Qualcomm Second Generation LTE Chipsets Enable High-Speed Wireless Connectivity in Japan

-- Gobi 4G/LTE modem powers latest connectivity device from SoftBank Mobile and ZTE --

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — �Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced its industry-leading Gobi™ 4G/LTE modem, the MDM9215™, has been implemented in the SoftBank 102Z, a new mobile broadband router for Japan. The device, designed by Chinese telecommunications provider ZTE, represents the second generation of Gobi-powered 4G/LTE products from SoftBank Mobile and the first to feature MDM9x15™ chipsets built on the 28nm manufacturing process.

"Fast, reliable wireless connectivity has become more important than ever in today's mobile environment," said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president of product management at Qualcomm. "Gobi wireless modems are enabling smaller, more efficient products and devices that can quickly and seamlessly connect across 3G and 4G/LTE networks."

The MDM9x15 chipset, which is part of Qualcomm's Gobi family of modems, offers many benefits to device manufactures and – in addition to the SoftBank 102Z – is being designed  into more than 90 products from more than 30 different OEMs across the globe. Qualcomm's design and optimizations in the MDM9x15 chipset allowed ZTE to launch the product with SoftBank Mobile only two months after Qualcomm delivered the commercial sample chipset.

"In addition to the SoftBank 102Z, we are excited to be collaborating with Qualcomm to develop many other important LTE data products for leading carriers worldwide," said Di Ning, vice president at ZTE.

The MDM9x15 chipset, as compared with previous generation LTE solutions, uses 30 percent less power and enables product designs with 30 percent less printed circuit board area, allowing for smaller and thinner form factors, while its multimode capability enables seamless connectivity between LTE TDD and DC-HSDPA networks so devices can connect locally or globally on the fastest available 3G or 4G/LTE network.

Additionally, the MDM9x15 chipset features an integrated application processor that allows OEMs to efficiently develop and integrate value-added services, including hotspot functionality when the mobile access point feature is used, further reducing power requirements and cost. In the case of the SoftBank 102Z, a mobile broadband router was fully implemented in connection with the chipset, allowing for 3G/4G connectivity to be shared by up to 10 devices via Wi-Fi.

About Qualcomm 

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Qualcomm is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated.  Gobi, MDM9x15 and MDM9215 are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Qualcomm Contacts:
Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications
Phone: 1-858-845-5959
Email: Email Contact

Warren Kneeshaw, Investor Relations
Phone: 1-858-658-4813
Email: Email Contact

SOURCE Qualcomm Incorporated

Contact:
Qualcomm Incorporated
Web: http://www.qualcomm.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
More Editorial  
Jobs
Design Verification Engineer for intersil at Morrisville, NC
ASIC Hardware Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Senior Formal FAE Location OPEN for EDA Careers at San Jose or Anywhere, CA
Applications Engineer for intersil at Palm Bay, FL
Upcoming Events
Essentials of Digital Technology at MD - Feb 13 - 14, 2018
IPC APEX EXPO 2018 at San Diego Convention Center San Diego CA - Feb 24 - 1, 2018
DVCon US 2018 at Double Tree Hotel San Jose CA - Feb 26 - 1, 2018
5th EAI International Conference on Big data and Cloud Computing Challenges at Vandalur, Kelambakkam high road chennai Tamil Nadu India - Mar 8 - 9, 2018



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise