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Qualcomm Announces Wearables Platform Supporting LTE IoT Cat M1/NB1 for Next Generation Connected Wearable Devices

Opening the Way for New Innovations in Wearables such as Kid, Pet, Elderly, and Fitness Trackers

Qualcomm Incorporated announced at MWC Shanghai that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is bringing LTE categories M1 (eMTC) and NB1 (NB-IoT) connectivity to the wearables industry with the launch of the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 1200 platform.

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ViaSat Awarded MIDS JTDS Contracts Worth $88M

The U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded ViaSat Inc. contracts to provide Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) terminals to the U.S. Navy and Air Force. MIDS JTRS provides the ability to communicate by voice, video and data with a line-of-sight, jam-resistant capability among ground, air and naval assets.

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