Feb 13, 2006SAN DIEGO
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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced that the Company will showcase a wide range of innovative wireless solutions at the 3GSM World Congress 2006 (Booth 40, Hall 8) in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 13-16, including HSDPA and UMTS chipsets, the latest BREW® offerings and applications, location-based services and the MediaFLO™ system.
“Qualcomm's close partnerships with operators and manufacturers on UMTS devices and services are generating increasing consumer excitement for 3G. We are committed to working together with our partners to ensure successful commercial launches of UMTS and HSDPA in Europe, and worldwide, throughout the coming year,” said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm. “At 3GSM this year, there is a wide array of UMTS devices at many price points - a testament to the tremendous innovation being spurred through vibrant competition among 3G suppliers.”
Recently, Qualcomm announced that its UMTS/HSDPA chipset solutions have already been selected by more than 30 manufacturers for more than 120 devices that have already been launched or are currently in development (see Qualcomm announcement, February 9, 2006). During 3GSM 2006, the Company will be conducting live UMTS/HSDPA demonstrations, including with its next-generation MSM6280™ chipset supporting 7.2 Mbps HSDPA with receive diversity. This solution enables new service opportunities with unsurpassed data rates while enhancing network capacity and the user experience.
Additional demonstrations at the Qualcomm booth include:
Qualcomm's Flarion Technologies subsidiary (QFT) will be highlighting FLASH-OFDM® in its tent outside Hall 8. QFT is unveiling publicly for the first time, its next-generation FLASH-OFDM RadioRouter platform, the RR2000™ base station, which is currently shipping to customers. The RR2000 base station is a fully IP-compliant wireless broadband access platform which enables operators to deliver true high-speed multimedia services to their customers in both fixed and high-mobility environments (see separate Qualcomm announcement, Feb. 13, 2006).
Other highlights include:
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) 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.
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 25, 2005, and most recent Form 10-Q.