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Children in China Gain Access to Improved Health Care with 3G Connectivity

In the most populated country in the world, China, more than half a billion people live outside of urban areas and many do not have access to the same quality of health care as those who live within the cities. This is one reason why Qualcomm, through its Wireless Reach initiative, has collaborated with China Children and Teenagers’ Fund (CCTF) and Xi’an Kingtone Information Technology Co., Ltd., (Xi’an Kingtone) to implement the Mobile Vision Project – a mobile health project that utilizes a customized 3G-enabled mobile application to assist doctors in the screening and treatment of children with amblyopia in underserved communities in China.

Apr 23, 2012 by Blake Tye

Mobile World Congress Highlights Vast Opportunity for Wireless to Improve Lives

One of the themes that resonated throughout Mobile World Congress 2012 (MWC) was the power of mobile in creating new opportunities and overcoming barriers in an array of vertical markets, from health care to women and entrepreneurship. Our Wireless Reach initiative supports pilot projects with this in mind and we continue to believe that wireless technology can improve people’s lives.

Apr 11, 2012 by Shawn Covell

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

Women, Innovation, and the Power of Mobile

As we continue to look for ways to grow our economy, it’s important that we fully utilize all of the innovative and creative talent we have in our country. That’s why I’m so excited to be featured with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz (Florida) and Intellectual Property Czar Victoria Espinel at the Second Annual GlobalWIN Luncheon in Washington, DC, on July 26 in the Library of Congress.

Jul 25, 2011 by Peggy Johnson

Wireless Mobile Technology Brings Positive Changes to Education

As a great precursor to Wireless EdTech 2011 this October, the ISTE 2011 (International Society for Technology in Education) conference held this June was a massive gathering of the best and brightest in a variety of fields relating to education technology. Conferences such as these provide the perfect grounds for leaders, who would not otherwise cross paths, to meet and discover ways to collaborate on how to best integrate technology into the classroom

Jul 18, 2011 by Kristin Parsley Atkins

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