Telecom Chips

Altair Semiconductor completes $25 million in funding from existing investors

LTE chipsets maker Altair Semiconductor has completed a $25 million round of funding from existing investors Bessemer, BRM, Giza, JVP and Pacific Technology. Altair, which...
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LG’s Next G Series smartphones to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor

Telecom Lead Asia: Telecom chip maker Qualcomm and LG announced that the successor to LG Optimus will utilize Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the latest mobile...

STMicroelectronics to showcase STB system-on-chips at CommunicAsia 2013

STMicroelectronics will showcase its latest set-top box system-on-chips at CommunicAsia 2013. The new STB system-on-chips will address challenges faced by cable, satellite and terrestrial operators....
Broadcom

Broadcom unveils quad-core HSPA+ processor for entry-level smartphones, taking on MediaTek

Taking on MediaTek of Taiwan, Broadcom announced a quad-core HSPA+ processor designed for entry-level smartphones. The new quad-core HSPA+ processor is optimized for the Android...
INTEL

How Intel tries to take on Qualcomm in tablet market

Telecom Lead India: Intel on Tuesday said the 4th generation Intel Core processors offer over 9 hours of battery life and two times the...
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Quantenna announces world’s fastest Wi-Fi chip

Telecom Lead Asia: Quantenna announced the launch of the world’s fastest Wi-Fi chip. Quantenna says 4x4 MU-MIMO 802.11ac chipset transmits faster, reaches farther and serves...
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Qualcomm to improve biz from tablet, Wi-Fi and emerging telecom markets

Telecom Lead India: Chip major Qualcomm made several announcements at the Computex 2013 in Taiwan. Most of the announcements are aimed at enhancing performance of...

Qualcomm grabs 59% cellular baseband market share in Q1, ahead of Intel and MediaTek

Telecom Lead Asia: Qualcomm has grabbed 59 percent cellular baseband market share in the first quarter of 2013. Intel is in the second position with...

ARM new IP solution targets mid-range mobile devices

Telecom Lead India: ARM announced an optimized IP solution to power mid-range mobile devices. ARM sees this as a big opportunity for growth in the...
TABLET

Tablet processor market share 2012: Qualcomm and Intel together grab 5%

Telecom Lead India: Qualcomm and Intel together captured less than 5 percent volume share in the tablet applications processor market in 2012. Strategy Analytics says...
Broadcom

Broadcom announced an integrated processor system-on-a-chip for enterprise access points

Telecom Lead America: Broadcom Corporation (BRCM), a provider of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, announced an integrated processor system-on-a-chip (SoC) for enterprise...

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...

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