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Consumer IC designers see strong STB chip demand in 2Q09

Jun 2, 12:37

Sunplus Technology expects second-quarter 2009 revenues to increase 50% sequentially to NT$1.4 billion (US$43.48 million) thanks to healthy shipments of chips for DVD players and...

Computex 2009: Alpha Networks presents new IP STB and HD media player

Jun 2, 11:57

Alpha Networks, a major player in the networking ODM/OEM industry, is showcasing its full-featured and easy-to-use solutions for IP set-top-box (IP STB) and high-definition (HD) media...

Alpha Networks 10G EPON ONU (optical network unit)

Chunghwa Telecom plans to promote MOD through subsidized LCD TVs with built-in STBs

May 25, 14:57

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) plans to promote its MOD (multimedia on demand) service by offer new subscribers the chance to purchase LCD TVs equipped with built-in set-top boxes (STBs)...

Consumer IC designers see strong revenue growth in April

May 11, 16:04

IC designer ALi saw April revenues increase 60%, driven by set-top box (STB) demand from the digital switch, particularly in Europe. Other consumer IC designers, such as Sunplus Technology,...

Sunplus 2Q09 revenues to grow 50% sequentially

Apr 30, 15:12

IC designer Sunplus Technology expects a 50% sequential revenues growth with losses turning to profits in the second quarter, buoyed by an influx of orders for set-top box (STB) and...

STB maker PESI expects major revenue upturn in 2H09

Apr 30, 14:18

Taiwan-based set-top box (STB) maker Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) expects a major uptick in its revenues for the second half of 2009 due to anticipated demand for STBs...

China market: MIPS licenses IP to Mavrix and Haier

Apr 30, 10:18

MIPS Technologies has announced that Mavrix Technology, a fabless semiconductor company developing complete SoC solutions for the emerging mobile digital TV and portable multimedia...

2011 will be the peak year for SD DTT STB semiconductors, In-Stat says

Apr 29, 11:28

The semiconductor opportunity in standard definition (SD) digital terrestrial TV (DTT) set-top boxes (STBs) will peak in 2011 at nearly US$500 million, according In-Stat. High-definition...

LCD equipment maker Kenmec enhancing EMS business

Newswatch - Apr 20, 14:17

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering recently announced its investment in Loyalty Founder Enterprise (LFE), a Taiwan-based PC and system chassis manufacturer. The TFT-LCD equipment maker...

Nagravision to enter Taiwan cable TV market

Apr 17, 15:15

Nagravision, a Switzerland-based provider of access control and content protection solutions, will team up with three Taiwan-based cable TV MSOs (multi-system operators) China Network...

IC designer Sunplus expected to see profits in 2Q09

Apr 17, 14:48

Market watchers expect Sunplus Technology to turn losses into profits in the second quarter with a sequential revenue growth of 50% amid increasing demand for set-top box (STB) and...

STB maker PESI sees March revenues shoot up 73% on year

Apr 9, 13:56

Taiwan-based STB (set-top box) maker Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) saw its consolidated revenues shoot up 73% on year to NT$771 million (US$22.74 million) in March thanks...

ALi to see up to 30% revenue growth in 2Q09 thanks to recovering STB demand

Mar 27, 16:23

Market watchers expect IC designer ALi to see 17% revenue growth in March and 20-30% growth in the second quarter because demand for set-top boxes (STBs) in China has recovered, and...

Demand for STB chips gearing up in China

Newswatch - Feb 26, 12:04

Demand for set-top box (STB) chips in China has been gaining momentum as STB sales are expected to pick up in the near future amid plans by TV operators to launch more digital TV...

Prime Electronics lands additional STB orders from India firm, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 16:11

Taiwan-based STB (set-top box) maker Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) has landed a follow-up large-volume order for its STBs from one of its clients in India with shipments...

Growing STB shipments yield opportunities for contract makers, says iSuppli

Jan 22, 11:42

While many electronic products are experiencing slowing growth or even declines, worldwide set-top box (STB) shipments are set to nearly double from 2007 to 2012, providing an attractive...

Tatung set to increase penetration in China IPTV market

Jan 21, 14:55

The Taiwan-based Tatung Group is set to increase its penetration in the IPTV market in China as one of its subsidiaries has received IP STB (set-top box) orders from China-based Guangzhou...

Foxconn lands STB orders from ADB

Jan 14, 14:44

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has received set-top box (STB) orders from Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB), a subsidiary of Advanced Digital Broadcast Holding which...

STB and telecom device makers perform well in December but deliver conservative 1Q09 outlook

Jan 9, 16:36

Most Taiwan-based telecom equipment and STB (set-top box) makers have generally reported strong sales for December 2008, but they are more conservative about the outlook for the first...

STB makers PESI and Skardin see strong sales growth in November

Dec 9, 17:09

Taiwan-based STB (set-top box) makers Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) and Skardin Industrial have both reported strong revenues growth in November, buoyed by increasing...

Taiwan market: Five MSOs, two STB makers form broadband digital multimedia service alliance

Nov 6, 16:52

Five major MSOs (multi-system operators) of cable TV services in Taiwan and two Taiwan-based STB (set-top box) makers at a November 5 press conference announced the joint establishment...

Zinwell gross margins reach almost 30% in Jan-Sep period

Oct 27, 14:18

Zinwell Communications saw its gross margins improve to 29.9% in the first three quarters of this year compared to 28.3% of a year earlier, due to an improvement in product mix, according...

LCD TV to become largest consumer electronics market by 2012, says iSuppli

Oct 13, 16:43

Defying challenging economic conditions, the global LCD TV market is expected to continue its rapid growth during the coming years, causing it to become the largest segment of the...

STB makers expect weak demand to last till at least 1Q09

Oct 8, 01:15

Set-top box (STB) makers are bracing for a weak fourth quarter, which is a traditionally high season for the sector, due to the economic woes hitting the US and Europe, according...

Worldwide IPTV service revenues to reach US$19 billion in 2012, says Gartner

Sep 26, 12:02

Worldwide subscriptions to internet Protocol television (IPTV) services are on pace to reach 19.6 million subscribers in 2008, a 64.1% increase from 12 million subscribers in 2007,...

Gemtek sales unaffected by weak demand for 11n notebook WLAN modules

Sep 17, 01:15

Gemtek Technology has seen little affect from the weak demand for notebook-use 802.11n WLAN modules, as its sales this year have been driven by other networking products, such as...

ALi revenues expected to increase about 30% in 3Q; margins to decline

Aug 25, 11:08

Because some China customers moved some of their August orders ahead to July to take advantage of Olympic demand, Set top box chip designer ALi expects its August sales to be about...

Gemtek shipping IP STBs to Free TV and Scientific-Atlanta, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 4, 16:08

Gemtek Technology has reportedly started shipping IP STB (set-top box) and IAD (integrated access device) products to France-based IP TV operator Free TV, according to a Chinese-language...

Wistron NeWeb braces for rosy 2H on Sirius-XM merger

Jul 30, 14:32

The business outlook for Taiwan-based satellite telecommunications device maker Wistron NeWeb (WNC) in the second half of 2008 now looks more rosy following the recent approval by...

D-Link/Alpha Networks lands 200,000 STB orders from Vastar

Jul 24, 14:36

Taiwan-based Vastar Cable TV Systems, a cable TV operator and WiMAX licensee, has decided to purchase an initial 200,000 IP STBs (set-top boxes) from D-Link, according to Ramos Hsu,...

FTC approves STB joint-procurement project by Taiwan cable TV operators

Jul 24, 01:15

The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) of Taiwan has approved an application by 28 local cable TV operators to jointly procure set-top boxes (STBs) in order to reduce costs while making...

Network-equipment makers speed up development of IP STBs to meet rising demand

Jul 22, 17:09

Most Taiwan network-equipment makers have sped up their development of IP set-top boxes (STBs) to meet growing demand from Europe, according to sources at the makers.

ALi expected to report falling gross margins for 2Q

Jul 16, 17:23

IC design house ALi is expected to report declining gross margins in the second quarter, with the margins falling 4-5 percentage points to 40% due to an increased proportion of low...

Cable operators take more risks in STB market

Jul 14, 11:16

Faced with stiff competition in the cable market and from telcos vying for TV viewers, traditionally risk-averse cable operators are becoming increasingly "bipolar," supporting...

Zyxel begins to ship IP STBs to European client

Jul 11, 16:27

Zyxel Communications recently began shipping IP STBs (set-top boxes) to a client in Europe with the quantity of the orders to add up to 50,000 units, according to sources at the network-equipment...

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