Tuesday 4 July 2023
More Chinese IC players jump on Wi-Fi 6 bandwagon
China-based communication and networking chipmakers, including HiSilicon Technologies, Espressif Systems, Beken, and other startups, have stepped up R&D efforts to develop Wi-Fi...
Monday 24 April 2023
Realtek expects Wi-Fi 6 to become mainstream for Wi-Fi products in 2023
Realtek Semiconductor expects the penetration rates of Wi-Fi 6 in PCs to rise to 70% and routers to 60% in 2023, each up 10pp from a year ago, while products supporting Wi-Fi 7 are...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Major Taiwan IC design houses vary strategies amid slowdown
Major Taiwan-based IC design houses such as MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, Realtek Semiconductor, Elan Microelectronics, Parade Technologies, and Global Mixed-mode Technology...
Friday 24 February 2023
RichWave expects slight revenue growth in 2023
RichWave Technology, which specializes in Wi-Fi FEM (front-end module) solutions, expects modest revenue growth this year after posting a 35.5% revenue decline in 2022.
Wednesday 15 February 2023
Inspection labs see rise in orders for Wi-Fi routers, communication modules
Taiwan-based IC inspection labs have seen a ramp-up in orders for Wi-Fi 7 router and communication module designs in the first half of 2023, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 31 January 2023
Realtek remains focused on high-end ICs
Realtek Semiconductor will remain focused on its high-end offerings to avoid price competition from peers focusing on mass-market device applications, according to the Taiwan-based...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Foundries see stable demand for 22/28nm, 40nm process manufacturing
Fabless chipmakers' demand for 22/28nm and 40nm process nodes has been relatively stable compared with other processes, since a variety of end-market applications require these processes,...
Friday 25 November 2022
PMIC vendor M3Tek expects inventory levels to return to normal in 1Q23
M3 Technology (M3Tek) is adjusting its inventory levels, which are expected to return to normal in the first quarter of 2023, according to the Taiwan-based power management IC (PMIC)...
Monday 31 October 2022
Realtek cautious about 4Q22 sales prospects
Realtek Semiconductor has expressed caution about its operations in the fourth quarter as the network IC specialist reported sequential revenue and profit decreases for the third...
Friday 28 October 2022
RichWave expects orders to pick up substantially in 1H23
Taiwan-based RichWave Technology, which specializes in Wi-Fi FEM (front-end module) solutions, expects a substantial pick-up in customer orders as early as the first half of 2023.
Wednesday 26 October 2022
Wi-Fi chip prices come under downward pressure
Wi-Fi chip prices have come under downward pressure as suppliers see inventory swell, according to industry sources. Pressure is coming from an overall decline in Wi-Fi chip demand...
Wednesday 28 September 2022
China firms step up deployment in Wi-Fi chip market
China-based IC design houses, such as Espressif Systems, have stepped up their deployment in the Wi-Fi chip market by targeting a wide range of IoT device applications.
Thursday 8 September 2022
IC inspection labs see demand for network chips remain strong
Taiwan's IC inspection and certification labs including Sporton International, Audix and BTL continue to enjoy strong demand for Wi-Fi and other network chips, with order visibility...
Thursday 18 August 2022
Wi-Fi 6 SoC demand stays robust, say IC distributors
Wi-Fi 6 SoC demand has been robust with suppliers such as Realtek Semiconductor still incapable of fulfilling the orders they have on hand, according to sources at IC distributors.
Tuesday 2 August 2022
MediaTek, Realtek upbeat about Wi-Fi chip shipment prospects for 2H22
MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor both expect their Wi-Fi chip shipments to stay robust in the second half of 2022, with the shipment growth poised to offset declines in chips sales...
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