Just a few months after presenting its new flagship with the ability to connect to 5G networks, Apple surprises by announcing that it is in search for engineers research of wireless systems. This is because the apple company wants to develop sixth generation (6G) technology and be a pioneer in this area.
It seems that Apple not only seeks independence in SoC (System on Chip), now it also wants to develop its own wireless network based on next-generation technology. At the moment, those in Cupertino are offering positions in the Silicon Valley and San Diego offices.
The company provides researchers with a “unique and rewarding opportunity to create next-generation wireless technology that will have a profound impact on future Apple products. In this role, he will be at the center of a cutting-edge research group ”. These will be responsible “for creating disruptive next-generation radio access technologies over the next decade,” Apple’s announcement states.
6G networks are expected to be deployed by at least 2030
While it is true that the Cupertino company is working on the sixth generation of wireless networks, there is still a long way to go. In fact, there are areas lacking 5G technologies, even though their inhabitants have mobile devices with the ability to connect to this type of network. Based on this, it is estimated that 6G networks will be deployed at least in 2030.
For now, the apple company only uses 5G on the iPhone, it has not brought the technology to its other products. However, Apple wants to go one step further by hiring engineers to research and design “next-generation (6G) wireless communication systems for radio access networks.”
Looking ahead, experts estimate that sixth-generation technology will allow connection speeds 100 times faster than 5G. Can you imagine downloading a file in less than a blink? That and more promises the 6G.
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