Qualcomm's (QCOM) new Long Term Evolution chipset, the RF360 Front End Solution, will also enable a truly global 4G LTE design for mobile devices, as well as making it possible for iPhones to work on China Mobile's network. http://seekingalpha.com/article/1230111-china-mobile-stabilized-3g-and-ready-to-dominate-4g-lte-market-in-china
Intel will ship a global LTE modem, xm7160 , in the first half of this year. For those who do not use qualcomm chips, it will be great.(i.e. Apple)
Chip Shot: Intel's LTE Chipset Captures Top Honors in Signal Research Group's Benchmark Test
Posted by rdder Feb 25, 2013
Research consultancy firm Signals Research Group (SRG) announced findings of their latest benchmark test of LTE chipsets. SRG published the first performance benchmark study of LTE baseband modem chipsets back in December 2011. SRG analyzed the data from a lab based testing approach on the Spirent 8100 LTE test solution while leveraging the 3GPP methodology for conducting UE throughput testing. While recently testing eight LTE baseband chipsets from eight different suppliers, three chipsets took the lead while SRG concluded that Intel’s solution captured top honors. View Spirent’s press release and get a preview of Signals Research Group’s report.