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Qualcomm Announces Winners of the Fourth Annual 3G A-List Awards

Public, Private and Non-Profit Organizations Honored for Innovative Wireless Mobility Implementations Based on 3G CDMA Standards

– September 13, 2006 – Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the winners of the fourth annual 3G A-List Awards, which recognize innovative and successful commercially deployed enterprise wireless data solutions based on 3G CDMA standards. Qualcomm received nominations from a number of deserving companies, public agencies and non-profit organizations. After narrowing the list down to 22 finalists, the judges selected 12 winners that have creatively deployed 3G CDMA technologies.

Hosted by Qualcomm, the 3G A-List Awards program honors mobility at work by showcasing organizations that have successfully illustrated the benefits of what 3G CDMA can offer in terms of increasing productivity and customer satisfaction. This year, five new “best of/innovation” awards were introduced, including International Pioneer, Business Innovation, Technical Innovation, Embedded Deployment and Best of Show. In addition, a new category for groundbreaking implementations using UMTS/HSDPA was awarded.

The 2006 3G A-List Awards winners in each category are:

  • Best of Show:
    • Global Care Quest
  • Technical Innovation:
    • Broadcast Microwave Services
  • Embedded Deployment:
    • GE Consumer and Industrial
  • Business Innovation:
    • Wound Technology Network
  • International Pioneer:
    • Joycomm Technology
  • Small Company (less than 100 employees):
    • Ecast
  • Medium Company (101 to 5,000 employees):
    • Tennant Company
  • Large Company (more than 5,000 employees):
    • Cox Communications
  • Government or Public Agency:
    • United States Navy
  • Non-Profit Organization:
    • Verde Valley Guidance Clinic
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Implementation:
    • Best Buy
  • UMTS/HSDPA Implementation:
    • HSBC

“Qualcomm is pleased to honor this year's 3G A-List Award recipients. These innovative organizations have demonstrated how exceptional deployments and adoptions of next-generation CDMA technology can enhance overall business objectives,” said Kristin Taylor, senior director of enterprise business development for Qualcomm. “The diversity of the winners further exemplifies how 3G technology continues to drive the entire wireless value chain.”

More information about the 2006 awards and this year's winning solutions may be found at: http://www.3galist.com/winners.html. Award inquiries may be directed by email to 3galist@qualcomm.com or by phone to the awards hotline at +1 888 888 8101.

Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2006 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to successfully design and have manufactured significant quantities of CDMA components on a timely and profitable basis, the extent and speed to which CDMA is deployed, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 25, 2005, and most recent Form 10-Q.

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