Telecom Chips


Arm sells majority stake in China business for $775 million

Chipset company Arm, a British subsidiary of SoftBank Group, is to sell 51 percent stake in Arm Technology China for $775.2 million to financial...
Qualcomm for IoT

Qualcomm presents Snapdragon 850 mobile platform for Windows 10 PCs

Qualcomm Technologies announced its a joint effort with Samsung Electronics to integrate the Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform, featuring the Snapdragon X20 and Qualcomm AI Engine...
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm asks EU court to scrap $1.2 bn antitrust fine

U.S. chipset company Qualcomm has asked Europe’s second-highest court to scrap $1.2 billion fine levied by European Union antitrust regulators, Reuters reported. The European Commission...
Apple iPhone user

Apple cuts iPhone power chip orders from Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor said Apple now planned to source the main power management chips (PMICs) for one of its three new iPhone models from two...
MediaTek helio P22 chipset

MediaTek brings Helio P22 chips to take on Qualcomm

MediaTek has launched Helio P22 chips for the mid-market, where Qualcomm is trying to enhance its focus. The company said MediaTek Helio P22 is the first to...
Qualcomm chips for mobile Internet

Qualcomm introduces 5G NR solution targeted for small cells

Qualcomm Technologies introduced a 5G NR solution targeted for small cells and remote radio head deployments (FSM100xx). This small cell product will support 5G NR...
Qualcomm for IoT

Qualcomm chipset with Facebook technology to deliver internet

Qualcomm and Facebook announced a new partnership aimed at delivering cost effective internet connectivity through the development of a multi-node wireless system based on...
Infineon chipset

Infineon to build $1.9 billion chip plant in Austria

Germany’s Infineon Technologies is planning to build a $1.9 billion chip facility in Austria, Reuters reported. Read the latest telecom news
ZTE Axon7d smartphone

Samsung in talks with ZTE to supply mobile processor chips

Samsung Electronics is in talks with several smartphone makers including China’s ZTE to supply mobile processor chips, a move that will bring it in...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel submits plans for $5 billion Israel expansion

Intel has submitted plans to expand its production operations in Israel, with the government saying the U.S. chipmaker would invest about $5 billion, Reuters...
Qualcomm India Rajen Vagadia

Qualcomm names Rajen Vagadia as India head

Qualcomm announced the appointment of Rajen Vagadia as country manager of Qualcomm India. Qualcomm India said its present India head Larry Paulson will be...
SMIC semiconductor

SMIC revenue up 4.8% to $831 mn thanks to China

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) posted revenue of $831 million (+4.8 percent), gross profit of $220.2 million (--0.3 percent) and net income of $27...
MediaTek MT6739 chipset for 4G phones

Mediatek gets approval to sell components to ZTE

Taiwanese chip maker Mediatek has received an export permit from the government to sell components to ZTE, a Chinese telecoms equipment maker subjected to...

Semiconductor sales surge 20% to $111 billion in Q1

Sales of semiconductors increased 20 percent year on year and dropped 2.5 percent quarter on quarter to $111.1 billion during the first quarter of 2018,...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm explains its new licensing model will gain customers

Alex Rogers, head of Qualcomm’s licensing division, says the chipset firm has broadened its use of a lower-cost licensing model for the next generation...

TSMC to invest $14 billion in R&D at Hsinchu facility

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, is planning a T$400 billion or $13.50 billion investment to expand its research and development...



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