quarta-feira, janeiro 23, 2008

Motorola Expands Relationship with Qualcomm

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Motorola Expands Relationship with Qualcomm to Include Next Generation UMTS 3G Chipsets

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – January 23, 2008 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) today announced that the company is broadening its relationship with Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions. Motorola intends to design Qualcomm chipsets into certain UMTS 3G handsets beginning at the end of 2008 and in 2009. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“Qualcomm is a valued supplier and I am excited about the UMTS opportunities we are pursuing together,” said Alain Mutricy, senior vice president, platform technology, Motorola’s Mobile Devices business. “This agreement represents a further step in the execution of our silicon strategy.”

“Motorola is a market leader committed to delivering innovative products that meet the growing demands for wireless devices,” said Sanjay Jha, chief operating officer of Qualcomm and president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. “The expansion of our strong relationship with Motorola helps us work more closely together to deliver the products and solutions that meet consumer needs.”

About Motorola
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible. Our portfolio includes communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile devices and Bluetooth accessories. Motorola is committed to delivering next generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.6 billion in 2007. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit http://www.motorola.com.

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Media Contacts:
Jennifer Erickson
Motorola, Inc.

Kira Lee Golin
Qualcomm Incorporated

Investor Relations Contact:
Dean Lindroth
Motorola, Inc.


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