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Qualcomm 5G Summit Highlights Infrastructure And Robotics Momentum

Qualcomm held its annual 5G Summit in San Diego from May 9th through the 11th. The month of May has proven to be remarkably busy from an event perspective, as many companies return to in-person events post-pandemic. Consequently, I had to juggle four other events during the same week of Summit—stay tuned for coverage of those in …

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The Biggest Mobile Device And Chipset Announcements At MWC 2022

Earlier this month, I attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 in Barcelona, my first in-person MWC since the pandemic outbreak in 2020. I felt comfortable attending this year knowing that strict testing, masking and tracing requirements were in place. Out of the approximately 61,000 people who attended the show, I am personally only aware of …

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The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Offers A More Affordable Samsung Experience

This week Samsung held its Galaxy A event where it announced two new Galaxy A devices. Last month, Samsung announced its Galaxy S22 lineup of flagship devices, and this time around, Samsung announced its more affordable Galaxy A53 and A33 smartphones. You can read my review of the Galaxy S22 Ultra hereand the Galaxy S22 here. What impressed me …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy Coverage Of Apple’s M1 SoC

Moor Insights & Strategy has written extensively on Apple’s newest M1 Silicon and its disruptive presence in the market. Moor Insights & Strategy analysis of the Apple M1 devices begins with Apple’s first M1 announcement in 2020 and ends with an analysis of the M1 Max and M1 Pro. You can download the paper by …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy coverage of Mobile World Congress 2022

Mobile World Congress (MWC) was held in Barcelona, Spain, and was attended by top analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, including Anshel Sag, Will Townsend, and Patrick Moorhead. Moor Insights & Strategy analysts covered the top tech areas, including mobile device and chipset announcements, networking, 5G, edge, carrier services, and IoT. You can download the …

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T-Mobile Introduces First 5G Automotive Service With BMW, Called ‘Magenta Drive’

T-Mobile and BMW announced this week that T-Mobile’s 5G network will be the first to offer unlimited voice calling and unlimited 5G data to the 2022 BMW iX xDrive50 and future BMW vehicles. It is the first realized step towards a broader push by the auto industry towards a Vehicle as a Service (VaaS) model.  …

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Qualcomm Showing It Is Very Much Still In The 5G Leadership Position

Qualcomm is a company that I follow very closely across multiple market segments, including 5G, smartphones, laptops, and automotive. Last week I attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 in Barcelona, Spain, where Qualcomm’s CEO, Cristiano Amon, announced new products, demonstrating to me that Qualcomm is still very much the leader in smartphone wireless connectivity.  It …

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Qualcomm Made Its Case About Dominating Premium Android Phones In 2022 At Its Recent Snapdragon Summit

I thought I had published this analysis, but the CMS gods had second thoughts. Better late than never? Qualcomm held its annual Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii in December, and under reasonable, sometimes unreasonable COVID protocols (masks outside), I was able to attend the event in person. The event covered many topics, including XR, gaming, 5G …

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Movandi Makes MmWaves At Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021

Movandi, founded in 2016 by former Broadcom executives, aims to solve the propagation challenges associated with the deployment of 5G in the higher mmWave spectrum bands. And if you have been paying attention, it’s a big issue as only when high and mid-bands are pervasive will the true vision of 5G be possible. Movandi focuses …

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TRIPP Brings Zen To AR With Nreal And 5G

Over the last two years, accessible mental health care has been in increasingly high demand as the world struggles to cope with fallout from the ongoing pandemic. TRIPPis a meditation and mindfulness app for XR designed to help users relax and find their inner peace. Employing “trippy” visuals to achieve its goal (hence the name), the …

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T-Mobile’s 5G Network Enables VR Human Cadaver Lab At Fisk University

Since the beginning of the global 5G roll out, many operators have touted VR as one of the leading use cases for new technology. As someone that has deep knowledge of both VR and 5G, I initially believed this to be a pie-in-the-sky ambition. While some operators like Deutsche Telekom launched VR streaming services, they …

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T-Mobile And Halo Team Up To Launch 5G Semi-AV Taxi Service

This week, Halo Launched its driverless car service in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the first forms of semi-Autonomous vehicle services to launch. With the help of T-Mobile and its nationwide 5G network, Halo will begin driving on Las Vegas’ public roads earlier this year. I have said in other blogs that I believe Autonomous …

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New Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon On The Future Of Qualcomm, Tech And 5G

Years from now, when we look back at the technologies that shaped and impacted us the most, on a grand and magnificent scale, I believe we will recognize the importance of the push and adoption of wireless technologies like 5G. Qualcomm had been involved in virtually every major 5G launch globally, helping with the swift …

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Aims High For 5G Automation

Last month, I spent time with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) telco executives ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona. The company recently underwent a reorganization that it claims will better enable the development of solutions to support mobile operator 5G deployments globally. HPE also announced at MWC a handful of enhancements to its 5G automation …

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T-Mobile Goes After Businesses And AT&T And Verizon Should Be Concerned

T-Mobile has gone through numerous changes in the last few years, one being that the “Uncarrier” has expanded the aperture beyond consumer. For years, T-Mobile has focused on bringing disruption to the consumer segment, but it chose not to balance its business services efforts.  The good news is that T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint brought many …

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Marvell Furthers Its 5G Push With Fujitsu And Facebook Connectivity

Marvell is a silicon leader for the datacenter and the edge enabling the deployment of the largest cloud players, the enterprise and enabling carriers to deploy 5G globally. The company is in the midst of a renaissance that took years and Wall Street is taking notice. Since CEO Matt Murphy’s arrival in 2016, the stock …

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Review: Nailed It

The Samsung Galaxy lineup welcomed additions to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra, launching virtually at CES last week. The Galaxy Unpacked event showed the new S21 devices and the new Galaxy Buds Pro. You can read my full take here. Previously, the Galaxy S20 smartphone lineup was one that I spent much …

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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Review: A Big Step Forward

Over the past week, Samsung virtually announced the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra at their Galaxy Unpacked event last Thursday, which I attended, along with Moor Insights & Strategy analyst Anshel Sag, where Samsung released its new line of phones. You can find my coverage of the Unpacked 2021 event, Galaxy …

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