The Hotspot Wars Heat Up

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Chip Shortages = Hardware Delays

Cisco’s CEO called the world’s upcoming 6-month chip shortage a “big problem”. Ford Motor Company halted manufacturing lines for America’s all-time best selling automobile – the Ford F150.

COVID Killed Supply Chain Stability

COVID-19 killed semiconductor supply chain stability.  If you’re wondering why you are sitting at your computer furiously commenting on Discord “wen hotspot ship” – the answer you are looking for is global semiconductor supply chain stability (or lack thereof).

Nearly all hotspot manufacturers postponed ship-dates this spring. One Helium hotspot manufacturer, Nebra, paused new pre-orders for its two models. Bobcat and Rak continue to ship units.

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