Apple is making its own modem
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Sunday, 10 February 2019 12:08

Apple is making its own modem


Reuters confirmed what we said in December

Johny Srouji, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware technologies, was rumored to become a new Intel CEO but instead he got a rocky ride to build a modem for Apple. This is again our "we told you so moment" as we suggested that this will happen and the last time we wrote about it was in mid-December, or months before Reuters.

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive
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Thursday, 06 December 2018 04:02

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive


100s of Mbps needed

One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life,  and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.

5G mmWave and sub 6Ghz phones will arrive in early 2019
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Why is mmWave crucial for Multi Gbps speeds

A few months back Fudzilla  reported about a 5G reference design of the phone with three mmWave antenna openings, and today, Qualcomm announced the new design with four antennas at half the size. Nick covered this part well, but we wanted to add some additional information about this important step in the development of 5G.

Verizon outbids AT&T for 5G spectrum by $200 million
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AT&T has five days to match or exceed new offer


Earlier this month, AT&T announced a $1.6 billion bid for Straight Path Communications, a company holding a portfolio of 5G millimeter-wave spectrum licenses.

Qualcomm discusses path to 5G networks
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 06:10

Qualcomm discusses path to 5G networks


20Gbps speeds at 500KM/h while traveling

Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob has promised exciting times with 5G, with speeds up to 20 Gbps, and gave us a lot of examples about what will change when the networks become available.

Qualcomm announces world's first 5G modem
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 04:30

Qualcomm announces world's first 5G modem


Snapdragon X50 comes next year

Qualcomm has surprised the audience at the 4G/5G summit this week in Hong Kong by launching the world’s first 5G modem. The Snapdragon X50, as it is called, supports operations in the millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band.