Behind The upcoming merger between Qualcomm and Broadcom is not only journalists and partners, but and competitors, in including Intel. A deal that could become the largest in history, puts other companies under attack. AND Now rumors have begun that Intel is considering buying Broadcom.
What is it for?
Despite The fact that Intel is no longer produces SoC for smartphones, it still produces other components for the devices. Sources of the Wall Street Journal claim that Intel is considering different options for eliminating the threat in the the appearance of a new company, and buy Broadcom - one of the them. The merger allowed would the company strengthen its position in the outside the processor market.
also in As a possible scenario, the acquisition of other, smaller companies is considered to remain competitive.
So far neither at Intel, neither at Broadcom did not comment on this information.
Let's remind, Broadcom already long time tries to " absorb " Qualcomm, however that each time rejects the proposed amount. Recently there was information that in Qualcomm still agree on the deal, but ask not less than $ 160 billion , which is $ 43 billion more than the last proposed amount.
AT If successful, Broadcom will three of the largest chip manufacturers Intel and Samsung.
Source: Wall Street Journal