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ASE maintains 1Q09 guidance, despite rising China demand

Mar 11, 14:05

Wafer packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has not followed fellow industry players in revising its guidance for the first quarter of 2009 despite rising...

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 backend suppliers see utilization recovering on white-box handset demand

Mar 5, 17:03

IC packaging houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and testing specialists Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics...

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First-tier Taiwan PCB makers more aggressively taking orders from white-box handset vendors in China

Mar 5, 16:01

First-tier Taiwan PCB makers, including Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, have recently strengthened their presence in the China market vying for increasing...

First-tier handset PCB suppliers vying for orders from white-box vendors

Feb 23, 12:26

In order to push up utilization rates, first-tier handset PCB suppliers, such as Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, Unitech Printed Circuit Board, and Tripod Technology,...

Surging China white-box handset demand boosts MCP memory pricing

Jan 8, 01:05

A recent increase in demand for white-box handsets in China has also brought up demand and prices for key component multi chip package (MCP) memory, according to sources at IC channel...

PCB makers reportedly to focus on white-box handsets to increase utilization rates

Newswatch - Dec 15, 17:04

Utilization rates at PCB makers are dropping with some dipping below 50% since orders have been frozen in the fourth quarter. Some PCB makers expect to cover parts of their capacity...

Touch panel makers' November revenues drop

Dec 12, 17:05

With the touch panel industry entering the low season amid the global economic downturn, several Taiwan touch panel makers ahve reported sequential drops in November revenues.

MediaTek November sales affected by falling white-box handset demand from China

Dec 1, 12:28

Due to falling demand of white-box handsets in China, market observers have lowered the expectations of MediaTek's November sales from NT$7.5 billion (US$225 million) to NT$7 billi...

Handset-related IC design house to enter large-size segment in 2009

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:40

Taiwan-based ILI Technology, which specializes in handset panel-use LCD driver ICs, is extending its presence to include large-size applications. The company is currently at the sample...

Korean CMOS image sensor maker expands in China white-box handset market

Nov 12, 16:36

Seti, a Korea-based CMOS image sensor maker, has succeeded in expanding its CMOS image sensor market share in China to 50%, according to market watchers. Seti's monthly shipments...

CPT and Giantplus see sharp falls in small- to medium-size LCD panel sales in October

Nov 10, 14:54

With overall shipments to the consumer electronics segment having peaked in the third quarter, and demand from China's white box handset market starting to decrease, Chunghwa Picture...

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...

Taiwan handset related IC design companies to see slight sales decline in 4Q08 thanks to stable demand for white-box handsets

Oct 16, 15:35

Since demand for white-box handsets remains strong, most handset related IC design companies are forecast to see only a mild market decline in fourth quarter 2008.

Holy Stone September sales to hit record thanks to recovery of white-box handset market

Oct 3, 01:00

The recovery of the white-box handset market in China after the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games drove the September sales of passive component maker Holy Stone Enterprise to hit a monthly...

PCB maker Plotech to see only slight growth in October orders as holiday season demand fails to meet expectations

Oct 2, 17:03

Handset PCB marker Plotech expects September consolidated sales of NT$360-370 million (US$11.2-11.5 million) with third-quarter performance better than in the second quarter. However,...

KCUC teams up with Innolux to offer one-stop shopping to China white-box handset makers

Oct 1, 11:03

According to market sources, Taiwan IC distributor Kuen Chaang Uppertech (KCUC) has teamed up with LCD panel and system maker Innolux Display with the goal of offering one-stop-shopping...

MStar looks to challenge MediaTek in white-box handset baseband chip market

Sep 26, 12:09

According to market watchers, Taiwan IC design house MStar has shipped handset baseband chips to China white-box handset customers priced almost 30% lower than MediaTek's chips. In...

IC distributors turn conservative for September as China white-box handset clients cut orders

Aug 27, 01:25

IC distributors are turning conservative about China's white-box handset market, as clients are cutting orders amid weaker-than-expected demand, according to industry sources.

White-box handsets popular during Olympics; MediaTek expected to see higher sales growth in August and 3Q08

Aug 25, 12:02

The China government's crackdown on unlicensed handsets prior to the Olympics had an influence on sales for white-box handset makers as well as chipset provider MediaTek. However,...

China market: Large price drops of white-box CMMB handsets threatening sales of MP4 players

Aug 25, 10:53

In the China market, vendors of white-box handsets equipped with China's self-developed mobile TV functionality, CMMB (China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting), have lowered their...

KCUC July revenues jump 27% on handset demand in China

Aug 14, 12:25

Due to growing demand for white-box handset in China, Taiwan IC distributor Kuen Chaang Uppertech (KCUC) saw its July revenues jump 27% sequentially.

Small-to-medium size LCD panel demand rebounds in July

Aug 8, 14:17

Small-to-medium size panel shipments saw a recovery based on shipments from Taiwan panels makers, amid stronger shipments for handset and netbook applications, according to market...

MediaTek July revenues expected to grow close to 20% on rebound in China handset market

Aug 6, 17:09

Handset industry players expect MediaTek's consolidated sales in July to reach NT$8 billion (US$259.38 million), which would represent a monthly increase of about 18% from the NT$6.8...

LED demand from China white-box handset segment still not strong

Jul 25, 16:55

With demand for white-box handsets in China recovering at a slow pace, order visibility for Taiwan LED players remains low, according to market sources.

AUO and TPO see Nokia orders driving small- to medium-size panel shipments, say sources

Jul 25, 14:41

Demand for small- to medium-size LCD panels from the handset market is warming up, with major vendor Nokia increasing orders at AU Optronics (AUO) and TPO Displays, according to industry...

China handset-design houses finding it hard to survive

Jul 22, 14:35

A number of handset-design companies in China have been forced to either suspend or trim down their operations due to slack business resulting from keen competition, according to...

Taiwan IC distributors work with design houses to gain traction in the China white-box handset market

Jul 22, 12:22

According to local government officials in China, there are about 7-8 million new handset users each month in China, and most of them are using white-box handsets. The white-box handset...

China white-box handset sales expected to grow in July, as government crackdown eases

Jul 18, 15:05

According to comments made by IC distributors, sales of white-box handsets in China are expected to increase this month, as the government has been less restrictive than it was in...

Small- to medium-size LCD panel shipments miss 2Q targets

Jul 10, 01:05

Taiwan LCD panel makers have seen shipments of small- to medium-size panels fall short of expectations in the second quarter, according to estimates by industry watchers.

Everlight to reduce its proportion of shipments to the handset segment

Jul 3, 12:04

Taiwan LED packaging company Everlight is going to adjust its shipment proportion going to the handset segment from 40% in 2007 to 33% this year due to weaker demand, according to...

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