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5G Rising: Ericsson Validates 5G is Booming Sooner than Later

In Technology News by Ron WestfallLeave a Comment

The June 2019 Ericsson Mobility Report is a key indicator that the ongoing trade and geopolitical disputes, primarily between the U.S. and China, will not hinder worldwide 5G momentum. The report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions – up from 1.5 billion forecasted in the November 2018 edition – an increase of almost 27 percent. Here’s why 5G is booming sooner rather than later.

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Apple’s 5G Enabled Phones and … Going it Alone in Chips by 2022-23?

In Technology News by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

I have no doubt that Apple intends to own the entire supply chain and modems and then perhaps RF to follow. I am skeptical that they can execute in the timeline being provided. I would think 2024 or even 2025 is more reasonable, but let’s give them kudos for being bold. As an admitted fan of the Qualcomm modems, I think they could better divert resources elsewhere, but that isn’t Apple’s style.