Qualcomm Expands in Shanghai

San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has opened up a new, semiconductor test facility in Shanghai, China, as part of its first foray into providing manufacturing services for semiconductors. According to Qualcomm, its new company, Qualcomm Communications Technologies (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. is being formed in conjunction with Amkor Technology, and will offer up semiconductor manufacturing, product engineering, and development. The new facility will start operating on October 18th. Qualcomm did not say how much it is investing in the new semiconductor test facility.