Watch: How Qualcomm is prepping for India’s upcoming 5G launch

25 Oct, 2019

Chipset maker Qualcomm has been lately providing Wi-Fi 6 solutions for homes, airports, campuses and enterprises. With its new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Series mobile platform, the company offers experiences built on 5G, artificial intelligence, and extended reality (XR).

At the recently concluded India Mobile Congress (IMC), the San Diego, California headquartered company showcased solutions for 5G use cases for India, new designs and devices that will go live with the launch of 5G.

The company also showcased its technologies and solutions to support the wireless ecosystem.

Speaking to TechCircle on the sidelines of the conference, Sudeepto Roy, vice president, engineering, at Qualcomm, spoke about the multiple implications and use cases of 5G deployment.

“There are around 30 networks, 40 device manufacturers and 150,000 designs in progress right now for 5G deployment,” he said.

According to Roy, 5G has the potential not just for the cellular industry, but for broadband, smart manufacturing and vehicular connectivity too.

Recently, Qualcomm partnered with Pune-based IT company Tech Mahindra to offer smart city solutions globally.

Also watch: What Huawei has lined up for India ahead of 5G trials.