Qualcomm's (QCOM +0.9%) Mobile World Congress announcements include: 1) Baseband modems for...

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

Qualcomm's (QCOM +0.9%) Mobile World Congress announcements include: 1) Baseband modems for tablets/laptops/data cards that (in lab tests, at least) enable 150 Mbps 4G downloads. The chips will go into commercial hardware in 2H, giving them a head start on rival offerings from Broadcom. 2) A partnership with Deutsche Telekom to enable apps for M2M hardware using Qualcomm baseband chips. 3) The ZTE (ZTCOY.PK) Grand Memo, the first Android phone to use a chip from Qualcomm's high-end Snapdragon 800 line. (previous)