Press Release

Kohler Rental Power to Offer "Data on Demand" for its Entire Generator Fleet With Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS® Equipment Management Solution

Kohler Rental Power Selects Qualcomm to Equip Generator Fleet

Feb 7, 2006ORLANDO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leader in providing business-to-business wireless solutions, today announced that Kohler Rental Power is the first portable generator rental company to outfit its entire fleet with Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS equipment management solution. Kohler Rental Power is a division of Kohler Co., one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in the U.S., and a leading supplier of power for commercial, industrial and emergency needs.

"Like Qualcomm, Kohler is focused on continuing to add value to its customers," said Larry Cleary, senior director and general manager of construction equipment for Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions. "The GlobalTRACS solution will help Kohler Rental Power to deliver industry-leading, unparalleled quality, reliability and service to their customers."

Designed to meet the demanding requirements of the construction equipment industry, Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS solution provides fleet managers the capability to collect, transmit and manage equipment engine hours and location data on demand or at user-specified intervals, as well as to monitor critical machine health. This vital data, which can be used to improve uptime, customer service response time, operational efficiency, utilization and preventive maintenance, can be accessed via the web or integrated into existing back-end business software systems. Additionally, the GlobalTRACS solution allows users to create virtual boundaries to help prevent unauthorized use and theft of equipment.

Kohler Rental Power is a full-service supplier of stand-by and prime power for industrial, construction, commercial and event markets, as well as a provider of emergency services and disaster support. Kohler Rental Power utilizes state-of-the-art KOHLER generators, transfer switches, switchgear, temperature control, mobile luxury restrooms and distribution equipment to supply full line solutions to our customers.

Kohler Rental Power is a division of Kohler Co. Founded in 1873, and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of the nation's oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, home interiors and hospitality services.

Qualcomm is the industry's global leader in providing high-value wireless data solutions. Qualcomm has shipped more than 678,000 mobile systems to businesses in 39 countries on four continents. Processing more than 9 million data transactions daily, Qualcomm's Network Operations Centers are staffed by trained professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Qualcomm Incorporated ( is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2005 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.

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