Qualcomm Intros Gobi2000

Qualcomm's new Gobi2000 technology to deliver 3G connectivity in Lenovo ThinkPad laptops

November 20, 2009

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SAN DIEGO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Lenovo Group (HKSE: 0992) today announced that Lenovo will incorporate Qualcomm's new Gobi2000™ technology into upcoming ThinkPad laptops in the X, T and W Series beginning in 2010 to enable global 3G connectivity. The Gobi-equipped laptops will provide business users with extensive wireless broadband access both domestically and internationally by leveraging the wide availability of both EV-DO and HSPA wireless networks around the world.

"Gobi mobile Internet connectivity will give our business PC users the convenience of using one simple, built-in device to provide mobile broadband access around the world," said Sam Dusi, vice president, worldwide ThinkPad product marketing, Lenovo. "This flexible, multi-carrier solution allows mobile workers to seamlessly connect to new broadband networks as they change locations, while simplifying the work of IT managers, to support users around the globe with a single laptop model."

"We are pleased that Lenovo will be adopting Gobi technology for the popular ThinkPad laptops," said Barry Matsumori, vice president of product management at Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "Embedded wireless connectivity is becoming widely recognized for its inherent benefits for both users and enterprises, and Gobi provides unparalleled flexibility for mobile workforces that need to stay connected."

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM)

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