Apple has announced a multi-year, multi-billion dollar contract with the American chip maker Broadcom. The Cupertinos, according to this contract, want this company to design and manufacture wireless and 5G communication components, including FBAR filters, in American factories.
A press release related to the agreement said that Broadcom 5G radio frequency components And Advanced components of wireless communication produces Among these parts, FBAR filters can be mentioned, which are designed and produced in the Fort Collins Broadcom factory located in Colorado, for example.
Apple says the multi-year partnership will allow Broadcom to continue investing in important automation projects and upskilling its technicians and engineers. This contract is part of the larger strategy of the Cupertinos in order to 430 billion dollars investment in America over the next five years. Under the CHIPS Act, the US government will subsidize companies that manufacture chips on US soil.
What does the CEO of Apple say about the deal with Broadcom?
Apple CEO Tim Cook said: “We are excited to make commitments that enable the ingenuity, creativity and innovative spirit of Made in America.” “All Apple products rely on technologies that are engineered and manufactured in America, and we continue to increase investments in the U.S. economy because we have an unwavering belief in America’s future.”
The company is among the tech giants that have been under constant pressure to bring their factories to the United States. The Mac Pro desktop computer was the last product of the company that passed the final stages of its assembly in the United States and could receive the “Made in America” label.
Apple already cooperated with Broadcom to produce Wi-Fi and Bluetooth components for iPhones. However, earlier there were rumors that the company wanted to replace its own chips with Broadcom products. Now it is not clear whether this agreement will lead to the rejection of the mentioned rumors or not.