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 wide range of innovative products and advanced third-generation (3G) solutions at the 3GSM World Congress 2005 (Booth A2 in Hall 1) in Cannes, France, Feb. 14-17, including HSDPA and WCDMA (UMTS) chipsets, the latest BREW® applications, location-based services and the MediaFLO™ system.
“Qualcomm continues to work closely with the European wireless industry to rollout commercial WCDMA services that deliver a compelling 3G offering to the consumer,” said Pertti Johansson, president of Qualcomm Europe. “As consumer adoption of 3G across theregion gathers momentum, our European operator partners are focusing more of their attention on HSDPA and delivering even higher data rates. In our booth, Qualcomm will be conducting live HSDPA and WCDMA demonstrations – powered by our MSM6275 chipset, which began shipping in December 2004.”
Demonstrations at the Qualcomm Booth (A2 in Hall 1) will include:
- High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) technology enabled by Qualcomm’s MSM6275™ Enhanced Multimedia Platform chipset (WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE/HSDPA) showcasing peak data rates
- Next-generation graphics, gaming and video/imaging capabilities of Qualcomm’s Multimedia Platform chipsets powering commercial handsets
- BREW uiOne user interface capabilities and Opera Software’s BREW Web browser on a BenQ S80 WCDMA/GSM/GPRS dual mode handset, running on a WCDMA network
- 3D gaming application demonstrations from BREW developers Ideaworks 3D and Superscape
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 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 26, 2004, and most recent Form 10-Q.