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Technology Stocks : Qualcomm Moderated Thread - please read rules before posting
QCOM 87.83-1.4%Dec 13 4:00 PM EST

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To: Bill Wolf who wrote (158567)6/15/2019 10:27:38 AM
From: waitwatchwander   of 161421
 
System and method for spectrum sharing management using dynamic spectrum policy enforcement

patents.google.com

I suspect Qualcomm, Huawei and others all have patents down this line and this method does operate beyond the chipset although that beyond is also beyond the handset. Is the network operator the licencee for this patent or the handset user? That's a dilemma. Huawei suit against Verizon highlights this matter.

What single authority is tasked with resolution of these matters? The war is being waged on these grounds.

At a least, getting this issue on the table helps. Having the likes of the uninformed leading the charge here probably doesn't.

ps The operator/user dilemma above occurs within all network servers. We rarely hear of these issues within non cellular networks. Is that because non cellular network IP is encased solely within the device chipset? Qualcomm (and the rest of the cellular industry) does need to address this matter.

pps The device vs chipset issue has mostly come about due to integration of more and more radio functions into a single chipset. This wasn't the case during the early years and may still not be the case today given the digital/analog CMOS divide. Isn't power management still a separate chipset offering? Another bum biter brought on by Qualcomm's own efforts (and integration success).
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