Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses Qualcomm’s partnership with the Smart Water Project that is saving lives by using its sensors to help rid water supplies of toxic algae and other harmful substances.
T-Mobile and SpaceX Go Above and Beyond to Diminish Dead Zones
Futurum’s Ron Westfall considers the mobile ecosystem implications of the T-Mobile SpaceX Above and Beyond initiative and its potential role in advancing satellite-to-phone communications that seek to diminish dead zones across global mobile coverage.
Qualcomm and Samsung Up Their Alliance with Seven-Year Extension of Patent Licensing Agreement
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the reaffirmation and expansion of the Qualcomm and Samsung partnership, including a seven-year patent licensing extension and Snapdragon platform collaboration in co-developing future Galaxy mobile devices, provides mobile ecosystem supply chain stability amidst recent turbulence due to global pandemic and geopolitical factors and provides a marked contrast to the Qualcomm Apple patent licensing relationship.
Qualcomm Q3 2022 Revenue Hits $10.9B, Beating Estimates
Futurum analysts Daniel Newman and Todd R. Weiss cover Qualcomm Q3 2022 earnings, where revenue hit $10.9B, beating estimates and leading the 5G and mobile chipmaker in a strong performance against growing market headwinds.
Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon W5 Platform Offering Longer Battery Life and Quicker Speed
Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon W5 Platform, targeted at the premium smartphone segment and explores how he expects the new functionality to resonate with consumers and businesses in the future.
Qualcomm, Ericsson, and Thales: Power Trio Taking 5G on a Space Trip
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the power trio of Qualcomm, Ericsson, and Thales can advance the adoption of standardized 5G NTN through testing and validating that LEO satellites can deliver 5G connectivity throughout remote areas and challenging geographic areas such as oceans and dense forests to 5G smartphones effectively ushering in the next incarnation of satellite phones.
Qualcomm Elevates RFFE Game Beyond Smartphones with New Wi-Fi 7 Front End Modules Aimed at SDVs and IoT
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Qualcomm’s new RFFE portfolio additions including new Wi-Fi 7 FEMs build on its robust presence throughout the handsets segment into new device categories such as automotive and IoT and provides the competitive foundation to attain new revenue growth thresholds as well as bolster overall RFFE portfolio differentiation.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Spaces XR Developer Platform Will Drive Innovation in the Extended Reality Market
Futurum analyst Michael Diamond looks at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Spaces XR Developer Platform and how he expects it to propel the extended reality category over time by making it easier for software developers and hardware vendors to develop those solutions.
Qualcomm Buys Cellwize in Move that Rapidly Boosts 5G Infrastructure Portfolio Credentials
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Qualcomm’s acquisition of Cellwize can swiftly elevate Qualcomm’s 5G infrastructure proposition by integrating Cellwize’s cloud-native, multi-vendor RAN automation technology across its extensive 5G silicon portfolio, using AI-driven RAN automation and orchestration capabilities to help spur mobile network operator deployments in areas such as private networks and Open RAN.
Qualcomm’s Powerline Communication Device (PLC) Supports EV-Charging Vehicle-to-Grid Systems
Futurum’s principal analyst Shelly Kramer covers Qualcomm’s recently unveiled addition to the powerline communication device market, the QCA7006AQ, which ties electric vehicle charging station capabilities to the smart-grid and the cloud, addressing the growing need for EV charging infrastructure with impactful new features.