The shell of TSMC's Fab 14 is expected to be finished by the end of this year, with volume production slated for 2003, said J.H. Tseng, a spokesman.

Another issue that was vitally important in the summer now seems a distant memory.

The zero-IF architecture will eliminate the need for costly, bulky external SAW filters, and the Accuchannel technology increases the range of a WLAN up to 30 percent, the company said.

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