Huawei, ZTE, Quanta and BandRich announce LTE TDD devices powered by Qualcomm in India


Qualcomm in collaboration with Huawei, ZTE, Quanta and
BandRich, announced the launch of LTE TDD multi-mode devices based on
Qualcomm’s MDM9x00 chipsets at Qualcomm’s signature event, IndiaOn 2011.  


This launch demonstrates the ecosystem’s readiness for
deployment and commercialization of LTE TDD in concert with 3G to enable
seamless mobile broadband experience for Indian consumers.


Qualcomm is pleased to collaborate with Huawei, ZTE,
Quanta and BandRich for the launch of LTE TDD multimode devices based on our
MDM9x00 chipsets in India,” said Avneesh Agrawal, senior vice president of
Qualcomm and president of Qualcomm India and South Asia.


LTE’s interoperability with existing 3G HSPA and EV-DO
networks enables operators to leverage investments in current infrastructure to
offer seamless mobile broadband services through multi-mode devices.  


Offering the industry’s first 3G/LTE multi-mode chipsets,
Qualcomm continues to play a central role in accelerating the commercialization
of LTE TDD with its announcements of multiple generations of multi-mode
chipsets, support of interoperability trials with operators and, now, enabling
the launch of LTE TDD multi-mode devices based on our chipsets.


We are pleased to collaborate with Qualcomm to announce
the world’s first multi-mode LTE TDD Dongle E392 based on Qualcomm’s MDM9600,
which is anticipated to be commercially available in the third quarter of
2011,” said Victor Shan, president of Huawei Devices India.  


E392 offers a strong and unique proposition to Indian
customers that enables seamless mobile broadband experience for services such
as internet surfing, HD video downloading, 3D multi-media, navigation and gaming.


We are pleased to announce that ZTE’s multimode LTE TDD
dongles based on Qualcomm’s MDM9x00 chipset which is anticipated to be
available in the fourth quarter of 2011,” said Cui Liangjun, chief executive
officer of ZTE Telecom India.


As a leading IT company, Quanta is committed to support
cloud computing on mobile networks,” Frank Jiang, vice president and general
manager of Connectivity BU, Quanta Computer.


BandRich is excited to work with Qualcomm, mobile
operators and network equipment vendors to bring 2.3GHz LTE TDD multi-mode
devices to the India market before the end of 2011,” said Wen-Yi Kuo, chief
executive officer of BandRich.  


Qualcomm recently announced that it has acquired
certain assets from GestureTek, a developer of gesture recognition technology.
GestureTek has more than 25 years of experience implementing gesture-based
technologies in mobile devices, entertainment facilities, healthcare systems,
retail locations, and public and private venues.


The acquisition gives Qualcomm ownership of certain
intellectual property assets related to gesture recognition, as well as key
engineering resources.  GestureTek is retaining other assets in
continuation of its gesture-controlled public display and digital signage


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