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Key developments from the world of optical, broadband, wireless, and software components, including chips and modules.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/17/2019
Apple will use Qualcomm modems for 5G initially, but it is expected to deliver its own 5G modem by 2022 or 2023, according to a financial analyst watching the space.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/14/2019
The Chinese equipment vendor is redesigning optical systems to use 'second-best' components, says analyst at MKM Partners.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Broadcom fallout hits European chipmakers; O2 embraces the Apple Watch; Ericsson upgrades in Indonesia.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/13/2019
South Korean telco claims a 40% share of the country's nascent 5G market, giving it 400,000 customers just a few months after launch.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/12/2019
Apple is reportedly considering buying Intel's German modem operations – first bought from Infineon in 2011.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/11/2019
After approving plans to fast-track 5G, the industry has faced interoperability problems, spectrum constraints and 5G apathy. What was it all for?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/11/2019
Nick McKeown does it again – his data center switching startup is snapped up by Intel.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/11/2019
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said that he has warned the company's sales team not to use Huawei's ongoing troubles as leverage in their sales efforts.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/11/2019
5G is on a roll, says Ericsson, forecasting nearly 2 billion subscriptions in the next five years.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/11/2019
Europe's biggest telecom equipment vendors have turned up the heat in the 5G marketing battle as they struggle to capitalize on Huawei's misfortunes.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/10/2019
Ihab Tarazi has left Packet to become CTO of Networking and Solutions at Dell Technologies.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/6/2019
China's government issued commercial 5G licenses to the nation's three main mobile operators as well as China Broadcasting Network Corp., paving the way for the country to engage in a massive buildout.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/6/2019
For its fiscal quarter ended April 30, Ciena showed more growth and some customer diversification, while continuing to add to its software portfolio.
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