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2000 Directory of Fabless Semiconductor Companies

Published: 22 January 2001

ID: G0094485

Analyst(s): Joan Brown, James F. Hines


Fabless semiconductor companies continue to rank among the most dynamic and fastest-growing in the industry. Many have established leading positions in the hottest semiconductor application markets of wired and wireless communications and consumer. They are also a major source of demand for semiconductor contract manufacturing services, especially for foundries. This Focus Report catalogs 449 fabless semiconductor companies in 17 countries, specifying who they are, where they are located, what products they make and other essential facts.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Research Objectives
    • Methodology
    • U.S. Leads in Fabless, but Taiwan and Europe Growing
    • Dataquest Perspective
  • Directory of Fabless Semiconductor Companies

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