Friday 24 February 2023
Growth of 4G over 5G in 2022 raises concern for 5G evolution, says Omdia
Fifth-generation (5G) subscriptions increased by 446 million in 2022 versus 592 million for 4G, thirteen years after 4G's initial launch. Omdia research conducted ahead of the Mobile...
Wednesday 27 July 2022
MediaTek mulls price increase for 3G, 4G mobile chips
MediaTek is mulling raising its 3G and 4G mobile chip prices, aiming to mitigate the impact of disappointing 5G chip sales on its sales performance this year, according to industry...
Wednesday 22 September 2021
5G drives double-digit growth for 6th straight quarter in smartphone APs, says Strategy Analytics
For the sixth straight quarter, the global smartphone applications processor (AP) market clocked a double-digit on-year revenue increase in the second quarter of 2021, according to...
Wednesday 1 September 2021
Semiconductor shortages continue to vex commercial transportation industry with lead times exceeding 5 months
Industry suppliers from truck and trailer OEMs to commercial telematics providers continue to feel the pain of delayed semiconductor shipments alongside rising growth opportunities...
Tuesday 10 August 2021
Vietnam bans 2G and 3G handsets
Vietnam has banned imports and production of 2G and 3G handsets, but has plans to give 2.1 million smartphones to low-income families during 2021-2025, according to Vietnamnet<...
Thursday 1 July 2021
Vietnam to phase out 2G, 3G serivces starting 2022
Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) has decided to start phasing out 2G and 3G technologies within the country in 2022 in a bid to encourage people to use smartphones...
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Huawei/HiSilicon to commercialize new NB-IoT chip solution in 4Q20
Huawei/HiSilicon will commercialize a new NB-IoT chipset, dubbed Boudica 200, by the end of 2020, which will support 3GPP R15 standards and offer lower latencies and more integrated...
Thursday 5 March 2020
China smartphone AP shipments – 4Q 2019

China smartphone AP

Tuesday 5 December 2017
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2017


Monday 20 November 2017
Taiwan market: HMD Global to launch new Nokia 3310 3G
Finland-based HMD Global will soon launch new Nokia 3310 3G feature phone in the Taiwan market at a price tag of around NT$2,000 (US$66.48), in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications,...
Thursday 29 June 2017
MediaTek unveils NB-IoT SoC, partnership with China Mobile
MediaTek has unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) system-on-chip (SoC), the MT2625, and announced a collaboration with China Mobile to build what the companies...
Thursday 8 December 2016
Chip orders for entry-level smartphones going down
Chip orders for entry-level 4G phones and 3G devices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.
Thursday 31 December 2015
NCC approves Asia Pacific Telecom return of 3G band unit
Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on December 30 approved the return of a 900MHz frequency band by Asia Pacific Telecom because a portion is in a band unit acquired...
Thursday 24 December 2015
MediaTek profitability under pressure
MediaTek's profitability has come under pressure due to falling ASPs of smartphone chips, and will face further pressure in 2016, according to industry observers.
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research