Mitsubishi creates power amp for 4G, 5G and Beyond
Published in Network

Frequency range of 3,400MHz

Mitsubishi has developed what is believed to be the world’s first gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier that achieves a frequency range of 3,400MHz using a single power amplifier.

UK brings in national mobile phone alert
Published in News

Will warn you if there are tomatos avaliable in your supermarket 

Post-Brexit turnip-eaters, the UK have bought in a government-backed public warning system, in which alerts are sent to mobile phone users about events that may put their life in danger.

4G and 5G notebook sales grow like crazy
Published in PC Hardware

Coronavirus spin off

Global sales of cellular-enabled mobile PCs reached more than 10 million units for the first time in 2020 as home workers sought improved connectivity in response to the closure of office facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AT&T 5G is slower than 4G
Published in Mobiles
11 September 2020

AT&T 5G is slower than 4G

Not how it is supposed to work

5G phones connected to AT&T got slower speeds than 4G phones in 21 out of 22 cities.

Intel still losing money on Apple modem
Published in Mobiles

Aicha Evans, EVP of mobile, confirmed to FTC

Intel is in the middle of quite a nasty fight where the Federal Trade commission in USA attacked Qualcomm for its business and licensing strategy. Aicha Evans, an EVP and general manager of mobile, who left Intel days after testimony confirmed that even in 2018, Intel's modem business unit was not profitable.

Intel confirms it's not interested in 4G
Published in Mobiles

FTC Qualcomm trial

One of the interesting twists that has appeared in the FTC investigation into Qualcomm is that it transpires that Intel had an opportunity to invest in 4G and LTE and it confirmed to the court that it decided not to do it, as part of its business strategy.

BT to purge Huawei from 4G
Published in Network

Fears of spooks

Britain’s BT Group will remove Huawei Technologies equipment from its core 4G network within two years, the Financial Times claims.

Qualcomm modem will be in September 18 iPhone
Published in Mobiles

Intel gets the largest modem share

Intel has started manufacturing the XMM 7560 modem that will included in most iPhone’s in September 2018 but our sources confirm that Qualcomm is making the mix again.

Sprint in bed with Qualcomm and Intel
Published in Network

Free data for Snapdragon PC/sell 5G in 2019 for Intel

Sprint just made two big announcements one with Qualcomm about its 4G always connected PC and one with Intel for its 2019 5G PCs.

Moon to get 4G
Published in Mobiles
28 February 2018

Moon to get 4G

No atmosphere, or customers but the wi-fi is good

The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission.