Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Unefon, a leading wireless services provider in Mexico, to offer downloadable wireless applications and services based on Qualcomm's BREW solution in the Mexican market. The rollout of BREW products and services will allow Unefon subscribers to access the latest in wireless applications - including games, ringtones, productivity tools, business applications and communication services via their BREW handsets.
“Qualcomm is excited about working closely with Unefon, an operator truly committed to providing the highest quality of wireless services to its subscribers,” said Bob Briggs, vice president of global business relations and operations for Qualcomm Internet Services. “This agreement and the pending rollout of BREW services signals Unefon's focus on providing an advanced wireless experience and plenty of compelling options to their subscribers.”
“Unefon is confident that our deployment of Qualcomm's BREW solution will further the Mexican wireless market by offering high-quality wireless applications that will enable the most advanced connectivity, productivity and entertainment features,” said Adrian Steckel, CEO of Unefon. “Unefon is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Qualcomm to deliver a wide range of value added wireless services to our loyal customers in Mexico.”
Qualcomm's BREW solution is designed to meet the distinct and varied needs of wireless operators, handset manufacturers, publishers, developers and end users around the world. BREW products and services include: an open, extensible client platform that supports robust system and application software including personalized and branded user interfaces for mass market devices; a J2EE™-based, modular distribution system that enables the delivery of content, applications and user interfaces to wireless devices across all air interfaces; a dedicated professional services team that supports the integration of customized implementations; and the wireless industry's first global marketplace to support the monetization of applications and services developed in all programming languages. The BREW ecosystem can make your wireless vision a reality.
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 2004 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.