Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, announced today that Cox Communications will utilize BREW® technology to enable aspects of its mobile data experience.
Following the launch of Cox's wireless service, its wireless subscribers with BREW-enabled handsets will be able to download a wide variety of applications from categories such as games, tools, lifestyle, location, messaging and ringtones. Qualcomm will host the BREW service for Cox, enabling them to provide their customers with a dynamic mobile application shopping experience.
“In today's competitive telecommunications market, providing subscribers with premium data services that are relevant to them helps build brand recognition and customer loyalty,” said Arvin Chander, vice president for Qualcomm Internet Services. “Deploying their BREW-based service gives Cox the opportunity to generate additional revenue within wireless services.”
“The overall customer experience is a key factor in choosing operating systems to support our wireless service,” said Dane Dickie, executive director of product operations at Cox Communications. “Qualcomm's BREW will enable our customers to enjoy a personalized experience with our wireless service.”
Qualcomm was a pioneer of mobile content development and delivery when it launched BREW in 2001. BREW continues to be a compelling solution for customers, with more than 60 operators offering BREW services and more than US$2 billion paid out to developers. With the integration of Xiam Technologies' recommendations capabilities, BREW improves content discoverability by enabling operators to create a rich shopping experience that is highly personalized. In addition to BREW, Qualcomm offers the Plaza suite of solutions, including Plaza Mobile Internet™ and Plaza Retail™, to meet the needs of operators, device manufacturers and publishers who want to create rich, personalized content experiences.
Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) 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 100 Index, the S&P 500 Index and is a 2009 FORTUNE 500® company. For more information, please visit www.qualcomm.com.