Qualcomm and Ruckus Successfully Complete Industry’s First Announced Trial of Enhanced Wi-Fi CERTIFIED

Qualcomm and Ruckus Successfully Complete Industry’s First Announced Trial of Enhanced Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage Features for Greatly Improved Carrier Wi-Fi User Experience

–Trial Achieved up to 10x Faster Connection Set-up and up to 30 Percent Improvement in Network Efficiency; Available on Qualcomm Technologies’ Mobile and Networking Platforms–

SAN DIEGO – February 21, 2018 – Today, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM),
through its subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company
(NASDAQ: ARRS), announced the successful completion of the industry’s first announced trial
of Carrier Wi-Fi enhancements based on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage™
program, with Vantage 2 features. Conducted on KDDI’s public Wi-Fi network at the Shibuya
train station in Tokyo, Japan, and using test devices based on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845
Mobile Platform and Ruckus’ R610 and R710 access points (APs) powered by IPQ806x and
QCA99xx networking chipset, the trial demonstrated substantial improvements in the

performance and user experience of Wi-Fi on a congested carrier network. Prior to the field
trials, extensive lab trials were also conducted in Qualcomm Technologies, Ruckus and KDDI
with support from HTC and SHARP, to help ensure the robust performance.

The Vantage 2 features validated in the trial were developed to deliver higher network
efficiency, as well as easy set-up and quality Wi-Fi connections, even in congested carrier
environments, such as those found in airports, train stations, stadiums, campuses and community
Wi-Fi networks. The trial showed up to 10x faster connection set-up and 30 percent more
efficient use of network capacity, resulting in quick connection when users enter carrier
networks, as well as more reliable voice and data performance, virtually consistent speeds and
seamless roaming when moving around in the network coverage area. Qualcomm Technologies,
the first technology provider to make these Vantage 2 features commercially available on its
platforms, was instrumental in achieving these results by providing end-to-end support on both
smartphone devices and APs. HTC and SHARP also contributed test devices towards
interoperability testing.

“Wi-Fi and cellular networks complement each other in bringing remarkable user experiences.
Qualcomm Technologies is a leader innovating in both areas, and we are pleased to work with
our partners to increase the network and medium utilization efficiency and move the industry
forward in delivering consistently high-quality experiences in such high-capacity demanding
networks,” said Rahul Patel, senior vice president and general manager, connectivity and
networking, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “As consumer expectations for better Wi-Fi
experiences inside and outside their homes, work and public venues increase, we are committed

to continuing to deliver innovative, end-to-end solutions that benefit operators and consumers

“At Ruckus, we develop technology that delivers seamless connectivity and great user
experiences no matter how challenging the environment is,” said Dan Rabinovitsj, president,
Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company. “Our trials with KDDI showcase how we can
significantly improve the Wi-Fi performance in dense and busy environments, such as train
stations, to help carriers answer consumer demands for consistently great wireless experiences.”

“Quality in user Wi-Fi experiences continues to be important in our wireless service offerings,”
said Yoshiaki Uchida, senior managing executive officer and executive director, technology
sector, KDDI Corporation. “KDDI has led the evolution of Wi-Fi technology and has made
significant contributions to the standardization efforts since 2014. We are pleased with the
improved performance the trials with Qualcomm Technologies and Ruckus brought about, and
know the trial learnings will lead to a better Wi-Fi experience for KDDI customers, even in
extremely congested locations, like Tokyo train stations. We are looking forward to bringing
these features to our customers in the near future.”

“Innovation is in HTC’s DNA, enabling us to provide state of the art products to our customers,”
said Adrian Tung, senior vice president, HTC. “This trial of Carrier Wi-Fi enhancements using
our product with the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform brings customers excellent user
experience possible in broadband applications. In fact, it also increases up to 30 percent more
efficient use of network capacity that benefits both operators and consumers. HTC is committed
to continuing to deliver the most innovative products to customers.”

“As a leading manufacturer of mobile phones, it is essential to provide a premium Wi-Fi
experience to our users,” said Yoshiroh Nakano, business unit senior vice president, mobile
communications business unit, SHARP. “We are thrilled to have succeeded in demonstrating the
effectiveness of carrier Wi-Fi enhancements with Qualcomm Technologies, allowing us to
provide our customers with better user Wi-Fi experience through our phones.”

“Wi-Fi Vantage brings improvements in mobility, manageability, and performance to managed
networks, and provides a better user experience with Wi-Fi devices in rapidly changing
environments. Dynamic environments such as the Shibuya train station as well as venues,
airports and other dense carrier networks all stand to benefit from Wi-Fi Vantage capabilities
which improve device performance,” said Edgar Figueroa, president and chief executive officer,
Wi-Fi Alliance. “Wi-Fi Vantage enhances Wi-Fi’s capabilities to service high-density
environments at high performance levels, as has been demonstrated in the Qualcomm
Technologies and Ruckus carrier Wi-Fi trials in Tokyo.”

The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage is a new certification program from the Wi-Fi Alliance that
supports features that deliver a superior user experience in managed Wi-Fi networks. The Wi-Fi
CERTIFIED Optimized Connectivity improves mobility and user experience in dense
environments, by leveraging technologies that improve roaming and transmissions.

For more information on Qualcomm Technologies’ offerings, please visit the Qualcomm MWC
booth located in Hall 3 of the Fira Gran Via at Booth #E310. For more information, visit

About Qualcomm
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communicates. When we connected the phone to the Internet, the mobile revolution was born.
Today, our inventions are the foundation for life-changing products, experiences, and industries.
As we lead the world to 5G, we envision this next big change in cellular technology spurring a
new era of intelligent, connected devices and enabling new opportunities in connected cars,
remote delivery of health care services, and the IoT — including smart cities, smart homes, and
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About Ruckus Networks
Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, delivers simply better connections for awesome partner
and customer experiences. Ruckus builds innovative and secure wired and wireless access
networks for organizations that place a premium on connectivity for their employees, customers,
students, subscribers and guests.

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