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Competitive Landscape: The Semiconductor Companies That Will Lead the Wireless Industry, 2013

Published: 20 February 2013

ID: G00246651

Analyst(s): Mark Hung


The wireless industry is undergoing a transformation due to converging forces in the mobile platform and semiconductor design and manufacturing. The leaders in this new era will be Broadcom, Intel, MediaTek and Qualcomm.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Wireless Semiconductor Development Has Become Prohibitively Expensive
    • Key Attributes of a Leading Wireless Semiconductor Company
  • Market Winners
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Broadcom
    • Intel
    • MediaTek
    • Qualcomm
  • References and Methodology

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