Press Release

Qualcomm and CMP Media Announce Finalists for 2004 3G cdmA-List Awards

Enterprises, Public Agencies and Non-Profit Organizations to be Honored for Innovative Mobility Implementations

Sep 16, 2004SAN DIEGO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, and CMP Media, a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum, today announced the finalists for the second annual 3G cdmA-List™ Awards. After receiving a host of innovative nominations from a wide range of companies, public agencies and non-profit organizations, 18 finalists were selected. From these finalists, a total of six winners will be chosen and recognized at a private reception in San Francisco on October 25, at CTIA Wireless IT® & Entertainment 2004.

CMP Media is presenting the awards program, sponsored by Qualcomm. The program will honor the most innovative and successful commercially deployed enterprise wireless data solutions based on third-generation (3G) CDMA2000® 1X or 1xEV-DO technology.

This year’s finalists represent diverse industries, including financial services, healthcare, travel, technology, public safety and other service industries. The finalists in each category are:


  • Hawaii HomeLoans
  • Valkyrie Commissioning Services
  • Valor Computerized Systems


  • ATCO Gas
  • Schindler Elevator Corporation
  • Tomra East


  • American Airlines
  • GE Healthcare, Clinical Services
  • UPS

Government and Public Agencies:

  • Alliance Municipal Electric System (AMES)
  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • State of Florida Medicaid, Pharmacy Services

Non-Profit Organizations:

  • American Red Cross
  • Lee Memorial Health System
  • UNAVCO, Incorporated (UNAVCO)

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Implementation:

  • Continental Lab Products
  • IBM
  • MITRE Corporation

The second annual 3G cdmA-List Awards honors enterprises, public agencies and non-profit organizations for their best-of-class mobility implementations. A nominee’s wireless data deployment will be judged on creativity and innovation, overall business impact, and quantifiable return-on-investment (ROI). This year, the program added a new award category to recognize a groundbreaking implementation of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, which has been available in San Diego and Washington, D.C., since October 2003.

A panel of distinguished judges will select the A-list winners. Judges include: Andrew M. Seybold, president of Andrew Seybold Group; Mark Desautels, vice president of the Wireless Internet Caucus at CTIA; Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDMA Development Group (CDG); Iain Gillott, president of iGillottResearch; Joseph Braue, vice president/director at CMP Integrated Marketing Solutions; and Jan Dehesh, vice president, enterprise market development for Qualcomm.

For more information on Qualcomm’s 3G cdmA-List Awards, or to view a complete list of eligibility criteria, please visit Questions about the awards can be answered by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or by calling 510-271-0002.

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum – the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

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.

Qualcomm is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. 3G cdmA-List Awards is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. CDMA2000 is a registered trademark of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA USA). All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.