Verizon bought AOL in 2015 for $4.4 billion, and Yahoo for $4.5 billion in 2017.
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OpenSignal found that AT&T's 5G E phones get average download speeds of 28.8 Mbps -- less than T-Mobile's 29.4 Mbps and Verizon's 29.9 Mbps.
The chipmaker also revealed that more than 30 OEMs have signed on to use the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system for commercial 5G FWA launches.
The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-speed, low latency connections.
Qualcomm said speeds on the CPU Prime core have increased 10%, while graphics rendering on the Adreno 650 GPU are also 10% faster than the previous generation.
TWS specializes in radio frequency and network design services, as well as installation, testing, and optimization services.
The DSFW lets network operators deploy firewalls as software-based platforms rather than hardware appliances.
The companies said they will collaborate on technologies that improve operations, optimize production quality and enhance worker safety.
The purchase is meant to support Intel's focus on the edge computing market for 5G networks.
T-Mobile and Ericsson rival Nokia also announced a $3.5 billion 5G deal back in July.