Telecom Chips

MediaTek 5G chipset

MediaTek chipset aims to put 5G in lower-cost smartphones

MediaTek on Tuesday announced a new smartphone chip that aims to bring 5G connectivity to lower-priced devices and a new chip for Chromebooks to...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC okays $3.5 bn investment in Arizona

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s biggest contract chipmaker, said its board approved an investment to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Arizona...
Samsung Exynos

Samsung may supply Exynos-based smartphone AP to Xiaomi, Vivo, OPPO

Samsung Electronics may supply Exynos-based smartphone application processor (AP) to Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO in 2021. US-based Qualcomm is the leader in the worldwide...
MediaTek Helio P90 with AI

Micromax taps MediaTek for In smartphones in India

Micromax has partnered with Taiwan-based MediaTek to start design and development of smartphones in India under the in mobiles brand. Micromax would unveil its in...
Qualcomm 5G chipset

Qualcomm jumps into 5G infrastructure market with base station chips

Qualcomm Technologies announced 5G infrastructure semiconductor platforms targeting mobile network suppliers. Qualcomm is introducing three new 5G RAN platform offerings: Qualcomm Radio Unit Platform, Qualcomm...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom scraps exclusivity deals with TV and modem makers

Broadcom will scrap its exclusivity deals with TV and modem makers for seven years in a deal with EU antitrust regulators aimed at ending...
NXP New Gallium Nitride Fab in Arizona

NXP starts manufacturing chips for 5G equipment in Arizona

Netherlands-based chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has opened a factory in the U.S. state of Arizona to manufacture chips used in 5G equipment. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC)...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G mobile platform

Qualcomm brings Snapdragon 750G 5G mobile platform

Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform revealing that commercial devices based on Snapdragon 750G are expected to be available by the end of...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung wins order to make Qualcomm’s chipset for 5G smartphones

Samsung is reported to have won an order to manufacture Qualcomm’s mobile application processor (AP) for 5G budget smartphones, reports Yonhap news agency. Samsung is...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom shines thanks to acquisitions of CA and Symantec

Broadcom has posted a 5.6 percent rise in third-quarter revenue to $5.82 billion thanks to acquisitions of software major CA and Symantec. Net income...
MediaTek Helio G95 chip

MediaTek Helio G95 chipset targets gaming smartphone market

MediaTek has introduced MediaTek Helio G95, a chipset for gaming smartphone market. MediaTek Helio G95 features enhanced MediaTek HyperEngine game technology, multi-camera support, unrivalled connectivity, and...
Top 10 IC design companies 2020

Top ten IC design companies for Q2 2020

Research firm TrendForce has revealed revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for Q2 2020. Broadcom has captured the number one position by surpassing...
Samsung Pyeongtaek line 2

Samsung starts production of 16 Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM

Samsung Electronics announced that its second production line in Pyeongtaek, Korea, has commenced production of the industry’s first 16-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, using...
MediaTek at MWC 2019

MediaTek seeks US permission to supply chips to Huawei

MediaTek has applied to the U.S. government for permission to continue supplying China’s Huawei after new U.S. curbs take effect in mid-September. The Donald Trump...
Analog Devices at CES 2020

Analog Devices retains revenue target despite 5G slowdown

Chipmaker Analog Devices (ADI) forecasts fiscal fourth-quarter revenue of $1.44 billion, plus or minus 10 percent – despite its client Huawei facing turbulent business...
MediaTek in IoT 5G satellite communications

MediaTek and Inmarsat conduct IoT field test using satellite

MediaTek and Inmarsat have conducted IoT field test transferring data through Inmarsat’s Alphasat L-band satellite, in Geostationary Orbit (GEO) 35,000 kilometers above the equator. MediaTek said...

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