The French telecoms regulator, Arcep, has given Orange France approval to test the use of frequencies in the L-Band to provide mobile broadband systems with supplemental downlink capacity.
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs left open the possibility that the chipset maker might run its own silicon fabrication plant, or fab, or make use of tis cash pile to keep up with demand. However, it is unlikely that Qualcomm will start running a fab any time soon.
SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm launched a new competition challenging software developers to build applications for Microsoft's Windows RT operating system, which will power one of the software giant's forthcoming Surface tablet devices.
SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm is bolstering its Vuforia augmented reality platform by adding support for image recognition in the cloud, the company announced here at its annual Uplinq developer conference.
SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm is collaborating with cloud platform Akamai Technologies to implement new mobile device protocols designed to boost browser performance and bandwidth efficiency.
Qualcomm released its Snapdragon software development kit, enabling developers to leverage system-on-a-chip processor technologies to build value-added applications for devices running Google's Android mobile operating system.
Last week Microsoft finally unveiled its long-awaited Windows Phone 8 operating system at a media event in San Francisco. Now the company must turn its attention to the developer community, which it must attract to the new OS if it wants to have compelling apps for its Windows Phone 8 devices.
SAN FRANCISCO--Microsoft at its Windows Phone Summit today presented a formal "preview" of the Windows Phone 8 operating system that will become the new heart of its smartphone strategy and, it hopes, the basis for increasing influence and clout in the smartphone market.
Both Qualcomm and InToTally are developing methods to make WCDMA voice more efficient so operators can wring out additional spectrum capacity to make room HSPA and HSPA+ data services.
Voice has become the Rodney Dangerfield of wireless. It no longer gets any respect as operators and customers alike focus on text and data services.