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  • Last update: Tuesday 13 May 2014 [102 news items]

Taiwan networking chipmakers to see improved gross margins in 3Q09

Newswatch - Jul 28, 16:15

Realtek Semiconductor and Ralink Technology are expected to see gross margins improve in the third quarter, as WLAN chip prices have stabilized, according to industry sources. Realtek's...

Ralink employs MIPS32 74K processors in new 802.11n dual-band WLAN AP/router SoC

Jul 24, 16:56

MIPS Technologies has announced that its MIPS32 74K processor core is powering Ralink Technology's next-generation 802.11n dual-band WLAN AP/router SoC.

D-Link cooperates with Samsung to sell own-brand WLAN routers

Jul 15, 11:56

Taiwan-based network equipment maker D-Link is cooperating with Samsung Electronics to sell its own-brand WLAN routers along with Samsung LCD TVs, enabling wireless access to the...

Taiwan IC designers Realtek, Ralink expect revenue growth in June

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:14

Taiwan-based IC design houses Realtek Semiconductor and Ralink Technology expect their June 2009 revenues to increase by over 10% on month to NT$1.7 billion (US$52 million) and a...

Taiwan makers to benefit from large demand for WLAN APs from telecom carriers in China

Jun 24, 11:30

China-based mobile 3G operators China Telecom and China Mobile both plan to purchase large volume of WLAN access points (APs) for their respective deployments of WLAN hot-spot networks...

Killer app for the networked TV: Broadcom talks up OTT video

Jun 4, 14:36

While the traditional WLAN market has been sluggish due to a slump in the economy, chip specialist Broadcom recently noted that the company has seen a rebound in its traditional WLAN...

Michael Hurlson, VP of Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at Broadcom

Ralink forecasts more than 30% shipment growth for WLAN chips in 2Q09

Jun 4, 12:18

Networking IC designer Ralink Technology has upward adjusted its second-quarter WLAN chip shipment growth to more than 30% thanks to Wi-Fi deployments in China. The company estimated...

Zyxel delivers dual-band 802.11N WLAN AP for mid-size businesses

May 26, 11:24

Zyxel Communications has announced the availability of its dual-band 802.11n wireless LAN (WLAN) product, the Zyxel NWA 3166, for medium-size enterprises and vertical markets including...

More IC design houses and WLAN makers to stepping into Bluetooth

May 21, 13:42

More Taiwan-based IC design houses and WLAN device makers are to venture into the Bluetooth application segment now that the Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) has formally ratified...

Network equipment maker AboCom enjoys orders for netbook components from China

May 13, 15:06

AboCom Systems has obtained orders for 60,000-70,000 802.11n WLAN and webcam modules for use in netbooks from white-box makers in China, with shipments to begin in June 2009, according...

China may allow sales of WLAN-enabled handsets at end of 2009

May 13, 11:10

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is expected to lift the ban on sales of handsets with WLAN functions in the China market at the end of 2009 or the beginning...

Realtek forecasts 25% revenue growth in 2Q09

May 4, 14:27

Networking IC design house Realtek Semiconductor forecasts second-quarter revenues to have a 25% increase as monthly shipments of WLAN chips are expected to reach one million this...

ABI Research expects strong growth in wireless PAN market

Apr 8, 15:30

The market for low-rate wireless personal area network (LR-WPAN, IEEE 802.15.4) semiconductors, in both consumer electronics and commercial markets, is set for significant growth...

WLAN module supply may fall short of demand by 20-30% after March

Mar 17, 11:37

Supply of built-in WLAN modules for notebooks and netbooks may fall short of demand by 20-30% after March, as rush orders from the portable PC sector have caused a shortage in the...

Wi-Fi access point shipments to exceed 70 million by 2010, forecasts ABI Research

Mar 12, 15:33

The global WLAN market has grown tremendously in recent years, ABI Research has commented. Wi-Fi in particular has been successful because of its ease of deployment in both consumer...

Arcadyan expects strong increase in WLAN module shipments in 2009

Mar 12, 14:38

Arcadyan expects its shipments of WLAN modules for notebooks, smartphones and LCD TVs to increase substantially in 2009, said company chairman Ray Chen, who also serves as president...

Asustek affiliate AzureWave announces investment in China

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:30

AzureWave Technologies, an affiliate of Asustek Computer, recently announced indirect investment of US$8 million in its Shanghai subsidiary. AzureWave (Shanghai) specializes in WLAN...

802.11n to lead the WLAN chip market in 2009

Feb 13, 17:15

Single chip 1X1T 802.11n solutions are expected to largely replace 802.11g chips this year because the price difference between the two has narrowed, according to industry sources.

Taiwan WLAN shipments to decline 6% on year in 1Q09

Jan 20, 11:48

Taiwan network equipment makers are expected to ship a total of 50.57 million WLAN products, mainly network cards and wireless routers, in the first quarter of 2009, down 8.9% from...

China home-grown WAPI standards for WLAN devices likely to gain momentum

Jan 6, 16:54

The commercialization of 3G services in China which kicks off this year may offer an opportunity for China's home-grown WAPI (WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure) standards...

Ralink to ship 802.11n single-chip solutions to Europe in 1Q09

Dec 15, 12:19

Ralink Technology has received router orders from a European telecommunication service provider, and its 802.11n single-chip solutions are expected to be volume produced and shipped...

Ralink lands orders for Eee Top; expects to achieve 40% gross margin in 4Q08

Nov 27, 01:00

Ralink Technology has successfully entered Asustek Computer's Eee Top WLAN chip supply chain and will have a chance to supply chips for Eee PCs next year too, according to industry...

TSMC reportedly invests in Accton subsidiary, eyeing SiP-module market

Nov 18, 15:27

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly invested in Taiwan-based Aiconn, a subsidiary of network-equipment maker Accton Technology, via the foundry's venture...

WLAN shipments to suffer first setback in years in 4Q08

Nov 12, 13:54

Taiwan-based network-equipment makers are expected to see their shipments of WLAN products, including wireless network cards and routers, decline in the fourth quarter of this year...

Ralink expects 26% sales increase in 2009 amid WLAN chip diversification

Oct 29, 14:21

Ralink Technology has reported third-quarter sales at NT$1.28 billion (US$38.39 million), up 5% sequentially and up 24.6% on year. Gross margin was 37.7%, down 3.5% compared to the...

Ralink to see sales growth in 4Q and 2009 amid continued growth in the WLAN market

Oct 20, 15:16

Fourth-quarter sales for Ralink Technology are expected to grow 6-9% sequentially, which would represent a company record, thanks to strong shipment of its new WLAN chips from new...

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...

Taiwan network IC design houses optimistic about 3Q demand

Aug 6, 12:34

Because of the effects of the peak season and the launch of Intel's new Centrino platform, Taiwan networking IC design companies expect to see their sales grow by more than 10% sequentially...

Chip vendors extend lead time for switch and WLAN chips

Jul 25, 16:57

Some vendors of networking device chips, notably those for switch products and WLAN devices, have recently extended delivery lead times despite concerns of slow back-to-school demand...

Taiwan-based networking IC designers expect better 3Q08 performance

Jul 11, 01:15

Taiwan-based networking IC designers including Realtek Semiconductor, IC Plus and Ralink Technology all believe their third quarter revenues will be better than the second quarter's,...

WLAN making more inroads in the handset market

Jun 26, 11:07

According to new a research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, WLAN will become the next prevalent connectivity technology in mass-market mobile handsets. The number of handsets...

Trends in the Wi-Fi industry: An interview with Michael Hurlson of Broadcom

Jun 9, 11:17

Just before Broadcom spoke at the Computex CE Summit on June 4, Digitimes had the opportunity to chat with Michael Hurlson, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless...

Michael Hurlson, vice president at Broadcom
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    Lantiq XWAY HNX

    Lantiq has introduced a chip family supporting the ITU-T G.hn global standard for next generation wired home networks. The Lantiq XWAY HNX devices provide manufacturers of consumer,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

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    Motorola MC75A enterprise digital assistant

    Motorola has announced the newest addition to its mobile computing portfolio, the MC75A 3.5G enterprise digital assistant (EDA). Available in two models, WAN/LAN and LAN only, the...

    Photo: Company, Mar 25.

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