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Qualcomm allegedly denied Apple from using modem chips in newer iPhones

9 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

San Diego-based chip manufacturer Qualcomm allegedly denied Apple from using its 4G LTE modem chips in the 2018 iPhones. According to a January 14th, 2019 CNET report citing testimony delivered by Apple COO Jeff Williams during the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualcomm, Qualcomm continues to supply chips for Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones, but the company has refused to provide Apple with chips for newer devices. “We have been unable to get them to support us on new design wins past that time [when Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm],” said Williams...
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Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell it chips for the latest iPhones

Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell it chips for the latest iPhones

9 days ago   |   By The Verge

Apple says it wanted to use Qualcomm modems in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR - but that Qualcomm refused to sell them after Apple sued over its licensing practices. “In the end they would not support us or sell us chips,” Apple's chief operating officer Jeff Williams revealed today during his testimony to the US Federal Trade Commission, as spotted by CNET. Apple had to use Intel's LTE chips instead .
Qualcomm is currently on trial , accused of engaging in monopolistic practices including charging unusually high royalty rates, refusing to license patents to other chipmakers, and promising...
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Apple wanted to use Qualcomm 4G chips in its newest iPhones - CNET

Apple wanted to use Qualcomm 4G chips in its newest iPhones - CNET

9 days ago   |   By CNET

But Qualcomm wouldn't sell it modems because of the two companies' court battles, Apple Operating Chief Jeff Williams testified Monday.
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