Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get Report was down 0.9% in preopen Island trading. The Wall Street Journal's online edition reported Monday evening that China Unicom has indefinitely postponed contracts to buy $1.7 billion worth of CDMA wireless equipment from Motorola (MOT) , Lucent (LU) and others.

Qualcomm receives royalties on sales of CDMA gear.

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