Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has been honored with the “LTE Innovation of the Year” award at the 10th Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards Ceremony which took place on November 16th, 2017 in Singapore. Qualcomm Technologies’ efforts in innovating and commercializing mobile technology breakthroughs in 4G/LTE technology and beyond have resulted in this recognition.
The award recognizes Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE Modem, the world’s first announced Gigabit Class LTE modem introduced in 2016. Supporting peak download speeds up to 10x as fast as the first generation 4G/LTE devices, the Snapdragon X16 is integrated into the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform which is at the heart of leading-edge Gigabit LTE devices that are driving new connectivity experience for users.
“We are honored to receive the LTE Innovation of the Year award which is a testimony to Qualcomm Technologies’ longstanding commitment in research and innovation in next generation mobile technologies,” said Mantosh Malhotra, vice president and president, Qualcomm Southeast Asia, Qualcomm International, Inc. “We look forward to continue to collaborate with the mobile ecosystem in the Southeast Asia region to fully realize the potential of 4G/LTE as the foundation for the next generation communications standard as we lead the world to 5G.”
As a pioneering force in developing and commercializing 4G/LTE technologies, Qualcomm Technologies has enabled the technology to become one of the fastest and most pervasive wireless technologies in the world. While continuing its efforts in driving the evolution of innovative solutions in 4G/LTE, the company is also leading the world to 5G, which will enable the next era of enhanced mobile broadband and immersive experiences with not only faster data rates, but also more uniform high data rates everywhere at much lower latencies.
Stepping into its 10th year, the Telecom Asia Reader’s Choice & Innovation Awards serves to acknowledge the region’s leading technology companies by allowing its readers to vote for the best-in-class providers based on their experience of quality products, excellent services and leading technologies. The “LTE Innovation of the Year” award reflects the mobile technology community’s recognition towards Qualcomm Technologies’ remarkable technology and innovation advancement in 4G/LTE.
Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. We pioneered 3G and 4G – and now we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries, including automotive, computing, IoT, healthcare and data center, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including, our QCT semiconductor business. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.
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