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Apple has started work on its own modem

February 7, 2019

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Apple has been burnt by its reliance on other companies for modems, so to avoid issues with dual sourcing and even sale bans Cupertino wants to design in-house modems. This has already started under the leadership of Johny Srouji, the SVP of hardware technologies.

Srouji has been at Apple since 2008 when he was a lead chip designer, working on the excellent A-series chipsets and later on the proprietary chip used in the AirPods. The company has posted job listings in San Diego, which just happens to be the home of Qualcomm.

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