Posts Tagged: Qualcomm

Processing the Impact of Qualcomm

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Qualcomm is known for its role in smart phones, but for IoT not many people understand their role in supporting everything from asset tracking to wearables. Qualcomm’s release of the 9205 chip is a reduction in size to half of the 9206 chip and reduces power consumption by 70%.  As for processing it supports increased security […]

Getting the Fix on Fixed Wireless Triple Play

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As MWC draws to a close the hype for 5G continues, if I wanted to I could write about 5G announcements from Mobile World Congress until July. It was refreshing then to hear from Steve Collins the CTO of NetComm Wireless about how they are expanding their 4G capability products. The company has just launchedthe […]

As Predicted: Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Bid

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Last week I posted that Qualcomm would reject the Broadcom ovation, but that does not mean they are not in the market for suitors. The question is who is ideal for Qualcomm. The quick answer is that it has to be a US based company, although in this administration, that might not be as much of […]

How to Think About Broadcom’s Qualcomm acquisition

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Broadcom has always been an interesting company to watch and sometimes it has been frustrating. Most of its IoT applicable assets it sold off in the past, and some have suggested that IoT is behind the rationale for acquiring Qualcomm. That may have some truth, but there is more that should be considered here. The […]