Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Deutsche Telekom (OTC: DTEGY) said that they will collaborate on the first LTE Direct operator trial in Germany.
LTE Direct is expected to be an operator owned platform that enables the next generation of proximity based services. This platform operates in licensed spectrum and relies on the LTE physical layer.
LTE Direct is a device-to-device discovery platform that enables the continuous discovery of thousands of devices and services while maintaining privacy and battery efficiency. Using LTE allows always-on and autonomous discovery, which is scalable and provides a universal framework for discovering and connecting proximate peers without TODAYs closed user groups.
Qualcomm is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies.
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world´s leading integrated telecommunications companies Its website is at www.telekom.com.