Qualcomm (QCOM +2.1%) CEO Paul Jacobs says the proposed Atheros (ATHR +1.1%) acquisition will...

|About: Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM)|By:, SA News Editor

Qualcomm (QCOM +2.1%) CEO Paul Jacobs says the proposed Atheros (ATHR +1.1%) acquisition will take the firm beyond its core cellphone business. He says "we get a set of products, technologies and distribution channels into companies that make devices." These include access point routers, gateways, TVs, Blu-Ray players, and printers.