Telecom Chips

Samsung starts shipping Spreadtrum’s 40nm 2.5G baseband in two feature phone models

Telecom Lead Asia: Samsung has started shipping Spreadtrum's 40nm 2.5G baseband, the SC6530, in its two feature phone models, Samsung E1282 (GT-E1282T) and E1263...

Qualcomm hints at strong 2013 due to 3G and 4G Capex after its Q4...

Telecom Lead America: Qualcomm Chairman and CEO Paul E Jacobs hinted at a strong 2013 thanks to telecom operators’ Capex plan for 3G and...

3G helps MediaTek gain 12.8% revenue share in cellular baseband market in H1 2012

Telecom Lead India: Driven by 3G smartphone processor shipments, MediaTek has gained 12.8 percent revenue share in the cellular baseband market in H1 2012. MediaTek...

SK Telecom integrates Scintera’s RF Power Amplifier Linearizer SC1889 for rolling out 4G LTE

Telecom Lead America: SK Telecom has integrated Scintera Networks’ RF Power Amplifier Linearizer  SC1889 for rolling out 4G LTE and network performance improvements of...

NXP Semiconductors launches new NFC tag IC products, increasing RF performance

Telecom Lead America: NXP Semiconductors has launched its new NFC tag IC products. The NTAG21x family is expected to expand the deployment of NFC tags...
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ARM launches Cortex-A50 processors, promising 3x increase in smartphone performance

Telecom Lead America: ARM has launched the new ARM Cortex-A50 processor series, promising 3x increase in smartphone performance.   Based upon the ARMv8 architecture, the series...
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Cavium launches enhanced wireless display adapters for smartphone and tablet OEMs

Telecom Lead America: Cavium has launched enhanced wireless display adapters to deliver optimized user experience with the latest Android 4.2 release for mobile devices. These...
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Global market for baseband processors used in cellular devices to grow 17% in 2012

Telecom Lead Asia: The global market for baseband processors used in cellular devices will grow 17 percent in 2012. Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel are the...

NXP Semiconductors unveils LDMOS power transistors for small cell wireless base stations

Telecom Lead India: NXP Semiconductors has unveiled LDMOS power transistors designed for small cell wireless base stations. With dedicated solutions for both picocell and microcell...
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Windows 8 device ODMs respond to Qualcomm Gobi wireless modems that power 3G /...

Telecom Lead America: Several Windows 8 ODMs respond to Qualcomm Gobi wireless modems that power 3G / 4G connectivity seamlessly. Some of the vendors include...

Modacom adopts Sequans’ LTE chips to design LTE user devices

Telecom Lead America: Sequans Communications announced that Modacom, a Korean maker of wireless broadband data communications devices, has adopted its LTE chips to design...
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TI’s Bluetooth v4.0-based CC2560 and CC2564 wireless devices are available in QFN packages

Telecom Lead America: Texas Instruments announced that its Bluetooth v4.0-based CC2560 and CC2564 wireless devices are available in QFN packages offered by TI and...

Qualcomm leads mobile device GPU market with 27% share in H1 of 2012

Telecom Lead America: Wireless chip major Qualcomm is leading mobile device GPU suppliers market in the first half of 2012. Qualcomm has 26.7 percent market...

Shipments of wireless connectivity combo ICs to surpass 2 billion units by 2017

Telecom Lead Asia: Shipments of Wireless Connectivity Combo ICs are expected to surpass 2 billion units by 2017. IC vendors such as Broadcom, Qualcomm, TI,...

Texas Instruments launches quad-channel XAUI/10GBASE-KR transceiver

Telecom Lead India: Texas Instruments announced the availability of quad-channel XAUI/10GBASE-KR transceiver. The industry’s first quad-channel XAUI/10GBASE-KR transceiver is aimed at supporting multiple 10G/40G Ethernet...

Samsung Electronics leads mobile DRAM market with 61% share in second quarter

Telecom Lead America: Samsung Electronics is leading the mobile DRAM market in the second quarter. The Korean consumer electronics giant, with sales of $1.1 billion,...

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