Mar 17, 2003NEW ORLEANS
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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that the Company will showcase advanced wireless products and solutions reflecting CTIA Wireless 2003's theme of "Live Well, Play Hard and Work Smart," on March 17-19 in booth number 5331 (Hall F) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. These products and solutions are key to the migration and adoption of third-generation (3G) CDMA wireless services. 3G CDMA is making it possible today for business professionals to work smart, increasing their efficiency and productivity, and is allowing consumers to live well and play hard, enriching the overall wireless experience for everyone.
"3G CDMA is here and thriving. Carriers around the globe are offering consumers a wide variety of advanced features, including gpsOne position-location services such as mapping and navigation, and applications downloaded via the BREW platform such as games, ring tones and business management tools," said Jeffrey K. Belk, senior vice president of marketing for Qualcomm. "Qualcomm will continue to drive mainstream adoption of 3G CDMA to open doors for operators to generate revenue and improve the way we work, live and play."
Commercial deployments by 37 operators in 19 countries are a true testament to the reality of 3G. Enabled by Qualcomm CDMA chipsets and system software, over 50 manufacturers have brought more than 200 phones and wireless devices to the marketplace. These phones and devices are allowing millions of consumers worldwide to take advantage of the features and capabilities that 3G CDMA offers, including high-speed wireless data cards, phones with color displays and integrated cameras, built-in MP3 and video players, downloadable games and graphics, e-mail and Web browsing, and new location-based safety and security services. The combination of higher data rates, more powerful capabilities, and attractive devices and applications are driving the demand for 3G, making it a very compelling business model for operators to deliver productive and fun wireless services that drive profit and performance.
Demonstrations of Qualcomm's advanced technology solutions and products that will be featured at the Company's booth include:
Qualcomm executives will discuss key wireless industry trends during CTIA Wireless 2003:
For additional information about the Company's activities at CTIA Wireless 2003, please visit www.qualcomm.com/ctia2003.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and 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 30, 2002, and most recent Form 10-Q.