Apple won't have its own 5G modem until 2025, report says

CNET | 5/15/2019 | Corinne Reichert
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After signing a 5G deal with Qualcomm and ending its relationship with Intel, Apple reportedly won't have a homemade 5G modem until 2025.

According to a report by The Information, Apple is seeking to "reduce its reliance on outside companies for key components inside its devices."

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"Its multiyear modem agreement with Qualcomm may be only temporary, since Apple has a large in-house team developing its own modem," The Information said.

"But that in-house effort appears to be farther from fruition than some chip experts have predicted," the publication reported. "In interviews with prospective hires for the team, Apple has told engineers that they expect to have their own modem ready by 2025, a person familiar with the discussions said."

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Intel had exited the 5G phone modem business following the Apple-Qualcomm legal settlement that led...
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