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What to Expect from the 2019 Qualcomm 5G Summit

The launch of the first wave of 5G commercial services has been crowned a great success, with credit going to Qualcomm and its partners for the impressive milestones they have managed to achieve with 5G just 6 months after the first commercial launch of enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) services. They have rolled out 30+ 5G ...

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The Vast, Untapped Potential of 5G

5G is being billed as a technology powerhouse due to its superiority over its predecessors. It provides an abundance of network capacity, higher bandwidth, and lower latency in comparison to LTE and other previous generation technologies. As suppliers and mobile service providers increase adoption of 5G, however, they tend to view success in relativity to the ...

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Can Consumer Revenues Sustain 5G Rollouts? Not Likely

The future of 5G lies in the enterprise. Use cases across different vertical markets, such as industrial automation, cloud gaming, private Long-Term Evolution (LTE), and smart transport systems, will become pervasive, unlocking new opportunities for Mobile Service Providers (MSPs) along the way.

However, this bright and lucrative future may be hampered by 5G’s past. That’s ...

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The Numbers & History Behind Apple’s Acquisition Of Intel’s Modem Business

Two weeks ago, Apple announced its decision to invest $1 billion to purchase most of Intel’s modem development unit.

The truth, however, is that this move was years in the making, and will have implications on the connectivity, smartphone, and overall 5G landscape for years to come.

What’s Apple’s Real Motivation?

On the surface, it ...

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Bridging The Mobile Broadband Gap In Rural Areas

While people in large cities and populated urban areas may take connectivity on-the-go for granted, the truth is that for many rural communities, mobile broadband remains painfully out of reach. This lack of mobile access doesn’t just mean people are missing out on their social media updates and phone calls; on the contrary, it remains ...

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Banning Huawei Will Slow Down 5G

The global economy is experiencing rapid changes during the first decades of the 21st century, with new technologies and concepts changing the way we live and work. 5G is one of the most significant ones, not just because the impact of 5G will overcome 3G or 4G, but because the new generation will distribute intelligence throughout the network, creating the foundation for use cases we cannot yet imagine