Apple claims Qualcomm wouldn’t sell it 5G chips, delaying transition

Apple is claiming that it was interested to continue working with Qualcomm on modems, but that it was forced to start second-sourcing from Intel as a result of Qualcomm’s intransigence on the modem issue. In fact, Apple’s shift to 5G has been delayed because it must rely solely on Intel modems, and Intel doesn’t expect to make the shift to 5G until 2020.

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New York City makes new groundwork agreements for 5G services across all boroughs

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Q&A with Renee Morales of Crown Castle

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What’s Needed to Deliver the Nationwide Quantum Internet Blueprint

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