Taiwan battery module makers eye orders from China 4G base stations
Apr 14, 21:57
Taiwan-based battery module makers are looking to enter the supply chain of China's telecom carriers for backup battery orders for their 4G base stations. However, since the China government is trying to nurture local lithium battery players, Taiwan makers have little chance of landing related order...
Accton sees March revenues increase
Apr 11, 10:53
Networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has reported NT$2.202 billion (US$72.5 million)in March consolidated revenues, growing 48.06% sequentially and 11.01% on year, and January-March consolidated revenues reached NT$5.252 billion, up 8.39% on year.
Networking device makers see March revenues grow
Apr 10, 15:02
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers Alpha Networks, Arcadyan Technology, Gemtek Technology, SerComm and Senao Networks saw their consolidated revenues for March grow.
Arcadyan expects to ship 1.7 million IP STBs in 2014
Mar 31, 14:59
Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology expects to ship 1.7 million IP set-top boxes(STBs) in 2014, about 70% of which will be based on Ericsson Mediaroom and the remaining hybrid models, according to company president Lee Hong-yuh.
Gemtek expects LTE to be main source of revenue growth in 2014
Mar 28, 15:15
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology expects LTE products to be the main source of growth in 2014 consolidated revenues, with shipments to mobile telecom carriers to begin in the second half of 2014, the company said at a March 27 investors conference.
Accton Technology 2013 EPS at NT$1.06
Mar 18, 11:49
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has released its 2013 financial report, posting net EPS of NT$1.06.
Digitimes Research: Comcast to push into new digital home market
Mar 17, 21:08
In addition to its existing Xfinity Triple-Play services, US-based Comcast has recently announced it will cooperate with US-based NRG Energy to offer electricity services. The move is expected to add an additional service to Comcast's packages and help bring in more revenues to the company.
MWC 2014: One market focus will be Atom and LTE combo for Intel
Feb 24, 22:01
At an Intel news conference for Mobile World Congress (MWC), Intel president Renee James introduced two Intel Atom processors, an LTE-Advanced communications platform, and announced multiyear agreements with Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to expand the...
Sporton posts EPS of NT$5.25 for 2013
Feb 21, 15:05
Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has reported net profits of NT$432 million (US$14.2 million) on consolidated sales of NT$2.3 billion for 2013. EPS for the year came to NT$5.25.
SerComm nets NT$4.19 per share for 2013
Feb 21, 11:18
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm posted net EPS of NT$4.19 for 2013, according to its financial report released at a February 20 investors conference.
SerComm expects to ship 3 million PON units in 2014, says president
Jan 24, 11:06
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped nearly two million units of PON (passive optical network) broadband equipment in 2013 and expects to ship three million units in 2014, with China, Japan and Russia to be major markets, according to company president James Wang.
Huawei Technologies 2013 revenues up 8% on year
Jan 16, 10:57
China-based communication and IT solution provider Huawei Technologies has reported unaudited revenues of CNY238-240 billion (US$39.3-39.6 billion) for 2013 operation, increasing 8% on year.
Supply of specialty DRAM falls short of demand
Jan 7, 10:51
The global supply of specialty DRAM chips has fallen short of demand, due to SK Hynix' reduced output for the memory coupled with a pick-up in demand for industrial PCs, servers as well as networking applications, according to industry sources.
China aims at BeiDou Navigation Satellite System global coverage in 2020
Dec 30, 11:33
The China-developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) began commercial operation for most of the Asia Pacific region, including China and neighboring countries, with a constellation of 16 BeiDou satellites on December 27, 2012, and it will expand to cover the whole world with more than 30 satellites...
Digitimes Research: Demand for carrier Wi-Fi rising
Dec 26, 16:17
As mobile Internet access is becoming more popular, telecom carriers worldwide are all facing difficulties providing sufficient mobile data services to meet user demand. Solutions considered include canceling unlimited service plans, or establishing small cell base station or Wi-Fi networks to offload...
Taiwan makers to ship nearly 13 million STBs in 4Q13, says MIC
Dec 24, 14:46
Taiwan-based makers will ship an estimated 12.99 million cable, IP-based and OTT (over the top) set-top boxes (STBs) worth US$889.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, with the volume growing on year by 13.4%, according to Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) under the government-sponsored...
Alcatel-Lucent sets up innovation center in Taiwan
Dec 11, 11:27
Alcatel-Lucent has opened an innovation center in Taiwan to serve clients in the Asia Pacific area. It is the firm's fourth innovation center globally, the other three being in the US, France and Brazil, respectively.
Sequans announces new LTE design wins
Nov 15, 10:23
Sequans Communications has announced that its pre-certified EZLinkLTE modules have been selected by three manufacturers, all first-time customers for Sequans, to power new tablet and mobile PC devices for the US market.
SerComm posts EPS of NT$3.13 for 1Q-3Q13
Nov 14, 11:29
Networking/communication device maker SerComm has published its third-quarter 2013 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$3.13 for January-September.
Wireless networking remains a strong IC market driver, says IC Insights
Oct 31, 16:10
Wireless networking is now a standard capability in many electronic systems, such as notebooks and desktops, smartphones and residential gateways, according to IC Insights. Built-in wireless networking capability can also be found in many other electronic products such as printers, digital cameras,...
Arcadyan Technology to begin shipments of Google TV-based STBs in 1Q14
Oct 22, 21:12
Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker Arcadyan Technology has obtained licensing for its STB (set-top boxes) based on the Google TV platform and has landed orders from telecom carriers in Europe with shipments to begin around the end of the first quarter of 2014, according to company...
SerComm to showcase IoT devices at Broadband World Forum 2013
Oct 15, 12:20
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm will exhibit newly developed product lines for application to the Internet of Things (IoT), including sound, motion and light sensing devices and car-use 3G-based smart communication devices, at the Broadband World Forum 2013 to take place...
Taiwan makers lower 2013 LTE device shipment goal
Oct 7, 14:42
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers have downward adjusted 2013 target shipments for LTE terminal devices to a total of five million units, 37.5-50% short of the 8-10 million units forecast in early 2013, according to industry sources.
Dedicated GPS devices to reach US$7 billion in 2018, says ABI Research
Sep 16, 11:36
Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smartwatches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks to dedicated HUD/eyewear, cycling and health/tracking devices, according to ABI research.
MTI to start TD-LTE RRH production in early 2014
Aug 28, 22:07
Taiwan-based microwave and satellite communications device maker Microelectronics Technology (MTI) has been developing RRHs (remote radio heads) based on TD-LTE mainly for the China market and will begin volume production in early 2014, according to company chairman Hsieh Chi-chia.
Browave aims at 2014 revenues of US$100 million
Aug 28, 13:54
Browave, which supplies active and passive devices, modules and sub-systems used in fiber-optic communication, is confident of attaining target consolidated revenues of US$70 million for 2013 and aims to increase consolidated revenues for 2014 to US$100 million, company president Dirac Liao said at...
Global 2Q13 WLAN market rises 10.8%, says IDC
Aug 27, 14:50
The combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments worldwide increased 10.8% from a year ago in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The enterprise segment alone climbed 14.8% on year during the same period.
HTC continues losing ground in LTE smartphone segment
Aug 26, 16:03
HTC, a pioneer of LTE smartphones previously, appears to have lost its competitive advantage in the segment and has seen its market share lag behind Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, according to data compiled by Strategy Analytics.
ZTE 1H13 net profit up 26.6% on year
Aug 22, 11:26
China-based networking/communication equipment and handset vendor ZTE has released it first-half 2013 financial report, with net profit of CNY310 million (US$50.1 million) increasing 26.6% on year.