Tag: MediaTek

T-Mobile and MediaTek claim first multi-vendor standalone 5G data call

All of the earliest 5G networks have relied upon a preliminary version of the 5G standard known as “Release 15,” which leaned heavily on existing 4G network infrastructure — and limitations — to deliver “non-standalone” 5G services. With Release 16 scheduled to enable standalone 5G in June 2020, T-Mobile and Taiwanese modem maker MediaTek announced today […]

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Powerful MediaTek Processor Integrates 5G Support

At Computex 2019, MediaTek has announced that its upcoming 5G SoC (system-on-chip, or processor) integrates a 5G modem to deliver 5G in a more cost-efficient way than what’s on the market today, namely Qualcomm’s X55 modem, usually coupled with its Snapdragon 855 processor. As of late, Qualcomm is powering nearly all 5G designs available and […]

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MediaTek’s 7-nanometer 5G SoC chip targets high-end devices

5G is here. That’s the assertion Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek has been making for the better part of a year, and it’s less outrageous than it sounds. Early networks have already launched in the U.S., Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Uruguay, and South Korea, and the U.K.’s EE announced earlier this month that it’ll blanket select cities with […]

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