Taipei, Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:57 (GMT+8)

Corning acquires SpiderCloud Wireless

Jul 21, 15:44

Corning has announced it has acquired SpiderCloud Wireless, a provider of in-building wireless solutions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Taiwan AI Labs moving to turn Tainan into AI-backed city

Jul 17, 15:30

Just three months after jointly setting 2017 as the first year for Taiwan's AI (artificial intelligence) development, the Taiwan AI Labs and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) have worked out a major AI application project: utilizing AI drones to conduct aerial photography over the southern...

VIPs from both the government and private sectors jointly kick off the AI drone application project

Commercial 5G can be realized in 2019, says Qualcomm executive

Jul 13, 14:53

It will be possible to commercialize 5G networks in 2019 although the timetable is rather tight, and 5G standards are still being formed, according to Durga Malladi, senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm.

Alpha Networks June revenues drop almost 24% on year

Jul 12, 14:29

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.888 billion (US$61.98 million) for June 2017, representing a 12.85% increase on month and 23.75% drop on year.

Top China telecom players stepping up NB-IoT deployments

Jul 10, 18:26

To cash in on the upcoming rapid development of global Internet of Things (IoT) applications, China's three telecom heavyweights are aggressively moving to promote IoT platforms and subsidize partners in developing relevant chips, modules and initial application platforms to accelerate multiple IoT...

China telecom firms eyeing IoT market

Sercomm revenues hit 19-month high in June

Jul 10, 09:33

Networking device maker Sercomm saw its consolidated revenues rise 6.7% on month and 2% on year to a 19-month high of NT$3.23 billion (US$105.7 million) in June.

Commentary: Merits of Cisco acquisition policy

Jul 4, 14:45

There have been diverse opinions about Cisco Systems' continued acquisition policy for over the past 25 years, with one of the opinion groups even arguing that the operating benefits derived from these acquisition projects have been limited, or less sucessful than expected. But for Cisco, this is simply...

Broadcom agrees to restrictions on access to sensitive Cisco info in Brocade deal, says FTC

Jul 4, 14:21

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that Broadcom has agreed to establish a firewall to remedy the FTC’s concerns that its proposed US$5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems is anticompetitive. These concerns arise because of Broadcom's current access to the...

Taiwan making all-out effort to develop AI applications

Jul 3, 13:57

With global investment fever likely to last for 20 years in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) applications, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is gearing up to pool available resources to support the island’s AI development, according to a press statement issued...

Taiwan AI labs gearing up for AI development

Credo partnering with Foxconn to deliver 10M 100G active copper cable solutions

Jul 3, 13:48

Credo Semiconductor, a developer of serializer-deserializer (SerDes) circuits, technology and IP cores, and Foxconn Interconnect Technology, a supplier of interconnect solutions, have partnered to deliver robust and error-free 100G QSFP28 active copper cable (ACC) connectivity solutions with reach...

ARM mbed scores growing IoT developer base in Asia-Pacific

Jul 3, 10:30

The number of Asia-Pacific IoT developers using the ARM mbed platform has grown significantly to exceed one-third of the platform’s global developer community of 250,000, prompting the UK-headquartered ARM to further deepen its cooperation with partners in the region, according to David Pan,...

Optical filter maker Apogee looks to 20% revenue increase in 2017

Jun 30, 14:25

Active/passive optical filter maker Apogee Optocom expects its revenues to expand 20% on year in 2017 as its order visibility has extended to the second half of the year.

Digitimes Research: Cellular LPWA networks get off to a slow start

Jun 27, 10:54

While the industry standards for the two types of low-power wide area network (LPWAN) technologies, NB-IoT (Narrow Band-Internet of Things) and LTE-M (LTE-MTC), were released along the latest version of the LTE Release 13 in mid-2016, only a total of six NB-IoT/LTE-M networks from five countries have...

China economy, society to fully embrace 5G

Jun 26, 20:36

China will apply 5G mobile technologies in the construction of key infrastructures needed to fully digitalize its economy and society, ushering in a new era for the nation's development of digital economy, according to a white paper issued by China Academy of Information and Communications Technology...

Sercomm draws rosy picture for 2H17

Jun 23, 16:13

Networking device maker Sercomm expects its shipments to gain momentum in the second half of 2017 after some shipments were delayed due to shortages of some key components, according to company chairman Paul Wang.

VMware NSX network virtualization solution sales booming

Jun 22, 15:13

Sales of VMware's NSX network virtualization solutions have been growing robustly since 2016 and the fast expansion of the virtualization platform products has helped push sales of the company's other products, including its Cross Cloud Architecture, according to Bruce Davie, vice president and CTO...

VMware VP Davie

Optical communication component supplier Browave expects strong sales for 2017

Jun 21, 15:28

Browave, which supplies active and passive devices, modules and sub-systems used in fiber-optic communication, expects its sales momentum to continue in 2017 thanks to the establishment of FTTx broadband networks in South America and demand from the datacenter segment.

Spreadtrum to launch 5G chip as early as 2H18

Jun 15, 20:02

Spreadtrum Communications has assigned hundreds of staff to accelerate R&D of 5G chips, according to company ATP VP Yi Kang.

Yi Kang, ATP VP of Spreadtrum

Alpha Networks revenues down 20% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 16:04

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.673 billion (US$55.52 million) for May 2017, representing a 9.26% increase on month and 20.12% drop on year.

Gemtek reports sequential revenue gains for May

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 09:11

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.188 billion (US$39.46 million) for May, up 5.24% on month but down 10.65% on year.

D-Link revenues drop almost 14% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:03

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.579 billion (US$52.47 million) for May 2017, representing a 11.32% increase on month and 13.89% drop on year.

Accton revenues rise in May

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:46

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.968 billion (US$98.62 million) for May 2017, representing a 4.67% increase on month and 16.67% increase on year.

StarVR ties up with ZeroLight to develop VR solutions for automotive industry

Jun 7, 21:05

StarVR, a joint venture between by Acer and Sweden-based game developer Starbreeze, has tied up with ZeroLight, a UK-based car visualization interactive solution developer, to develop high-resolution VR solutions for the automotive industry, according to Acer.

Sercomm sets up subsidiary in Russia

Jun 7, 13:40

Networking/communication device maker Sercomm on June 6 announced that it has set up a subsidiary in Moscow, Russia, to enhance business relations with local telecom carriers, according to the company.

Huawei plans to set up VR R&D centers in China, US

Jun 3, 12:08

China-based Huawei reportedly plans to set up R&D centers in China and the US for development of VR/AR/MR related products and applications, according to industry sources.

Production value of Taiwan communication industry to dip 4% in 2017

Newswatch - Jun 2, 10:58

The production value of Taiwan's communication industry, which includes handset products and overseas shipments of communication parts and components, is expected to reach NT$2.96 trillion (US$98.349 billion) in 2017, down 4% from a year earlier, according to the Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Computex 2017: Qualcomm releases Mesh Networking Platform

Jun 1, 15:19

Qualcomm has announced at the ongoing Computex 2017 its Mesh Networking Platform, a unique combination of technologies upon which original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and broadband carriers can deliver next-generation connected home experiences.

Qualcom ‎SVP and GM of connectivity business Rahul Patel

Taiwan-based networking device makers strengthening on differentiation to improve yields

May 31, 15:17

A number of Taiwan-based networking device makers saw their operating and gross margins improve in the first quarter of 2017, buoyed by individual companies' efforts to improve product mixes and product differentiations, according to industry sources.

MediaTek launches MT7622 4x4 802.11n/Bluetooth 5.0 SoC with dedicated network accelerator

May 31, 12:57

MediaTek has introduced what it calls the world's first 4x4 802.11n and Bluetooth 5.0 system-on-chip featuring a dedicated Wi-Fi network accelerator. The MediaTek MT7622 was created for premium networking devices including routers and repeaters, whole home Wi-Fi, and home automation gateways that pre-integrates...

The enterprise platform revolution of 2017: An opportunity for Taiwan vendors to take the lead

May 30, 15:37

With all the overcooked buzz about mobility, IoT and other consumer-oriented market speak, it is easy to forget the less sexy, but far more profitable and strategically important enterprise computing segment. After all, all that data on your phone or tablet does comes from, or through, some kind of...

Senao Networks looks to brisk sales in 2H17

Newswatch - May 23, 12:23

Wireless networking device vendor Senao Networks expects its sales to remain flat in the second quarter of 2017 as compared to the previous quarter before gaining momentum in the second half of the year, according to company chairman Tommy Tsai.

Huawei to ramp up shipments of NB-IoT chips

May 17, 12:11

Huawei will begin volume shipments of its NB-IoT (NarrowBand IoT) chip, the Boudica 120, in June, according to Jiang Wancheng, vice president of marketing and solutions department at Huawei.

TrueLight, LuxNet see 1Q17 net losses

May 16, 10:56

TrueLight and LuxNet, both of which make semiconductor components and devices for optical communication, have reported net losses per share of NT$2.24 and NT$2.10 respectively for first-quarter 2017.

Wistron NeWeb reported increased earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 12, 16:02

Networking device supplier Wistron NeWeb has reported net profits of NT$579 million (US$19.17 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 15.1% on quarter and 11.7% on year.

D-Link reports decreased revenues for April

Stockwatch - May 12, 12:43

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.418 billion (US$46.96 million) for April 2017, representing a 22.11% drop on month and 18.94% drop on year.

Accton sees earnings up in 1Q17

Stockwatch - May 10, 11:41

Networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has reported net profits of NT$648 million (US$21.42 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 22% on quarter and 62.78% on year. EPS for the first quarter stood at NT$1.19, the highest quarterly earnings in 21 years.

Realtek reports flat sales performance for April

Newswatch - May 8, 11:09

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.433 billion (US$113.74 million) for April, up 0.4% month but down 1.2% on year.

Alpha Networks 1Q17 gross margin hits 6-quarter high

Stockwatch - May 5, 12:21

Networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$4.765 billion (US$157 million), gross margin of 171.2% which was the highest quarterly level since fourth-quarter 2015, net operating profit of NT$221.9...

Arcadyan reports EPS of NT$0.26 for 1Q17

Stockwatch - May 3, 21:48

Networking device maker Arcadyan Technology has reported net profits of NT$49.524 million (US$1.649 million) or NT$0.26 per share for the first quarter of 2017.

Gemtek sees earnings nearly triple in 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 25, 15:06

Networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has reported net profits of NT$189.5 million (US$6.261 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 293% on year.

Microwave device maker UMT sees earnings up nearly 70% on year in 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 19, 12:27

Universal Microwave Technology (UMT), a maker of high-frequency microwave devices used in broadband wireless communications, has reported net profits of NT$61.52 million (US$2.02 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 34.07% on quarter but up 69.3% on year.

Huawei to accelerate Small Cell business in 2017

Apr 18, 14:01

Huawei has released its new Small Cell development strategy for 2017, aiming to accelerate the development of the indoor mobile broadband (MBB) market and help telecom operators seize new business opportunities by enabling Gbps-level user experiences, according to Ritchie Peng, president of Huawei...

Ritchie Peng, president of Huawei Small Cell Product Line

D-Link reports revenues for March 2017

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 15:51

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.821 billion (US$59.43 million) for March 2017, representing a 21.83% increase on month and 14.93% drop on year.

Alpha Networks revenues drop on year in March

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 15:43

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.033 billion (US$66.35 million) for March 2017, representing a 51.1% increase on month and 7.23% drop on year.

Accton sees revenues hit record high in March

Newswatch - Apr 11, 14:16

Networking device maker Accton Technology saw its consolidated revenues rise 49.75% on month and 84.53% on year to a record high of NT$3.663 billion (US$119.6 million) in March.

Realtek March revenues rise 12%

Apr 7, 15:41

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.42 billion (US$111.7 million) for March 2017, up 12.3% sequentially but down 0.6% on year.

PCL expects growth in high-speed optical transceiver module shipments in 2017

Apr 5, 11:23

Optical component and module maker PCL Technologies, due to datacenter capacity expansion especially at Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook to meet rising demand from cloud computing and Big Data analytics, expects shipments of high-speed optical transceiver modules in 2017 to increase significantly,...

Microelectronics Technology nets NT$0.81 for 2016

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 11:50

Microwave and satellite communication device maker Microelectronics Technology (MTI) has released it 2016 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$7.597 billion (US$240 million), gross margin of 16.65%, net operating profit of NT$213 million, net profit of NT$164 million and net EPS...

TAICS signs MOU with IEEE

Mar 31, 11:11

The Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) during the TAICS General Assembly to facilitate cooperation on items of common interest.

SerComm expects strong demand from China, North America, emerging markets in Europe in 2017

Mar 28, 12:21

Networking/communication device maker SerComm expects strong demand for devices used in fiber-optic networks in the China market, DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1 routers used in cable TV networks in the North America market and IADs (integrated access devices) in emerging markets in Europe in 2017, company president...

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