Access Internet Worldwide with Gobi Chips

Access Internet Wherever with Gobi Chips. HP and Qualcomm announced that they are working together to incorporate Qualcomm’s “Gobi” TM global mobile Internet technology in select 2008 HP business notebooks to enable high-speed connectivity on both CDMA2000 EV-DO and UMTS HSPA networks with a single wireless solution. In case you care to know Qualcomm’s Gobi technology, it’s a single chip solution which supports both EV-DO Rev. A and HSPA mobile broadband access.

And now HP and Qualcomm have announced that select 2008 HP business notebooks will be delivered with built-in Gobi chips. This means users with such a laptop will be able to access the Internet wherever they are, without relying on WiFi availability.

Gobi technology will be offered on a range of 2008 HP notebook products, including ultra-portable, balanced mobility and performance categories. The addition of Gobi technology allows customers to access wireless networks capabilities beyond a Wi-Fi network to stay connected on various network technologies. The embedded Gobi solution includes Qualcomm’s MDM1000 chipset, associated software and API, and a reference design for a software-defined configurable data module supporting both EV-DO Rev. A and HSPA with full backward compatibility.