in 2017 will reach US$13.179 billion, growing 2.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

All-in-one PC shipments drop 4.8% in 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 5, 11:53

With demand for all-in-one PCs from the consumer sector continuing dropping, Digitimes Research estimates shipments decreased 4.8% on year to reach around 12 million units in 2016, and the volume in 2017 is expected to stay flat.

China touch panel makers step into other product lines

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 4, 11:07

First-tier China-based touch panel makers, in view of decreased orders for projected capacitive touch solutions (out-cell) used in smartphones due to increasing adoption of in-cell and on-cell touch solutions, have extended production to full bonding of TFT-LCD display panels and touch modules, cover...

Digitimes Resaerch: AT&T launches inexpensive virtual pay-TV service DirectTV Now

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 3, 14:38

AT&T has launched DirectTV Now, the third virtual pay-TV platform in the US market, at a minimum monthly charge rate of US$35, lower than competitors', for more than 100 live channels.

MVNOs growing fast in Japan, may face mergers due to price competition

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 20, 14:23

MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) services have seen fast growing demand in Japan mainly due to the government asking mobile telecom carriers to unlock SIM cards and stop offering zero-price smartphones bundled with 2-year contracts in a bid to enliven the market. However, MVNOs are likely to...

Worldwide notebook shipment update - November 2016

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Dec 19, 15:20

The worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 8% on-month in November, while the top-3 ODMs had 10% growth thanks to rising sales from North America during Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions. Demand for Apple's new MacBook products has also been rising and contributed to...

pureLiFi improving Li-Fi data transfer speed

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 19, 10:45

pureLiFi, a developer of Li-Fi a wireless communication technology based on visible light communication, has improved data transfer rates from 5Mbps originally to 10Mbps and further to 40Mbps, making Li-Fi a technological complement to Wi-Fi, according to Digitimes Research.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China in 3Q16

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Dec 15, 23:10

There were 112.3 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 5.2% on quarter and 5.8% on year and accounting for 30.9% of the global total. International vendors shipped 17.1 million units, accounting for 15.2% of the shipments and decreasing 2.8% on...

Top notebook vendors and ODMs see combined shipments increase in November

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 15, 15:33

The worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 8% on month in November, while the top-3 ODMs' notebook shipments increased 10% thanks to rising sales from North America during Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions. Demand for Apple's new MacBook products has also been rising...

LED device makers to benefit from growing gaming demand

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 13, 15:33

Global demand for gaming hardware, software and services is projected at a CAGR of 6.6% from US$99.6 billion in 2016 to US$118.6 billion in 2019 and because gaming notebooks, desktops, monitors and even keyboards and mice are offering visual effects, makers of LED devices are expected to benefit from...

China smartphone industry enjoys shipment growth in 3Q16 thanks to overseas demand

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 9, 16:08

Subsidies provided by China's top-3 telecom carriers led by China Mobile to encourage 2G and 3G service users to switch to 4G services continued to push China's mid-range and inexpensive 4G smartphone sales and shipments in the third quarter.

Worldwide notebook shipment update - October 2016

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Dec 8, 11:14

The top-5 notebook brand vendors worldwide and top-3 ODMs saw their combined shipments drop 22% and 12% on month in October, respectively as the brand vendors started adjusting their inventory in Europe and North America and also reduced their shipments for the month to avoid direct competition against...

Taiwan ODM smartphone shipments to decline in 4Q16

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Dec 7, 11:26

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and ODMs will reach 13.82 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 11.8% sequentially but down 23% on year, according to data compiled by Digitimes Research.

Global digital gaming market to reach US$99.6 billion in 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 7, 11:16

The global digital gaming market is expected to reach US$99.6 billion in 2016 and further increase to US$118.6 billion in 2019, representing a CAGR of 6.6% during the four-year period, according to Digitimes Research.

Global tablet shipments in 4Q16 to reach 51.29 million

GLOBAL TABLET | Dec 6, 21:00

There will be 51.29 million tablets shipped globally in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 7.3% on quarter but decreasing 21.5% on year. Shipments will consist of 10.9 million iPads, up 17.2% sequentially, 24.4 million units launched by international vendors other than Apple, up 18.3%, and 16.0...

Taiwan top foundries to enjoy particularly strong 4Q16

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 29, 14:21

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop only 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016 indicating a particularly strong fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan server revenues may reach NT$600 billion in 2017

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 28, 16:31

A recently published Digitimes Research Special Report notes that combined revenues from Taiwan-based makers' server motherboards, servers, storage and network equipment are expected to grow to NT$558.5 billion (US$17.45 billion) in 2016 and the amount will have a chance to reach NT$600 billion in...

Samsung Display dominance in AMOLED to face challenge from China makers beginning 2019

CHINA FPD | Nov 28, 13:07

Samsung Display has dominated the global supply of AMOLED panels used in smartphones, but China-based AMOLED makers will begin to challenge Samsung's dominant market status in 2019 as they increase output and China-based smartphone vendors are expected to increase adoption of locally-made panels, according...

China mobile AP shipments to rise 11.6% in 4Q16

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 23, 22:31

Shipments of mobile application processors for smartphones and tablets in China are expected to grow 11.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to seasonal factors and inventory build-ups for the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan makers to ship over 20 million LCD monitors in 4Q16

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Nov 23, 22:19

Taiwan-based ODMs and OBMs will together ship 20.158 million LCD monitors in the fourth quarter of 2016, decreasing 2.5% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 65.2% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research.

Top-5 vendors, top-3 Taiwan ODMs October notebook shipments down 22%, 12% on month

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Nov 22, 22:51

The five largest notebook vendors together shipped 10.19 million Windows units equipped with Intel processors in October, decreasing 22% on month, while the three largest Taiwan-based ODMs had combined shipments in the month slipping 12%, according to Digitimes Research.

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