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ARM grows revenues and licenses

ARM has reported a 20% increase in its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2006, said ceo Warren East, pictured. Hidden within the figures is a 27% increase in revenues from its Physical IP Division and a 21% increase in revenues from the processor division.

ARM has reported a 20% increase in its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2006. Hidden within the figures is a 27% increase in revenues from its Physical IP Division and a 21% increase in revenues from the processor division.
According to the company, Q4 revenues were $130.3million, 20% up on the same quarter in 2005 and 8% higher than Q3 2006. The company’s full year revenues were $483.6m, up 16% on 2005.
According to East: “2006 was another year of consistent execution and significant investment in our business, and we are encouraged to have grown revenues ahead of our targets. We go into 2007 in good shape, with a strong portfolio of products and a record level of order backlog. Last year the number of ARM technology based electronic products shipped grew by 47% to more than 2.4billion.
”During 2006, 13 Cortex family licenses were signed, with five being signed in Q4. This brings the number of Cortex family licenses to 23, signed by 18 semiconductor companies.
In addition, 15 licences were signed for the ARM11 family, taking the total to 52 from 36 semiconductor companies. Most licenses were taken for applications outside of the mobile segment.

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Graham Pitcher

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