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February 7, 2013

Global OEM spending on semiconductor to reach $280bn in 2013: report

Apple and Samsung Electronics will be top OEM semiconductor spenders for wireless communications.

By CBR Staff Writer

The growth of handsets, tablets and wireless infrastructure will drive global OEM purchasing of semiconductors to $280bn in 2013, up6.2% over last year, according to a new report.

IHS iSuppli’s Semiconductor Design & Spend Analysis reveals that investments across all the application markets are expected to be within a relatively flat ranging between a 2% drop and 6% growth.

However, spending on semiconductors for wireless communications is expected to rise 13.3% to $70.2bn during the year.

In 2012, spendings for media tablets reached $10.5bn over $8.7bn achieved for wireless infrastructure.

IHS projects that Apple and Samsung Electronics will be the top OEM semiconductor spenders for wireless communications, followed by LG Electronics,Huawei Technologies, ZTE and Lenovo.

Apple and Samsung will be the top OEM spenders on semiconductors for media tablets, with most of media tablet sales concentrated in the North America.

However, the report revealed that Ericsson, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nokia Siemens Networks are expected to be the top OEM spenders in 2013.

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