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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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/14/2019
Apple has leverage in its mobile-facing deals with Comcast and Charter, requiring both to sell large numbers of other Apple devices, including iPads and Apple TVs, CNBC reported.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/13/2019
Light Reading's Mike Dano weighs in on how the major carriers are stacking up with the way they're handling pricing for 5G service (if you can find it).
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/13/2019
AT&T said that '5G+ speeds, where available, will be capped at 2Gbps.' Why? Because "it helps provide a consistent experience" and "doesn't limit" its future options. Or something like that.
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 Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/12/2019
As China and the US grapple over geopolitical concerns in security and trade, the world's main 5G standards organization is working on Release 17 while addressing the Trump administration's ban on US business with Huawei.
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?
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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 Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/5/2019
Yes, we're in a new golden age of TV programming, but that still didn't stop mobile devices from winning the battle over Americans' time.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/4/2019
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/4/2019
In addition to big, expensive Macs and multiple OS updates, Apple's WWDC featured a Homekit improvement to make smart homes more secure and several tweaks to ease consumer worries about how it deals with their data.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/31/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom warns against buying Huawei smartphones; Telefónica casts around for rural connectivity ideas; CityFibre offers fiber to Cheltenham.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/30/2019
The new Motorola z4 smartphone works on Verizon's millimeter-wave 5G networks in Chicago and Minneapolis.
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