Junko Yoshida, EETimes
10/14/2015 09:05 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis.—A strategy of what might be called a protective — or pre-emptive — investment in the latest modem technology is Intel Corporation’s apparent key to survival in the mobile business.
This is exactly what Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said Tuesday (Oct. 13) during the Q3 financial announcement. Referring to the cutthroat modem business, he noted: “It’s not as much about how many players are in it, it’s about keeping that yearly cadence and keeping the technologies in place at the leading edge.”
But what about the old modem technology?
Intel’s modem business has been, thus far, sorely missing CDMA technology, originally invented by Qualcomm.
Not any more, though.
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