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Qualcomm, Manchester United partnership

EPL football club Manchester United has agreed a multi-year global strategic collaboration with technology innovator Qualcomm Technologies. The arrangement will feature the Snapdragon brand. Snapdragon platforms power many of the world’s premium smartphones, PCs, gaming devices, connected cars, smart wearables and more. The collaboration will create events and experiences for Manchester United fans at Old […]

August 5, 2022

Tech majors plan 5G space mission

Comms technologist Ericsson,  French aerospace company Thales, and wireless technology specialist Qualcomm Technologies are planning to take 5G out of this world and across a network of Earth-orbiting satellites. After having each conducted detailed research, which included multiple studies and simulations, the parties plan to enter smartphone-use-case-focused testing and validation of 5G non-terrestrial networks (5G […]

July 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Wireless technology specialist Qualcomm has introduced its latest premium 5G mobile platform, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, claiming it leads the way into a new era of premium mobile technology equipped with cutting-edge 5G, AI, gaming, camera, and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies to transform the next generation of flagship devices. Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will be […]

December 2, 2021

Forecast: 2022 a new era for wireless innovation

ABI Research forecasts that 2022 will represent a key year for wireless connectivity innovation as Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and Ultra-Wideband adoption accelerates across a growing number of end markets. The technology intelligence firm says that next year Wi-Fi 6 will reach well over 1.5 billion annual chipset shipments, while 6 GHz enabled Wi-Fi 6E chipsets […]

November 24, 2021

Industry majors back GSMA mmWave initiative

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA has instigated a global accelerator initiative to drive awareness of 5G mmWave technology. Operators China Unicom, NTT DOCOMO, Telstra, TIM and, Verizon, and vendors Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies will share mmWave intelligence, best practices and use cases to educate and inspire stakeholders around the world. The accelerator initiative aims […]

November 11, 2021

Forecast: VR revenues to surpass $56bn by 2026

ABI Research reports that 2020 both accelerated and severely hampered the Virtual Reality (VR) market, and those impacts continue in 2021. Consumer interest in VR grew significantly, while the bubble created around location-based VR—once a significant portion of the total VR market—is now bursting. Interest is slowly returning for public usage in arcades and other […]

October 1, 2021

Industry majors team for 6G research

Teaming up with industry majors including Samsung, NVIDIA and more, researchers at The University of Texas are launching 6G@UT, a new research centre to lay the groundwork for 6G, the next generation of wireless technology. 5G is just emerging as the dominant cellular technology after years of research and innovation that includes important contributions by […]

July 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Forecast: mmWave smartphones critical mass after 2023

The 5G smartphone market is becoming the most accelerated mobile technology generation ever, offering an extensive opportunity across the network options of both 5G sub-6 Gigahertz (GHz) and mmWave, which can enable ultra-fast data throughput using very short-range networks. However, up until now, the use of mmWave in smartphones has been limited at best, but […]

June 10, 2021

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

A study by TMT management consulting firm Analysys Mason, commissioned by Qualcomm and Ericsson, on the status, costs and benefits of 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) deployment in Europe identifies that mmWave spectrum in Europe might provide connectivity for mobile broadband users in public mobile networks, 5G fixed-wireless access (FWA) services into homes and offices, and a […]

June 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Wi-Fi 6 CPEs debut on OpenSync

Together with leading Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE) partners – ADTRAN, Askey, CIG, Hitron, Kaon, Sagemcom, Sercomm, Technicolor, and Zyxel Communications – Smart Home Services specialist Plume has confirmed the availability of over 20 Wi-Fi 6 devices fully supported by open-source silicon-to-cloud framework OpenSync. The initial list of CPE providers who are launching Wi-Fi 6 CPEs […]

February 9, 2021