Wednesday 14 June 2017
Global 2016 handset baseband market increases 5%, says Strategy Analytics
The global handset baseband processor market grew 5% on year to reach US$22.3 billion in 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon...
Thursday 1 June 2017
Asustek, HP and Lenovo develop mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips
At the ongoing Computex trade show in Taipei, Qualcomm has announced that Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by its...
Friday 26 May 2017
Rising demands for LTE MIMO OTA mandatory test
As of April 1, 2017, CTIA LTE MIMO OTA test plan for MIMO downlink version 1.1 has become mandatory for certification testing, which means the smart hand-held manufacturers who intend...
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip
Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...
Thursday 12 January 2017
Macronix memory incorporated in new Qualcomm LTE IoT chipset reference design
Macronix International's NAND MCP memory solution has been adopted and incorporated by Qualcomm as a part of the reference design for a LTE Cat. M1/NB-1 chipset, the MDM9206 modem,...
Wednesday 28 September 2016
Digitimes Research: Global average LTE-based data transfer speed rises unnoticeable
While the number of LTE networks around the world is steadily on the rise, improvements in LTE-based download speeds have been relatively unmoved; for example, the global average...
Thursday 18 August 2016
Asia Pacific Telecom to buy LTE equipment from Ericsson
Taiwan-based Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has announced that it will purchase NT$2.814 billion (US$89.61 million) worth of LTE equipment from Ericsson for the establishment of its 4G...
Friday 29 July 2016
Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for new Samsung smartphone
Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted for a new Samsung smartphone slated for launch shortly.
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Digitimes Research: Over 4,000 models of LTE-enabled devices launched as of February 2016
Based on GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) statistics, there were 4,416 models of LTE-enabled mobile terminal devices cumulatively launched around the world as of the end...
Thursday 21 July 2016
Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for Samsung Galaxy Tab A7.0
Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted by Samsung Electronics for the vendor's Galaxy Tab A7.0-series tablets.
Wednesday 29 June 2016
LTE Cat-M1, LTE Cat-NB1 to become mainstream IoT technology, says Qualcomm
While 5G mobile communication technology is expected to play an essential role in IoT (Internet of Things) applications, two narrowband LTE technology standards - LTE Cat-M1 (machine...
Friday 13 May 2016
PCL Technologies sees booming shipments of LTE, LTE-Advanced optical transceiver modules in 1Q16
Optical component and module maker PCL Technologies saw significantly increased shipments of optical transceiver modules used in LTE and LTE-Advanced networks to Japan- and China-based...
Monday 21 March 2016
Digitimes Research: IBM, Cisco, ARM adopt other IoT protocols instead of LTE-MTC
Since LTE-MTC (machine type communications) standards in 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) R12 ( release 12) do not completely meet demands for IoT (the Internet of Things)...
Monday 14 March 2016
PCL Technologies benefits from LTE network deployments in Japan, China
Optical component and module maker PCL Technologies expects orders for LTE optical transceiver modules from Japan and China in 2016 to increase significantly on year, according to...
Tuesday 1 March 2016
CEVA and Spreadtrum expand partnership for LTE SoCs
CEVA, a licensor of signal processing IP for smart, connected devices, and Spreadtrum Communications, a fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G,...