Mar 22, 2004ATLANTA
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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 a variety of leading third-generation (3G) CDMA wireless products and solutions at CTIA Wireless 2004 in Atlanta, March 22-24 in booth number 3931, Hall B4 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Qualcomm’s innovative wireless technologies, coupled with the increasing adoption of 3G CDMA around the world, are making it possible for consumers to stay connected, anytime and anywhere, while businesses are able to increase productivity and gain a competitive edge.
On the show’s opening day, Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm, will lead a press conference at 2 p.m. EST in Room B403 to introduce the Company’s roadmap for multimedia convergence. Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, president of Qualcomm Wireless & Internet Group, will discuss Qualcomm’s new multimedia services and applications. Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, will discuss Qualcomm’s strategy for bringing to market chipset solutions that integrate multimedia support for advanced audio, video, imaging and graphics in wireless devices.
"The high-speed delivery of rich multimedia content, such as video and audio, is one of the true promises of 3G. Qualcomm’s entire family of products and solutions is evolving to meet the need for such services, while continuing to enrich the overall wireless experience for consumers and businesses," said Dr. Paul Jacobs. "As 3G CDMA data rates increase, Qualcomm once again is at the forefront in providing operators the technology and expertise to deliver new compelling applications and services as we’ve seen through the success of the BREW solution."
"Today, an increasing number of high-quality multimedia handsets based on Qualcomm’s MSM6xxx series chipsets are being brought to market from our leading base of handset manufacturers," said Dr. Sanjay Jha. "Through extensive collaboration with these partners and our specific initiatives in integrating imaging, graphics, audio and video in our single-chip solution, Qualcomm continues to provide market-leading products for the wireless world."
Delivering the industry’s best solutions for accelerating wireless multimedia usage, Qualcomm’s next-generation multimode, multimedia platform, supporting leading 2G and 3G standards, enables power-efficient, high-resolution wireless devices with larger screens and impressive multimedia capabilities. Backed by Qualcomm’s Launchpad™ suite of integrated advanced features, the platform enables not only high-intensity multimedia applications, but also superior position location, connectivity, user interface, and removable storage capabilities.
Demonstrations of Qualcomm’s advanced technology solutions and products featured at the Company’s booth #3931, Hall B4 include:
Qualcomm executives will discuss key wireless industry trends during CTIA Wireless 2004:
Dr. Irwin Jacobs will receive the IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award at a ceremony on Monday, March 22, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the 755 Club at Turner Field.
For additional information about the Company’s activities at CTIA Wireless 2004, please visit www.qualcomm.com/CTIA2004. 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 the S&P 500 Index and is a 2003 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 28, 2003, and most recent Form 10-Q.