Qualcomm once predicted 2019 would be a big year for 5G cellular. In its dreams.
A huge number of benefits and transformative trends are emerging from the opportunities created by 5G.
The U.S. chip industry seems to think the Chinese market will always be there, but Huawei is gradually giving up on the U.S., and the rest of China could follow.
The continued listing of major brands of 5G devices is reshaping the Chinese smartphone market.
Networks need to adapt to changing business use cases, says Federated Wireless' Deepak Das.
5G gets boost from mobile processors integrated with modem in SoC, and platform with integrated RF system.
Given a limited role Huawei has been forced to play in the global 5G market, the Chinese giant's most recent "5G shipment" claim -- 200,000 5G base stations - seems aggressive, even if not inflated.
There's need for yet more spectrum for 5G, but little left to re-allocate. The proposal is to drop exclusive spectrum licenses, and rely on AI to manage the profoundly complex process of spectrum-sharing.