QUALCOMM and Major League Baseball Advanced Media Announce Agreement for First BREW BrandXtend Content Offering
- Initiative to Mobilize MLB.com Branded Content Direct to Consumers -
SAN DIEGO, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and mobile data solutions, and MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced an agreement to leverage QUALCOMM's BREW(R) BrandXtend Signature Solution to mobilize MLB.com content directly to wireless consumers. MLBAM will be QUALCOMM's first BREW BrandXtend Signature Solution customer and will use it to offer baseball lovers new access channels for the discovery and delivery of compelling mobile content offered exclusively by MLB.com. The solution will enable baseball fans to browse, purchase and download wireless, interactive content from MLB.com and individual team sites, directly to their mobile phones. MLBAM and QUALCOMM will announce specifics of the service to be launched under this agreement at a later date.
"The mobile content industry has found itself at a crossroads, one in which the ever-increasing amount of available applications and services has made it challenging to get the right content in the hands of the right subscribers," said Brian Dunphy, senior director and head of brand and affinity relations for QUALCOMM Internet Services. "BREW BrandXtend aims to meet this challenge, and we applaud MLB.com in taking a significant step toward bringing its branded mobile content directly to its fans. By working with recognized brands such as MLB.com to extend the reach of their content to target audiences through new discovery avenues, QUALCOMM is helping brands and operators to benefit from the growing demand for advanced mobile content."
BREW solutions change the way people relate to wireless data services. By enabling discovery and delivery of high-value content, BREW creates opportunities for the wireless industry to enhance consumers' mobile data experience. QUALCOMM's comprehensive and targeted BREW Signature Solutions offer reduced time to market and lower capital investment for companies providing mobile products and services. Customers also can benefit from several modular BREW offerings, including uiOne(TM), deliveryOne(TM) and QPoint(TM), which provide the foundation for customer-differentiated wireless data capabilities.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (http://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(R) company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the ticker symbol QCOM.
QUALCOMM and BREW are registered trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. uiOne, deliveryOne and QPoint are trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
QUALCOMM Contacts: Chris Grandis, QUALCOMM Internet Services Phone: 1-858-845-2453 Email: email@example.com Emily Kilpatrick, Corporate Communications Phone: 1-858-845-5959 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org John Gilbert, Investor Relations Phone: 1-858-658-4813 Email: email@example.com Major League Baseball Contact: Adam Ritter, VP Mobile Phone: 1-212-485-8419 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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