Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and mobile data solutions, today unveiled its finalists for the 3G A-List™ Awards 2007. Now in its fifth year, the 3G A-List Awards have become the industry's preeminent recognition program honoring organizations that have implemented innovative and successful enterprise wireless data solutions based on 3G CDMA standards (CDMA2000®/EV-DO and WCDMA/HSPA). From a diverse roster of nominations that included enterprises, public agencies and nonprofit organizations from around the world, 23 finalists were selected based on their significant gains in operational efficiency using 3G CDMA. The 3G A-List Award winners will be announced at a private reception in San Francisco on October 23, during CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2007.
Hosted by Qualcomm, the 3G A-List Awards program honors outstanding wireless implementations that demonstrate innovation, creativity, overall positive business impact and how the winning organization exceeded business objectives by introducing higher return on investment, reducing operating expenses or increasing customer satisfaction. This year's 3G A-List Awards feature new categories that recognize outstanding wireless implementations within numerous vertical markets.
The 2007 3G A-List Awards finalists include:
Benefit to Society:
Guatemalan Ministry of Education
Western Nevada Supply Company
Momentum Technologies Group
China International Trust and Investment Company
Korean National Emergency Management Agency
Philips Medical Systems
Brinks Home Security
American Family Insurance
City of Raleigh Police Department
St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
International Truck and Engine
Mazda North American Operations
Belgian Red Cross
Bradstreet Motor Group
“The growth and evolution of 3G CDMA technology have brought about new business applications that many thought unimaginable just a few years ago,” said William F. Davidson, senior vice president, global marketing and investor relations for Qualcomm. “The 2007 finalists, representing companies and organizations from around the world, have demonstrated exceptional enhancements to their daily operations using creative 3G implementations. Qualcomm is pleased to commend these enterprises for their innovative spirit and to celebrate their outstanding results.”
Last year, Qualcomm presented 12 organizations with awards for their successful deployment of 3G CDMA-based mobile enterprise solutions. More information about the 2006 3G A-List Awards honorees and their solutions can be found at: www.3galist.com/winners.html.
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 2007 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.