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Intel Silvermont promises faster downloads on tablets and smartphones, to take on Qualcomm

Telecom Lead India: Intel has unveiled Silvermont, the revamped version of Atom mobile processors, to take on wireless chip leader Qualcomm. The new mobile chip...

MediaTek unveils dual-core smartphone platform, amid fears of slow growth

Telecom Lead Asia: MediaTek has launched its dual-core smartphone platform – the MT6572 -- amid fears of slow growth. The handset chip maker on Thursday...

Broadcom and Intel pose challenges to Qualcomm in mobile baseband processor chipset market

Telecom Lead India: Broadcom and Intel will pose significant challenges to Qualcomm in the mobile baseband processor chipset market over the next few years. ABI...

Spreadtrum sacks CTO Qiuzhen Joe Zou

Telecom Lead Asia: Spreadtrum Communications has terminated the employment of Chief Technology Officer Qiuzhen (Joe) Zou. The fabless semiconductor provider in China with advanced technology...
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Broadcom and STMicro supply 86 million each video SoCs for STBs

Telecom Lead Asia: Broadcom and STMicro tied in unit shipments for the worldwide set-top box IC Market in 2012, with both delivering between 85...

Qualcomm increases 3G / 4G device shipment and revenue targets for FY 2013

Telecom Lead America: Wireless chip major Qualcomm has increased 3G / 4G device shipment estimates and revenue and earnings guidance for fiscal 2013. As per...

Orange taps Spreadtrum’s mobile platform for phones in European and African markets

Telecom Lead Europe: Orange has selected Spreadtrum’s mobile platforms for delivering cost-effective, feature mobile handsets and smartphones to its users in European and African...

Broadcom’s integrated Android 4.0 platform powers Idea Cellular’s Ivory

Telecom Lead Asia: Idea Cellular has selected Broadcom's integrated Android 4.0 platform for its Idea Ivory smartphone. New Idea Ivory phones, which are currently available...

ST-Ericsson to split and cut 1600 jobs

news/telecom chips Hans Vestberg, president and CEO, Ericsson Telecom Lead America: ST-Ericsson, a joint venture between STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, will be split and eliminate 1600 jobs. The...

Qualcomm strategies for mobile broadband growth in India

Telecom Lead Asia: Qualcomm India is betting on the deployment of UMTS 900 and 2100 MHz bands in India for further accelerating 3G growth...
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DTS and Qualcomm Technologies collaboration presents DTS Headphone:X with Snapdragon processors

Telecom Lead Europe: DTS, provider of high-definition audio technologies has collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated to integrate the DTS Headphone:X...

Qualcomm’s Front End Solution enables single 4G / LTE design for mobile

Telecom Lead America: Qualcomm Technologies has launched Qualcomm RF360 Front End Solution that enables a single, global 4G LTE design for mobile devices. The comprehensive,...

Altair launches new baseband processors supporting Carrier Aggregation for LTE-Advanced

Telecom Lead America: Altair Semiconductor has launched two new baseband processors and a new radio chip -- built on FourGee-3100/6202. The new chipset -- based...

Qualcomm leads cellular baseband processor with 52% market share

Telecom Lead India: Driven by 4G / LTE, Qualcomm is leading the cellular baseband processor market with 52 percent revenue share in 2012. The global...

Renesas’ new processor platform for LTE phones offers 300% increase in GPU performance

Telecom Lead Asia: Renesas Mobile’s new processor platform for LTE smartphones offers 300 percent increase in GPU performance and memory performance. Based on ARM big.LITTLE...

Toshiba’s 2.0A USB ready Li-Ion battery charger IC charges portable devices quickly

Telecom Lead America: Toshiba America Electronic Components has launched its first high-current USB ready Li-Ion battery charger integrated circuit (IC) with a fast charging current up...

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