Qualcomm has reached a new 3G and 4G patent licensing agreement with Chinese smartphone brand Oppo.
According to the agreement, Qualcomm will authorize Oppo to use its patents for the development, manufacturing, and sales of 3G and 4G LTE devices. The licensing fee paid by Oppo is in line with the terms of corrective measures submitted by Qualcomm to the National Development and Reform Commission of China.
Feng Ying, director of intellectual property department of Oppo, said that with the new licensing agreement, Oppo will be able to gain the most advanced technologies in the mobile industry which will support them to create great devices for consumers.
Alex Rogers, Qualcomm's senior vice president and general manager for technology licensing business, told local media that they are glad to sign the agreement with Oppo. As a research and development engine of the industry, Qualcomm is thrilled to see that many companies such as Oppo are using Qualcomm's patents to promote further development and innovation of outstanding products.
Apart from Oppo, Qualcomm has signed licensing agreements with over 100 Chinese enterprises. Those agreements are all in line with the terms of corrective measures submitted by Qualcomm to the National Development and Reform Commission of China.