SOURCE: The Linley Group

The Linley Group

June 24, 2010 10:13 ET

The Linley Group Details Steep, Short Decline Followed by Growth in Communications Semiconductor Market Revenue Report

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2010) -  Providing a comprehensive review of one of the industry's most challenging years for communications semiconductor sales, The Linley Group has released its Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2009 report. The report notes an overall 14 percent decrease in industry revenue, but also showcases several key areas of growth. Included is a review of the large number of acquisitions and divestitures in 2009, as well as several product markets that showed moderate to major growth such as network processors, multicore processors, 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs and controller chips, OTN ICs, PON chips, and home-networking ICs.

   
What: The report provides market-share data for more than 20 categories of communications semiconductors, including Ethernet products, broadband interface chips, embedded processors, FPGAs, interconnect chips, 32-bit CPU IP and, for the first time, home networking chips.
   
When: The Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2009 report is currently available directly from The Linley Group. For further details, visit the web site at http://linleygroup.com/Reports/market_share_rpt.html.
   
Who: The Linley Group is the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless. The company provides strategic consulting services, in-depth analytical reports, and Linley Tech events focused on advanced technology topics. The Linley Group is also the publisher of Microprocessor Report, the leading technical publication for unbiased analysis of high-performance processor technology. For insights on recent industry news subscribe to the company's free email newsletters: "Linley Wire," "Linley on Mobile," and "Processor Watch."
   

Note to editors: To speak to an analyst from The Linley Group about this report or the communications semiconductor market, please contact: Erika Powelson, Orr & Company, 831.424.1811 or email erika@orr-co.com.

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