Qualcomm in patent license agreement with Smartron

Qualcomm and Smartron India Private Limited announced they entered into a 3G and 4G patent license agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted Smartron a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell WCDMA, CDMA2000 and 4G LTE complete devices.

Qualcomm and Smartron will also collaborate on early technology access and advancements in RF, camera testing and tuning and other critical calibrations required for smart devices.

“We are pleased to enable Smartron to create compelling products with our industry leading mobile technologies,” said John Han, senior vice president, Qualcomm Incorporated and general manager, Qualcomm Technology Licensing.

“It is exciting to see inventions created by our dedicated R&D investment transform people’s lives through mobile devices created by OEMs like Smartron.”

Mahesh Lingareddy, founder and chairman, Smartron India Pvt Ltd, said: “We are excited to collaborate with a global technology leader like Qualcomm to bring new and powerful products that delight our customers.

“As India’s first premier technology OEM and IoT brand, we are committed to developing next generation of smart devices based on our tronX platform to deliver intelligent experiences to our customers.”