Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed
Published in Mobiles


10nm LPE with Snapdragon X20 1.2Gb modem

There is more information about the upcoming Snapdragon 845 as well as the Huawei Kirin 970 and we wanted to share it with you. 

Intel based broadband modem has security hole
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Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"

Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.

T-Mobile US spent $8 billion on 4G network
Published in Network


Buys you 1,500 wireless licenses

It is not a big secret that Verizon is the biggest network in the US, followed by AT&T and T-Mobile, but T-Mobile is doing a great job in catching up and now the outfit has announced that it plans to spend $8 billion to improve its 4G network.  

There's a daft claim about Intel's modem success
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Analyst’s thinks it can sell outside Apple

Susquehanna Financial Group, analyst Christopher Rolland has made the bizarre claim that Intel’s partnership with the fruity cargo-cult Apple will mean that it will become a key mobile modem player.

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
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Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year
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iPhone 7s / 8 modem stops at 450 Mbps

Fudzilla found a chatty person at the Intel booth and have learned that the Intel XMM 7480 modem will ship later this year. In the light of recent legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, this could spark a rumor that Apple is preparing to use the modem in the 2017 iPhone that someone calls iPhone 8 or 7s. 

Intel aiming to push Qualcomm out of the iPhone
Published in Mobiles


No really


The Tame Apple Press, which has turned on Qualcomm of late for daring to stand up to Jobs’ Mob, is putting about a story that Intel is going to take over all Apple’s modem work.

Qualcomm gets the Volkswagen automotive deal
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Scores world’s biggest car manufacturer

One of the most surprising announcements at the CES 2017 show was the announcement from both Volkswagen and Qualcomm that these two companies will work together on the connectivity of VW cars as well as on the way to implement the Qualcomm self-driving Snapdragon 820A platform in future cars. 

Intel’s Puma 6 chip-set falls asleep
Published in Processors


Serious latency problems


One of the world’s most popular chipsets for gigabit broadband modems, Intel's Puma 6 chipset, suffers from at latency jitter so bad it ruins online gaming and other real-time connections.

Apple crippled Qualcomm modem to make it work like Intel’s
Published in Mobiles


Can’t have some working better than others


Apple has solved the performance gap between the Intel and Qualcomm modems on the iPhone 7 by disabling some of the Qualcomm X12 modem features so that it performs similarly to the Intel version.