Press Release

Trial Postponed in Ericsson Versus Qualcomm Litigation

2 mars 1999SAN DIEGO

Qualcomm products mentioned within this press release are offered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

SAN DIEGO -- March 2, 1999 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced that the trial in the lawsuit between Qualcomm and Telfonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas will be postponed. On February 26, 1999, thetrial judge indicated that the trial will be postponed from the present trial date of April 6, 1999 until early June of 1999. The Company expects the court to issue an order this week setting forth the revised schedule.

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. The Company's major business areas include CDMA phones; integrated CDMA chipsets and system software; wireless infrastructure; technology licensing; and satellite-based systems including OmniTRACS® and portions of the Globalstar™ system.

Qualcomm is headquartered in San Diego, Calif. Qualcomm's fiscal 1998 revenues exceeded U.S. $3 billion. For more information, 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, 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 27, 1998, and most recent Form 10-Q.

Qualcomm and OmniTRACS are registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. Globalstar is a trademark of Loral Qualcomm Satellite Services, Incorporated.