Effective October 1, 2012, QUALCOMM Incorporated completed a corporate reorganization in which the assets of certain of its businesses and groups, as well as the stock of certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries, were contributed to Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Learn more about these changes

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Our Businesses

From its beginnings in 1985, Qualcomm has grown from seven individuals meeting in a den to a world-leading provider of wireless technology and services. Qualcomm is a global company, a firm with many facets, with each business division changing the way we live and work through its own unique contributions. But no matter what each Qualcomm business does, all are united by a single, driving passion: to continue to deliver the world’s most innovative wireless solutions.

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Qualcomm Mobile & Computing

Qualcomm Mobile & Computing (QMC), a business unit of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is the world's largest fabless semiconductor producer and the largest provider of wireless chipset and software technology, which powers the majority of all 3G devices commercially available today.

Qualcomm Government Technologies

Qualcomm Government Technologies (QGOV), a business unit of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., leverages Qualcomm's wireless expertise, innovative technologies, and vast industry reach to provide capabilities and services that enable government customers–federal, state, and local.

Qualcomm Internet Services

Today’s mobile consumers demand a diverse yet more personalized array of content delivered in an engaging, user-friendly experience. But device fragmentation and rising costs have prevented operators, content providers, developers and device manufacturers from delivering what their customers want. It’s time for a new approach with Qualcomm Internet Services, a business unit of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Subsidiaries of Qualcomm Incorporated

Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and a leading provider of wireless and wired technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets. We’re focused on inventing technologies that connect and empower people in ways that are elegant and accessible to all.

Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.

Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc. (QCE), a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, develops technologies for optimized software and hardware that are designed to help drive the evolution of connected user experiences in the Internet of Everything.

Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC), a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, brings together a dedicated group of engineers focused on open source and community-driven software development.

Qualcomm Life, Inc.

Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, that is defining and connecting the wireless health network to improve lives and advance the capabilities of medical devices. Qualcomm Life is focused on medical device connectivity and data management and empowers medical device manufacturers to deliver wireless medical data quickly and easily to those who need it.

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc.

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has developed the industry's first color micro electrical/mechanical systems (MEMS) display for mobile devices—a true technological innovation that offers low power consumption and superb viewing quality in a wide range of environmental conditions, including bright sunlight.

Qualcomm Retail Solutions, Inc.

Qualcomm Retail Solutions, Inc. (“QRS”, formerly Firethorn Mobile, Inc.) is a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. QRS’ retail-centric offerings deploy Qualcomm mobile technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds and enable retailers and developers to engage consumers in real time to build stronger relationships and grow sales.

Qualcomm Retail Solutions is re-imagining retail with Qualcomm mobile technology.

Qualcomm Incorporated

Qualcomm Technology Licensing

Grants licenses to use Qualcomm's intellectual property portfolio, which includes certain patent rights essential to or useful in the manufacturing of CDMA-based products.

Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures supports Qualcomm's mission of enabling and fostering CDMA and wireless Internet markets through strategic investments in privately-owned startup ventures.