Wireless Reach

Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ has been transforming people’s lives for more than a decade.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach brings advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach enriches people’s lives through programs that strengthen economic and social development. Since 2006, Wireless Reach has impacted more than 20 million people.

Discover our impact.

The Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ initiative is transforming lives around the globe. Explore these case studies, videos, news articles and blogs, and learn the effect each project has had on a community.

Videos

SOUTH AFRICA: KidzAlive Mobilized

Mar 4, 2019

3:19

Qualcomm Engineers Improve Health Care for Rural Patients in China

Jul 19, 2017

2:37

Qualcomm Engineers are Improving Safety and Livelihoods for Fishermen in India

Jul 12, 2017

1:52

Qualcomm Engineers are Empowering Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

Jul 6, 2017

2:43

Qualcomm Engineers are Making mLearning Possible for Youth in Kenya

Jun 16, 2017

2:58

CHINA: Wireless Heart Health

Sep 29, 2016

2:56

Wireless Reach Mobile Education on Lifetime Television

Jan 27, 2011

8:16

Wireless Reach Pill Phone Hypertension Research Study

Feb 8, 2011

2:05

Wireless Reach in the Philippines

Jan 17, 2011

3:29

Wireless Reach in Thailand

Aug 17, 2010

0:53

Wireless Reach in Tanzania

Aug 17, 2010

1:30

Wireless Reach in Spain

Aug 17, 2010

1:11

Wireless Reach in South Korea

Dec 2, 2009

1:15

Wireless Reach in Portugal

Dec 1, 2008

1:31

Wireless Reach in Nepal - Education

Oct 1, 2009

1:05

Wireless Reach in Kenya

Aug 16, 2010

1:21

Wireless Reach in Indonesia

Aug 16, 2010

1:12

Fisher Friend: Wireless Reach in Action in India

Dec 21, 2009

2:04

Wireless Reach United States EcoMobile Video

Nov 13, 2012

2:29

Wireless Reach Brazil - Fishing with 3G Nets

May 9, 2012

1:57

Wireless Reach Renaissance Academy Launch - Japanese

Feb 1, 2012

7:43

Wireless Reach - 3G Health Care in Japan

Jul 29, 2011

1:58

Wireless Reach Unlimited Access Migrant Education Pilot

May 24, 2011

1:56

Wireless Reach Egypt Teledermatology Project

Apr 20, 2011

1:31

Wireless Reach Radiphone Project with Sesame - India

Jan 3, 2013

3:14

Wireless Reach Brazil - Fishing with 3G Nets (English subtitles)

Mar 13, 2013

5:07

Wireless Reach Video: China, Let's Get Ready! Sesame project (Chinese with English subtitles)

Jun 20, 2013

3:06

CHINA: Wireless Reach Overview

May 14, 2018

3:20

GLOBAL: Wireless Reach Portfolio Overview

Oct 26, 2015

1:39

See how Wireless Reach has been transforming lives over the last 10 years.

Jun 9, 2017

3:35

Case Studies
Reports
Awards
Blog Posts

East Asia

CHINA: 21st Century Classroom
Jul 13, 2017
CHINA: Heart Health
Jul 14, 2014
CHINA: Let’s Get Ready!
Nov 6, 2014
CHINA: Mobilizing HERhealth
Sep 3, 2014
JAPAN: 3G Smartphones & Tablets as Digital Textbooks
Nov 14, 2014
JAPAN: 3G Smartphones & Tablets as Digital Textbooks (Japanese)
Feb 26, 2016
SOUTH KOREA: Digital Education Project
Apr 7, 2015
SOUTH KOREA: Digital Education Project (Korean)
Apr 9, 2015
SOUTH KOREA: South Korea, Seoul Family Helper (English)
Aug 29, 2013
SOUTH KOREA: Q-Care
Oct 26, 2015
TAIWAN: CloudPlay for Education
Sep 20, 2016

Europe

ITALY: L2Pro (Italian)
Dec 1, 2016
ITALY: L2Pro
Jun 17, 2015
SPAIN: Augmented Reality for e-labora
Aug 29, 2013

Global

GLOBAL: mPowering Frontline Health Workers
Jun 3, 2015
GLOBAL: TaroWorks
Aug 7, 2014

India

INDIA: Wireless-enabled Video Solutions for Tuberculosis Treatment
Jan 29, 2020
INDIA: SoochnaPreneur program
Sep 8, 2016
INDIA: mSakhi
Sep 17, 2015
INDIA: Connecting India to Disconnect Poverty
Jul 27, 2015
INDIA: Fisher Friend
Aug 29, 2013
INDIA: Play ‘n’ Learn
Jul 30, 2014
INDIA: StoveTrace
Aug 29, 2013

Latin America

BRAZIL: Project SIM
Oct 25, 2017
BRAZIL: Project SIM (Portuguese)
Oct 25, 2017
BRAZIL: Drone Technology Development Program for Precision Agriculture Aims to Help Farmers Reduce Environmental Impact and Increase Crop Yields
Jun 8, 2017
BRAZIL (Portuguese): Drone Technology Development Program for Precision Agriculture Aims to Help Farmers Reduce Environmental Impact and Increase Crop Yields
Jun 30, 2016
BRAZIL: Fishing with 3G Nets
Feb 6, 2014
COLOMBIA: Fishing with Mobile Nets
Jun 24, 2015
COLOMBIA: Fishing with Mobile Nets (Spanish)
Jun 24, 2015
EL SALVADOR: Wireless Security
Nov 11, 2015
MEXICO: Dulce Wireless Tijuana (Spanish)
Aug 29, 2016
MEXICO: Smart Water
Dec 10, 2019
MEXICO: Smart Water (Spanish)
Dec 10, 2019

Middle East / Africa

ISRAEL: Project Ray
Sep 20, 2013
JORDAN: Personalized Learning via 3G in Jordan
Jul 13, 2017
KENYA: Power of mLearning
Jan 28, 2015
MIDDLE EAST: SmartWoman
Nov 18, 2016
MOROCCO: Mobile Ultrasound Patrol Project
Sep 24, 2014
MOROCCO: Mobile Ultrasound Patrol (French)
Jun 23, 2014
MOROCCO: Mobile Ultrasound Patrol (Arabic)
Jun 23, 2014
Wireless Reach Case Study: NIGERIA: CliniPAK360
May 19, 2017
SENEGAL: Wireless Access for Fishery (WISE)
May 19, 2017
SENEGAL: Wireless Access for Fishery (WISE) (French)
Oct 25, 2017
SOUTH AFRICA: AftaRobot
Feb 27, 2018
SOUTH AFRICA: Mobile Health Information System
Aug 29, 2013
SOUTH AFRICA: KidzAlive Mobilized
Mar 1, 2019

North America

UNITED STATES: Care Beyond Walls and Wires
Oct 13, 2017
UNITED STATES: Making Learning Mobile (MLM) Project
Jan 15, 2015
UNITED STATES: Onslow County Schools’ High School Mobile Learning Initiative
Dec 15, 2014
UNITED STATES: Onslow County Schools’ Middle School Mobile Learning Initiative
Jan 16, 2017
UNITED STATES: STEAMing Ahead with Mobile Learning
Apr 28, 2016

Southeast Asia

INDONESIA: AppLab
Jul 13, 2017
MALAYSIA: Mentoring Women in Business
Aug 29, 2013
MYANMAR: Connect to Learn
May 7, 2019
PHILIPPINES: Mobile Money Hub Program
Jun 8, 2017
PHILIPPINES: Wireless Access for Health
Aug 29, 2014
SINGAPORE: We Learn
May 7, 2019
INDONESIA: THRIVE Indonesia (English)
Apr 27, 2017
INDONESIA: THRIVE Indonesia (Bahasa)
Apr 27, 2017
INDONESIA: AtmaGo
Jul 16, 2019
VIETNAM: DevelopHer- Empowering Women in Asia (English)
Jun 8, 2018
VIETNAM: DevelopHer- Empowering Women in Asia (Vietnamese)
Jun 8, 2018
Scale the Technology Now
Dec 2, 2016
Wireless Heart Health Improves Health Care for Rural Patients in China
Sep 29, 2016
STEAMing Ahead with Mobile Learning Evaluation Report
Apr 28, 2016
Wireless Reach Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa
Nov 16, 2015
Wireless Reach in Japan
Nov 16, 2015
Mobile Frontiers in Higher Education
Oct 26, 2015
Wireless Reach in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sep 23, 2015
Wireless Reach Report: Establishing a Global End to End Mobile Content Distribution Process for Health Workers
Jun 14, 2015
Wireless Reach Report: The Primary Initiative: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health
Jun 14, 2015
Supporting Digital Inclusion in Malaysia
Nov 18, 2014
Opportunities to Improve Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health in India through Smartphones and 3G Connectivity Solutions
Nov 11, 2014
The 8 Essentials for Mobile Learning Success in Education
Nov 3, 2014
How Technical Innovation Can Improve Healthcare Access and Delivery: Cases from South Africa and China
Jul 25, 2014
MOROCCO: Mobile Ultrasound Patrol Project
Sep 24, 2014
Transforming Women's Livelihoods Through Mobile Broadband
Feb 18, 2014

Brazil

  • Participant in the ACE Award - USAID
  • Winner of the Arede Brazil Award for our Fishing with 3G Nets project

China

  • Participant in the ACE Award - USAID

India

  • Wireless Reach Fisher Friend project won the mBillionth award in the category of Agriculture and Ecology, 2014
  • Fisher Friend project was a Vodafone Mobile for Good Award finalist

Indonesia

  • Wireless Reach selected as finalist for the GSMA's 2012, mWomen: Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets for the AppLab project in Indonesia
  • Wireless Reach Selected as Finalist for the American Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Citizens Awards in the Best International Ambassador category for the AppLab program in Indonesia
  • Project partner, Grameen Foundation, was a winner of the Create a World that Works Award that was co-hosted by the eBay Foundation and Ashoka Changemakers. Qualcomm Wireless Reach matched the award funding to Grameen Foundation.
  • Winner of the Global Telecoms Business Award in June 2011 for our Application Laboratory project
  • Finalist for the Ernst and Young Award that was announced in Indonesia at the end of November 2011 for our Application Laboratory project
  • Winner of the Salesforce.com’s Force for Change Award for our Application Laboratory project

Philippines

  • Wireless Reach Selected as Finalist for the Good Practices Awards in the Philippines for the Wireless Access for Health Intiative
  • Winner of the Philippines Health Market Innovation (Galing Likha-Kalusugan Award) Award

South Africa

  • Wireless Reach Mobile Health Information System project was commended in the GBC Health 2013 Business Action on Health Awards Partnership / Collective Action category

Other

  • Wireless Reach Recognized as Computerworld Honors Laureate for 2012
  • Shawn Covell was the recipient of the TWIN Award which promotes the advancement of women
  • Shawn Covell won the Women Inspiration and Enterprise (WIE) Corporate Social Responsibility Award

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