iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly
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Will be capped for Intel sake

There is no big surprise that iPhone X uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 modem and is capable of Gigabit LTE speed, but since Intel version doesn’t support this speed, both phones will be capped at the lower speed.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
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Licensing still on

There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.

Qualcomm details Apple modem issue
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Tells the watchdog

Chipmaker Qualcomm showed further details about the impact of the fruity cargo-cult Apple refusing to pay up on its licences and its modem competition with Intel.

Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
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Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed
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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
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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.