Apples Announced That it plans to increase its corporate spending in Germany. In particular, the company wants to set up a new facility in Munich, Germany. The team will focus on 5G and possibly future wireless technologies, says the European Silicon Design Center.
The company says Munich is already its largest engineering hub in Europe. There are already 1500 engineers working here. In particular, Apple has Put together Our own team of engineers working on power management chips.
In total, half of Apple’s engineers working on power management are based in Germany. Since then, Apple’s teams in the country have expanded beyond power management to work on more chip designs.
Now, Apple plans to invest 1. 1.2 billion (1 1 billion) in new buildings and new R&D investments over the next three years. While Apple is partnering with Qualcomm for a 5G modem in the iPhone 12 lineup, it has also acquired a majority stake. Intel’s smartphone modem business.
In addition to in-house chip development, Apple’s teams also integrate third-party hardware with their devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
The company is also using the announcement to remind everyone that it is investing heavily in Germany. Apple works with many German providers, such as DEO, Infinite, and Verta. In total, Apple has spent .8 17.8 billion (15 15 billion) with 700 German companies over the past five years.
Here is a presentation of the new building in Karlstrasse, Munich. It should open by the end of 2022: