Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a leader in wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging solutions for the Internet, today announced a partnership with JFAX Communications to provide the JFAX Personal Telecomservice as a key component to Eudora Pro CommCenter 4.0. JFAX Personal Telecom offers a universal inbox feature that assigns users a unique telephone number in the city of their choice giving access to fax and voicemail via email.
"JFAX's virtual office is an important element of Eudora Pro CommCenter 4.0," said Tom Clarkson, vice president of Sales and Marketing of Qualcomm's Eudora division. "With CommCenter 4.0 and JFAX, now more than ever, today's professionals have the ability to manage a multitude of communications—anytime, anywhere—from one Eudora inbox."
Eudora Pro CommCenter 4.0 is a complete Internet communications center incorporating the powerful Eudora Pro Email 4.0 software that centralizes communication so that users control faxing, paging, exchanging voice messages, Internet conferencing and chat from a single desktop.
JFAX Personal Telecom offers faxing for less than the cost of a dedicated fax line, and users can send full-featured faxes via email at incredible low rates. With the purchase of CommCenter, users get three months of JFAX Personal Telecom free of monthly service fees, a $37.50 value. "CommCenter is one of those rare products that actually makes life much easier and more productive for its users," said JFAX president and founder, Jaye Muller. "It greatly enhances Eudora's truly outstanding email software by letting users receive their voice mail messages and faxes right in their email inbox. JFAX is excited to be tightly integrated into Eudora ProCommCenter 4.0."
Eudora Pro CommCenter 4.0 software for the Windows® platform is now available. The estimated street price is $59, and current Eudora Pro Email users are eligible for a $20 rebate on Eudora Pro CommCenter. All Eudora® products are available on the Eudora website at< www.eudora.com, as well as at major commercial retail distributors worldwide. All Eudora Pro software has extensive on-line help available, including context-sensitive help for Windows users. And, it comes with 90-day telephone and email technical support.
With over 18 million users, the Eudora family of software products is the world's most popular Internet email solution, providing comprehensive client/server solutions for both Internet and intranet messaging. Available for the Windows and Macintosh® platforms, Eudora Light® and Eudora Pro® are best-of-class Internet email client software products. Eudora Pro software has powerful features that deliver exceptional levels of productivity, ease-of-use and flexibility for users who process high volumes of Internet email. Eudora Pro CommCenter 4.0 is a complete Internet communications center, so users can email, page, send voice mail messages and chat from one desktop. Eudora Pro software also includes best-of-class tools for email's four key challenges: security, virus protection, file compression and attachment viewing. Eudora Light email software is the pioneering freeware application that provides a wide range of capabilities for entry level email users. Eudora WorldMail™ Server for the WindowsNT® platform and Eudora Internet Mail Server™ for the Macintosh platform provide powerful email management capabilities and fast, reliable messaging. For more information regarding the Eudora family of products, visit the Eudora World Wide Web site at http://www.eudora.com.
Headquartered in San Diego, Qualcomm develops, manufactures, markets, licenses and operates advanced communications systems and products based on its proprietary digital wireless technologies. In addition to the Eudora family of software products, the Company's primary product areas are the OmniTRACS®system (a geostationary satellite-based, mobile communications system providing two-way data and position reporting services), CDMA wireless communications systems and products and, in conjunction with others, the development of the Globalstar™ low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite communications system. Other Company products include ASIC products and communications equipment and systems for government and commercial customers worldwide. For more information on Qualcomm products and technologies, please visit the Company's web site at http://www.qualcomm.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including timely product development and commercial implementation of the Company's CDMA technology, continued growth in the CDMA subscriber population and the scale up and operations of CDMA systems, timing and receipt of license fees and royalties, the Company's ability to successfully manufacture significant quantities of CDMA or other equipment on a timely and profitable basis and those related to performance guarantees, 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 28, 1997 and most recent Form 10-Qs. Information regarding the number of Eudora Light and Eudora Pro users provided by the Research Spectrum, December, 1996.
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