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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...


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...


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

MediaTek to source power amplifiers from SST

Jul 29, 12:10

Handset chipmaker MediaTek is likely to source power amplifiers (PAs) from Silicon Storage Technology (SST), in addition to Skyworks, according to sources at IC distributors.

TSMC, UMC see good order visibility for networking, handset chips, sources say

Jul 24, 12:40

Atheros, Realtek Semiconductor and Qualcomm have seen strong demand for networking and handset chips, driving order volumes at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and...

Handset chipset solution providers seeing short lead-time orders again

Newswatch - Jul 23, 12:05

Most handset chipset solution providers around the globe are experiencing a new wave of short lead-time orders as branded handset players anticipate a 30% sequential growth in the...

MediaTek expected to obtain licenses from Qualcomm, Microsoft in 3Q09

Newswatch - Jul 22, 10:07

MediaTek is expected to sign licensing agreements with Qualcomm and Microsoft for WCDMA applications and smartphones respectively by the end of third-quarter 2009, according to a...

MediaTek to ship 100 million handset chips in 3Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 20, 14:22

MediaTek's handset chip shipments are expected to reach 100 million units in the third quarter, hitting the company's record, and topping 350 million units in 2009, according to industry...

MediaTek asks component suppliers to increase 3Q09 inventories

Jul 20, 12:03

MediaTek has requested component makers, including Yuantonix and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), to make sure they have sufficient inventories to meet strong handset...


MediaTek deal with Qualcomm reportedly to be finalized shortly

Jul 7, 14:55

Recent reports in Taiwan's Chinese-language press have recently claimed that MediaTek is close to signing a WCDMA licensing deal with Qualcomm, but the Taiwan-based IC designer described...

MediaTek sales expected to be driven by WCDMA, TD-SCDMA in 2H09

Jun 22, 15:52

MediaTek's 3G chip product lines - TD-SCDMA and WCDMA chips - are expected to start volume shipments by the end of the third quarter and drive company revenues for the second half...

MediaTek says guidance for 2Q09 unchanged

Newswatch - Jun 10, 11:49

MediaTek said it currently has no plan to revise its revenue guidance for the second quarter, despite a positive outlook given by market watchers. The handset chipmaker earlier projected...

MediaTek eyeing China white-box notebook market

May 26, 14:35

MediaTek, following its success tapping the white-box handset market in China, is planning to promote its TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, GPS and Bluetooth chips and other handset IC solutions to...

Broadcom emerging as first-tier baseband supplier, says Strategy Analytics

May 21, 14:50

Cellular baseband revenues are not yet significant for Broadcom, and thus, the company may have to continue its aggressive acquisition strategy in order to build a product range and...

MediaTek May revenues expected to fall 10-15% on month

May 19, 10:44

MediaTek is expected to see its May revenues drop by 10-15% to NT$8.3-8.7 billion from its second-highest monthly level of NT$9.79 billion (US$297.59 million) in April due to concentrated...

Pixart, Elan, ESMT may benefit from MediaTek smartphone chip solutions

May 8, 16:36

Pixart Imaging, Elan Microelectronics and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) are expected to support MediaTek's smartphone handset chip solutions with specific product lines,...

MediaTek reports strong sales for April

May 8, 12:21

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.79 billion (US$295.91 million) for April, a slight increase of 2% from March. The sum is close to its monthly record of NT$10.09...

China IC designer Spreadtrum receives US$44 million bank loan

May 6, 14:17

China-based wireless baseband chipset provider Spreadtrum Communications announced on May 5 that its Chinese subsidiary, Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) has received 300 million...

MediaTek expects 6-15% sequential revenue increase in 2Q09

Apr 30, 12:03

MediaTek forecasts its revenues to grow 6-15% sequentially in the second quarter, thanks to strong demand from emerging markets, according to company president Ching-Jiang Hsieh....

China market: Huawei to enter white-box handset market, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 27, 17:11

China-based telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies plans to cut into the supply chain of white-box handsets with its own-developed HiSilicon K3 chips,according to a Chinese-language...

MediaTek may see revenues decline in May and June

Apr 20, 15:49

MediaTek is seeing a decline in handset chip orders as inventory levels in the end market have reached a high level, according to market sources.


MediaTek may invest in C-Media

Apr 10, 11:00

Realtek Semiconductor is rumored to be selling its shareholding in C-Media Electronics and resigning a seat from the company's board of directors, with MediaTek the likely buyer,...

MediaTek and Richtek post outstanding March revenues

Apr 8, 12:15

MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.6 billion (NT$284 million) for March, an increase of 20.96% sequentially and the second highest level in its monthly record. Richtek...

Infineon to delist from NYSE

Apr 6, 09:59

Infineon Technologies has announced that it has applied to voluntarily delist its American depositary shares (ADSs) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The company expects that...

IC backend suppliers face uncertain June

Apr 3, 16:50

Taiwan's IC backend service providers face an uncertain June, as overall end-market demand for the second quarter may fail market watchers' original expectations, according to industry...

MediaTek 1Q09 sales to beat guidance on increase in high-margin orders

Apr 1, 15:03

IC design house MediaTek is expected to report stronger-than-expected revenue growth for the first quarter of 2009, beating its guidance, according to market watchers. The improvement...

MediaTek expected to see 2Q revenues up 20-30% on quarter

Mar 31, 12:45

MediaTek is expected to see its second-quarter revenues increase by 20-30% on quarter and continue maintaining revenue and profit growth in 2009 thanks to strong handset chip orders...


Wafer testing firms expect better 2Q09 on resumed orders for handset chips

Mar 30, 16:43

Wafer testing service providers Ardentec, King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor have estimated stronger performance for the second quarter of...

Spreadtrum becomes chipset provider for Samsung handsets

Mar 27, 17:14

China-based wireless baseband chipset provider Spreadtrum Communications has become a new chipset supplier for Samsung Electronics, with Spreadtrum having started shipments of its...

MediaTek in talks with Qualcomm for WCDMA license, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 25, 17:10

MediaTek is negotiating with Qualcomm regarding the licensing of WCDMA technology, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Texas Instruments may resume orders

Newswatch - Mar 18, 11:57

Texas Instruments (TI) may resume placing orders with its contract partners in Taiwan, including foundry service provider Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and packaging...

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