NB-IoT(Narrow Band Internet of Things) is an emerging technology in the field of IoT, which supports the cellular data connection of low-power devices in the wide area network (WAN), also known as low-power Wide Area Network (LPWAN). NB-IoT supports efficient connectivity of devices with long standby times and high network connection requirements. Here are the top 10 NB-IoT chip manufacturers in China.
|Established time||October 18, 2004|
Hisilicon is the world’s leading Fabless semiconductor and device design company. Formerly known as Huawei Integrated Circuit Design Center, it started integrated circuit design and research and development business in 1991.
In order to gather industry talents and give full play to industrial integration advantages, it registered an entity company in 2004 to provide external sales and services of Hisilicon chips. Hisilicon is committed to building the leading performance, safe and reliable semiconductor cornerstone for smart terminals in smart city, smart home, smart travel and other scenarios, serving customers and developers in thousands of industries.
Chips for wireless networks, fixed networks, digital media, etc.
|Established time||January 18, 2008|
Since its establishment, the company has developed a 32-bit RISC+DSP microprocessor core with fully independent intellectual property rights, which is of milestone significance for the development of China’s independent wireless chip industry. This kernel is a dual-thread multi-emission superscalar processor. Based on this kernel, SL1 series of baseband processor chips integrated with GSM and GPS are developed, which have been mass-produced and applied in many products, proving the stability of this kernel platform.
At present, the company is mainly engaged in the research and development of baseband processor architecture and CPU/DSP core for the new generation of mobile communication, the development of supporting multi-mode communication protocol stack and development tools, and low power, low cost, programmable, multimedia terminal baseband SoC chips.
GSM/GPRS/EDGE+GPS terminal processing chip for 2G/2.5G wireless communication network, TD-LTE wireless terminal processing chip for 3.5g wireless communication network,and near field communication technology based on 2.4G/5.8GHz frequency.
|Established time||August 17, 2016|
UNISOC is a leading platform chip design company. It is one of the few companies in the world that has fully mastered 2G/3G/4G/5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, TV FM, satellite communications and other related technologies. In the 5G field, UNISOC is one of the three 5G chip companies operating globally.
5G Intelligent Terminals, Smart Phone, Smart Wear, AIOT, Indoor Wireless Networking, Professional Wireless Networking, Automotive Electronics and Smart Display.
|Established time||May 31, 2002|
Goodix is an integrated solution provider for applications based on IC design and software development. Goodix provide industry-leading software and hardware semiconductor solutions for smart devices, IoT applications, and automotive electronics. Our commitment to being global leaders in our markets is demonstrated by acquiring the best talents around the world and aggressively investing in R&D.
Goodix is dedicated to breaking through boundaries of technological innovation within sensing, processing, connectivity and security, empowering a connected, intelligent world. Striving to become a world-leading comprehensive IC design company, Goodix is committed to deliver greater unique values to global customers, partners, and enrich the smart lives of hundreds of millions of consumers around the world.
Fingerprint Sensors, Health Sensors, VersaSensor, Light Sensors, ToF Ranging Sensors, etc.
|Established time||September 10, 2018|
Nurlink is a fabless IC design company with top talent in RF simulation, baseband communication systems, GNSS, SoC systems and software, and is a pioneer in exploring fully integrated, low-power wireless SoC solutions that meet IoT needs.
Nurlink is committed to delivering best-in-class SoC solutions that leverage the next generation of IoT communications while helping our customers gain significant cost and performance advantages.
The company’s current product launches include Internet of Things system-level and , serving a wide range of markets including smart cities, wearables, asset tracking and more.
Wireless mobile communication integrated circuit, baseband, radio frequency, multimedia chip, NB-IoT chips, Cat-M SoCs, etc.
|Established time||September 25, 2013|
MLINK is an IC design company specializing in the R&D of cellular IoT communication ICs. Its main products at this stage are 5G NB-IoT, 4G LTE and 5G NR communication chips.
MLINK has a highly educated, highly specialized and experienced team. The founder and core team graduated from famous domestic universities such as Tsinghua University and Zhejiang University, with an average industry experience of more than 15 years and rich experience in R&D and management. The company’s core R&D team previously had 15 years of LTE communication chip design experience and participated in the research and development and mass production of the world’s first TD-LTE chip.
NB-IoT (MK8010,MK8020), LTE Cat.1 bis (MK8110),etc.
|Established time||November 28, 2003|
As a leading communication IC design company in China, Sanechips focus on the development of communication chipsets for communication networks, smart homes and industrial applications. Sanechips has successfully developed more than 100 chips, covering the communication network “bearing, access, terminal”. These chipsets and advanced solutions have served more than 160 countries and regions around the world. For many years, Sanchips has been ranked among China’s Top 10 IC design enterprises.
Mobile, Modem Wired, Fixed Network Terminal, Ethernet&Connectivity, etc.
|Established time||December 10, 2018|
Big Fish is a chip design company focusing on AI and IoT. It is one of the few high-tech enterprises in the world with the capability of SoC design, system software research and development, Modem communication technology research and development, hardware and software system integration, and overall design of smart phones.
Big Fish, which was separated from Xiaomi Pine Cone, has gone through technology accumulation, market verification and team refining of mobile SoC chips, and will now fully focus on the new track of artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Big Fish semiconductor brings together many industry experts, core team members from Xiaomi, MOTOROLA, Ericsson, AMD, Samsung and other well-known enterprises in the industry.
AI and IoT chips in the semiconductor sector.
|Established time||March 1, 2017|
Xinyi is a leading 5G IoT SoC provider with R&D centers in Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu and Singapore, sales office in Xi’an, Chongqing and Shenzhen, and a supply chain center in Hong Kong. Xinyi has a complete and international top-level chip R&D capability.
The founders and core team come from the world’s leading communication chip companies such as Broadcom, Qualcomm, Intel and Maxlinear, and graduated from UCLA, TAMU, UT Dallas, UMN, Peking University, Tsinghua, Zhejiang University, Southeast and other well-known universities at home and abroad. The company has taken the lead in obtaining several R&D projects from national ministries and local governments, and also received hundreds of millions of RMB investment from well-known investment institutions and strategic investors.
Electronic products, computer hardware and software, NB-IoT chip,etc.
|Established time||May 28, 1997|
MediaTek Incorporated is the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company. MediaTek is market leaders in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products.
MediaTek is the fourth largest fabless semiconductor company in the world, leading the market in mobile terminals, smart home applications, wireless connectivity technology and Internet of Things products, with about 2 billion terminal products with MediaTek chips on the market around the world each year.
Smartphones, Networking and Connectivity, 5G Broadband, etc.