Broadcom announced its intention to enter the LTE modem market with a chip the company boasted as one of the world's smallest, fastest and most capable. The chip, set to ship next year, puts Broadcom on a collision course with LTE modem market leaders Qualcomm and Samsung. The move will also create more competition for Intel, which has announced its intention to enter into the LTE modem market.
Leaked documents indicate Google will introduce the next major update of its Android mobile operating system this spring.
Qualcomm reported strong results for its most recent quarter, including record revenue, and said that it does not expect the smartphone market that powers its chipset business to slow down in 2013.
Chipset companies can throw money at increasing their brand awareness among consumers, but at the end of the day, I think people will care more about what they can experience with their mobile devices than what is inside of them.
A top executive confirmed Verizon Wireless is working to deliver multicast video to customers using LTE Broadcast, a technology other mobile operators including Clearwire are reportedly starting to consider.
In today's spotlight, FierceEnterpriseCommunications editor Fred Donovan takes a look at the interest in enterprise mobile devices at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS--MediaTek expects to continue to grow its presence in the smartphone processor market in 2013, but does not think it will grab a significant foothold in the North American market this year, according to a company executive.
Qualcomm Atheros and Wilocity unveiled what they claim is the first tri-band reference design combining 802.11ac Wi-Fi and 802.11ad WiGig wireless capabilities on a single module.
LAS VEGAS--Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs announced a new line of the company's flagship Snapdragon chipsets and, in highlighting how he envisions them being used in smartphones and tablets, also noted how Qualcomm hopes to enable the next generation of mobile experiences.
LAS VEGAS--AT&T Mobility is partnering with Qualcomm to spark further development of connected devices that can run on the carrier's network.