Dylan McGrath, EETimes
6/3/2011 10:19 AM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO—Qualcomm Inc. has snagged the baseband socket on the next Apple Inc. iPhone, displacing Intel Corp., according to Craig Berger, an analyst with FBR Capital Markets Corp.
Rumors have been circulating since last year that Qualcomm be the baseband supplier to iPhone 5. The incumbent iPhone baseband supplier was the Infineon wireless unit, which was acquired by Intel last year. Qualcomm already supplies the baseband to the CDMA version of the iPhone, but not the original GSM version of the device.
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