5G. Before it happens, it starts with Qualcomm. 

Qualcomm connected your phone to the Internet and sparked the mobile revolution. Now the company that brought you 3G and 4G is engineering 5G, which will overcome seemingly impossible wireless challenges. We’ll define a new era of connectivity yet again as 5G transforms the way we work, shop, and play. 

Go from local player to global 5G powerhouse.

With 5G, we’re finding new ways for businesses to tap into their potential. Our 5G breakthroughs will enable network operators, cloud providers, and mobile device manufacturers to push innovation further than ever before with next-generation mobile customer experiences—fueled by our super-high-speed, low-latency solutions. 

5G will help create 3 million jobs. Our job is creating 5G. 

Our breakthroughs in 5G will enable existing industries like retail, transportation and healthcare to deliver improved mobile experiences. It will also transform industries by giving inventors and entrepreneurs the next-generation technology they need to bring their big ideas to life. When all is said and done, 5G is projected to contribute $3 trillion to real GDP, produce up to $12.3 trillion worth of goods and services by 2035, and support nearly 22 million jobs.

And there’s more.

5G Technologies

See how we’re leading the world to 5G and spearheading research efforts for the next global wireless standard.

Snapdragon X50 5G modem

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem supports early 5G networks, making the promise of 5G a reality.

We’re driving the 5G ecosystem revolution.

Read on The Washington Post’s website about how our new technologies are expanding the 5G ecosystem beyond smartphones into new industries, business models and more—ultimately creating an American economic revolution. 

Explore our other world-changing inventions.


Our AI technology makes ordinary mobile devices extraordinary.


Connecting the world at fiber optic-like speeds.


We created automotive solutions that connect the car to the world.

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