Qualcomm has just announced that there are major mobile operators that are prepared to activate Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 machines with 4G/LTE networks.
The company showed off their Always Connected PCs during the Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii in December 2017, with ASUS, HP, and Lenovo now packing Snapdragon chips that will drive the entire Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC platform forward.
Don McGuire, Vice President, Global Product Marketing, Qualcomm explains: "Our collaboration together with Microsoft has continued to build momentum for the Always Connected PC category. With the growing list of commitments from leading mobile operators worldwide, Snapdragon powered Always Connected PCs are engineered to offer consumers a compelling and powerful mobile computing experience, with instant on capability, always on connectivity* and 'beyond all-day' battery life in innovative, thin and light designs".
The new mobile operator networks that are joining Qualcomm's Always Connected PC future are:
- Australia - Telstra
- China - CMCC (China Mobile Communications Corporation)
- France - Transatel
- Germany - Deutsche Telekom
- Ireland - Cubic
- Spain - Telefónica
- Switzerland - Swisscom
- U.S.A - T-Mobile and AT&T
These companies join existing ones that were announced last month at CES:
- China - China Telecom
- Italy - TIM
- U.K. - EE
- U.S. - Sprint, Verizon