Last Updated on November 15, 2020 by Henry John
With Chinese companies seemingly leading the development of 5G technology, especially Huawei and primarily the development of 5G infrastructures, the US government has charged companies like Dell, Microsoft, and AT&T to development 5G infrastructures in the US.
However, US companies are leading in a number of ways in the development of 5G technology, particularly in 5G chip making.
Nonetheless, here are the US companies that are currently leading in 5G development and deployment globally and in the US:
Qualcomm is an American fabless semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. It produces processors and connectivity solutions, displays, software, and charging products.
The company is focused on various industries: automotive, education, healthcare, Internet of Everything, mobile computing, networking, smart cities, smart homes, and wearables.
Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, portable digital music players, and sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
Apple provides many products and services, including iPhone; iPad; iPod; Mac; Apple TV; a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications; the iOS and OS X operating systems; iCloud; and accessories, service, and support offerings.
3. Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 5G, 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services.
The company serves mass market, business, government, and wholesale customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. Verizon Communications Wireless operates America’s largest wireless network that serves nearly 102 million customers nationwide. Its wireline operations include Verizon Business and Verizon Telecom.
4. Castle Crowns
Since 1994, Crown Castle has worked around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies.
Crown Castle owns, operates, and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. Crown Castle offers significant wireless communications coverage to 92 of the top 100 US markets and to substantially all of the Australian population.
Xilinx, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of programmable logic solutions. Its solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions are delivered as intellectual property cores, design services, customer training, field engineering, and technical support services.
Xilinx delivers the most dynamic processing technology in the industry, enabling rapid innovation with its adaptable, intelligent computing.