Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced an open call for presentations for the BREW 2005 Conference which brings together an innovative and influential community of BREW® publishers, developers, content providers, technology providers, operators and device manufacturers from around the world. Presentation submissions will be accepted now through Feb. 7, 2005 and notification will follow by March 14, 2005. Presenters can submit their session proposal by visiting www.brew2005.com and completing an online form. The BREW 2005 Conference will be held June 1-3 in San Diego.
“Qualcomm’s BREW 2005 Conference brings together a broad array of key stakeholders throughout the wireless industry. Last year’s event was sold out and the conference continues to expand its attendee list providing presenters an unparalleled opportunity to gain exposure in front of a large highly engaged audience of peers and fellow industry experts,” said Gina Lombardi, senior vice president of marketing and product management at Qualcomm Internet Services. “Qualcomm looks forward to receiving presentations from wireless experts who can share their valued expertise and vision as part of next year’s conference agenda.”
BREW 2005 presentations will be accepted for the following three agenda tracks:
- Business – Monetize ideas, maximize revenue and get insights through case studies, market analysis, examination of trends and forecasts. Learn from the business models and commercialization strategies of industry leaders around the world.
- Technical – Technology updates, practical “how to” advice and ideas for taking advantage of the power and promise of the BREW solution.
- Technical Tutorials – Technical lectures to explore functionality and best practices for using the requisite tools included in the BREW solution.
Last year’s BREW 2004 Conference featured more than 60 speakers who focused on a broad range of business and technical topics related to the wireless data industry. Building upon that success, the BREW 2005 Conference will feature presentations on the latest advancements in the wireless data marketplace, appealing to an industry audience that is tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and eager to learn. Additional information on the BREW 2005 Conference can be found at www.brew2005.com.
Qualcomm’s BREW system provides products and services that connect the mobile marketplace value chain, which includes publishers, developers, content providers, device manufacturers, operators and consumers.
Publishers and developers worldwide are generating revenue from BREW-based applications and content, and 27 manufacturers have offered more than 150 BREW-enabled device models to consumers. BREW is successfully enabling the commercial wireless data services of many successful operators, including Verizon Wireless, Alaska Communication Systems, ALLTEL, Cellular One, Cellular South, Cricket Communications, MetroPCS, Midwest Wireless, NTELOS, Rural Cellular Corporation and U.S. Cellular in the United States, Bermuda Digital Communications, China Unicom, KDDI in Japan, KTF in South Korea, Hutch in Thailand, VIBO in Taiwan, Tata in India, Telstra in Australia, VIVO in Brazil, Iusacell in Mexico, BellSouth Argentina, BellSouth Chile, BellSouth Colombia, BellSouth Ecuador, BellSouth Guatemala, BellSouth Nicaragua, BellSouth Panama, BellSouth Peru, Movicom in Argentina, Movicom in Uruguay, Telcel and Movilnet in Venezuela, Verizon Dominicana in the Dominican Republic, Verizon Wireless Puerto Rico, Pelephone in Israel and Zapp in Romania.
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 extent and speed to which the BREW solution is adopted and 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 26, 2004, and most recent Form 10-Q.