Press Release

Qualcomm Announces Commercial Release of GlobalTRACS Web 2.1 Solution

System Enhancement Brings Additional Functionality to Construction Contractors, Distributors and Rentals

Sep 9, 2004SAN DIEGO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leader in providing wireless data solutions, today announced the commercial release of the GlobalTRACS® Web 2.1 solution. Building upon the established success of the existing GlobalTRACS Web management application system, the newest version provides added functionality by allowing customers to track maintenance by machine. The system tracks an equipment’s hours of operation, enabling customers to service their machines in a timely manner, thereby allowing companies to increase equipment productivity as well as reducing overall maintenance and administrative costs.

“Qualcomm is excited about the commercial release of GlobalTRACS Web 2.1,” said Tim Lewis, senior director of construction equipment operations, Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions. “The system’s added functionality enables our customers to take a more proactive approach to maintenance planning. Knowing when a machine is due for service helps our customers avoid over servicing or under servicing their equipment providing them with significant cost savings.”

The GlobalTRACS Web 2.1 solution is a complete equipment management solution, offering ruggedized hardware, state-of-the-art network services and extensive data integration capabilities. Key enhancements include re-designed user interface screens, maintenance module and utilization summaries, cross-street proximity on demand and search capabilities, Mozilla browser support and enhanced mapping features. The GlobalTRACS solution collects, manages, and transmits equipment operating status and location data, all easily accessible through the Web-based application or integrated into existing back-end business software systems.

Qualcomm is the industry’s global leader in providing high-value wireless data solutions with Network Operations Centers that process more than nine million transactions each day. Qualcomm has shipped more than 523,000 Qualcomm mobile systems to businesses in more than 39 countries on four continents.

Qualcomm Incorporated ( 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 extent and speed to which GlobalTRACS products are deployed, 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.

Qualcomm and GlobalTRACS are registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.