Qualcomm joins hands with Alibaba to boost LTE IoT in China

LTE IoTQualcomm Technologies has formed partnership with Alibaba to deliver the benefits of Cloud-to-device integration to help drive the LTE Internet of Things (IoT) in China.

Alibaba Cloud Link One now runs on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem, enabling module manufacturers and IoT developers to quickly develop and deploy solutions that connect with the Alibaba Cloud using LTE IoT connectivity and client software running directly on the LTE system-on-chip (SoC), the company said in a statement.

The integration will help a vast array of the existing and emerging LTE IoT use cases, including smart transportation, smart cities, as well as industrial IoT applications in areas such as smart grid, smart metering, asset tracking and more.

Ku Wei, vice president of Alibaba Group and general manager of Alibaba Cloud IoT, said, “Integrated cloud-to-device solutions using the Alibaba Cloud Link One and Qualcomm Technologies’ LTE IoT modems have the potential to help accelerate development of a broad range of commercial and industrial applications such as smart biking, home smart locks and smart energy in China.”

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