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D-Link scores points in marketing smart home devices in Europe

Nov 26, 14:17

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has sold more than 3.2 million smart home devices in the Europe market, with IP cameras accounting for about 80% of the volume, and expects revenues from the line in the market in 2016 to double, according to company chairman and CEO Roger Kao.

Roger Kao

Digitimes Research: Next generation IEEE 802.11ay standards to come in 2017

Nov 25, 11:16

IEEE is setting next generation wireless transmission standards at 60GHz, IEEE 802.11ay, which is expected to be completed in 2017. The new standards are likely to focus on new applications for mobile offloading, wireless backhaul, and others, according to Digitimes Research.

Advantech acquires B+B SmartWorx to expand in industrial telecom network market

Nov 17, 16:02

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Advantech has announced it will spend US$99.85 million acquiring wireless/wired network solution provider B+B SmartWorx from Graham Partners. B+B SmartWorx's operation team will remain unchanged, but will cooperate with Advantech's industrial automation business...

Wistron NeWeb to allocate NT$1.5-1.8 billion in 2016 capex

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 14:42

Networking/communication device maker Wistron NeWeb, expecting a rise in orders, will allocate a capex budget of NT$1.5-1.8 billion (US$46.2-55.4 million) for 2016, the company said at a November 13 investors conference.

SerComm 3Q15 revenues, net profit hit records

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 12:04

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.415 billion (US$318 million) and net profit of NT$442 million for third-quarter 2015, both hitting quarterly records.

Arcadyan Technology expects revenue proportion from Europe to drop to 45% in 2016

Nov 13, 11:16

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology expects the proportion of consolidated revenues from Europe to decrease from 60% currently to 45% in 2016, president Lee Hong-yuh said at a November 12 investors conference.

Production value of Taiwan telecommunication industry to grow 8.5% in 2016, says IEK

Newswatch - Nov 12, 10:21

The production value of Taiwan's telecommunication industry is expected to grow 8.5% on year to NT$1.15 trillion (US$35.18 billion) in 2016, driven by strong sales of personal terminal-end mobile devices, according to government-backed Industrial Economics Knowledge Center (IEK).

Alpha Networks suffers net loss for 3Q15

Nov 10, 11:40

Networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks has released its third-quarter 2015 financial report, posting consolidated revenues of NT$5.467 billion (US$167 million), gross margin of 13.27%, net operating loss of NT$18 million, net loss of NT$292 million and net loss per share of NT$0.62.

Accton sees October revenues increase on year

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:20

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.82 billion (US$5.56 million) for October 2015, representing a 19.92% drop on month and 6.04% increase on year.

Accton Technology nets NT$1.34 per share for January-September

Nov 9, 14:12

Networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has released its financial report for the third quarter of 2015, leading to net EPS of NT$1.34 for January-September, according to the company.

Realtek sees October revenues rise on year

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 16:08

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.983 billion (US$91.84 million) for October 2015, representing a 1.87% drop on month and 19.19% increase on year.

Sino-American to ship NFC chip in 4Q15

Oct 27, 14:44

Taiwan-based power supply unit (PSU) maker Sino-American Electronics has expanded into the chip design industry and has developed a NFC chip that has already received orders from cross-strait handheld device vendors and will start shipments in the fourth quarter.

Digitimes Research: Google OnHub Wi-Fi routers to play an important role in IoT applications

Oct 23, 16:27

The OnHub household Wi-Fi routers being promoted by Google could also play an important role in Google's household IoT initiations as the interior design of the OnHub retains a number of hardware resources and capabilities which can be utilized through upgrades in firmware, according to Digitimes Re...

Acer Octon to begin shipments of abPBX plus

Oct 16, 11:14

Acer Octon, a joint venture established by Acer and US-based Octon, will start shipments of abPBX plus, an intra-business communication device based on the Acer-developed Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform, to clients in Taiwan, Germany and Japan in November and launch abMMCC (multimedia contact...

Maverick Shih, Acer BYOC and Tablet Business Group president

Alpha Networks reports increased revenues for September

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 16:18

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.214 billion (US$68.61 million) for September 2015, representing a 31.5% increase on month and 10.41% increase on year.

D-Link sees revenues drop in September

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 16:15

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.321 billion (US$71.93 million) for September 2015, representing a 0.58% drop on month and 18.92% drop on year.

SerComm 3Q15 revenues hit record

Oct 8, 11:51

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has posted consolidated revenues of NT$10.409 billion (US$317 million) for third-quarter 2015, hitting quarterly record for the second consecutive time with on-quarter growth of 21.65% and on-year growth of 69.33%.

Digitimes Research: 3GPP sets Category 0 in R12 to facilitate application of LTE to IoT

Oct 2, 16:06

3GPP (the Third Generation Partnership Project) has specified User Equipment Category 0 (Cat. 0) technology standards in its Release 12 (R12), the first step to boosting application of LTE technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), according to Digitimes Research.

ASKey to reduce capital by over 30%

Stockwatch - Sep 30, 21:53

Asustek Computer has announced that its cable modem manufacturing subsidiary ASKey will reduce its capital by 30.77% or 213.3 million shares, equivalent to NT$2.13 billion (US$64.63 million), according to a posting on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Digitimes Research: MU-MIMO serving as a standard for new Wi-Fi chips

Sep 17, 11:12

Networking chipset vendors, including Qualcomm Atheros, Broadcom, Marvell Technology and MediaTek have launched new Wi-Fi chips or chipset platforms supporting MU-MIMO (multi-user multi-input multi-output) technology, making MU-MIMO a standard for Wi-Fi chips, according to Digitimes Research.

Synology launches routers for private cloud

Sep 16, 21:56

Network attached storage (NAS) solution and server provider Synology has extended its business to offer routers positioned to help users build private clouds, according to the company.

Gemtek sees decreased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 11, 15:51

Networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.51 billion (US$46.4 million) for August, decreasing 6.92% on month and 20.34% on year, and NT$12.34 billion for January-August, increasing 10.03% on year.

D-Link sees August revenues drop on year

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 15:53

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.335 billion (US$71.67 million) for August 2015, representing a 1.55% increase on month and 2.53% drop on year.

Accton reports revenues for August 2015

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 10:59

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.171 billion (US$66.8 million) for August 2015, representing a 3.46% increase on month and 18.12% increase on year.

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to remain weak in 3Q15

Sep 2, 15:09

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market remain weak in the third quarter of 2015 due to the maturing local market and slower than expected back-to-school demand, according to sources at local retail channels.

China market: China Mobile to launch own-brand smart wireless routers

Aug 18, 15:42

China Mobile will launch own-brand smart wireless routers in the China market, with the device positioned as the center of home-use IoT applications for security surveillance, environmental monitoring, automatic control of appliances and healthcare services in the future, according to industry sourc...

SerComm 2Q15 revenues, net profit hit records

Aug 14, 11:20

Networking/communication device maker SerComm on August 13 reported second-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$8.562 billion (US$274 million) and net profit of NT$328 million, hitting respective quarterly records.

SerComm lands 4G Small Cell orders from Chunghwa Telecom

Aug 7, 14:59

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has obtained orders for 4G Small Cell equipment from Chunghwa Telecom, according to the company.

China Internet user base over 667 million at end of June 2015, says CNNIC

Jul 30, 11:52

The number of fixed-line and mobile Internet surfers in China increased to an estimated 667.69 million at the end of June 2015, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

Broadband consumption being driven by mobile devices, says firm

Jul 24, 11:24

Broadband consumption is being driven by the proliferation of smartphones, which is at 37% global personal penetration, and tablet devices, with a global household penetration of 26%. This rapid growth in demand is being fueled by a growing range of functionality and services, according to Futuresource...

Gartner expects 59% mobile data growth worldwide in 2015

Jul 23, 15:37

Global mobile data traffic is set to reach 52 million terabytes (TB) in 2015, an increase of 59% from 2014, according to Gartner. The rapid growth is set to continue through 2018, when mobile data levels are estimated to reach 173 million TB. Gartner analysts advise communication service providers...

Digitimes Research: Adoption of Wi-Fi by Apple Watch, Android Wear to encourage other vendors to follow suit

Jul 23, 09:56

The adoption of Wi-Fi technology by Apple Watch and Android Wear devices are expected to motivate other smartwatch and wearable device vendors to follow suit, according to Digitimes Research.

China switch sales post first-ever decline in 1Q15, enterprise WLAN sales jump, says IDC

Jul 22, 16:00

China is now the world's second largest economy, and China-based network equipment makers are seizing the opportunity brought by the huge domestic market to close the gap with their foreign rivals. Domestic makers accounted for 52.3% of the network equipment market in the first quarter of 2015, and...

Wi-Fi Alliance starts Wi-Fi Aware interoperability certification

Jul 17, 14:14

Wi-Fi Alliance has offered Wi-Fi Aware interoperability testing and certification program and Wi-Fi Aware-enabled devices are likely to be available at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016, according to Wi-Fi Alliance marketing vice president Kelly Davis-Felner.

Wi-Fi Alliance marketing vice president Kelly Davis-Felner

Alpha Networks sees June revenues increase

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 16:41

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.462 billion (US$79.41 million) for June 2015, representing a 37.85% increase on month and 12.75% increase on year.

D-Link reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 16:37

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.537 billion (US$81.83 million) for June 2015, representing a 32.9% increase on month and 2.45% increase on year.

Accton revenues up in June

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 15:44

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.305 billion (US$74.31 million) for June 2015, representing a 14.3% increase on month and 11% increase on year.

LTE subscriber base to grow to 1.4 billion globally by year-end 2015, says ABI Research

Jun 12, 16:03

ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers worldwide by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. ABI Research forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a five year CAGR of 20.8%. The rise in LTE points-of-presence...

Accton revenues drop on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:00

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.016 billion (US$64.77 million) for May 2015, representing a 11.37% increase on month and 8.56% drop on year.

SerComm May revenues hit record

Newswatch - Jun 9, 14:12

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.803 billion (US$91.1 million) for May, hitting a monthly record with growth of 6.64% on month and of 34.74% on year.

D-Link to cooperate with India state government

Jun 8, 14:17

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link will cooperate with the government of Telangana State, central India, to set up a technological education and R&D center to train locals as well as a user experience center to promote D-Link products and technology in the India market, according to...

IoT just keeps coming and coming, but what about power?

Jun 3, 11:53

In 2012, Germany initialed the "Industry 4.0" plan at the Hannover Messe, whose purpose is to drive the Internet of Things (IoT). Its goal is to facilitate automated production and well as IT-supported production under the M2M framework, and to allow the production model to transform from...

PoE systems, which integrate Ethernet communications and the supply of power

From IoT to MU-MIMO: Q&A with Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

Jun 2, 14:52

Networking is a hot topic these days, whether it is connecting all devices in the Internet of Things market, increasing Wi-Fi transmission rates in the home and enterprise markets through the introduction of MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) or by simply increasing the speed of...

Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

Kortide developing operating platforms for IoT applications

Jun 1, 15:48

Kortide, a Shanghai-based system platform developer under the Foxconn Group, has recently rolled out a household gateway for IoT application, according to sources at Foxconn.

Avago acquisition of Broadcom creates new semiconductor powerhouse, IHS says

May 29, 14:04

Merger activity in the semiconductor industry moved to a new level with the announcement of the agreement for Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom, according to IHS Technology.

Avago to buy Broadcom for US$37 billion

May 29, 09:41

Avago Technologies and Broadcom have entered into a definitive agreement under which Avago will acquire Broadcom in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined company at US$77 billion in enterprise value, according to the companies.

Digitimes Research: LTE-U to become mainstream LTE technology

May 21, 11:27

The LTE-U (LTE-Unlicensed) technology is likely to become the mainstream LTE standard in the future and will not cause serious interference when operated concurrently with Wi-Fi on the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, according to Digitimes Research.

Senao Networks tops networking device makers in 1Q15 net EPS

May 19, 11:44

Senao Networks, among nine Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers, has posted the highest net EPS of NT$3.85 (US$0.122) for first-quarter 2015.

Senao Networks to expand capacity

Stockwatch - May 13, 12:26

Networking/communication device maker Senao Networks has obtained orders with shipments scheduled through the third quarter. As the existing production capacity at its two factories in northern Taiwan has been fully utilized, it will expand capacity by renting a factory nearby, company chairman Tommy...

D-Link revenues fall in April

Stockwatch - May 12, 15:15

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.965 billion (US$63.95 million) for April 2015, representing a 19.85% drop on month and 17.11% drop on year.

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