Wednesday 10 April 2024
Taiwan PA suppliers see demand strengthening
Taiwan-based companies involved in the supply chain of mobile phones and wireless Power Amplifiers (PA), including foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
Taiwan PA supply chain sees strong revenue growth in 4Q23
GaAs foundries Win Semiconductors (WinSemi) and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC), and epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) have all reported double-digit...
Tuesday 7 November 2023
Taiwan's PA supply chain eyes momentum in satellite industry
With the space industry becoming a key focus for future development in Taiwan, III-V compound semiconductor companies based in Taiwan see promise for growth in niche applications...
Friday 6 October 2023
Taiwan III-V IC suppliers post mixed September results
Win Semiconductors' revenue dipped 1.5% sequentially in September, while revenue at fellow gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) climbed 7.9% on month...
Thursday 10 August 2023
GaAs foundries post mixed July revenues
July revenue for Win Semiconductors fell 8.3% sequentially, while revenue for fellow GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) rose 9.8% sequentially. Despite a 51.1% increase...
Thursday 6 July 2023
GaAs foundries see fab utilization rising
Most Taiwan-based GaAs foundries, including Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC), have recently seen their 6-inch fab utilization rates rise above 40%.
Tuesday 7 February 2023
Excess 4G handset chip inventories hit foundries
Excess 4G handset chip inventories, including application processors and power amplifiers (PA), are dragging down fab utilization rates at related foundries, according to industry...
Friday 6 January 2023
GaAs foundries post revenue drops in 2022
Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC), as well as epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), all saw their 2022 revenues register double-digit...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Taiwan III-V IC suppliers see different market prospects for 2023
Taiwan's compound semiconductor foundry houses and epi-wafer suppliers show different views about when market demand will rebound in 2023, after seeing their shipments of handset-use...
Tuesday 20 December 2022
GaAs wafer foundries conservative about 1H23 sales
Taiwanese GaAs wafer foundries will likely see their utilization rates stay flat before the end of second-quarter 2023 as no sights indicate that demand for power amplifiers (PAs)...
Wednesday 3 November 2021
GaAs foundry AWSC sees revenue slow down
GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is likely to see a revenue slowdown in November and December after reaching the year's peak sales in October, as its China-based...
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Demand for GaAs-based PA remains robust
Taiwan's III-V semiconductor players have seen demand for GaAs-based power amplifiers for smartphone and Wi-Fi 6 applications remain steady despite a slowdown in 5G rollouts, according...
Thursday 5 March 2020
Taiwan GaAs firms to see strong 1Q20
Taiwan-based GaAs IC foundries and epitaxial wafer suppliers are expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2020, despite the coronavirus epidemic, according to industry...
Wednesday 3 July 2019
AWSC lands new orders for VCSEL
GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) has obtained new orders for VCSEL components, which will boost revenues generated from the segment to 20% as a proportion of company...
Monday 25 December 2017
VCSEL suppliers set for brisk sales in 2018
Taiwan-based VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting laser) device providers, including Visual Photonics Epitaxy (VPEC), Epistar, Advanced Wirelss Semiconductor (AWSC) and Global...
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