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The endless potential of 5G is here and it’s already changing the way the world connects.

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Qualcomm’s global leadership roles in the development and implementation of 5G technology is making news. Here’s the latest.

Harnessing the power of the semiconductor value chain

The semiconductor industry is more than 70 years old and ubiquitous in our daily lives. However, due to recent events,the public is now more keenly aware than ever of this industry and the corresponding ramifications of disruption.

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Enabling opportunities: 5G, the internet of things, and communities of color

Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks are expected to be the next big leap in mobile broadband. Peak download speeds as high as 20 gigabits-per-second will enable specialized tasks like remote precision medicine, connected cars, virtual and augmented reality, and a wide array of internet of things (IoT) applications.

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5G Rising Infrastructure: Not Just Better But Smarter

The introduction and evolution of 5G technology is transforming today's society and to accommodate this new compute power, America must invest in infrastructure. 

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Environmental Sustainability and a Greener Economy: The Transformative Role of 5G

Environmental sustainability and a greener economy: The transformative role of 5G

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5G Rising - Bridging the digital divide: Can wireless reach the unwired?

5G has the potential to revolutionize health care, education and the workforce and if done right, it can help to bridge the digital divide. This episode examines how 5G Fixed Wireless Access can be a cost-effective alternative to cable infrastructure ensuring we connect rural/suburban/urban communities and steward effective online learning.

We’ll also take a look at how 5G can be a catalyst to bring broadband to underserved communities leveling the playing field and bridging the digital divide.

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How 5G is helping to connect rural communities

A drone flies over an apple orchard in southeastern Ontario, gathering data on everything from water levels and crop yield to impending pest infestations.


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The battle for 5G leadership is global and the US is behind

The transition to the fifth generation of cellular technology—commonly referred to as 5G—has been building for several years but has really penetrated public. 

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Take the lead in 6G — or lose it to China

The bad news: If the United States remains on its current trajectory with 5G technology, then in a decade or less — with the advent of next-generation 6G mobile.

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5G vs. 4G: How will the newest network improve on the last?

The fifth generation of mobile networking is here and getting more prominent by the day — despite the ongoing pandemic and the recent unsubstantiated rumors.

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5G Goes Global

5G technology is at work around the globe, transforming industries, fueling innovation, and bringing people closer at speeds faster than ever before. Track 5G rollouts across the world on this interactive map. If 5G isn’t in your neighborhood now, hang tight. It’ll be there soon.

The 5G Reach

While 5G is certainly making smart phones smarter, it’s bigger than that. The breakthrough technology is optimizing performance and innovation for many products and people in countless industries.


5G in Smartphones

We’re harnessing the power of 5G with modem-to-antenna solutions for smartphones, enabling devices to support incredibly fast cellular multi-gigabit speeds.

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5G in Mobile Computing

Our Snapdragon® 5G compute platforms enable smart, fast, and sleek always-connected PCs* with brilliant graphics and powerful performance for cross-tasking, infotainment, and more.

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Five G in Automotive

5G in Automotive

The Snapdragon Automotive 5G Platform, our first automotive-grade 5G platform, is designed to provide highly accurate location positioning with a virtually anytime, anywhere 3D navigation solution.

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5G in Networking and Fixed Wireless Access

5G in Networking and Fixed Wireless Access

Qualcomm Technologies has developed the world’s first announced, fully integrated high-power mmWave antenna module for 5G fixed wireless access (FWA), the Qualcomm® QTM527 mmWave antenna module.

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5G in Modern-RF Systems

5G in Modem-RF Systems

Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF systems are the world’s first commercial modem-to-antenna 5G solution designed to maximize data speeds and performance on mobile devices.

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A Deep Dive into 5G

For more than 15 years, Qualcomm Wireless Academy has been training wireless ecosystem players, supporting the successful adoption and deployment of wireless networks and devices worldwide. Come learn more about 5G from the people driving this technology.

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