Qualcomm Announces New UMTS Products Available to Customers for the United States Market
SAN DIEGO .— Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced the availability of new UMTS (WCDMA) chipsets designed to comply with the latest ruling from a federal judge in Santa Ana, CA. The Company’s new products are available to device manufacturing customers for product shipment into the United States. Qualcomm’s shipments of chipsets for devices intended for international markets were not affected by the ruling. The new chipsets are pin- and software-compatible with the existing product versions, providing device manufacturers with drop-in replacements for a seamless transition. The Company anticipates the new chipsets will be in commercial handsets before the end of the first calendar quarter of 2008.
“Qualcomm has available new UMTS chipsets that offer a seamless transition for impacted device manufacturers who are shipping devices into the U.S. market based on our flagship products,” said Alex Katouzian, vice president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. “We are working to comply fully with the court ruling while minimizing the impact on our partners.”
The Mobile Station Modem™ (MSM™) MSM6271™, MSM6281™, MSM7201™ and MSM7201A™ chipsets are available to customers who are shipping UMTS devices into the United States.
New product for U.S. market / Existing product for international markets
MSM6271 / MSM6275™
MSM6281 / MSM6280™
MSM7201 / MSM7200™
MSM7201A / MSM7200A™
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.
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Qualcomm is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mobile Station Modem, MSM, MSM6271, MSM6281, MSM7201, MSM7201A, MSM6275, MSM6280, MSM7200 and MSM7200A are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
John Gilbert, Investor Relations
Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications
Kira Lee Golin, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies
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