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The eICIC on the LTE-Advanced Cake

August 1, 2013 3:28 pm | by Ben Munson | Articles | Comments

Carrier aggregation has a lot of benefits, many of which SK Telecom touted when it in June announced its LTE-Advanced network, which it deemed the first of its kind to be publically available. Despite the carrier aggregation-based advances SK Telecom proudly proclaimed, the Korean provider was sure to point out its plans to apply enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC) by 2014...

Alcatel-Lucent, Qualcomm Strike up Small Cell Partnership

July 30, 2013 10:43 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm Technologies have agreed to a partnership in developing small cell technology. Reuters reports the deal is worth approximately $133 million in research funding. The two companies plan to jointly invest in a strategic R&D program to develop the next generation of Alcatel-Lucent lightRadio small cell products. The new units will feature Qualcomm Technologies' family of small cell chipsets. 

Friday Flick: Qualcomm Presents "A World Without Mobile"

July 12, 2013 10:05 am | Videos | Comments

In Qualcomm's imagined "World Without Mobile," set against a bouncy a capella soundtrack, normal mobile activities like checking messages, watching videos, playing games, listening to the music and updating social media profiles become unreasonably cumbersome when attempted without a connected device.


Qualcomm Enables Galaxy S4 with LTE-A Capabilities

June 27, 2013 10:47 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Qualcomm Incorporated on Wednesdauy announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, is providing the technology for a Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced capabilities. According to a press release, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A will be...

Qualcomm Sees Big 2Q Revenues, Raises 2013 Guidance

April 25, 2013 10:35 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Qualcomm reported $6.1 billion in revenue on $1.06 EPS for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year. The jump is revenue represents a 24 percent increase annually and had led the chipset giant to raise revenue and earnings guidance for 2013.

Broken Healthcare System Needs a Wireless Fix

April 15, 2013 4:29 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Rick Valencia, vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Life, a subsidiary of Qualcomm responsible for all things mHealth related, believes the healthcare in this country need a bit of a technological overhaul. “There are two industries that have fought off any kind of technological...

First News Briefs for April 5, 2013

April 5, 2013 10:22 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has been working with Facebook to optimize Facebook Home and Facebook for Android across all Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. These Facebook Home optimizations are designed to enable better overall performance, lower power consumption and improved data efficiency for consumers using Facebook Home and Facebook for Android.

First News Briefs for April 4, 2013

April 4, 2013 10:49 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and MLB Advanced Media, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced a multi-year engineering and technology agreement, establishing a collaborative effort to survey, plan and optimize mobile network connectivity for fans at supported MLB ballparks.


Qualcomm Reports 36 Percent Jump In Profits For 1Q 2013

January 31, 2013 9:42 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Qualcomm Wednesday announced its 2013 first quarter numbers boasting $6 billion in revenue, a 29 percent increase year over year, and a net income of $1.9 billion, a 36 percent jump year over year. The numbers included a $1.09 earnings per share, representing a 35 percent increase year over year.

First News Briefs for December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012 9:37 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Mitek’s Mobile Deposit technology makes it possible for consumers to use their smartphone or tablet camera to snap a picture of their check and make an instant deposit. Mitek is now bringing that service to paying bills anytime, anywhere. The company has partnered with U.S. Bank to offer Mobile Photo Bill Pay, a service that will be offered beginning in 2013.

Report: Qualcomm Stands Out in Weak Semiconductor Market

December 4, 2012 12:20 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Qualcomm has managed to leverage its wireless chip business to finish third in the semiconductor market for 2012, according to research released today from IHS iSuppli. IHS calls the 2012 semiconductor market "miserable" and characterized by revenue decline at seven of the world’s top 10 semiconductor suppliers.

Qualcomm Ups Forecast on Surging Chip Sales

February 2, 2012 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm's chip sales held strong in its first fiscal quarter, prompting the company to raise its outlook despite economic headwinds that continue to buffet the United States.

AT & T's Flo Buildout Carries $1B-Plus Cost

December 13, 2011 6:37 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T told the FCC yesterday that it will cost between $1 billion and $2 billion to use Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum for supplemental downlink capacity in its LTE network.


Qualcomm’s New Subsidiary Dishes Up ‘Middleware’ for mHealth

December 5, 2011 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm launched a new company today that aims to be the middleware of the mobile healthcare industry.

Qualcomm Pushes FCC to Move on Flo Deal Approval

November 29, 2011 7:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

It's been nearly a year since AT&T announced it would pay $1.93 billion for the airwaves used in Qualcomm's discontinued Flo TV mobile television service...

Qualcomm Updates Snapdragon Chips

November 16, 2011 7:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Qualcomm today announced a major expansion of its Snapdragon S4 class of next-generation mobile processors and the enhancement of its Snapdragon S1...

QCOM Posts Record Earnings on Chip Sales, Licensing

November 3, 2011 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm posted record increases in sales and profits for its fiscal fourth quarter Wednesday on surging growth in the global smartphone market.

QCOM Names Mollenkopf President, COO

October 4, 2011 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm has promoted Steve Mollenkopf, head of its CDMA chip business, as president and COO.

FCC Stalls Review Clock on AT & T, QCOM 700 MHz Deal

August 9, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has pushed out its review of AT&T's $1.9 billion bid to buy Qualcomm's valuable 700 MHz spectrum from its defunct Flo TV...

AT & T to FCC: Move on the Flo TV Deal

August 8, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T is pushing the FCC to make a decision on its $1.93 billion purchase of Qualcomm's Flo TV spectrum in the 700 MHz band.

Qualcomm Buys IP to Integrate Gestures in Snapdragon

July 25, 2011 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Qualcomm today announced that it has acquired certain assets from GestureTek...

Qualcomm Profits Up 35% Despite OEM Struggles

July 21, 2011 8:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CDMA chip giant Qualcomm reported a 35 percent rise in profits for its third fiscal quarter despite struggles at some handset manufacturers...

AT & T, Qualcomm Oppose Consolidation of Spectrum Bids

June 23, 2011 8:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T and Qualcomm today filed a motion opposing a previous joint motion by Cincinnati Bell Wireless, MetroPCS, NTELOS, the Rural Cellular Association, the Rural Telecommunications Group and Sprint Nextel...

Qualcomm Goes Deep on Mobile Games at Uplinq

June 2, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs got serious about entertainment in a keynote speech Wednesday at the company's Uplinq conference in San Diego.

Microsoft Taps Qualcomm for Windows 8 Chips

June 2, 2011 8:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Microsoft will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips in devices running its new Window 8 platform...

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