29 Dec '16, 10am
Qualcomm, Gionee sign 3G/4G patent license agreement - Digitimes
Qualcomm, Gionee sign 3G/4G patent license agreement Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 28 December 2016] Qualcomm and Gionee Communication Equipment have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, according to the companies. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted Gionee a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G WCDMA, CDMA2000 and 4G LTE including 3-mode (LTE-TDD, TD-SCDMA and GSM) complete devices for use in China. The royalties payable by Gionee are consistent with the terms of the rectification plan submitted by Qualcomm to China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). "Gionee defines itself as a global provider of mobile and internet technology that strives to help consumers make their lives better," said Liu Lirong, group president of Gionee. "Having access to the latest techn...