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post #11 of 17
I doubt the deal would go trough. When 2 companies with large market share try to buy or merge, it always gets shot down. (Im still really annoyed that AT&T couldnt buy TMobile considering they have to fight for radio frequencies)
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post #12 of 17
Broadcom may go under if this deal goes through and then they deal with all the lawsuits from Qualcomm on top of the purchase cost.
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There's word that they will relocate all of their work and HQ to the US if the sale goes through.
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by Namwons View Post

Wait, Broadcom needs LTE and 5g, but decides to buy Quallcom instrad of a license deal? Sounds like a monopoly play to me.


It is a monopoly play and I have no idea why the govts of the world are allowing these monopolies or duopolies to happen. It's ridiculous.
 
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Originally Posted by Darkpriest667 View Post

It is a monopoly play and I have no idea why the govts of the world are allowing these monopolies or duopolies to happen. It's ridiculous.

Corruption.

Bribes.........I mean Lobby efforts.
    
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Does this mean the company will be called Comcom? Or Broadqual? biggrin.gif
     
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post #17 of 17
Quote:
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Does this mean the company will be called Comcom? Or Broadqual? biggrin.gif

Nope the headlines will read as follow.....

"Broadcom will now be known as Broadcomm after its record setting buyout of Qualcomm."

It will make for EASY marketing re-branding. A few dudes with some Sharpies, done!!!
    
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