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Qualcomm promises 1,600 jobs in India with new facility launch

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Qualcomm promises 1,600 jobs in India with new facility launch

Qualcomm has announced plans to open a new facility for its design centre in Chennai, India, creating 1,600 job opportunities.

The semiconductor giant is to invest ₹177.27 crore ($2.13 billion) for the project.

The centre will specialise in developing wireless connectivity solutions, concentrating on innovative technologies that complement Wi-Fi.

This expansion will contribute to Qualcomm's global research and development initiatives in 5G cellular technology.

It’ll solidify the company's dedication to maintaining a leading position in the industry. 

Savi Soin, president, Qualcomm India, said: “The new design centre plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of global connectivity. 

“It is a critical asset to support Qualcomm’s commitment to Make in India and Design in India. 

“This will expand our collaboration with Indian technology partners.” 

Mahesh Moorthy, vice-president, Engineering and Qualcomm Chennai Design Centre, said: “We are excited about the opportunities the new design centre will bring to local people. 

“Tamil Nadu, with its rich pool of skilled professionals, outstanding educational institutions and focus on innovation, holds the key to propelling Qualcomm’s technological advancements to new heights.”

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