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Qualcomm outs global LTE chip, claims a world first

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Global flavors of LTE bands can be a hassle for travelers and firms making multiple versions of the same device, but Qualcomm says its solved that quandary with a new radio chipset. Dubbed the RF360, the silicon is hailed as the world's first mobile chip that packs support for...
Qualcomm outs global LTE chip, claims a world first

ZTE to use Nvidia's latest Tegra 4 chip in next-gen phones

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Fresh off the launch of its Tegra 4i chips that integrate a modem and the tegra applciaiton processor, Nvidia is announcing a customer win for its standalone Tegra 4 applciaiton processor. ZTE, the Chinese handset and equipment maker, will produce a smartphone using the Tegra 4 processor and Nvidia’s i500...
ZTE to use Nvidia's latest Tegra 4 chip in next-gen phones

Broadcom's new chip could bring 150 Mbps mobile broadband to your phone or tablet

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Just because phones and tablets are now taking advantage of fast LTE networks doesn’t mean we can’t get ready for the next big thing. That’s exactly what Broadcom is doing. On Tuesday, the company announced what it calls the smallest LTE-Advanced modem for future smartphones and tablets. Broadcom’s silicon is...
Broadcom's new chip could bring 150 Mbps mobile broadband to your phone or tablet
Bharti Airtel to launch TD-LTE network in India this month
Broadcom's first LTE modem bets on small size and lots of features to edge out Qualcomm

More reports claim next iPhone to include fingerprint tech, could lead to launch delays

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Brian White, Topeka Capital’s Apple analyst that previously gave some quite out there predictions for an Apple TV with “iRing”, today is saying that his recent checks with suppliers in Asia indicate Apple will include fingerprint sensor tech in the next iPhone. For what it’s worth, White says it could...
More reports claim next iPhone to include fingerprint tech, could lead to launch delays

Qualcomm updates Snapdragon S4 chip with four times faster Adreno 320 graphics, outs three new Gobi modem chipsets supporting both 150Mbps LTE-Advanced and 84Mbps HSPA+

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Chip maker Qualcomm today introduced three new Gobi modem chipsets at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain and an improved version of the Snapdragon S4 chip for high-end smartphones. The 28-nanometer third-generation MDM8225, MDM9225 and MDM9625 support both LTE-Advanced and dual-carrier 84Mbps HSPA+ Release 10 cellular networks (perhaps fitting in T-Mobile USA’s...
Qualcomm updates Snapdragon S4 chip with four times faster Adreno 320 graphics, outs three new Gobi modem chipsets supporting both 150Mbps LTE-Advanced and 84Mbps HSPA+

Sprint Gives LightSquared Until March - As Faint Funeral Music Begins to Play

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Last October Sprint finally uneveiled their LTE plans, noting that in addition to partnering with Clearwire Sprint would partner with LightSquared, hopefully using LightSquared's 1600MHz spectrum for LTE FDD. That of course depends on LightSquared's ability to manage the increasingly-ugly problems they're having getting regulatory approval, which hinge in turn...
Sprint Gives LightSquared Until March - As Faint Funeral Music Begins to Play
New Qualcomm Gobi modem chipsets are first to support LTE-Advanced, carrier aggregation

Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

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Chip maker Broadcom has revealed the industry’s smallest LTE-Advanced modem built for smartphones and tablets today. The chip has been designed for top-tier devices and 4G connectivity, combining a full cellular baseband with a world-band radio that is 35 percent smaller than its competitors. Broadcom says the new modem, called the BCM21982,...
Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

Broadcom outs smaller, more efficient LTE-Advanced modem for high-spec mobiles

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Welcome to the BCM21892. It may sound like every other piece of Broadcom silicon we've covered, but it actually represents an important move from a company that is eager to start pecking at Qualcomm's lunch. First and foremost, this a 4G modem for flagship phones rather than any budget...
Broadcom outs smaller, more efficient LTE-Advanced modem for high-spec mobiles
Production Challenges to 'Delay' Launches of iPhone 5S, Lower-Cost iPhone and New iPad Mini?
China passes US in smartphone usage, over a billion mobile subscribers overall

Qualcomm's Gobi modem chipsets combine 84Mbps HSPA+, LTE-Advanced

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Multiple goodies on a single chipset? Yes, it's Qualcomm again, this time spreading word at MWC of its new Gobi modems. These will be the first to support both HSPA+ Release 10 (84Mbps on dual carriers) and LTE-Advanced, while two of the new Gobis (the MDM9225 and MDM9625) will additionally...
Qualcomm's Gobi modem chipsets combine 84Mbps HSPA+, LTE-Advanced

Qualcomm looks to end LTE fragmentation with new chip capable of supporting 40 global mobile bands

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Smartphone makers will soon be able to forget about choosing which LTE frequencies to support in their new handsets after Qualcomm revealed its new “RF360 Front End Solution” with support for 40 mobile bands worldwide — good news for Apple, Samsung and other major mobile companies. Available in the second...
Qualcomm looks to end LTE fragmentation with new chip capable of supporting 40 global mobile bands

How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

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Huawei has packed a lot of speed into its latest mobile hotspot. The rather awkwardly named E589 FDD is intended to push the limits of current LTE technologies, offering up peak speeds of 100 Mbps, which it can redistribute to as many as 10 Wi-Fi devices. The catch is that...
How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

Clearwire and Qualcomm to partner on multi-mode LTE chips

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Clearwire and Qualcomm have announced a new partnership that will bring support for Clearwireís TDD-LTE frequency to its multi-mode LTE mobile chipsets towards the end of the year. Clearwire had taken a different tact to most of the other US carriers, who have opted for the FDD-LTE standard. However, the...
Clearwire and Qualcomm to partner on multi-mode LTE chips

ZTE 910 hands-on at MWC 2012

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ZTE's LTE FDD, CDMA, EVDO-enabled N910 -- we've also seen it referred to as the N91 -- also popped up at Mobile World Congress, so we gave it a quick once over. The spec sheet isn't bursting with this set but it does pack an 800 x 480 display,...
ZTE 910 hands-on at MWC 2012
World’s largest carrier China Mobile in talks with Apple to carry the iPhone
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