A strong showing in wireless communications chip demand contributed to a solid 5 percent year-over-year growth in the worldwide semiconductor market, which reached $318 billion in 2013, says IHS. This was in marked contrast to 2012, when semiconductor revenue totaled $303 billion, a 2.4 percent drop from 2011.
Mobile device data, and fixed and mobile broadband, will be the most important telecom revenue growth areas over the next few years, driven by higher data usage and increased penetration of smartphones and broadband services, according to a new report by Analysys Mason.
Chicago-based cloud hosting startup SingleHop is reporting 35 percent year-over-year revenue growth for 2012, reaching $29.1 million.
Fueled by smartphone demand and 3G and 4G network deployment, Qualcomm saw its semiconductor revenues soared 29.6 percent in 2012, pushing it from sixth place in 2011 to third place this year, according to the latest stats from market research firm Gartner.
Cisco continued to lead the wireless local area network--or WLAN--gear market, which topped $1 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
With increasing attacks on enterprise networks, the market for network security products has grown recently. A primary beneficiary of that growth is Juniper Networks, which saw a healthy 11.1 percent revenue growth in the third quarter.
ABI Research projects that revenues from two platforms currently dominating the machine-to-machine market, application enablement platforms and connected device platforms, will grow to $3.85 billion by 2017.
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Metaswitch Networks, a provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, reported Wednesday in its annual earnings results release for the 2008/2009 financial year that the company's