Articles tagged with: Isuppli and Nokia,

Shipments of Cell Phones Return to Growth in Q2

Global shipments of cell phones in the second quarter climbed 4.7 percent compared to the first, marking the first sequential increase for the market since the third quarter of 2008, according to iSuppli. Worldwide shipments amounted to 265 million units in the second quarter, up from 253 million in the first. more

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Qualcomm and ST-Ericsson Shine, Even as Wireless Chip Market Tanks

How bad was the fourth quarter of 2008 for the global wireless communications semiconductor industry? So bad that the accumulated 10% revenue growth during the first three quarters of 2008 was wiped out by a 23.3% decline during the last three months of the year, more

Related Tags: qualcomm, st-ericsson, semiconductor, hspa, ericsson, wcdma, texas, semiconductors, memory


Rules Change in the Mobile Handset Outsourcing Business

With the structure of the mobile handset supply chain upended by the global economic crisis, the old rules for the contract manufacturing of wireless devices have been overturned, leaving new pitfalls for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers, more

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Nokia Deal to Boost Qualcomm's Dominance in Mobile Handset Baseband Chips?

Due to its recent agreement with Nokia, Qualcomm is likely to solidify its lead in the global market for mobile-handset baseband semiconductors, according to iSuppli Corp. Based on iSuppli's preliminary estimate, Qualcomm in the fourth quarter accounted for 40.6 percent of worldwide revenue from shipments of mobile handset baseband semiconductors, more

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Can Google's Foray into Mobile Phones Succeed?

Google's goal with the establishment of the Open Handset Alliance is to become the main provider of LBS and mobile advertisements on wireless handsets, replicating its success in PC-based ads and location-oriented services like Google Earth. more

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Consolidation Strikes the Mobile Phone Baseband Semiconductor Market

As the mobile-handset market goes, so goes the mobile-handset semiconductor market - and right now both areas are going through a period of consolidation that may lead to a significant winnowing of baseband chip suppliers, according to iSuppli. more

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iPhone Becomes Leading U.S. Smart Phone Model in July

Apple's iPhone outsold all smart phones in the United States during July, and equaled the sales of the most popular feature phone, according to figures from iSuppli. more

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Mobile Enablement Platform Content Market to Grow to $7.4 Billion by 2011

Driven by a seemingly insatiable consumer appetite for personalization and entertainment content on wireless handsets, companies that provide the platforms that deliver premium content to mobile phones reaped a $4.2 billion share of the $16.3 billion mobile premium content market in 2006, according to isupplimore

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Apples iPhone Could Have Massive Profit Margins

Each Apple iPhone sold will generate nearly a 50 percent gross margin for Apple and partner Cingular Wireless, giving the companies a hefty profit, as well as plenty of room for future price cuts, according to a preliminary functional Bill of Materials (BoM) estimate created by isupplimore

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