Samsung claims it is King of the LTE patents
Published in News


Your invoice is in the mail

Samsung Electronics has told the world that owns the largest number of patent rights essential for long-term evolution (LTE) technology in the world.

MediaTek aims to ship 800+ million SoCs in 2015
Published in Mobiles


CFO and President confirms

We had a chance to meet with some key people from MediaTek, including President CJ Ching-Jiang Hsieh and the Corporate Vice President CFO and Spokesman David Ku.

Nvidia winds down Icera modem business
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:54

Nvidia winds down Icera modem business


Leaving the LTE business

Nvidia is winding down its Icera modem operation in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 and exiting the LTE business.

Mediatek second largest LTE processor maker
Published in Processors


Strategy Analytics sings its praise

MediaTek has established itself as the world's second-largest maker of Long-Term Evolution (LTE)-enabled cellular baseband processors in 2014.

Alcatel Pop Astro LTE phone lands on T-Mobile
Published in Mobiles


First MediaTek LTE in USA

Alcatel has just announced that its affordable LTE-enabled Pop Astro is available at T-Mobile. 

Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
Published in Mobiles


San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

HTC launches Desire 626 in Taiwan
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 08:46

HTC launches Desire 626 in Taiwan


Snapdragon 410 LTE inside for $190

HTC has not been doing particularly well in the mainstream market, but the new plan is to win 25 percent of the market in this sub-$200 segment this year, at least in Taiwan.

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 09:53

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810


LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing on EE

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 will end up in most of high-end phones next year and along with its eight 64-bit cores it has a quite powerful modem too. The new modem supports Category 9 Carrier Aggregation and peaks speeds of 410 Mbits over three 20MHz LTE carriers.

MediaTek LTE shipments going up
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:17

MediaTek LTE shipments going up


30-40m units this year

MediaTek is expected to end the year on a high note, having shipped between 30 and 40 million LTE enabled smartphone chips.