Qualcomm International Inc.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G, 5G, WiFi and next-generation wireless technologies. For over 30 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Qualcomm technologies enable over 4 billion 3G and 4G connections [GSMA Intelligence] around the world to enjoy advanced, high speed, and ubiquitous voice and mobile broadband data services. Qualcomm broadly licenses its mobile technology to over 335 companies around the world who make infrastructure equipment, handsets and other consumer devices. We've invested $44 billion in R&D since 1985, fueling innovation and enabling people to become more connected. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, is a leading semiconductor producer and provider of wireless chipset and software technology, which power many 3G and 4G LTE devices.
Since its establishment in Thailand in 2002, Qualcomm has played an important role in supporting engineering and business operations for Thailand's mobile network operators as they deployed 3G and 4G networks and services. Qualcomm continues to bring enhancements to market that increase network operators' capacity and performance. As of Q4 2016 there were over 88.4 million mobile connections in Thailand and greater than 97% percent of these connections were based on 3G/LTE mobile broadband technology.