Broadcom signs deals to supply wireless chips to Apple

The deals cover components that'll be used in Apple products through the middle of 2023.

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Apple has entered into multiyear agreements to use Broadcom components in its devices.

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Chipmaker Broadcom said Thursday that it's entered into multiyear deals to supply Apple with wireless components used in its products. The deals could generate $15 billion for Broadcom, the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The filing said the agreements cover components for Apple devices that'll be released for the next three and a half years, but it didn't specify what components Broadcom would provide.

Broadcom already supplies several components to Apple, including radio frequency chips that allow  iPhones , iPads and Apple Watches  to connect to wireless networks, as well as other components that let Apple's devices connect to Wi-Fi networks.

Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.