Southeast Asia smartphone market weakens in Q3
The smartphone market in Southeast Asia faced strong headwinds in Q3 as local economies grappled with the effects of the Sino-US trade war, with shipments declining in four of seven countries, data from Canalys showed.
Apple hunts for chip engineers on Qualcomm turf
Apple took its search for engineering talent to Qualcomm’s home city, recruiting candidates in San Diego, California to help build wireless chips in a move that could signal the company plans to make another key component in house, Bloomberg reported.
Turin preps for 5G drone-ready network with TIM
Telecom Italia and its partners flew remotely piloted aircrafts using 5G to measure mobile coverage in Turin in Italy, which the operator claimed will make the city the first in Europe with a drone-ready network.
Analysts foresee 5G device exclusivity opportunity
Exclusive operator device deals could make a comeback in the 5G era, as smaller handset manufacturers look to take advantage of the technology shift to raise their profile with consumers, analysts told Mobile World Live.