Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said that it is extending its LTE modem technology leadership to provide fast and reliable cellular connectivity in the next generation of Windows 10 notebooks and tablets for consumers, and enterprise customers.
Embedded QualcommÂ® Snapdragonâ¢ X12, X7 and X5 LTE modems will support a range of connected user experiences in upcoming Windows 10 notebooks, 2-in-1s and tablets later this year.
Compatible with the native Mobile Broadband Interface Model (MBIM) in Windows 10, embedded Snapdragon LTE modems are designed to provide similar mobility experiences on PCs that are found in smartphones. Enterprise users are now increasingly using embedded LTE and location capabilities to enhance security and productivity with new flexible data plans that enable remote data wipe, sponsored connectivity, and pay-as-you-go mobile broadband service on operator networks around the world.
LTE connectivity is being adopted in Windows 10 devices produced by numerous original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the world, including Dell, HP, Lenovo and Panasonic. Additionally, Snapdragon LTE embedded modules are available from Foxconn and Sierra Wireless, to name a few.
To deliver smartphone connectivity to the PC industry, Qualcomm Technologies offers a broad portfolio of discrete LTE modems across multiple classes for integration into enterprise-class mobile devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm´s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio.