Thursday, February 23, 2012

Qualcomm Life and Orange Business Services to accelerate growth of wireless health services in Europe

SAN DIEGO, USA & PARIS, FRANCE: Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., and Orange Business Services, through its International M2M Center located in Brussels, announced a collaboration in which Qualcomm Life will use Orange Business Services' M2M connectivity services in Europe for its 2net Platform to seamlessly connect health care providers and millions of patients and enable secure remote monitoring for various chronic diseases.

At the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012, taking place from Feb. 27-Mar. 1 in Barcelona, Qualcomm Life will showcase its 2net Platform and Hub at Booth 8B53 Hall 8 of the Fira de Barcelona.

"This important collaboration with Orange Business Services and the use of their connectivity services represents a significant milestone in our goal of obtaining certification for our 2net Platform and launching Qualcomm Life in Europe," said Rick Valencia, VP and GM of Qualcomm Life. "Our efforts with Orange Business Services enables our support of 2net customers in their European businesses and the acceleration of wireless health services in Europe to help manage or prevent the chronic health conditions millions of people are suffering from in the region."

"Qualcomm Life's decision to choose Orange is a great recognition of our unmatched M2M quality of service and global footprint of 220 countries and territories," said Anne-Marie Thiollet, VP of Enterprise Line of Business, Orange Business Services.

"With over 200 experts dedicated to M2M and supporting 2.5 million active M2M connections, and a targeted team in North America, Orange Business Services is committed to using mobile technology to deliver innovative solutions and services on a global scale, particularly in the health care domain. We bring together key expertise backed by a strong strategy in machine-to-machine, and we are happy to offer it to Qualcomm Life today."

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