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ABI Research Ranks Qualcomm #1 in Commercial Vehicle Telematics


Firm Cites Qualcomm’s High Market Share, Organizational Health, Quality and Reliability among the Reasons for Top Ranking

SAN DIEGO - Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading provider of integrated wireless systems and services to transportation, logistics and service fleet companies, today announced that ABI Research has ranked the company No. 1 for its new Commercial Vehicle Telematics In-Cab Hardware Vendor Matrix. Of the 29 companies evaluated, Qualcomm received the highest combined score in innovation and implementation. Qualcomm was also ranked No. 1 on ABI’s Telematics Vendor Matrix in 2006 and 2008, which are the most recent years ABI previously published the matrix.

The Vendor Matrix is an analytical tool developed by ABI to provide a clear understanding of vendors’ positions in specific markets. Qualcomm and other commercial vehicle telematics providers were assessed on multiple criteria related to innovation and implementation. When judging on innovation, ABI examined vendors’ user interface, features, navigation, vehicle monitoring and sensors and convergence and standardization. To establish scores for implementation, ABI evaluated pricing, market share, vertical segments served, regional coverage, hardware configurations, organizational health and quality and reliability. For more information on the ABI Commercial Telematics In-Cab Hardware Vendor Matrix, visit

ABI Research telematics’ practice director Dominique Bonte remarked, “Qualcomm Enterprise Services has been driven to produce valuable solutions for their industry for more than 20 years now. QES maintains its top ranking thanks to its high market share, organizational health, regional coverage, quality and reliability, advanced commercial navigation functionality and its innovative Mobile Computing Platform 100 and 200 Series, which addresses the emerging demand for revenue-generating driver empowerment and productivity.”

“The ABI Vendor Matrix is a significant third-party validation of our business, technology and market standing,” said Norm Ellis, vice president of sales, services and marketing for Qualcomm Enterprise Services. “QES has always focused on delivering valuable solutions to the transportation and logistics industry, so recognition by such a well-respected industry research firm is very rewarding.”

About Qualcomm Enterprise Services
Since 1988, Qualcomm Enterprise Services has provided integrated wireless systems and services to transportation and logistics companies around the world. With more than 1.3 million mobile units shipped to businesses in 39 countries on four continents, Qualcomm Enterprise Services delivers the business insight these companies need in order to operate at peak performance and provide superior customer service. Backed by a global, 24/7, world-class technology infrastructure, Qualcomm Enterprise Services is positioned to meet and exceed the increasingly complex and business-critical needs of its more than 2,500 clients with superior customer care and professional services. For more information, please visit us at:

About Qualcomm
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies. For 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of wireless communications, connecting people more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Today, Qualcomm technologies are powering the convergence of mobile communications and consumer electronics, making wireless devices and services more personal, affordable and accessible to people everywhere. For more information, visit Qualcomm around the Web:
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