MALTA, NY and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GlobalFoundries (GF), a world leader in the manufacturing of multi-function semiconductors, and Qualcomm Global Trading PTE. Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today announced that they are expanding their successful RF collaboration on 5G multi-Gigabit speed RF front-end products to deliver high cellular speeds, superior coverage and excellent energy efficiency in the sleek form factors that users expect from the latest generation of 5G products.
“GlobalFoundries continues to lead the way in RF with versatile technology solutions for 5G,” said Dr. Bami Bastani, senior vice president and general manager, mobile and wireless infrastructure strategic business unit at GF. “Our strong partnership with Qualcomm Technologies includes sub-6 GHz to unlock daily access to 5G, and advanced mmWave technology to take 5G to the next level by delivering unparalleled data speeds while still providing the longest possible battery life for smartphones, computers , cars, network access points and many other 5G connected products.”
“With the increasing demand for RF front-end products in a 5G world, robust, low-power semiconductor solutions are critical,” said Christian Block, senior vice president and general manager, RFFE, QUALCOMM Germany RFFE GmbH. “Our partnership with GlobalFoundries, and their leadership in RF-specific, feature-rich foundry solutions, helps ensure we can meet the high performance demands of our advanced 5G products.”
This partnership is the latest of several strategic initiatives for GF and is further evidence of the company’s commitment to redefining innovation in semiconductor manufacturing by delivering highly differentiated solutions.
GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers and the only one with a truly global presence. GF provides versatile solutions that enable its customers to develop innovative products for ubiquitous chips for high-growth markets. GF offers a wide range of feature-rich process technology solutions with a unique blend of design, development and manufacturing services. With a large-scale manufacturing footprint in the US, Europe and Asia, GF is a trusted source of technology for its customers around the world. GF is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit www.gf.com.
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Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, along with its subsidiaries, operates virtually all of our engineering, research and development functions and virtually all of our products and services, including our QCT semiconductor business.