Press Release

Qualcomm Issues Statement Regarding CDMA2000 1X Chipsets

Apr 4, 2002SAN DIEGO

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

SAN DIEGO -- April 4, 2002 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today issued the following statement related to early shipments of its CDMA2000 1X Mobile Station Modem (MSM™) MSM5100™ and MSM5105™ chipsets and system software.

Qualcomm detected an error which could occur in a small portion of the early shipments of its CDMA2000 1X MSM5100 and MSM5105 chipsets that could result in certain performance issues of wireless devices using those chipsets. The error was immediately detected and corrected, customers were notified and Qualcomm is now shipping large production volumes of the MSM5100 and MSM5105 to customers worldwide.

Qualcomm Incorporated ( 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 business areas include CDMA chipsets and system software; technology licensing; the BREW applications platform; QChat™ push-to-talk technology; Eudora® e-mail software; digital cinema systems; and satellite-based systems including portions of the Globalstar™ system and wireless fleet management systems, OmniTRACS® and OmniExpress®. Qualcomm owns patents that are essential to all of the CDMA wireless telecommunications standards that have been adopted or proposed for adoption by standards-setting bodies worldwide. Qualcomm has licensed its essential CDMA patent portfolio to more than 100 telecommunications equipment manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and is a 2001 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.


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