Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, and TELUS (NYSE: TU), a leading telecommunications company in Canada, today announced the launch of a new customized user interface (UI) based on Qualcomm's uiOne™ offering. Commercially available on the Samsung U540, the solution enables TELUS to create a branded homescreen that makes it easier for customers to access TELUS' SPARK data services.
TELUS selected uiOne to design a custom branded UI that would differentiate their services and drive data usage. The open and flexible combination of technologies and services uiOne offers provide a rich, integrated and dynamic experience on mobile devices.
“TELUS is committed to bringing innovative products and solutions to its customers that make it easy for them to fully enjoy the variety of advanced SPARK mobile entertainment, information and messaging services that we offer,” said Stephen Ospalak, TELUS' vice president of subscriber equipment. “Providing quality content that is easily discoverable is critical to customer satisfaction, and this improved UI allows us to deliver our SPARK service in a more user friendly way.”
“The launch of uiOne demonstrates TELUS' forward thinking in the delivery of data services to its customers,” said Arvin Chander, vice president of carrier relations, Qualcomm Internet Services. “Users are looking for a compelling and personalized mobile experience and as the first Canadian operator to deploy uiOne, TELUS has a competitive advantage in a market with tremendous revenue opportunity.”
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.