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Qualcomm announces that 21 wireless device manufacturers have selected its integrated chipsets and system software for UMTS deployments

May 13, 2004

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SAN DIEGO -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that 21 wireless device manufacturers have selected QUALCOMM's integrated chipsets and system software for their WCDMA (UMTS) deployments. This is the largest customer base in the industry to work with a single WCDMA (UMTS) wireless chipset provider. Leading global manufacturers, including new entrants BenQ Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Pantech & Curitel, and Vitelcom Mobile Technology, today joined the previously announced Hisense Group Co. Ltd., Huawei Technologies, Co. Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc., Novatel Wireless, Option NV, Samsung, Sanyo Electric, Sierra Wireless, Inc., Toshiba and ZTE Corporation in selecting QUALCOMM's MSM6200(TM) and/or MSM6250(TM) Mobile Station Modem(TM) (MSM(TM)) chipset solutions to support commercial WCDMA (UMTS) network deployments throughout China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States.

"We expect global adoption of WCDMA (UMTS) to accelerate as our customer base brings new products to market," said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. "QUALCOMM's extensive interoperability testing, in addition to the testing we've conducted with our WCDMA (UMTS) operator partners, provides our handset customers with the confidence that their development efforts can remain focused on quickly addressing new market opportunities."

Qualcomm Inc.

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