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  • Last update: Friday 29 November 2013 [121 news items]

MediaTek reportedly expects to ship 100 million handset chips in 2Q10

Stockwatch - Mar 18, 11:52

A Chinese-language Commercial Times report has said that MediaTek expects to ship 100 million handset chipsets in the second quarter 2010. But MediaTek has issued a filing...

MediaTek revises 1Q10 growth forecast

Stockwatch - Mar 5, 15:57

MediaTek has revised its first-quarter 2010 guidance to a sequential growth of 5-10%, compared to its earlier forecast of 0-5%, due to better-than-expected handset chip demand from...

MediaTek looks to increase handset chip market share in emerging markets in 2010

Mar 3, 11:37

MediaTek expects emerging markets to be its major growth driver in 2010 and aims to grab a 50% share of handset chips in the areas, according to market sources. The company currently...

MediaTek denies reports of reduced wafer orders

Mar 2, 15:20

MediaTek has denied local media reports indicating the company was planning to reduce wafer starts at foundry partners. The IC design house clarified that strong demand from emerging...

3G handset chip shipments to see strong growth in March

Newswatch - Feb 25, 10:47

Global 3G handset chip shipments are expected to increase significantly in March as China-based Huawei Technologies and ZTE have released substantial orders for 3G chips, and some...

MediaTek places component orders for nearly 50 million units for March 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:17

MediaTek is aggressively replenishing inventories for March 2010, with order volumes to its handset related component suppliers reaching nearly 50 million units, the highest monthly...

MediaTek says shipments for handsets to climb by up to 30% in 2010

Feb 2, 16:52

MediaTek has forecast shipments of its handset chips will top 450 million units in 2010, up from around 350 million shipped in 2009. Company president Hsieh Ching-Jiang said 5% of...

IC substrate maker Kinsus sees growing demand from handset segment

Jan 20, 14:44

Kinsus Interconnect Technology expects first-quarter revenues to have only a slight drop sequentially despite fewer working days, as demand from handset chip customers has picked...

MediaTek, MStar to see strong orders from China for Lunar New Year

Dec 30, 12:22

IC design houses MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor are expected to see an influx of orders for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday with the China government announcing plans to increase...

HT mMobile draws new strategic partner; targets China 3G handset market

Dec 23, 14:09

HT mMobile, a 30%-held affiliate of Taiwan-based Sunplus Technology, has drawn NT$100 million (US$3.09 million) worth of investment from IC distributor Asec International, according...

Taiwan handset makers to use MediaTek solutions for smartphone production

Dec 10, 11:04

Taiwan-based handset vendors Inventec Appliances and Gigabyte Communications will adopt MediaTek's new MT6516 solution for the production of entry-level smartphones. Volume shipments...

Motorola adopts MediaTek chips; Samsung considering, say sources

Dec 2, 16:22

MediaTek has started shipping chips to Taiwan OEMs making handsets for Motorola, while Samsung Electronics is considering adopting the designer's GSM/GPRS single-chip solution MT6253...

MediaTek to secure orders from global top-3 handset vendors

Qualcomm pressured in high-end handset chip market

Nov 30, 16:53

Qualcomm has raised its concern about market share in the high-end handset segment due to fiercer competition. The chipmaker is in talks with Apple for interest in future cooperation,...

MediaTek-Qualcomm patent arrangement to help China vendors enter global handset market

Nov 23, 14:09

MediaTek's patent arrangement with Qualcomm is expected to help China's first-tier handset vendors enter the global handset market while gradually eliminating the nation's gray handset...

MediaTek and Spreadtrum raise wafer starts at foundries for 4Q09

Nov 18, 14:31

MediaTek has placed more wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) for the fourth quarter of 2009, buoyed by...

MediaTek to ship GSM/GPRS single-chip solution in December

Nov 18, 12:06

MediaTek is scheduled to volume produce its first GSM/GPRS single chips MT6253 in December, according to industry sources. The solution will target white-box handsets priced at less...

Pixart, MediaTek and UMC cooperate for MEMS g-sensors

Nov 17, 12:00

Taiwan-based CMOS image sensor designer Pixart Imaging and handset IC design house MediaTek will work with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to promote sales of MEMS accelerometers...

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MediaTek to see December revenues return to NT$10 billion, say sources

Nov 16, 12:17

MediaTek's revenues are expected to return to NT$10 billion (US$310.85 million) in December, generating revenues of NT$29-30 billion in the fourth quarter, as order volume has been...

MediaTek office

Sunplus subsidiary HT mMobile to launch 3G handset chips by year-end

Oct 30, 16:05

HT mMobile, a subsidiary of Sunplus Technology, will launch 3G handset chips by the end of 2009, according to company chairman Huang Chou-Chye. HT mMobile has formed strategic alliances...

Sunplus chairman Huang Chou-Chye

Motorola to outsource all sub-US$150 handsets; MediaTek to supply chips, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 28, 16:52

Motorola has decided to outsource all of its entry-level handsets priced below US$150 and designated MediaTek to be the chip supplier, according to a Chinese-language United Daily...

MediaTek buys office building in Beijing

Sep 25, 17:11

MediaTek has announced that it has spent 744.95 million yuan (US$109.09 million) buying an office building in Beijing, China, with market observers speculating that it is a step the...

MediaTek to shift to 45nm in 1Q10

Sep 25, 14:08

MediaTek plans to leap to 45nm processing for 3G chips in the first quarter of 2010 despite that volume production of 65nm WCDMA chips is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter...

Broadcom to begin shipping baseband ICs to Nokia, says Broadcom Taiwan

Sep 22, 15:27

Broadcom will stat shipping handset baseband ICs to Nokia by the end of 2009, according to the company's Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty. Samsung Electronics has also begun adopting...

Broadcom Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty

HTC evaluating Broadcom as additional 3.5G chipset supplier, sources say

Sep 22, 11:34

HTC (High Tech Computer) is evaluating the possibility of adding Broadcom to its supplier list of 3.5G chipset solutions to fulfill its goal of introducing more entry-level and mid-range...

MediaTek to see challenges in China market

Sep 9, 12:26

MediaTek is expected to be challenged in the China market by decreasing demand partly due to high inventory levels and price competition from Taiwan-based MStar Semiconductor, despite...

MediaTek revenues expected to exceed NT$12 billion in August

Sep 4, 10:08

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues grow 10% sequentially to surpass NT$12 billion (US$364.74 million) in August due to strong demand from the handset industry in China, according...

Qualcomm, Xilinx and Altera reduce wafer starts at foundries for 4Q09, say sources

Sep 3, 11:03

Wireless chipmaker Qualcomm, and FPGA designers Altera and Xilinx have reduced their wafer start orders for the fourth calendar quarter of 2009 to their foundry partners, according...

Qualcomm

Taiwan smartphone application IC market grows significantly in 2Q09, says MIC

Sep 1, 15:27

Taiwan smartphone application IC market volume reached 89.37 million units in the second quarter of 2009, up 33.9% sequentially, according to Taipei-based Market Intelligence &...

MediaTek dismisses newspaper report on 3Q09 shipment growth

Stockwatch - Aug 21, 09:56

MediaTek has dismissed a recent newspaper report concerning the IC designer's third-quarter shipment growth. It described the Commercial Times report as speculation.

Competition for high-growth mobile chip market escalating in 2009, says In-Stat

Aug 19, 17:04

The battle for the fast-growing mobile semiconductor market will intensify in late 2009 with the introduction of new processors from each camp - ARM and x86, reports In-Stat. Intel...

Base station IC demand has better 2H09 business outlook than handset ICs

Newswatch - Aug 18, 10:59

Although Taiwan-based MediaTek has enjoyed booming sales of ICs used in handsets, ICs used in mobile communications base stations have a significantly better global business prospect...

Chip makers conservative about 4Q09 handset outlook

TSMC, UMC 4Q09 utilization to remain above 80%

Aug 14, 15:02

Order visibility at both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has extended to November 2009, with utilization rates expected...

TSMC

MediaTek expects to ship more than 300 million handset chips in 2009

Aug 5, 13:30

MediaTek now expects its handset chip shipments to exceed 300 million chips in 2009, compared to its original estimate of 250 million units. The IC designer attributed its upward...

HTC may cooperate with MediaTek to target low-cost smartphone market, say sources

Aug 4, 11:42

It is possible that High Tech Computer (HTC), in an attempt to enter the low-cost smartphone market, will cooperate with MediaTek for price-competitive handset IC solutions and to...

smartphones

MediaTek meets SMIC for partnership, say sources

Aug 3, 11:52

MediaTek chairman Tsai Ming-Kai has recently talked with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) CEO Richard Chang in Shanghai, China for future cooperation,...

MediaTek chairman
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  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2008

    Shipments in the third quarter grew only slightly, as orders from Motorola continued to decline and orders from Nokia were weaker than expected. Shipments to Nokia were also delayed...

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