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The Thermal Efficiency Behind Smartphone Trends

In our second blog post on the power and thermal challenges that face modern devices, we will explore the current trends in the industry and the technologies and innovations that make them possible.

Oct 9, 2013 by Adam Kerin

Take Notice – Are You Near a Qualcomm LTE modem?

Whether it is your smartphone, your tablet, your router or your car, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is helping connect devices with its Qualcomm Gobi™ modems and Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processors which feature integrated modems, in many places around you.

Aug 23, 2013 by Kanu Chadha

A New Horsepower War Heats Up

Car manufacturers have been engaged in horsepower wars for years, prompting some of us to brag endlessly about how quick and fast their cars are.

Soon, they’re going to start bragging about a new dimension of speed and power—wireless connectivity.  A growing number of cars are now coming equipped with Wi-Fi hotspots.

Jan 9, 2013 by Anthony Eng

3rd Generation Qualcomm Gobi LTE Modems—Now Sampling

Today Qualcomm’s partners began receiving samples of our third generation Qualcomm Gobi LTE chips – our latest and greatest cellular modems. The MDM9225 and MDM9625 will be the first chips to contain new LTE and HSPA+ modems, which are faster and use less power than their predecessors.

Nov 15, 2012 by PJ Jacobowitz

Evolving your voice – VoLTE, WCDMA+ and more

Quick question for you—what technology do you use when you make a voice call on your shiny new 4G LTE smartphone? Answer - 3G, and in some cases even 2G!

Jul 10, 2012 by Prakash Sangam

Showcasing the future of 3G/4G at MWC

Over the last few months, we were hard at work on envisioning, developing, prototyping and testing the newest enhancements of 3G/4G technologies. And now, we are proud to say that we’re ready to demonstrate them in the flesh. However, you will have to wait until Feb 27th to see them live in action!

Feb 24, 2012 by Prakash Sangam

Is meeting data demand child’s play?

Would you believe that meeting data demand can be as easy as child’s play? No? Check out this video (after reading my blog of course)!

Jan 18, 2012 by Prakash Sangam

Marching toward femto networks!

During my recent talk about small cells and their evolution toward higher coverage, capacity and reach, a listener asked me, “Isn’t that what today’s picocells offer?” The answer is, “Exactly!” As we move toward femto networks, femtos will be used as traditional picocells, combining the plug and play benefit of femto architecture with larger coverage and capacity of picocells. Our recent announcement of femto chipsets supporting up to 32 users is a major step in that direction.

Dec 5, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

LTE TDD – The joy of coming from behind and winning

If you want to know the feeling of coming from behind to win the race, just ask these guys – Mobily and STC. While their bigger cohorts in India and China are still waiting, they launched the world’s first LTE TDD commercial networks in Saudi Arabia.

Oct 17, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

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

LTE Advanced Hetnets: Our test system today — your network tomorrow

It is indeed fun to watch an abstract idea crystallize into a technology and to see it come to life, overcoming the doubts of non-believers, and the objections of naysayers. I experienced this feeling recently, while on the test drive of our over-the-air (OTA), LTE Advanced HetNet test system here in San Diego.

Aug 19, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

Bracing for the social media onslaught…

The explosive growth in social media that my friend Sachin discusses in his blog, is fast becoming a reality in many parts of the world, adding to the unprecedented demand for data services. If the constant flurry of new smartphones and tablets being announced is any indication, the onslaught will continue far into the future.

May 12, 2011 by Prakash Sangam

How advanced is LTE Advanced?

While there is a lot of buzz about LTE everywhere, the wireless industry is busy defining its future

May 20, 2010 by Prakash Sangam

HSPA+ and LTE

I ended my last blog HSPA+ is Here! with an interesting question: “Since LTE is around the corner, w

Jan 14, 2010 by Prakash Sangam

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