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Taiwan market: WLAN device sales total US$17.9 million in 4Q13, says IDC

Apr 16, 11:15

WLAN device sales in the Taiwan market in fourth-quarter 2013 totaled US$17.9 million, decreasing 7% sequentially but increasing 49% on year, according to IDC. Sales for 2013 totaled US$66.9 million, growing 33% on year.

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.

Packet core to see US$18 billion in mobile broadband market through 2017, says ABI Research

Apr 10, 15:06

Worldwide traffic in 3G and 4G will reach new highs as consumers everywhere strive to satisfy their craving for mobile broadband. Operators will meet this demand with expanded network capacity, and mobile packet core spending will total US$18 billion through 2017, according to ABI Research.

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.

Hitron Technologies to deal out 2013 dividend per share of NT$0.4346

Mar 21, 10:35

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Hitron Technologies will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$0.4346 (US$0.014) for 2013, 24.17% more than the corresponding net EPS of NT$0.35.

China market: Second-tier China handset vendors plan to request anti-trust probe into Android licensing

Mar 18, 14:38

Some second-tier and small China-based handset vendors feel that Google has unreasonably high charges for some applications under the Android platform, and therefore plan to request the China government launch an anti-trust probe into Google's unfair competition, according to industry sources in Tai...

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.

Alpha Networks developing 24GHz sensors for use in car collision prevention

Mar 17, 11:28

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks has been developing 24GHz-based radar sensing technology to help prevent cars from colliding, and has been in talks with automobile makers, according to company chairman John Lee.

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.

China market: D-Link cooperates with Qihoo 360 to launch smart WLAN router

Feb 7, 14:18

D-Link has cooperated with China-based information security software solution provider Qihoo 360 Technology to launch a smart WLAN router, the D-Link 360Mini, for co-branded sale in the China market, according to D-Link.

Mobile PCs and smartphones to be top revenue opportunities for IC suppliers in emerging high-speed wireless device market, says IHS

Jan 27, 15:50

Mobile PCs and smartphones will represent the top revenue opportunities for high-speed wireless integrated circuit (IC) suppliers by 2018, as these devices are projected to be the highest-volume applications in this market over the next five years, according to IHS.

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.

Arcadyan to see growth in 2014 revenues, gross margin, says president

Jan 23, 11:19

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology is likely to see increases in consolidated revenues and gross margin for 2014 operations due to growth in LTE device shipments, according to company president Lee Hong-yuh.

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.

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Taiwan market: Over 60% of population have used wireless Internet services, say TWNIC

Jan 2, 16:10

Of the population aged 12 and above in Taiwan, 60.26% have used wireless Internet services in the past half year, growing by 13.03 percentage points on year, according to government-sponsored Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC).

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

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.

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Gemtek expects LTE, cloud computing solutions to combine for up to 50% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Dec 3, 12:31

Gemtek Technology, which makes wireless broadband networking/communication devices, expects LTE (4G) products to account for 30% of its 2014 consolidated revenues, and cloud computing products and services 15-20%, company chairman and CEO Howard Chen has said.

Gemtek chairman

Taiwan networking device makers expected to benefit from Vodafone investment in 2014

Nov 26, 10:35

Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers are expected to receive considerable orders for fixed-line and mobile Internet-access terminal devices arising from Vodafone's investment in 2014, according to industry sources.

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.

Accton Technology, Alpha Networks post 3-quarter net EPS of NT$0.77, NT$1.01

Nov 13, 15:28

Networking/communications device makers Accton Technology and Alpha Networks on November 12 released financial reports for the third quarter of 2013, recording net EPS of NT$0.77 and NT$1.01 respectively for the first three quarters, according to the companies.

Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market, says ABI Research

Nov 11, 15:39

The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently limited to the top-end luxury models, wireless connectivity will slowly permeate to lower tier vendors and models,...

Sporton October revenues hit record high on rising testing demand from LTE segment

Nov 7, 15:56

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International saw its revenues gain 3.1% on month and 35.9% on year to hit a record high of NT$215 million (US$7.31 million) in October, buoyed by increasing testing demand from the LTE smartphone segment, according to the company.

MediaTek to invest over US$1 billion for chipset development in 2014

Nov 6, 21:54

MediaTek is likely to spend over US$1 billion in 2014 for the development of more than 20 new chipset solutions for applications including smartphones, tablets, TVs, wireless devices and DVDs, according to industry sources.

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...

Alpha Networks developing devices for IoT application

Oct 16, 12:25

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks has been developing new products, focusing on devices applied to the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the 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.

ZigBee enabled device shipments to reach almost 400 million units in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 13, 10:43

ZigBee enabled device shipments will grow to almost 400 million units per annum in 2018 driven by adoption of the technology by service providers to enable sales of smart home services, according to ABI Research.

SerComm expects revenue proportion of 5-10% for LTE Small Cell in 2014

Aug 29, 11:18

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm has focused its LTE business on LTE Small Cell and expects the product line to account for 5-10% of consolidated revenues in 2014, according to company president James Wang.

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.

PCB and CCL makers to benefit from 4G infrastructure projects in Taiwan and China

Aug 26, 21:42

PCB makers BoardTek Electronics and Gold Circuit Electronics as well as CCL maker Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) all are expected to benefit from the build-ups of 4G infrastructure in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources.

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.

D-Link launches 802.11ac wireless routers equipped with mydlink SharePort

Aug 26, 15:33

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has launched 802.11ac wireless routers equipped with mydlink SharePort, an internally-developed personalized cloud computing-based data storage/access platform for product differentiation.

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.

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