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BALLOT RESULTS INDICATE STRONG SUPPORT FOR WIDEBAND CDMA DIGITAL CELLULAR INDUSTRY STANDARD

 SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced today that it is very pleased with the results of the balloting concerning the adoption of a Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) wideband CDMA interim standard, which indicated industry support in favor of adopting the standard. Out of the 28 ballots returned, 21 members voted yes and four voted no. The remaining three ballots abstained from voting.
 "We see this strong support as an important further step in the adoption of CDMA as the technology of choice for future cellular and wireless systems," said Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs, chief executive officer of QUALCOMM. "We want to thank the TIA committee for . We are obviously pleased that the balloting has been completed and that the TIA process has moved closer to completion," said Jacobs.
 QUALCOMM develops, manufactures, markets, licenses and operates advanced communications systems and products based on digital wireless technology. QUALCOMM's principal product is the OmniTRACS(R) system, a satellite-based, two-way mobile communications and tracking system that provides data transmission and position reporting services for transportation companies and other mobile users in North America and Europe. QUALCOMM is developing, manufacturing and licensing Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology for use in digital wireless telephone systems and products.
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 /CONTACT: Richard Grannis of QUALCOMM, 619-597-5146; or Gwen Carlson of McQuerter Group, 619-450-0030, for QUALCOMM/
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