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MWC 2022: Qualcomm Unleashes Game Changing 5G Ecosystem Innovations

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Qualcomm debuts new device and network chipsets at MWC 2022 that promise to deliver increased 5G performance, responsiveness, coverage, and energy efficiency across the 5G ecosystem. Futurum analysts Ron Westfall and Shelly Kramer assess why Qualcomm’s new portfolio offerings could deliver game changing innovation across the 5G ecosystem and further validates its credibility as a vital enabler of accelerating 5G builds and expanding 5G global adoption.

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MWC 2022: Qualcomm and HPE Prep Virtual Distributed Units for 5G Prime Time

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Qualcomm and HPE team up to provide virtual distributed unit technology aimed at lowering operator TCO costs and streamlining vRAN/Open RAN deployments. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores how the collaboration between Qualcomm and HPE provides the technical differentiators, business relations, and ecosystem influence to help spur Open RAN adoption and put competitive pressure on rivals to up their TCO returns across their RAN portfolios.

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MWC 2021: Qualcomm and Capgemini Collaborate to Make 5G a Private Networks Affair

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Qualcomm and Capgemini expand their alliance to boost 5G private network capabilities for industries including providing broader interworking assurances, boosting performance, and easing implementations. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Qualcomm and Capgemini strengthen their competitive foundation to take advantage of burgeoning 5G private network demand and meeting the distinct use case requirements of industry verticals.

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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform Expands the Company’s Portfolio Into Budget Tier

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform expands the company’s portfolio in the budget tier, offering price points at mid- and high-tier levels that seem pretty certain to expand its market share ahead of competitors. This is a smart business strategy for a chipmaker looking to leverage 5G early to accelerate revenue growth with minimal friction from competitors. It’s also a smart ecosystem strategy, as Qualcomm can use this opportunity to prove to handset makers that it can become their single source of 5G mobile SOCs at every price point.