Qualcomm launches Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Programme. The programme will bring together a diverse community of companies that utilise Qualcomm Technologies’ products to provide a solutions-focused website specifically for Smart Cities applications around the world.

The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme is designed to connect cities, municipalities, government agencies and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers offering Qualcomm Technologies’ technology-based solutions tailored for Smart Cities applications. Programme members represent a breadth of hardware and software providers, cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing companies, as well as companies offering end-to-end solutions with Smart Cities in mind. By providing business matchmaking between those searching for Smart City solutions and member companies who have proven expertise and commercially deployed solutions based on Qualcomm Technologies’ intelligent connectivity and edge computing products, the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme hopes to accelerate the transformation of smart urban infrastructure and services for the 21st century.

“The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme is a central hub for Smart Cities solution providers,” said Sanjeet Pandit, senior director, business development and head of Smart Cities, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “By working with proven expertise and deployed solutions, cities, municipalities, government agencies and enterprises can speed the realization of their Smart Cities visions. This programme aims to foster a rich ecosystem of B2B collaborations that we hope will speed the development and deployment of Smart Cities solutions around the globe.”

 “The new Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme is a big step in the right direction toward making the vision of Smart Cities into reality around the world,” said Lani Ingram, vice president, Smart Communities, Verizon. “Verizon is proud to be a member of the programme and will continue to actively work with Qualcomm Technologies and other members to take advantage of all the opportunities this website offers.”

Member companies offer a comprehensive suite of services and Qualcomm Technologies tech-based solutions designed to address multiple verticals and aspects of Smart Cities. Current members of the programme include Arrow, Askey, Ayla Networks, Cradlepoint, Esplendor Group, Guardhat, MuSpace, Quantela, TSM, UROS, USI Global, Verizon, Xingtera, and dozens of other companies and organizations. For more information please visit the programme’s website.

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