Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced the winners of the fifth annual 3G A-List Awards, which recognize innovative and successful enterprise wireless data solutions worldwide based on 3G CDMA standards (CDMA2000®/EV-DO and WCDMA/HSPA). Nominations and finalists for 2007 represented a broader array of international implementations than ever before, reflecting the progressive growth of 3G services and enterprise adoption. Qualcomm honored 3G A-List Award Winners at a private reception in San Francisco during CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2007.
From a field of nominations, 15 leading enterprises were selected that are bringing to life products, services and applications throughout multiple industries - retail, healthcare, financial services, insurance, education and emergency response - and that are making a positive, meaningful impact on people's lives around the world. Winners were chosen based on 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.
The 2007 3G A-List Awards winners in each category are:
· 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
- InTouch Health
· Home Security:
- Brinks Home Security
- American Family Insurance
· Law Enforcement:
- St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
- International Truck and Engine
- Media General
- Belgian Red Cross
- Armstrong Repair Center Inc.
- Roadhouse Coach
“It is a great pleasure to honor all the 3G A-List Award recipients,” said William F. Davidson, senior vice president, global marketing and investor relations for Qualcomm. “This year's winners are harnessing innovative wireless technologies to defy convention and transform how people live and work across multiple industries. Qualcomm is proud to be part of this important and ongoing evolution, and we applaud the 3G A-List winners and their technology partners for their admirable success.”
Descriptions of the 3G A-List Awards honorees for 2007 and their winning 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.