Friday 12 April 2024
Network equipment makers await market recovery, as high inflation impacts consumer spending
As consumer spending remains low amid high inflation in Europe and the US, network equipment makers have seen expectations for the first quarter of 2024 dashed, as demand from Europe and US-based clients continues to flatline. Heading into the second quarter of the year, hopes are on the Asia-Pacific market outside of China.
Thursday 11 April 2024
Industry sounds alarm over Indonesia's tightening import controls
Companies are rethinking their expansion plans to Indonesia.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
How Huawei survives in the face of western containment
In an ever-intensifying Sino-US conflict, one battleground stands out: the global telecommunications sector. At the center of this fray is Huawei, the Chinese tech giant that has faced relentless pressure from a US-led Western alliance of countries, over alleged security concerns.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Taiwan showcases satcom prowess amidst earthquake crisis
In a dramatic display of preparedness, Taiwan swiftly responded to a powerful earthquake that rattled Hualien, east Taiwan, on April 3rd, showcasing the efficacy of its digital resilience strategy. The global spotlight turned to Taiwan's strategic investments in satellite communications infrastructure, particularly in partnerships with industry leaders like SES and OneWeb, as the island nation navigated the aftermath of the seismic event.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Wi-Fi 7 penetration in consumer electronics products to be moderate in 2024
Numerous large-scale consumer electronics applications are anticipated to adopt Wi-Fi 7 this year, but market penetration for the year is expected to remain modest, according to industry sources.
Monday 1 April 2024
Cloud network devices to boost Foxconn 2Q24 revenue
Orders for cloud network devices will drive revenue at Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group) in the second quarter of 2024, despite the second quarter often being a slow season for the consumer electronics industry, according to market sources.
Monday 1 April 2024
Optical device firm EZconn enjoys sales growth amid robust AI and broadband infrastructure demand
Optical device maker EZconn is seeing strong revenue and gross profit growth in the first quarter of 2024, thanks to the robust demand from broadband infrastructure construction in the US and bandwidth demand boosted by artificial intelligence (AI).
Monday 1 April 2024
IC distributor GMI expects growth to resume in 2024
IC distributor GMI Technology is upbeat about its market outlook for 2024, attributing it to promising destocking progress and the PC industry's focus on AI products.
Monday 1 April 2024
Major Chinese telecom companies slow infrastructure investment, target AI computing power
China's three major telecommunications companies announced plans to target cloud computing power and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Thursday 28 March 2024
Synology sees AI drive enterprise storage demand
Network storage solution provider Synology expects revenue generated from the enterprise sector to increase 30-40% in 2024, as AI drives enterprise storage demand.
Thursday 28 March 2024
Taiwan and US to jump light years ahead of photonics curve
Taiwan and the US have a long tradition of technical cooperation.
Monday 25 March 2024
Woe betide suppliers as Apple kills Micro LED division
Suppliers will suffer as the second major Apple division bites the dust.
Monday 25 March 2024
EU takes a sledgehammer to Apple's walled garden
With a mountain of anti-trust lawsuits and monopoly-killing legislation on the horizon, things are getting rotten for Apple.
Monday 25 March 2024
Unlocking 5G-A: standalone networks and mmWaves on the horizon
With over five years since the inception of 5G commercialization, the global mobile communications standard organization, 3GPP, has propelled the technology into the realm of Release 18. This heralds the arrival of the 5G-Advanced era, yet two critical features outlined in earlier standards, standalone networks (SA) and millimeter waves, have yet to realize their full potential. Their adoption remains sluggish, prompting speculation about the timeline for their widespread implementation.
Monday 25 March 2024
Edge computing investments in Japan to reach US$12 billion in 2024, says IDC
Japan's spending on edge computing is expected to reach US$12 billion (JPY1.6 trillion) in 2024, an increase of 12.3% over 2023, according to the IDC Worldwide Edge Spending Guide.
Monday 25 March 2024
NearLink poised to serve as alternative to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in China IT industry, says DIGITIMES Research
The emerging communication technology NearLink is positioning itself as an alternative to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in the Chinese market and is competitive regarding network latency and the number of terminal connections, according to DIGITIMES Research's latest report covering communication technologies.
Friday 22 March 2024
Apple CEO Tim Cook reported to Chinese government, accused of false advertising in Shanghai
The Apple chief's trip to Shanghai was generally well received.
Thursday 21 March 2024
Airoha's centimeter-level AI satellite positioning chip solution adopted by Segway
Airoha Technology, a subsidiary of leading IC-design company MediaTek, announced on March 20 that its dual-frequency, multi-constellation satellite positioning chips, were adopted by Segway's Navimow i series robotic lawnmower. It is the only robotic lawnmower in the industry equipped with AI-assisted mapping functionality.
Tuesday 19 March 2024
Huawei leads in global patent filing again, CATL begins to safeguard its technologies
The latest report shows that China-based companies and institutions remained the most active in patent filings, and CATL expressed a strong will to fortify its leading status.
Monday 18 March 2024
Taiwan strengthens satellite comms in preparation for war
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom signed a satellite deal with UK government-invested OneWeb.
Monday 18 March 2024
Google set to revolutionize smartphones with satcom integration
Tech giant Google is poised to lead the charge in integrating satellite communication capabilities into its Pixel lineup.
Friday 15 March 2024
Operation O-RAN: The US plan to neutralize Huawei (and why it will work)
The US has a devastating not-secret plan to beat Huawei once and for all.
Friday 15 March 2024
Qualcomm inaugurates design center in India
Qualcomm inaugurated a new design center in India specializing in wireless connectivity solutions. The fabless semiconductor firm will help with 6G research in India.
Thursday 14 March 2024
IC distributor ANStek sees strong orders for 5G communication
Taiwan-based Answer Technology (ANStek), which primarily distributes ICs for niche-market applications, has seen increased orders for 5G communication devices and good progress in inventory correction for the AMD and ADI product lines.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Network IC market outlook remains uncertain
Despite supply chain inventory levels returning to normal, fabless chipmakers and IC distributors are still uncertain about network IC market prospects for this year.
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