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UltraSON™ – Making femto deployments ultra easy!

As a father of two kids, I am the happiest when they self organize their things without my intervention. Well, that might be a bit of a stretch when it comes to kids, but it’s actually a reality for unplanned, plug-and-play femtocells, thanks to Qualcomm’s UltraSON (Ultra Self Organizing Network).

Sep 22, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

The ins and outs of MIMO in HSPA+

With a few exceptions, more is always better — and antennas are no exception! Realizing this, HSPA+ evolution incorporates a slew of advanced multi-antenna techniques such as MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output), Beamforming/Transmit Diversity, and others. MIMO is one of the main components for enabling HSPA+’s famed, successively higher peak data rates – starting from 28 Mbps in Rel. 7 to 168 Mbps in Rel. 10, and even higher in Rel. 11 and beyond, also called HSPA+ Advanced.

Sep 13, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

Helping High School Correspondence Students Earn Diplomas

Do you believe in giving people second chances? We do. We also value education. That’s why Qualcomm, through our Wireless Reach™ initiative, is collaborating with Renaissance Academy, a private correspondence high school in Japan, on a pioneering project that leverages 3G technologies to help high school dropouts re-engage in learning and earn their diplomas.

Aug 25, 2011 by Jun Yamada

Higher Mobile Broadband Potential Through Stronger Networks

It wasn’t all that long ago when our modest mobile phones were just that, capable only of providing us with voice and SMS services. Today, these devices have evolved into “smartphones”. They enable us to read the daily newspaper; listen to the latest hit songs; book a holiday to Europe and even sling birds at little green pigs on these devices. Oh…and make calls and send instant messages

Aug 22, 2011

How 3G wireless connectivity is saving lives in underserved communities

I recently came across a blog post and photos on the Wireless Access for Health project (WAH) by the Center for Health Market Innovations. I have always been fascinated by the benefits that wireless connectivity can bring to underserved communities, particular in the area of e-health, and this project is really something extraordinary.

Jul 22, 2011 by Mantosh Malhotra

Repatriation: A Win for the US Economy

The latest round of gloomy economic numbers should add greater urgency to bipartisan efforts to pass repatriation legislation. American businesses have an estimated $1 trillion sitting offshore, and many in Congress would like to bring that cash home with a lower tax rate as an incentive.

Jul 14, 2011 by William Bold

Mobile Devices Bring Dermatology Specialist to Low-Income Patients in Egypt

Recently, on behalf of Wireless Reach, I had the opportunity to announce the results of our first project in the Middle East – the Egypt Teledermatology Pilot Project – which serves as an example of how mobile devices can provide a viable medical solution for Egypt’s health care system.

May 18, 2011 by Moheb Ramsis

Application Downloads

We’ve previously written about the central role that 3G networks will play in enabling the Internet of Everything and in helping to future-proof embedded products and solutions. And while the core benefits of mobile broadband networks for smart services remain the same (e.g., extensive coverage, low latency for real-time communications, higher levels of security, faster data rates for high-bandwidth applications, lower cost per bit, etc.), there’s a new capability emerging within this space that could have an even greater impact: application downloads.

Mar 21, 2011 by Greg Le Beau

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