MediaTek’s Foray into 5G mmWave Signals a Welcome Boost to the Ecosystem

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By David McQueen | 3Q 2022 | IN-6602


MediaTek Launches First 5G NR mmWave Chipset for Seamless 5G Smartphone Connectivity


MediaTek has announced its first move into 5G Millimeter Wave (mmWave) connectivity with the Dimensity 1050 System-on-Chip (SoC), which combines mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies onto a single chip. This is the company’s first foray into dual connectivity, designed to deliver ultra-high throughput, low latency, and massive capacity, which will serve to provide improved end-to-end 5G user experiences, delivering more powerful features that allow smartphone vendors to differentiate their product lines. These enhanced 5G metrics offer key benefits in prominent use cases, such as in dense urban and public areas, sporting arenas, shopping malls, and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) connectivity.

Technology Barriers and Increased Costs Still Delimit Current Growth in 5G mmWave Ecosystem


The growth of the 5G mmWave market has been stymied over the past couple of years due to a number of underpinning reasons and initial market concerns. Chief among these issues has been both devi…

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