Qualcomm Life and Orange Business in pact to enhance wireless health services growth

By Telecom Lead Team: Qualcomm Life announced its
association with Orange Business Services to use Orange Business Services’ M2M
connectivity services in Europe for its 2net Platform to connect health care
providers and of patients and enable remote monitoring for chronic diseases.


Qualcomm Life will showcase its 2net Platform and Hub at
Mobile World Congress 2012.


“This important collaboration with Orange Business
Services and the use of their connectivity services represents a significant
milestone in our goal of obtaining certification for our 2net Platform and
launching Qualcomm Life in Europe,” said Rick Valencia, vice president and
general manager of Qualcomm Life.


“Qualcomm Life’s decision to choose Orange is a
great recognition of our unmatched M2M quality of service and global footprint
of 220 countries and territories,” said Anne-Marie Thiollet, Vice
President of the Enterprise Line of Business, Orange Business Services.


With over 200 experts dedicated to M2M and supporting 2.5
million active M2M connections, and a targeted team in North America, Orange
Business Services is committed to using mobile technology to deliver innovative
solutions and services on a global scale, particularly in the health care
domain.


eHealth is a strategic growth area for Orange. The burden
of chronic conditions and diseases in Europe is growing as the population ages.
The proportion of those in European countries aged 65 years and older is
projected to grow from 15 percent in 2000 to 23.5 percent by 2030.


“We are very happy to work with Qualcomm Life to
contribute to another eHealth solution that is a great example of how mobile
technology enables access to affordable, improved health care services for a
wide population,” said Thierry Zylberberg, executive vice president,
Orange Healthcare.


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