Nanjing Z-Com developing 4G small cells for China market
May 22, 11:36
China-based Nanjing Z-Com Wireless has cooperated with IC design houses to begin development of 4G small cell equipment specifically for the China market and expects adoption by mobile telecom carriers to take off in 2014, according to the company.
Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung optimistic about May sales
May 16, 21:25
HTC and Samsung Electronics introduced new flagship models for 2013, the HTC One and Galaxy S4, in April. Both firms believe May sales of the new flagship models will exceed the monthly sales of previous generation of flagship models in the first month after launch. In addition, HTC and Samsung both...
D-Link reports poor 1Q13 performance
May 16, 12:40
Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has released its first-quarter 2013 financial report, with all figures decreasing sequentially and on year.
Gemtek raises 2013 LTE shipment goal
May 14, 10:40
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology originally set a goal of shipping one million LTE terminal devices in 2013, but expects shipments to exceed the target to possibly reach as many as two million units mainly due to orders from new clients in emerging markets such as...
SerComm nets NT$0.60 per share for 1Q13
May 13, 10:35
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm has released its financial report for the first quarter of 2013, recording net EPS of NT$0.60.
Nokia introduces Asha 501
May 10, 15:59
Nokia has unveiled the first of a new Asha family of smartphones, the Asha 501, targeting the sub-US$100 budget smartphone segment in emerging markets, including India, Latin America and Africa.
Arcadyan, PESI post 1Q13 results
Stockwatch - May 10, 15:36
Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker Arcadyan Technology has reported net EPS of NT$1.06 for the first quarter of 2013. Meanwhile, satellite communication device maker Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) announced NT$0.96.
Smartphone brands to introduce new flagship products in 3Q13
May 9, 15:20
Smartphone brands such as HTC, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics all plan to introduce new flagship models in the third quarter of 2013 in order to take on the forthcoming new iPhone scheduled to be released in the second half of the year, according to industry sources.
SerComm sees April revenues increase
Stockwatch - May 8, 15:11
Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker SerComm on May 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.721 billion (US$58.0 million) for April 2013, increasing 4.68% on month and 3.42% on year, and those of NT$5.828 billion for January-April, rising 0.35% on year.
Z-Com scores points in tapping China Wi-Fi hot spot equipment market
May 6, 15:48
Taiwan-based broadband wireless Internet-access solution provider Z-Com, having supplied Wi-Fi hot spot equipment for large events in China including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and 2010 Shanghai World Expo, has become a supplier of such equipment for China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier...
Accton sees decreased 1Q13 revenues
May 2, 15:58
Networking and communication device maker Accton Technology saw its consolidated revenues of NT$4.845 billion (US$162 million) for the first quarter of 2013 decrease 27.2% sequentially and 24.9% on year, according to the company.
Taiwan 1Q13 international Internet bandwidth rises to over 910Gbps, says TWNIC
Apr 24, 10:25
Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 17 countries/areas (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 910.364Gbps as of the end of first-quarter 2013, increasing 15.99% sequentially and 47.36% on year, according to the government-sponsored Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC)...
Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 at end of April in 50 countries
Apr 18, 21:46
Samsung Electronics plans to introduce its Galaxy S4 at the end of April in 50 countries and sources from the supply chain predict shipments in the first month will be close to 10 million units. There have been no rumors regarding component shortages.
Digitimes Research: HTC sees 1Q13 shipments fall sequentially
Apr 18, 21:16
In the first quarter of 2013, Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC reported falling shipments compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 due to lack of key components causing shipment delays of popular models such as HTC Butterfly and Droid DNA. In addition, to prepare for the launch of its flagship smartphone,...
Touchscreen notebook costs may fall in 3Q13
Apr 15, 15:03
Since its launch, sales of Microsoft's Windows 8 have been bleak. Industry sources have noted that due to limited supply of touch panels and low yields, prices of touchscreen notebooks have remained high. However, touch panel makers have also noted that the yield for full lamination touch panels has...
Wistron reports rising March revenues
Apr 9, 14:30
Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The March revenues rose due to increases in notebook and smartphone shipments, according to the firm.
Asustek March revenues show 29% sequential growth
Apr 9, 13:43
Asustek Computer reported March revenues of NT$41.847 billion (US$1.39 billion), representing an on-month growth of 29.49% and an on-year growth of 24.30%. Accumulated revenues in the first quarter of 2013 reached NT$114.275 billion, showing an increase of 16% on year compared to NT$98.551 billion...
Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to obtain 20% market share in 2013
Mar 27, 22:02
Launched in March, Sony Mobile's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, has sold more than 50,000 units in less than a month in Taiwan. According to Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Taiwan, the firm hopes to rank number two on handset sales while taking a 20% market share.
Accton Technology to deal out 2012 dividend of nearly NT$1.50
Mar 26, 18:33
Networking/communications device maker Accton Technology posted net EPS of NT$1.68 (US$0.056) for 2012, and will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$1.4996, 89.26% of the net EPS, according to a decision made by the company's board of directors on March 26.
Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi
Mar 25, 22:17
Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung Electronics and Toshiba will also join the promotion and adopt the WiDi technology into their HDTV products, according to...
Arcadyan expects continued growth in orders from Europe in 2013
Mar 25, 09:58
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology has shifted from ODM production for international vendors to direct-account production for telecom carriers in Europe to hike profitability since the second half of 2012, and expects growing direct-account orders from those telecom...
Tablet market entering maturity in 2013, says Acer chairman
Mar 22, 13:59
JT Wang, chairman of Taiwan-based Acer, recently stated that, because sales of tablets are forecast to reach 200 million units in 2013, the market is heading towards maturity. Also, the disappointing sales of Microsoft's Windows 8 are not due to one company, it is the problem of the entire ecosystem...
Huawei introduces 6.1-inch smartphone
Mar 22, 11:00
The line between smartphones and tablets have been blurred and firms such as Huawei, Asustek Computer, and Samsung Electronics hope to capture the new business opporutnity by introducing large-size smartphones and tablets with call functions.
Gemtek, Hitron post profits for 2012
Mar 21, 11:54
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers Gemtek Technology and Hitron Technologies have reported 2012 financial reports, recording net EPS of NT$3.01 and NT$1.61 respectively.
SerComm nets NT$3.90 per share in 2012; to deal out dividend of NT$2.75
Mar 20, 14:06
Networking/communications device maker SerComm recorded net EPS of NT$3.90 for 2012 and will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$2.75, according to the company.
Of 2012 consolidated revenues, 63% came from the North America market, 25% from Europe and 12% from Asia , SerComm indicated...
Samsung introduces Galaxy S4
Mar 15, 10:40
South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.
China Mobile 2013 capex increases 49% on year
Mar 14, 21:56
China Mobile, one of the biggest telecom carriers in China, reported 2012 total revenues of CNY560.4 billion (US$90 billion, up 6.1% on year. Net profits were CNY129.3 billion, representing an on-year increase of 2.7%, said the firm. China Mobile reported that 2013 capex will reach CNY190.2 billion,...
Alpha Networks to expand capacity in China
Mar 14, 11:20
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks will expand the production capacity at its factory in Changshu, eastern China, by adding two to six production lines in 2013, the company has told an investors conference.
ZyXEL aims to be top-3 VDSL vendor, says president
Mar 13, 13:53
Taiwan-based networking/communications device vendor ZyXEL Communications has been among the global leading vendors of ADSL broadband Internet-access devices and further aims to become one of the world's three largest vendors of VDSL (very high rate DSL) devices, according to company president Gordon...
D-Link posts 2012 net EPS of NT$1.23
Mar 11, 14:05
Taiwan-based networking/communication device vendor D-Link recorded net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.23 for 2012 and will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$1, according to the company.
China handset makers hope to reduce reliance on Android
Mar 6, 22:23
The China Academy of Telecommunication Research for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has published a white paper stating that China's handset industry has been relying heavily on the Android platform. In fact, China's handset industry has been hoping to reduce its reliance on Google's...
Global NOR flash market to continue slide, says IHS
Feb 25, 12:06
After a decline in 2012, the NOR flash memory market is set to shrink again in 2013 and 2014 as more segments of the handset market eschew the device in favor of alternative NAND solutions, according to IHS iSuppli.
Sequans, Alcatel-Lucent team up for LTE broadcast
Feb 25, 11:53
Sequans Communications has successfully completed interoperability testing of Alcatel-Lucent's LTE infrastructure equipment with Sequan's eBMS-capable LTE chipsets, according to the 4G chipmaker.
Lantiq intros GPON SoC for SFP optical module form factor
Feb 22, 16:04
Lantiq has introduced the FALC ON-S, a complete GPON optical network unit (ONU) system-on-chip in a compact 11 by 11mm package. With its small size, high integration and power saving features, FALC ON-S is targeted at small-form-factor pluggable (SFP) modules. The chipset enables upgrade to GPON backhauling...
Taiwan makers to showcase LTE products at MWC 2013
Feb 19, 14:29
Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers ZyXEL Communications, SerComm, Gemtek Technology and Arcadyan Technology will exhibit LTE devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona, Spain during February 25-28.