Qualcomm Buys Mobile Test Provider

San Diego-based Qualcomm has acquired another San Diego-based firm, Qualphone, in a deal worth $18M in cash. Qualphone is a provider of mobile sofware and test services for next generation phones. Qualcomm said that the purchase will help it to accelerate the delivery of attractive and more feature-rich devices to subscribers in European and other markets. Qualphone provides embedded client software for IP-based multimedia subsystems, along with interoperability testing of mobile devices. More information »