Mostly you might come across this word while purchasing yourself the latest smartphone. Qualcomm is an American multinational company that trades with semiconductor projects. It does not produce physical products like smartphones or infrastructure types of things. Software, semiconductor designs, secured intellectual property, are some of the areas wherever Qualcomm shines. It is quite recognised concerning its business share in wireless technologies.

The industry is divided into three levels by Qualcomm:

  • Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) that produces CDMA wireless goods and creates 60% of the profits.
  • Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) that does the licensing. It composes about 19% of the funds.
  • Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI) that involves spending in other tech partnerships. This division frames about 1% of the profits.