Press Release

Qualcomm Hosts U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Key Technology Policies Raised During Visit

May 14, 2008SAN DIEGO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) hosted U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez at its San Diego headquarters yesterday. Secretary Gutierrez discussed economic issues and policies of interest to the technology sector, including patent reform and the need for more H1B visas to enable greater innovation on a global scale.During his visit, Secretary Gutierrez toured MediaFLO USA's network operations center where he had an opportunity to see how Qualcomm technology brings mobile television entertainment to consumers. Secretary Gutierrez highlighted the importance of the digital television transition and how innovative companies such as Qualcomm are key to the future of the U.S. economy.

“Qualcomm is an innovator that embraces openness to ideas and investment,” said Secretary Gutierrez. “These factors are important for the growth of the U.S. economy in the future.” For more information on the visit, please go to

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