• Apple had no choice but to settle with Qualcomm - Intel exits 5G modem business

    2 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    Following a surprise settlement between Apple and Qualcomm after years of legal back and forth, Intel reveals that it will no longer be in the business of making 5G modems. The timing of this news is no coincidence.
    After initial litigation began, Apple dropped Qualcomm as a chip supplier and solely relied on Intel as its supplier of LTE modems for the past generation of iPhones. As 5G smartphones go up for sale this year, it was rumored that Apple's 2020 iPhones would feature 5G modems made by Intel. Now that Intel is out of the race, Apple scrambled to figure out how it could compete in...
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  • Intel drops out of 5G market

    Intel drops out of 5G market

    2 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Chipmaker Intel has announced today that it will be cancelling production of it's 5G modems. Stating that they aim to focus on PC, ‘Internet of Things' devices, and data focussed devices, however they intend to make components to help improve 5G infrastructure. This comes just hours after Qualcomm announced a 6 year partnership with Apple...
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  • Intel Exits 5G Smartphone Modem Business

    2 monthes ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Intel announced it would no longer compete in the 5G modem market for smartphones. The company says it will refocus its efforts in 5G on the ‘cloudification' of the network, while its 4G product line is unaffected.
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