Apple’s Truce with Qualcomm Remedies Path to 5G iPhone

2Q 2019 | IN-5480
Qualcomm and Apple have finally settled their two-year court battle and signed a new patent license agreement. Few financial details of the settlement are available, but it includes a six-year patent license deal between the two companies and a multi-year agreement for Qualcomm to supply smartphone modems for iPhones, notably 5G, that will ramp up over time. Apple will also make an undisclosed payment to Qualcomm, which is likely to cover owed patent fees from the past two years.

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