CCL Supplier Iteq Expects Demand from 5G Sector to Come in Q1 2019


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Copper-clad laminate (CCL) specialist Iteq expects demand for CCL products for 5G infrastructure to come in the first quarter of 2019 as telecom operators in China are likely to accelerate the installation of their 5G base stations, according to a Digitimes report.

Digitimes quoted CEO Audrey Tsai as saying that judging from the ongoing contacts with its 5G equipment partners in China, Iteq is likely to be required to begin shipping its CCL products for 5G infrastructure in the first quarter of 2019 as China's telecom players intend to begin to deploy their 5G networks in the second quarter of 2019 compared to a previous schedule estimated in the second half of the year.

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