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  • Sercomm president James Wang
    Networking device maker Sercomm has reported net profits of NT$808 million (US$26.24 million) for 2018, down 38.4% on year. EPS for the year came to NT$3.32.
  • Networking device maker Wistron NeWeb has reported net profits of NT$1.929 billion (US$62.4 million) for 2018, down 6.36% on year. EPS for 2018 came to NT$5.21, which met the company's revised guidance.
  • Linda Hui, Ruckus general manager for Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau
    Having made a major headway for promoting its cloud Wi-Fi solutions in the US since 2018, Ruckus Networks is shifting its market efforts to Asia in 2019 eyeing the growth potential for related solutions in the region, according to Linda Hui, general manager of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau at Ruckus.
  • Acer founder Stan Shih (front left) and Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen (right)
    Acer founder Stan Shih has urged Taiwan-based makers to apply Super TaiRa-based infrastructure to IoT devices.
  • Networking device maker Arcadyan Technology has reported revenues of NT$2.663 billion (US$86.44 million) for February, down 25% on month but up 104% on year.
  • Taiwan Pavilion set up by IDB at MWC 2019
    Taiwan's companies which participated in the recently concluded MWC 2019 managed to highlight an array of products, technologies, analyzing software and applications related to 5G technology that were in line with the 5G development plans showcased by the industry's major players.
  • Rakuten, an Internet services provider and soon-to-be the newest mobile network operator in Japan, and Taiwan-based Sercomm, a manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment, have jointly announced what they call the world's first virtualized small cell.
  • HTC 5G Hub
    HTC has unveiled a dedicated 5G mobile smart hub at MWC 2019. The HTC 5G Hub, designed for use in both home and office environments, enables 4K video streaming, low-latency gaming, and 5G mobile hotspot features for up to 20 users, according to the vendor.
  • tsmc
    Chipmakers are expected to showcase their new-generation chip solutions for AI and 5G applications at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) being their major foundry partner thanks to the competitiveness of its EUV-based process...
  • The government in Taiwan will complete the first-stage release of 5G spectrum licenses by 2020 at the latest to embrace global explosions of 5G applications and smartphone shipments, premier Su Chen-chang has announced.
  • TMYTek founder and president SW Chang  Photo: Company, February 2019
    TMY Technology (TMYTek), founded in 2014 to develop active and passive mmWave components, has just launched 5G beamforming technology solutions that can help address problems encountered by developers of 5G devices and systems, according to company founder and president SW Chang.
  • huawei
    Despite the raging US-led campaign to boycott 5G network equipment supplied by China's leading telecom equipment maker Huawei, Taiwan PCB makers are less worried about its possible impact on their revenue performances for 2019 than the global economic slumps that may arise from lingering trade tensions...
  • As 5G applications will disrupt central office equipment at telecom operators, software suppliers and hardware makers, especially those of servers and networking switches, are aggressively proceeding with related deployments and will display their latest solutions at the upcoming MWC 2019 to tap market...
  • Some IP and patent holders of the latest communication technologies are taking the advantage of a 3GPP workshop currently being held in Taipei seeking to also accrue royalties for their patented technologies, according to sources familiar with the event.
  • Senao Networks chairman Tommy Tsai
    Taiwan-based communications equipment maker Senao Networks is planning to significantly boost monthly pays for new production workers in order to smoothen recruitment of new workforce at a planned new plant in northern Taiwan, according to company chairman Tommy Tsai.
  • Acer founder Stan Shih
    K-Best Technology, a subsidiary of Acer, is gearing up efforts to develop new IoT devices and applications based on its newly developed new LoRa technology, dubbed Super Taiwan Radio (Super TaiRa), that is able to address the current LoRa equivalents' major shortcoming of being easily to be interfered,...
  • The market of low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) expanded robustly in 2018 with its global connections growing 109% on year to 78.9 million units last year, driven by a solid expansion of cellular LPWA (mainly NT-IoT/eMTC) technology, according to an estimate of Digitimes Research.
  • As millimeter wave (mmWave) is likely to serve as the first frontier technology to mobilize Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) applications in the 5G commercial market from 2019-2020, Qualcomm is actively deploying in the mmWave sector in order to maintain its technology advantage, according to Digitimes...
  • Qualcomm and MediaTek have both introduced their new 802.11ax chip solutions to support Wi-Fi 6 devices, seeking to secure a preemptive presence in both enterprise and household network chips markets in the 5G era.
  • networking
    As part of their efforts to embrace the 5G era, many Taiwan network equipment makers including Sercomm, Zyxel Communications and Wistron NeWeb (WNC) are showcasing the latest 5G and IoT communications equipment and solutions at CES 2019
  • MediaTek is showcasing at CES 2019 its latest technology for its automotive chip brand Autus, which it says brings innovative solutions to the automotive industry in four major areas including in-vehicle communication systems, in-vehicle infotainment systems, vision advanced driver assistance systems...
  • Super TaiRa Alliance inaugurated
    Taiwan-based K-Best Technology, a supplier of RF/microwave equipment, has newly developed an independent low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) wireless communication technology, dubbed Super TaiRa (Taiwan Radio), and also initiated the formation of an alliance with government, academic and industrial...
  • Intel unveils computing innovations at CES 2019
    Intel made several announcements spanning PCs and new devices to diverse growth segments including artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and autonomous driving, at a pre-CES show.
  • With China-US trade tensions expected to continue heating up in 2019, the Taiwan government has worked out measures for five major industries to help them cushion the impacts.
  • Networking device maker Zinwell expects its transition to the development of CPE (consumer premises equipment) devices and powerline adapters to grow significantly in 2019, according to company chairman Jack Huang.

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