Apple had no choice but to settle with Qualcomm – Intel exits 5G modem business

Following a surprise settlement between Apple and Qualcomm after
years of legal back and forth, Intel reveals that it will no longer
be in the business of making 5G modems. The timing of this news is
no coincidence. After initial litigation began, Apple dropped
Qualcomm as a chip supplier and solely relied on Intel as its
supplier of LTE modems for the past generation of iPhones. As 5G
smartphones go up for sale this year, it was rumored that Apple’s
2020 iPhones would feature 5G modems made by Intel. Now that Intel
is out of the race, Apple scrambled to figure out how it could
compete in…

Source: FS – Cell Phones
Apple had no choice but to settle with Qualcomm – Intel exits 5G modem business