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Taiwan starts LWA 4G+Wi-Fi commercial operation

Feb 24, 15:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), networking/communication device maker SerComm, IC design house MediaTek and smartphone vendor HTC have jointly announced the beginning of commercial operation of LTE-WLAN Aggregation (LWA) 4G+Wi-Fi services, with CHT becoming the first such operator around the world.

Arcadyan sees EPS more than double in 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 24, 13:51

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology has reported net profits of NT$1.357 billion (US$44.127 million) for 2016, increasing 136.4% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$7.19 for 2016, more than double from NT$3.06 of the previous year.

Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile to collaborate on 5G NR trials at 3.5 GHz

Feb 22, 16:35

Qualcomm, ZTE, and China Mobile have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed by 3GPP. The trials will operate in sub-6 GHz mid-band spectrum at 3.5 GHz and intend to drive the mobile ecosystem toward...

Intel pushing new 5G chip

Feb 22, 15:31

Intel is planning to announce its latest innovations for the 5G market at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 and its next-generation high-end XMM 7560 LTE modem will be sent out for sampling and enter mass production later in the first half.

D-Link reports decreased revenues for January

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 15:21

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.415 billion (US$45.62 million) for January 2017, representing a 25.38% drop on month and 26.55% drop on year.

Trend Micro working with NEC on carrier-grade NFV security

Feb 13, 14:59

Trend Micro recently announced that it is joining forces with its long-standing channel partner NEC and NEC's affiliate Netcracker Technology, the providers of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions, as well as business and operations support systems...

Alpha Networks reports decreases sales for January

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 10:50

Networking device maker Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.386 billion (US$44.757 million) for January 2017, representing a 34.08% drop on month and 25.22% drop on year.

Gemtek Technology January revenues up on year

Stockwatch - Feb 10, 10:44

Networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.133 billion (US$36.0 million) for January, decreasing 7.81% on month but increasing 11.88% on year.

Mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat announces low-power global IoT network

Feb 9, 15:43

Inmarsat and Actility have announced a LoRaWAN&-based network that has the potential to allow customers and partners to cost-effectively bring to market IoT solutions that can be delivered anywhere in the world, to any type of business.

IBM, Nokia and AT&T get together to foster trust in IoT

Feb 9, 12:15

In a 2016 AT&T survey, 58% of the companies they spoke to stated that were not confident in the security of their IoT devices. This is not surprising considering that in the past three years, AT&T has seen a 3,198% increase in attackers scanning for vulnerabilities in IoT devices.

Number of connected things to surpass global population in 2017

Feb 8, 14:13

The number of connected "things" in the overall installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide in 2017 will surpass the total global population for the first time in 2017. According to Gartner there will be 8.4 billion connected things in use worldwide in 2017, up 31% from the 6.4 billion...

Sercomm positive about 1Q17 outlook despite flat sales in January

Newswatch - Feb 8, 11:35

Networking device maker Sercomm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.926 billion (US$94.287 million) for January, down 6.5% on month and 5% on year.

Microwave device maker UMT reports highest EPS for 4Q16

Newswatch - Feb 6, 11:49

Universal Microwave Technology (UMT), a maker of high-frequency microwave devices used in broadband wireless communications, has reported net profits of NT$93.31 million (US$3.01 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, up 66% on quarter and 84% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.63, the company's...

SerComm to offer AI-integrated devices in mid-2017

Jan 20, 11:08

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has been conducting R&D for AI technology for five years and will begin commercialization through offering AI-integrated devices, mainly IP cameras and home automation controllers, in mid-2017, according to company president and CEO James Wang.

Gemtek to invest in LoNaWAN solution provider TrackNet

Newswatch - Jan 19, 13:47

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has announced that it will team up with Germany-based Minol Zenner Group to invest up to US$7 million in LoRaWAN solution provider TrackNet.

Digitimes Research: Samsung introduces IoT gateway solutions for smart household market

Jan 18, 14:11

Samsung Electronics has introduced IoT gateway solutions consisting of gateway modules and integrated cloud services, to function as a platform for IoT service developers, according to Digitimes Research.

Fabless firm Davicom 4Q16 pre-tax profits increase

Jan 18, 11:06

Taiwan-based Davicom Semiconductor, a fabless chipmaker specializing in networking and communications chips, saw its pre-tax profits surge about 80% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016.

D-Link revenues drop in December

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 16:00

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.896 billion (US$59.43 million) for December 2016, representing a 7.69% drop on month and 11.08% drop on year.

Alpha Networks reports revenues for December 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 15:53

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.102 billion (US$65.88 million) for December 2016, representing a 33.76% increase on month and 0.45% drop on year.

D-Link to take legal action to protect its interest against FTC allegations

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 15:14

Taiwan-based networking device maker D-Link has said that it will take legal action to protect its interests after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint alleging that D-Link has "failed to take reasonable steps to secure the software for their routers and IP cameras" against...

Hitron obtains OCF certification

Jan 10, 11:22

Cable CPE (customer premises equipment) and DOCSIS (data over cable service interface specification) module maker Hitron Technologies has obtained certification from the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), enabling IoT (Internet of Things) application of its wireless devices, according to the compan...

Gemtek reports decreased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 11:13

Networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.229 billion (US$38.4 million) for December, decreasing 1.77% on month 15.03% on year.

Arcadyan sales up in December

Jan 10, 11:12

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.275 billion (US$71.1 million) for December, increasing 40.34% on month 11.62% on year.

Accton reports increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:19

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.418 billion (US$106.46 million) for December 2016, representing a 19.43% increase on month and 23.79% increase on year.

Senao Networks reports strong sales of December 2016

Newswatch - Jan 9, 12:27

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks has posted consolidated revenues of NT$637 million (US$19.92 million) for December 2016, up 16.45% on month and 19.44% on year.

SerComm sees revenues hit record high in 2016

Jan 9, 11:16

Networking device maker SerComm has reported consolidated December 2016 revenues of NT$3.13 billion (US$97.64 million), down 0.95% on month but up 4% on year.

Intel kicks off CES 2017 with VR, automated driving, 5G news

Jan 6, 11:20

Intel kicked off CES 2017 with announcements concerning automated driving, 5G technologies and virtual reality - or the more advanced merged reality.

BT selects MediaTek to provide chips for home wireless networks

Jan 6, 10:45

MediaTek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas announced that its Wi-Fi adaptive network technology has been selected to power BT's Whole Home Wi-Fi system, a self-configuring wireless network.

Networking device maker Edimax looks to 20% revenue growth in 2017

Newswatch - Dec 28, 22:14

Networking/communication device maker Edimax Technology expects its revenues to grow 20% on year in 2017 thanks to the release of new devices for the telecom sector, the company said at its latest investors conference.

SerComm to highlight latest IoT solutions at CES 2017

Newswatch - Dec 28, 22:12

Broadband networking device maker SerComm will showcase its latest IoT solutions, high-resolution IP cameras and wireless sensors at the upcoming CES 2017 trade show, according to the company.

Gemtek Technology cooperates with Malaysia-based Axiata to deploy LoRa networks in 10 countries

Dec 19, 10:50

Networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has cooperated with Malaysia-based telecom conglomerate Axiata Group Berhad to deploy LoRa, a LPWAN (low-power wide area network) wireless communication technology, networks specifically for IoT applications in 10 countries in Southern and Southeast...

Gemtek Technology chairman and president Howard Chen

Digitimes Research: pureLiFi improving Li-Fi data transfer speed

Dec 19, 10:45

pureLiFi, a developer of Li-Fi a wireless communication technology based on visible light communication, has improved data transfer rates from 5Mbps originally to 10Mbps and further to 40Mbps, making Li-Fi a technological complement to Wi-Fi, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan university unveils smart vehicle R&D results

Dec 14, 14:23

National Cheng Kung University has unveiled results of 3-year R&D of smart and electric vehicles via cooperation with government-established Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC).

SerComm sees revenues stay flat on month in November

Newswatch - Dec 12, 10:14

Networking device maker SerComm has reported revenues of NT$3.013 billion (US$94.798 million) for November, up 0.37% on month but down 6.64% on year.

Gemtek sees revenues up mildly in November

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:12

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.252 billion (US$33.392 million) for November, up 10.29% on month and 3.8% on year.

D-Link cooperates with Alpha Networks, Aviacomm for Super Wi-Fi application

Dec 9, 16:11

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has disclosed it has partnered with fellow maker Alpha Networks and US-based RF IC design house Aviacomm to develop 802.11af devices for use in application of Super Wi-Fi solutions promoted by Microsoft.

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Accton reports increased revenues for November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:44

Accton Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.862 billion (US$89.97 million) for November 2016, representing a 33.26% increase on month and 12.82% increase on year.

Ethernet switch market sees steady growth in core network infrastructure segments, says IDC

Dec 5, 16:38

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded US$6.29 billion in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 2% on year. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise and service provider (SP) router market finished at US$3.56 billion in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, increasing...

Panasonic developing V2P technology

Nov 28, 15:54

Under the Japan government's program of promoting application of information and communication technologies to next-generation ITS (intelligent transportation system), Panasonic is responsible for developing V2P (vehicle to pedestrian) technology to prevent pedestrians from being hit by vehicles, the...

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Senao Networks nets NT$8.75 per share for January-September

Nov 23, 13:57

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks has posted consolidated revenues of NT$1.524 billion (US$48.3 million), gross margin NT$26.27%, net operating profit NT$123.3 million, net profit NT$114.0 million and net EPS NT$2.32 for the third quarter of 2016.

AboCom Systems to upgrade production automation

Nov 21, 13:54

Wireless networking/communication device maker AboCom Systems will invest US$1 million to upgrade automated production lines and increase efficiency in 2017, according to the company.

D-Link participates in Microsoft Super Wi-Fi development

Nov 18, 15:23

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has disclosed it has participated in development of Super Wi-Fi solutions promoted by Microsoft.

D-Link to form partnership team to develop integrated networking solutions

Nov 16, 15:46

Networking device maker D-Link will form a D-link and Partners Team, aiming to roll out integrated networking solutions featuring related products and solutions from its strategic partners, according to company chairman John Hsuan.

D-Link chairman John Hsuan

Digitimes Research: Cellular M2M IoT to be fast developing in China

Nov 16, 11:53

Cellular M2M (machine to machine) IoT is expected to be fast developing in the China market since the China government in 2009 included IoT industries as a focus of the nation's long-term development. China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have been actively deploying IoT networks, according...

Router maker DrayTek reports earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 15, 21:35

Own-brand router and switch maker DrayTek has reported net profits of NT$56.74 million (US$1.78 million) for the third quarter of 2016. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.72 for the quarter.

Wistron NeWeb reports increased earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 11, 13:55

Networking device supplier Wistron NeWeb has reported net profits of NT$636 million (NT$20.148 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 5% from a year earlier. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.86, the company's highest quarterly EPS in five years.

Gemtek reports decreased sales for October

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 11:19

Networking device maker Gemtek Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.135 billion (US$35.8 million) for October, declining 7.88% from a year earlier.

Accton reports earnings up for 3Q16

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:17

Networking device maker Accton Technology has reported net profits of NT$480 million (NT$15.2 million) or NT$0.89 per share for the third quarter of 2016. Gross margin for the quarter stood at 19.6%.

Intel looks to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 support into next-generation chipsets

Nov 10, 15:15

Intel reportedly is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functions into its motherboard chipsets and the new design may be implemented in its upcoming 300-series scheduled to be released at the end of 2017, according to sources from motherboard makers. Intel declined to comment on market speculation.

SerComm, Arcadyan see decreased October revenues

Nov 10, 10:49

Networking/communication device makers SerComm and Arcadyan Technology have reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.002 billion (US$95.3 million) and NT$1.581 billion respectively for October, the former decreasing 4.90% on month and 8.75% on year and the latter slipping 14.08% and 6.59% respectively...

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