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Qualcomm, Lenovo Mobile enter W-CDMA license agreement

Posted: 09 May 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:W-CDMA? CDMA technology? high-speed broadband access?

Qualcomm Inc. and Lenovo Mobile Communications Technology Ltd have entered into a subscriber unit license agreement to cover W-CDMA subscriber products.

Under the terms of the worldwide royalty-bearing agreement, Qualcomm has granted Lenovo Mobile a patent license to develop, manufacture and sell W-CDMA subscriber units for high-speed broadband wireless access. The royalties payable by Lenovo Mobile are at Qualcomm standard worldwide rates. Additionally, the two companies intend to cooperate in the development of certain subscriber unit products incorporating CDMA technology.

"Lenovo Mobile's initiative in adding W-CDMA products to its portfolio is a testament to their cutting-edge product design strategies and commitment to meeting the current and future mobile connectivity needs of consumers," said Marvin Blecker, president of Qualcomm technology licensing.

"The 3G era will benefit customers worldwide," said Zhao Hong, general manager of product department of Lenovo Mobile. "We believe this license agreement with Qualcomm, the leader of CDMA technologies, will help us deliver the best mobile-product experience possible, while enabling Lenovo to offer new and more flexible products to fulfill consumers' diverse connectivity needs."

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