Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 17:47

Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060


From 2G to 5G in 2H 2019

Intel has announced its XMM 8160 5G modem that supports all the "Gs" from 2G to 5G NR and it plans to ship the modem in 2H 2019 so expect it in phones and PCs in early 2020.

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:14

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem


Ahead of planned schedule

Intel has unveiled its latest XMM 8160 5G modem, which supports both the older standard but also brings 5G speeds with peak speeds of up to 6Gbps.

Apple 5G phone delayed until late 2020
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 05 November 2018 12:24

Apple 5G phone delayed until late 2020


Depending on Intel’s 10nm process

The fruity cargo cult Apple will not get an iPhone with 5G until late 2020.

Intel spends $2 billion a year on modems
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 05 November 2018 08:48

Intel spends $2 billion a year on modems


Industry sources

Each year Intel invests some $2 billon to please one large modem customer - Apple - and the level of investment will likely increase in the near 5G future.

Oppo hits 5G speeds on modified R15
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 29 October 2018 10:18

Oppo hits 5G speeds on modified R15


Working with Qualcomm to get the first 5G device to the market

Oppo has shown its first device that has achieved 5G speeds by opening its own site on a modified R15 smartphone.

Hardware makers are keen to get 5G away from just smartphones
Published in IoT


Developing the Qualcomm model

 Global chipmakers including Qualcomm, Intel, MediaTek and UNISOC (Spreadtrum & RDA) are looking to expand their 5G solutions to include non-handset applications.

Qualcomm showcases video over 5G NR
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 03:55

Qualcomm showcases video over 5G NR


Live X50 and next gen chipset with Ericsson  

Qualcomm  showcased 5G with Ericsson with real 5G over the Band 7 spectrum playing  video. This is the first public demonstration and Cristiano Amon said that this is the unannounced chipset.

ARM CEO sees the fifth wave of computing
Published in News
Friday, 19 October 2018 11:11

ARM CEO sees the fifth wave of computing


5G, big data and processing

Simon Seagers, ARM’s CEO talked about the 5th wave of computing and that is obviously the one that is coming after the last big leap that brought us closer to mobile and cloud mix.

Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:59

Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby


If you go it alone, you make more money

A senior analyst predicted at a conference in Barcelona today that following its success on the processor front, it is only a matter of time before Apple creates its own system on a chip (SOC), bypassing suppliers in its egostructure (sic).

5G equipment installed in EE's first test site
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Canary Wharf

EE is putting 5G equipment into Canary Wharf to act as a high capacity zone test.