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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...

MediaTek revenues expected to grow 20% in 2Q09

Mar 18, 11:20

MediaTek, which earlier this month lifted its first-quarter guidance, is expected to enjoy a revenue growth of 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009, with total revenues...


MediaTek enters development of Windows Mobile-enabled chipset solutions for smartphones, say sources

Mar 13, 13:50

Microsoft has teamed up with Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek to develop Windows Mobile-enabled chipset solutions for smartphones, aiming to push 3G handsets built with MediaTek's...

Major China handset design houses profitable in 2008

Mar 11, 11:48

Three major China-based handset solution providers, TechFaith Wireless, SIM Technology and Longcheer Group, have all posted profits for 2008, according to financial reports released...

IC testing houses expected sales growth as handset demand picking up

Mar 2, 17:17

IC testing houses Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) will enjoy 20-30% sales growth sequentially in February, as demand for handsets is picking up as...

MediaTek shipping 3G chipset samples to handset clients

Feb 26, 15:55

MediaTek is sampling its first smartphone solution, the MT6516, to clients for design-in, and is expected to begin volume production of the chipset, which supports both WCDMA and...

MediaTek smaprtphone solution

China-based foundry SMIC lands order for IC cards

Feb 25, 17:04

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has landed an order for chips used to make insurance cards for sale in the China market, according...

ST-Ericsson to outsource handset chip production to TSMC and UMC, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 14:38

ST-Ericsson, the joint venture of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, will outsource 65nm and 45nm handset...

MediaTek introduces its first multimedia-rich GSM/GPRS single-chip and presents its first smartphone solution at MWC 2009

Feb 12, 16:37

MediaTek has announced that its first GSM/GPRS single chip, the MT6253. Integrating all essential electronic components, including DBB, ABB, power management unit and RF transceiver...

MediaTek sales increased over 21% in January

Feb 6, 12:22

MediaTek has announced that its consolidated sales for January totaled NT$6.2 billion (US$184.45 million), up 21.48% on month but representing a slight decline of 4.62% on year. The...

Global demand for handset solutions to decline over 30% in 1Q09

Dec 31, 01:10

Demand for handset solutions from global handset vendors is likely to decline at least 30% in the first quarter of 2009 as gauged by current order visibility, according to sources...

MediaTek advances some January shipments to December, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 25, 15:51

Market observers estimate MediaTek's consolidated sales in December will be better than expected at NT$4.5-5 billion (US$136.53-151.75 million) because some of the shipments scheduled...

MediaTek dismisses China Telecom acquisition rumor

Dec 17, 12:03

MediaTek has dismissed recent market speculation about China Telecommunications (China Telecom) planning to acquire the Taiwan-based handset-chip specialist.

SMIC to gain TD-SCDMA orders on partnership with Datang

Dec 2, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is expected to receive a positive sales contribution from its strategic partnership with Datang Telecom Technology &...


Commentary: SMIC to benefit from Datang investment

Nov 12, 16:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will take advantage of its cooperation with Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings, which is backed by the...

MediaTek sales expected to continue falling in November, but may rebound in December

Nov 10, 15:48

Although MediaTek has reported that consolidated October sales dropped 6.7% sequentially to NT$9.19 billion (US$280.37 million), with the prospect of further declines in November,...

MediaTek to crack down on gray market trading in China

Nov 6, 01:00

In order to curb the effects of gray market trading in China on handset orders, MediaTek is reportedly implementing new restrictions for its downstream distributors, according to...

MediaTek to launch 2.8M TD-SCDMA handset chips in 2009

Oct 31, 01:15

MediaTek plans to become the first chip maker to introduce high-speed 2.8M TD-SCDMA handset chips to China-based handset makers in the beginning of 2009, according to industry play...

MediaTek to see better performance in 4Q08 compared to rivals

Oct 27, 11:17

Although global handset market demand failed to meet expectations in the fourth quarter, MediaTek's market share in China and export markets continues to increase thanks to difficulties...

Demand for high-end handsets falling

Oct 17, 01:10

Global handset vendors are lowering their shipments goals for high-end handset and smartphones in the fourth quarter and and related chip suppliers such as Texas Instruments (TI),...

Supreme expected to swing to profits on rising handset-use MCP pricing

Sep 8, 15:24

IC distributor Supreme Electronics is likely to swing from losses to profits in the third quarter thanks to warming-up white-box handset sales in China, which should reverse of handset-use...

MediaTek distributor KC Uppertech sales expected to sustain

Sep 8, 15:14

Thanks to brisk sales of handset chips in China and discrete components for use in notebooks, KC Uppertech, one of MediaTek's handset chip distributors, is expected to see sales sustain...

Handset chip demand from China white-box market growing strong

Jul 16, 01:15

Demand for handset chips from China's white-box market has started to grow after remaining low for two quarters, according to Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and KC Upper...

Kinsus lowers 3Q guidance to single-digit growth

Jul 16, 01:00

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology has lowered its revenues forecast for the third quarter to single-digit growth, originally the company was aiming for 10%, because...

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