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Tatem Telecom Launches The First CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO Network In Democratic Republic Of Congo

Tatem Telecom Launches The First CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO Network In Democratic Republic Of Congo March 30, 2007--The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has joined the club of developed world by introducing the 3G – CDMA 2000 1X-EVDO technology.

Through a partnership with ZTE (the leading manufacturer and supplier of Telecom solutions in the world) and encouragement from Qualcomm, TATEM TELECOM has launched the first CDMA 2000 1X-EVDO in the city of Kinshasa.

Awaited for long, CDMA 2000 1X-EVDO (Evolution Data Optimized) will introduce new high – speed packet – switched transmission techniques that are specifically designed and optimized for a data-centric broadband network that can deliver peak data rates beyond 3 Mbps in a mobile environment.

The turnkey network provided by ZTE is fully loaded and integrated to support immediately a wide range of services including: SMS, VOICE, High Speed data, Push-to-connect(Gota), MMS, Video Telephoning, broadcasting, banking and more. This technology is offered in both 800 Mhz and 450Mhz .

The contract with ZTE was signed on August 18th 2006 and the network was completed in March 2007 due to election process taking place in the country at the same time.

TATEM and ZTE are proud to be part of this challenge and also committed to serving the growing need of Congolese people in new technologies and innovation.

Contacts:

For ZTE KEWEN WANG, MANAGING DIRECTOR ZTE /DRC Office. wang.kewen@zte.com.cn

For TATEM TELECOM EMMANUEL BUKAYA KUANGU, President and CEO tatemcongo@aol.com

Nokia Brings Bold Style Of The L'Amour Collection To CDMA Markets Worldwide

Nokia Brings Bold Style Of The L''Amour Collection To CDMA Markets Worldwide Espoo, Finland – March 29, 2007 – Inspired by the same indulgent palate of colors and textures that has defined Nokia's L'Amour Collection as the pinnacle of mobile fashion design, the Nokia 7088 makes its debut today, bringing a new level of sophistication to the CDMA market. The Nokia 7088 is not only the first CDMA model in the popular L'Amour Collection, but it is also the first to apply this collection's remarkable design language to a sliding configuration.

The Nokia 7088 makes a striking first impression, with attention drawn immediately to its jewel-like select key and carefully sculpted directional pad set into a metallic frame. Bold leather-inspired textures are found on front and back surfaces of the Nokia 7088, enhancing the tactile experience, and further accentuating the artful balance between technology and nature that is the hallmark of the L'Amour Collection's design ethos.

"The Nokia L'Amour Collection has been enthusiastically received by design minded individuals around the world. We are pleased to be able to bring this bold expression of style and taste to CDMA customers," said Larry Paulson, vice president and general manager of Nokia's CDMA business. "The Nokia 7088 is certain to attract instant attention with its beautiful form and generous set of features. Coupled with Nokia's hallmark quality and easy-to-use interface, we are sure that customers will have a great long-term relationship with it as well."

A dedicated key makes it easy to activate the integrated video recorder and camera with LED flash, allowing captured images and video clips to be enjoyed on the extra-large 128 x 160 pixel color display found on the Nokia 7088. A two-way speakerphone, voice recorder and calendar feature make the Nokia 7088 as productive as it is fashionable while the built-in mobile browser can be used to access information on the go.

The Nokia 7088 is expected to be available in selected markets in Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Africa, China and Latin America during the 2nd quarter of 2007.

Media Enquiries: Nokia Communications Tel. +358 7180 34900 Email: press.office@nokia.com www.nokia.com

Verizon Wireless And SanDisk Introduce 4-Gigabyte MicroSDHC Mobile Phone Card For V CAST Music Phones

Verizon Wireless And SanDisk Introduce 4-Gigabyte MicroSDHC Mobile Phone Card For V CAST Music Phones ORLANDO, FL, and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — March 28, 2007 — From the CTIA WIRELESS 2007® show, Verizon Wireless and SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today announced a 4-gigabyte (GB)1 microSD™ High Capacity (SDHC™) card will be available on May 1. The largest capacity of the world’s smallest removable flash memory card, the 4GB microSDHC is designed to meet the growing demand for a new generation of multimedia-capable mobile phones.

Using the 4GB SanDisk microSDHC card with a V CAST-capable phone and V CAST Music, Verizon Wireless customers can store more than 2,000 digital songs for use on their LG VX9400 and VX8700 phones. For picture and video aficionados, the 4G microSDHC offers the capability to store more than 4,000 high-resolution pictures or up to 16 hours of MPEG 4 video.2 The card will be sold with an adapter that fits into a standard-size SD™ slot of other devices and will be available at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores.

“The availability of SanDisk’s high-capacity cards along with over 1.5 million songs in the Verizon Wireless V CAST Music library lets customers get more out of their phone than ever before,” said Patrick Bucci, director of accessory products for Verizon Wireless. “Our customers can now download many hours of music and still have room to store their pictures, video and other personal content on their phone.”

“Content is driving the demand for higher capacity flash memory cards in mobile phones,” said Jeff Kost, vice president and general manager of the Mobile Consumer Solutions division at SanDisk. “The availability of large-capacity cards such as the 4GB SanDisk microSDHC card offers handset manufacturers and mobile network operators the freedom and flexibility to offer rich media services for their customers who increasingly see their phone as their camera, video player, gaming system, GPS navigation tool and music player.”

The microSD card format uses the latest advancements in flash memory technology to deliver the smallest memory card in the world. Measuring about one-fourth the size of a standard SD card, the fingernail-size microSD card provides high-performance and expanded memory capacity for mobile phones using SanDisk’s TransFlash™ card slot or any new devices that are marked as microSD slots.

SDHC is the new designation for any microSD or SD-based card that is larger than 2GB and adheres to the new SD 2.00 specification that is required for cards and hosts to support 4GB to 32GB capacities. The specification was developed by the SD Association, an industry standards board, which also defined three speed classes for speed and performance capabilities. These cards adhere to the SD Speed Class 2 Rating specification which defines a minimum sustained transfer speed for SDHC cards.3

The 4GB SanDisk microSDHD will be available for $129.99 at Verizon Wireless on May 1. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Brenda Raney Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7518

Mike Wong SanDisk Corporation mike.wong@sandisk.com 408-801-1240

Verizon Wireless And Motorola Take MOTORAZR To The Max

Verizon Wireless And Motorola Take MOTORAZR To The Max ORLANDO, FL, BASKING RIDGE, NJ and SCHAUMBURG, IL — March 28, 2007 — From the CTIA WIRELESS 2007® show today, Motorola, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, announced that the MOTORAZRTM maxx Ve will be exclusively available through Verizon Wireless. Customers will be able to purchase it online at www.verizonwireless.com or at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store starting April 24.

Blending the cutting-edge design of the MOTORAZR and the power of Verizon Wireless’ broadband network, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve satisfies the appetite of even the most demanding consumer. An eye-catching design with high-end finishes, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve dazzles with a futuristic blend of metal, glass and illuminated touch-sensitive music keys while offering Verizon Wireless customers access to V CAST Music and Video, Get It Now® and Mobile Web 2.0SM multimedia services.

Lean and feature-packed, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve will appeal to both the fashionista and the technophile. A 2.0 megapixel auto focus camera offers digital zoom, high resolution for outstanding still images, extended video capture and playback capabilities and video sharing.

V CAST customers will enjoy the quick and easy access to V CAST Music and Video services. For music lovers, MOTORAZR maxx Ve features futuristic touch-sensitive music keys that illuminate for quick and easy access to favorite tunes. With V CAST Video, Verizon Wireless customers can catch up-to-the-minute news, the latest celebrity gossip on entertainment programs or even sit back and watch music videos on their MOTORAZR maxx Ve devices and play cutting-edge 3D games.

The MOTORAZR maxx Ve also offers stereo Bluetooth®* audio capabilities and other Bluetooth wireless technology for communicating with compatible headsets, car kits and certain other Bluetooth-enabled devices. And with ample internal memory of more than 60MB and an optional 2GB expandable microSD™ memory card slot for storing music, content, games and more, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve is the perfect device for multiple multimedia activities.

The MOTORAZR maxx Ve includes advanced imaging features and multimedia messaging (MMS) capabilities for Verizon Wireless customers who love to send and receive TXT, Picture and Video Messages. The stylish package also features location based service capabilities for GPS and access to VZ NavigatorSM so that customers can get driving directions and access to location information to more than 14 million points of interest to help keep themselves on track.

“The MOTORAZR maxx Ve builds on the design heritage of the wildly popular MOTORAZR with maximum power, high-speed capability, the best entertainment features and a high-end finish, all in a startlingly thin profile,” said Mark Shockley, vice president of North American sales, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc. “On Verizon Wireless’ broadband EV-DO network, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve truly gives consumers the ultimate in voice, multimedia and design technology.”

The MOTORAZR maxx Ve is more than just a phone – it’s a statement of individual style; the MOTORAZR maxx Ve weighs-in at four ounces and measures-in at 0.59 inches thick. Comprised of aluminum, magnesium and glass displays the MOTORAZR maxx Ve does more than just reflect sophisticated style.

Pricing and Availability

The MOTORAZR maxx Ve is available exclusively through Verizon Wireless. Customers may purchase the MOTORAZR maxx Ve for $199.99 after a $50 rebate and a new two-year customer agreement online at www.verizonwireless.com and at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on April 24.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Brenda Raney Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7518

Tracey Thiele Motorola Tracey.Thiele@motorola.com 773-793-2325

LG Mobile Phones Makes Shiny New Addition To Verizon Wireless' Handset Lineup

LG Mobile Phones Makes Shiny New Addition To Verizon Wireless'' Handset Lineup SAN DIEGO, CA, and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — March 28, 3007 — Today, LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), and Verizon Wireless, announced the release of the LG VX8700, the latest in a bevy of breakthrough handsets by the worldwide leader of CDMA devices. Available online at www.verizonwireless.com beginning April 6 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores April 17, the LG VX8700 sports a slim, super-sexy clamshell design with a large color screen, a 2.0 megapixel camera/camcorder for easy access to V CAST Music and Video.

“The LG VX8700 is yet another handset that pushes the limits of design and function, using newer materials and finishes to give customers the option to be fashionable and practical when choosing a cellphone,” said John Maron, senior director of marketing for LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. “We want our customers to be proud of their cellphones when they choose LG. To accomplish that, we must stay on top of what is stylish and hip, yet easy to use. The phone is just that. Cool.”

The LG VX8700 complements its bold appearance with a full set of mobile features that consumers have come to expect from LG and Verizon Wireless. The LG VX8700’s 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder allows users to record up to one hour of consecutive video with an external memory card. From music lovers to camera-phone converts, fashion aficionados to gadget groupies, there is something for everyone in the brilliantly designed LG VX8700.

The LG VX8700 offers some of the most advanced mobile phone features today:

• V CAST-capable

o V CAST Video and 3D Games – download or stream video from the best names in news, sports, entertainment and more, or download the latest 3D games from top providers

o V CAST Music – download full-length songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto removable microSDTM memory cards

• Music player that supports mp3 and WMA formats

• Music only mode

• MicroSD memory port to store music and user generated pictures, video and sounds

• USB mass storage – transfer files between microSD card and PC

• Bluetooth®-capable – compatible with devices that support the headset, hands-free, Serial Port (SPP), Dial Up Networking (DUN), Object Push (OPP) profile for vCard exchange and vCalendar, basic print, basic imaging, phone book access and file transfer

o Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (for Bluetooth stereo headset support for listening to music)

o Send contacts and calendar events via Bluetooth

o Print and send pictures via Bluetooth

o Save up to 20 Bluetooth pairings

• 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder

o Camera Resolution: 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480 (default), 320x240 pixels

o Digital Zoom: up to 2 times

o Self-Timer: 3, 5 or 10 seconds

o Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sound, color effects, night mode, photometry

o Video Resolution: 320x240, 176x144 (default) pixels

o Record up to 1 hour of video

o Video Message Mode – record up to 30 seconds of video

o Image Editor – zoom, rotate and crop images

o Functionality to allow videos under 5 MB to be set as wallpaper

• Get It Now®-capable – download games, Ring Tones, wallpapers and more

• Mobile Web 2.0SM–capable – customizable, enhanced wireless access for the latest in news, sports, weather and more

• TXT, Picture and Video Messaging-enabled – send and receive messages with text, sounds and customer generated photos and videos

• Web-based e-mail and Instant Messaging

• My Account – balance, minutes, usage info

• One-touch speakerphone

• Speaker-Independent voice recognition – Call, Send Message, Go To, Check, Lookup, My Account

• Voice Memo Recording

• Flash user interface themes for personalization and Flash wallpapers with fun animations

• VZ NavigatorSM-capable – get audible turn by turn directions and location information from the phone to more than 14 million points of interest

• Simultaneous GPS for Enhanced Location Accuracy

• Personal Tools: Calendar, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Notepad, Calculator, Ez Tip Calculator

• Speed Dial (95 entries and pre-programmed entries for voicemail, #BAL, #MIN, #PMT)

• 1,000 address book contacts with 5 numbers, 2 e-mail addresses and picture ID for each entry

• Emergency contacts – enter 3 contacts and personal information in case of emergency

• Call and messaging restrictions – restrict incoming or outgoing calls/messages to allow all, contacts only, or block all (except emergency calls)

• Slim, stylish design with brushed metal body and internal antenna

• Mirror-like external LCD

• TTY/TDD Support

• Hearing Aid Compatible (M4-Rating)

• Technology: CDMA

• Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA (digital dual-band)

• Data Transmission: high-speed EV-DO (where available) and 1xRTT

• Dimensions: 3.82" (h) x 1.95" (w) x 0.54" (d)

• Weight: 3.77 oz.

• Displays:

o Internal LCD: 262K Color TFT, 240x320 pixels, 11 lines

o External LCD: 65K Color TFT, 48x160 pixels, 3 lines

• Standard Battery: 800 mAh Li-Ion

• Usage time of up to 200 minutes, or up to 240 hours standby time

The LG VX8700 will be available on April 6 online at www.verizonwireless.com and in more than 2,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in the coming weeks. Verizon Wireless customers can purchase the LG VX8700 for $179.99 after $50 rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Brenda Raney Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7518

Melissa Elkins LG Mobile Phones melkins@lge.com 858-635-5358

Brandon Boone Ogilvy PR for LG Brandon.Boone@ogilvypr.com 310-248-6115

Firethorn And Verizon Wireless Working To Introduce Mobile Banking And Payments Solution

Firethorn And Verizon Wireless Working To Introduce Mobile Banking And Payments Solution ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2007 – Firethorn Holdings, LLC (www.firethornmobile.com),confirmed today that Verizon Wireless is working with Firethorn to introduce its mobilebanking and payments solution. The announcement demonstrates growing support amongthe nation’s leading wireless carriers for Firethorn’s unique federation strategy for makingthe mobile banking and payments marketplace.

Functioning as a federation to financial institutions and wireless carriers, Firethornassembles, connects and manages the complex web of partners, network standards, andplatform interfaces that make mobile banking and payments possible. To encourageadoption, Firethorn is working with all federation partners to launch joint marketing effortsand embed the Firethorn application which will enable and encourage consumer adoption.

“The mobile banking and payments industry took a giant step forward today, as VerizonWireless agreed to join the Firethorn federation,” said Firethorn Chairman and CEO TrippRackley. “We welcome and look forward to working with them to deliver the control andconvenience of mobile banking and payments to every consumer.”

The Firethorn solution is a single, secure application, authorized by the wireless carrier andcontrolled by the consumer. The application, which is designed to work for any institution onvirtually any mobile device, enables comprehensive banking and payments capabilities.

Through the Firethorn solution, consumers can view account balances and history, transferfunds, receive and pay bills, and quickly clear contents if their mobile device is ever lost orstolen. Consumers can perform functions on any supported wireless handset, even whentheir device is offline.

Contacts:

Kelly BudayFirethorn Holdings, LLC678-507-2555Kelly.buday@firethornmobile.com

Jeffrey NelsonVerizon Wireless908-559-7519Jeffrey.Nelson@verizonwireless.com

UTStarcom Personal Communications Unveils Its Next Generation Ultra-Thin, Bar-Style Camera Phone

UTStarcom Personal Communications Unveils Its Next Generation Ultra-Thin, Bar-Style Camera Phone ORLANDO, Fla. and HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 28, 2007 -- UTStarcom Personal Communications, a division of UTStarcom, Inc., unveils one of the thinnest, lightest, most attractive, functional and convenient models on the cell phone market. UTStarcom's next generation device is one of the thinnest CDMA bar-style camera phones in the U.S., measuring just 0.4" thin. The phone makes its debut at the UTStarcom Personal Communications booth (#3962) at CTIA Wireless March 27-29 in Orlando, FL.

Slim enough to slip into a designer wristlet or shirt front pocket, the new handset measures 4.4" (h) x 1.9" (w) x 0.4" (d), weighs a mere 2.5 ounces, and has an internal antenna which contributes toward its sleek form factor. This compact handset doesn't scrimp on features. It is equipped with Bluetooth(R) technology for wire-free hands-free calling; Web browsing powered by Openwave 6.3.0.7; and other popular features such as a built-in speakerphone and voice-activated dialing.

"The saying 'best things come in small packages' holds true with this device," says Philip Christopher, president of UTStarcom Personal Communications. "This phone will offer high-end design and functionality, but not a high price." Cell phone and camera in one, this mobile device features a VGA CMOS camera and a 1.8" 65K Color TFT (128 x 160) color main display that supports JPG, PNG, GIF87, and BMP video formats. Users can download their favorite polyphonic ringtones (CMX 72) in MIDI, MP3, QCP, CMX, and PMD audio formats.

Equipped with the MSM6125L chipset, the bar-style phone has a 64 MB Flash/32 MB RAM memory capacity. Other features include text messaging with T9 predictive text, voice memo, a 500-entry phone book, two pre-loaded games, TTY/TTD capabilities and E911 support.

At CTIA 2007, Booth # 3962, Joan Cear, Mobile, +1-516-317-0728; or Joe Vasquez,jvasquez@schwartz.com, or Linda Krebs, lkrebs@schwartz.com, both of G.S. Schwartz& Co., Inc., +1-212-725-4500http://www.utstar.com/

Alcatel-Lucent Wins Major Contract To Expand And Enhance Iusacell’s Network In Mexico With CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision A Technology

Alcatel-Lucent Wins Major Contract To Expand And Enhance Iusacell’s Network In Mexico With CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Revision A Technology Orlando, Florida, March 28, 2007 — Alcatel-Lucent and Iusacell, the largest CDMA mobile telecommunications operator in Mexico, today announced a one-year contract to expand and enhance Iusacell’s existing mobile network to support third-generation (3G) CDMA2000 (R) 1xEV-DO Revision A (Rev. A) technology. The new EV-DO Rev. A network will enable Iusacell to continue the deployment of unique services such as IusaTV, BAM-Banda Ancha Móvil (mobile broadband services) and other multimedia services such as video telephony to its growing consumer base.

This announcement was made in conjunction with a contract signing ceremony that took place at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) Wireless 2007 trade show.

As part of this project, which will begin in June 2007, Iusacell’s existing Alcatel-Lucent-supplied base stations and core network will be upgraded to support EV-DO Rev. A technology. Alcatel-Lucent also will provide its 9400 AWY Digital Microwave Radio links to transport network traffic and transmission lines and antennas from Radio Frequency Systems. In addition, Alcatel-Lucent will provide integration, deployment, maintenance and project management services.

“Alcatel-Lucent’s technology is critical to Iusacell’s success,” said Eduardo Kuri, director of infrastructure and systems for Iusacell. “With this new project we will further strengthen our network, which is the most powerful, reliable and secure 3G network in Mexico.”

“Our expanded portfolio resulting from the Alcatel-Lucent merger, global leadership in CDMA and our multi-vendor integration capabilities were extremely valuable to Iusacell and allowed us to deliver a winning proposition for this complex and multi-technology project,” said Olivier Picard, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s Europe and South activities. “This is our first EV-DO Rev. A contract in the region as a new company.”

Alcatel-Lucent leads the way in building next-generation communications networks in more than 21 countries in the Central and Latin American region. Alcatel-Lucent covers a broad range of technologies, being the regional leader in CDMA, Optical, IPTV, IP Call Center and Operation & Maintenance, and helping service providers, enterprises and governments meet the market demand for converged voice, data and multimedia services.

EV-DO Rev. A is an enhanced version of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO that increases the efficiency, data speeds and capacity of existing CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO networks. EV-DO Rev. A enables users to receive data (forward link) at speeds up to 3.1 Megabits per second (Mbps) and send data (reverse link) at speeds of up to 1.8 Mbps. These increased forward and reverse link data speeds reduce data latency and will enable Iusacell to deliver multimedia services.

CDMA 2000 is a registered trademark of the Telecommunications Industry Association

Contact the Alcatel-Lucent Press Office: press@alcatel-lucent.com

UTStarcom Personal Communications Unveils New Handsets At CTIA Wireless

UTStarcom Personal Communications Unveils New Handsets At CTIA Wireless ORLANDO, FL and HAUPPAUGE, NY, March 27, 2007 – Wireless carriers and their subscribers are in sync when it comes to what they want in a good, basic handset -- easy-to-use, reliable, affordable and with a bit of style. UTStarcom Personal Communications, a division of UTStarcom, Inc, continues to deliver just that with the introduction of its new clamshell CDM7026 wireless phone and CDM7076 camera phone. Sporting internal antennas and larger main displays, these new compact, lightweight handsets will be on display at UTStarcom Personal Communications' booth (#3962) at CTIA Wireless March 27-29 in Orlando, FL.

"UTStarcom Personal Communications is listening to its carrier customers and creating handsets that offer practical, reliable and affordable wireless options that also feature a bit of flair," said Philip Christopher, president of UTStarcom Personal Communications. "The CDM7026 AND CDM7076 phones marry consumer-friendly functionality with attractive design in entry-level devices that we believe will be very popular."

The simple, yet functional dual mode CDM7026 and the CDM7076 handsets weigh a mere 3.1 ounces, and measure 3.7" (h) x 1.9" (w) x 0.7" (d). Both offer 32MB Flash and 8MB RAM memory. Equipped with the MSM6050 chipset, the phones are GPSOne capable/e911 compliant.

Consumers can view vivid photo and text images on both handsets. Both have a 1.8" 65K color main display screen with the CDM7026 equipped with a CSTN screen while the CDM7076 utilizes a TFT screen. Both handsets support BMP, GIF, JPEG and PNG image formats. The CDM7076 also features an easy-to-use VGA CMOS camera and a 1.0" Black & White STN (96 x 64) exterior sub-display. Both phones support multiple ringtone audio formats, including QCELP, EVRC, MIDI and MP3.

The handsets offer bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) and come equipped with other popular advanced features such as voice activated dialing, built-in speakerphone, polyphonic ringtones, a 500-entry phone book, text messaging capability with a T9 dictionary, and two pre-loaded games.

Huawei Launches The World's First 65nm CDMA 1xEV-DO Data Card, EC360

Huawei Launches The World''s First 65nm CDMA 1xEV-DO Data Card, EC360 Orlando, Fla. – 27 March 2007 – As the world's largest wireless communications event "CTIA WIRELESS 2007" kicks off today in Orlando, Fla., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation networks for telecommunications operators around the world, launches the world's first 65nm CDMA 1xEV-DO data card, EC360.

Huawei EC360 is a CDMA 1xEV-DO Rev. A data card developed by Huawei especially for the North American market. This data card supports fast packet data services with a maximum downlink transmission rate of 3.1M and uplink transmission rate of 1.8M. The chip technology used in the EC360 is manufactured using a 65-nanometer process, which allows for less power consumption and simpler maintenance requirements.

With Huawei EC360, end users will enjoy an enhanced web surfing experience by being able to download large-capacity files, browse web pages at high speeds, send large e-mails and hold video conference meetings, which in turn will help carriers expand their markets to reach more potential users.

At CTIA, Huawei also will exhibit other terminal products, including 3G mobile phones and HSUPA data cards that underscore Huawei's commitment to the global market.

"Huawei has always focused on customer needs," said Carl Liu, Executive Vice President of Sales for Huawei. "With our customized services, reliable products and quick response to customer needs, Huawei continues to meet and exceed carriers' demands to help them increase their average revenue per user."

Huawei's data cards are currently used by mainstream carriers in Europe and the Asia Pacific region, and the company has been working with a number of global top-tier carriers, such as Vodafone, Hutchinson and Telefonica. In 2006, the global shipment volume of Huawei's data cards exceeded 1.5 million. Huawei's data cards can fully support data service applications for both carriers and consumers.

In 2006, the global sales volume of Huawei's terminal products exceeded USD27 million, with a year-on-year growth rate of 100 percent for over three consecutive years. The company anticipates that global sales of Huawei terminal products will reach USD40 million in 2007, and will realize large-scale commercial deployments in regions such as Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Latin America and South Africa.

Airvana To Provide `Flat-Architecture' Radio Access Network Platform

Airvana To Provide `Flat-Architecture'' Radio Access Network Platform ORLANDO, FL – March 27, 2007 – Airvana, Inc. (http://www.airvana.com), an innovator and leader in mobile broadband infrastructure based on 3G wireless IP packet data technology, today announced a new 1xEV-DO Radio Access Network (RAN) based on a collapsed or "flat" architecture. This new "flat RAN" will make mobile broadband networks more reliable, more flexible, easier to engineer and deploy, and less costly to operate by reducing the number of network elements required to build 1xEV-DO networks.

Airvana's flat-architecture RAN combines the functions of a base transceiver station (BTS), radio node controller (RNC) and packet data serving node (PDSN) into a single node. This dramatically simplifies network deployments, and reduces the probability of network outages by eliminating the need to re-configure multiple hierarchical network elements each time a new node is added. It also transforms the economics of service expansion by freeing operators from the need to invest in high-cost centralized network elements in advance of subscriber demand. It is built based on software modules that can be ported to proprietary or standards-based OEM hardware platforms and is an important step on the path toward 4G type architectures.

"Airvana's flat architecture platform is based on the expertise we've built in the areas of IP, broadband and mobile wireless technologies," said Randy Battat, president and CEO of Airvana. "By delivering our capabilities under this new architecture, we are broadening the addressable market for advanced EV-DO-based services."

The flat-architecture RAN is ideally suited for difficult-to-serve environments, such as enterprises, campuses, hot spots and even temporary sites such as public events or public safety operations. It can also be used for new deployments of standard commercial mobile broadband services, for example extending coverage into rural areas. The product draws upon the extensive features and field-proven performance of Airvana's existing EV-DO products and is optimized for demanding applications requiring high bandwidth, low-latency and quality-of-service (QoS).

Airvana's flat-architecture RAN software is available now for integration with communications equipment vendor platforms. The first OEM products based on the flat architecture RAN are expected to begin market trials by early 2008.

QUALCOMM Expands Reach O EV-DO Rev. A Mobile Broadband Smartphones

QUALCOMM Expands Reach O EV-DO Rev. A Mobile Broadband Smartphones SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2007 -- QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the expansion of its product lineup to enable mainstream CDMA2000(R) Smartphones. QUALCOMM's Mobile Station Modem(TM) (MSM(TM)) MSM7525(TM) for CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A devices will enable cost-effective Smartphones with advanced capabilities to be more readily affordable to wireless users. QUALCOMM's MSM7525 chipset is scheduled to sample in the third quarter of this year, and handsets based on the chipset are expected to go into production by the end of 2008.

"QUALCOMM has a long history of developing and commercializing advanced technologies that shape the day-to-day lives of mobile users," said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, chief operating officer of QUALCOMM and president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. "Smartphones deliver an unparalleled level of mobile performance and productivity, and QUALCOMM's new MSM7525 chipset will now enable advanced Smartphones that are more affordable than ever before."

The MSM7525 solution's dual-processor architecture allows the MSM7525 to be capable of supporting the BREW(R) 4.0 client, as well as popular third-party operating systems including Windows Mobile(R) and Linux. Integrated gpsOne(R) technology enables Smartphones based on the MSM7525 chipset to feature assisted-GPS and standalone-GPS supporting a wide range of location services. Devices based on QUALCOMM's MSM7525 solution can also leverage advanced mobile broadband networks with support for CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A and backward compatibility to EV-DO Rel. 0 and CDMA2000 1X. The advanced multimedia features on the MSM7525 chipset include 5.0 megapixel camera, 30fps WQVGA video recording/playback and compatibility with most popular audio/video codecs. The MSM7525 solution features a compact 11mm x 11mm package size.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Kira Lee, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Phone: 1-858-845-7571 Email: qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications Phone: 1-858-845-5959 Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor Relations Phone: 1-858-658-4813 Email: ir@qualcomm.com

Kyocera Wireless Demonstrates Emerging Mobile Technologies At CTIA Wireless Trade Show

Kyocera Wireless Demonstrates Emerging Mobile Technologies At CTIA Wireless Trade Show Orlando, FL - (March 27, 2007) - Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and devices, today at the CTIA Wireless trade show demonstrated several solutions that deliver on the promise of next-generation wireless technologies to enable a variety of mobile consumer applications. Using its trade show booth as an experience center, Kyocera is demonstrating prototype handsets and devices to showcase the Visa mobile platform using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology; MobiTV® streaming television over a WiMAX high-speed connection with Runcom; Wi-Fi-powered music downloads; and Voice-over-IP (VoIP) mobile phone calls over dual-mode CDMA/Wi-Fi connections.

"Kyocera is seeing a tremendous expansion in the consumer applications for mobile devices, ranging from streaming music and television to on-the-go payment platforms," said Dave Carey, vice president of strategic planning at Kyocera Wireless. "As emerging wireless technologies become available to support these applications, Kyocera Wireless has positioned itself with globally-recognized companies to maintain its leadership role in driving the availability of these features on CDMA handsets and devices."

Mobile Payment

Kyocera Wireless and Visa International are demonstrating mobile payments utilizing NFC technology, essentially turning a mobile phone into a Visa payment solution using the Visa mobile platform. Designed to foster collaboration between the financial services and mobile telecommunications sectors for the delivery of mobile payment applications and payment-related services, the Visa mobile platform is a set of mobile services and enabling technologies that can allow banks and mobile operators to develop new mobile payment services for individual markets.

At Kyocera's booth, attendees can use a prototype NFC Visa-enabled phone to purchase a beverage from a vending machine, by simply presenting the payment-enabled handset to the vending machine contactless payment spot. The payment transaction is then executed and the amount is either debited from a pre-paid account or charged to a credit card, at the user choice, via the user's mobile phone.

"Through our mobile platform, Visa intends to harness the reach and 'always-in-hand' flexibility of mobile phones as a centerpiece device in consumers' lives," said Patrick Gauthier, senior vice president, innovation, at Visa International. "Kyocera Wireless provides a stylish, user-friendly CDMA device platform for these innovative payment applications that can help consumers realize the convenient purchasing power of mobile phones."

Kyocera will also be demonstrating a simulated purchase of movie tickets directly from a movie poster equipped with NFC technology. Eliminating the need for paper movie tickets, the movie poster transmits a code to the phone after wireless payment, which is then read by another NFC terminal at the entrance to the movie theater.

WIMAX

Following the announcement in February 2007 of their successful test of a co-developed MIMO-enabled WiMAX Matrix-B PC Card, Kyocera Wireless and Runcom are demonstrating the incredible speeds and performance of this next-generation wireless protocol in cooperation with MobiTV, a streaming television service for mobile devices. With peak data speeds up to 20Mbps*, mobile WiMAX can support high-bandwidth applications such streaming video and other data-intensive downloads.

MobiTV will be streaming its mobile television service to a tablet PC using Kyocera's MIMO-enabled WiMAX PC card and WiMAX infrastructure provided by Runcom. Kyocera Wireless will also be using its WiMAX card to show multiple on-demand videos on plasma displays in its booth.

Dual-Mode Wi-Fi/CDMA

With Wi-Fi now being widely deployed in hotspots and WANs (Wide Area Networks), VoIP becomes an obvious complement to cellular networks. Kyocera Wireless is in the advanced stages of developing dual-mode CDMA/Wi-Fi handsets and is a leading manufacturer in this convergence space.

At CTIA, Kyocera is demonstrating both voice and data applications using prototype handsets with Wi-Fi connectivity. Attendees can make calls anywhere within the United States using VoIP technology, with voice quality on par with virtually any cellular network. The prototype phones will also demonstrate Voice Call Continuity (VCC), the seamless handoff of active calls between CDMA and Wi-Fi networks. Kyocera is also demonstrating music downloads over Wi-Fi, including the ability to browse, download and stream digital music quickly and simply. Kyocera representatives are also on hand to discuss the cost benefits of dual-mode services and handsets to consumers, operators and content providers.

Demonstrations of these emerging technologies on Kyocera mobile phones and devices are available at Kyocera Wireless' booth (CTIA Hall A1/A2 - Booth #647) during the CTIA Wireless trade show in Orlando this week.

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Wireless Corp. Brad Shewmake phone: 1-858-882-2028 e-mail: shewmake@kyocera-wireless.com

CTIA Hall A1/A2 - Booth #647 LPI Communications Ellen Lynch/Melody Parrette phone: 858-361-9731/415-225-2240 e-mail: ellen@lpicommunications.com

Now Take The Best Of TV With You With The All New LG VX9400 From LG Mobile Phones

Now Take The Best Of TV With You With The All New LG VX9400 From LG Mobile Phones ORLANDO, FL, BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and SAN DIEGO, CA — March 27, 2007 — Building upon a growing reputation for offering customers breakthrough technologies and designs, LG MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) and Verizon Wireless debuted the LG VX9400 at the CTIA WIRELESS 2007® show today. LG’s first phone to support Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Mobile TV, the LG VX9400 is the latest innovation in mobile entertainment technology. The LG VX9400 is highlighted by a slim, stylish swing bar design with a large color LCD screen for optimal TV viewing and new cutting-edge features, while also empowering customers with the ability to access Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Music and Video, Get It Now® and Mobile Web 2.0SM. With Bluetooth® capabilities for certain profiles and a 1.3 megapixel camera/camcorder, the multimedia-centric features coupled with service that runs on the nation’s most reliable wireless network make the LG VX9400 one of the must-have de vices for fashionistas, business professionals and families alike in 2007.

The LG VX9400 is perfect for accessing Verizon Wireless’ new V CAST Mobile TV service, giving customers the ability to watch eight broadcast-quality mobile television channels. Additionally, with the LG VX9400’s easy-to-use multitasking capability, customers enjoying the best of television on their LG VX9400 phones can take calls and messages and then go right back to enjoying their program.

Verizon Wireless customers will also have the ability to enjoy the latest in mobile music innovation with the LG VX9400 since the device is V CAST Music-enabled. Verizon Wireless customers can download from a selection of more than 1.5 million songs in the V CAST Music library and listen to the latest hits right on their phones. The external microSD™ memory card slot allows customers to easily move their music from their computers directly to the phones. In addition, customers can take their V CAST Music experience to the next level by pairing the LG VX9400 with a Bluetooth stereo headset for a totally wireless music experience.

“The release of the LG VX9400 signals a new frontier in mobile technology development,” said Jon Maron, senior director of marketing for LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. “V CAST Mobile TV is truly groundbreaking, and we are proud to be among the first manufacturers to support a service that will change the way we use mobile devices.”

The LG VX9400 complements its robust entertainment capabilities with a full set of mobile features that consumers have come to expect from LG and Verizon Wireless. The LG VX9400 includes a 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and camcorder that allows users to record up to one hour of consecutive video with an external memory card. A one-touch speakerphone, Web-based e-mail and Flash User Interface make the LG VX9400 one of the most feature rich handsets available in the U.S. market.

The LG VX9400 offers some of the most advanced mobile phone features today, including:

• V CAST-capable

o V CAST Mobile TV – check out the best of television with full-length broadcast-quality television programs on your wireless phone

o V CAST Music – download songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto a microSD memory card

o V CAST Video and 3D Games – watch video clips from the best names in news, sports, entertainment and more or download the latest 3D games from top providers

• Get It Now-capable – download games, Ring Tones, wallpapers and more

• Mobile Web 2.0-capable – customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more

• microSD Memory Port to store music, customer generated pictures and videos (memory card sold separately)

• Flash User Interface for Clear Images/Text & Fun Animations

• Standalone Mode (RF Off)

• Music Only Mode (RF Off except Bluetooth)

• 1.3 megapixel camera with flash

o Self-Portrait capability and mirror for self-portraits

o Resolution: 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 (default), 320 x 240, 176 x 144, 160 x 120 pixels

o Video Resolution: 320 x 240, 176 x 144 (default) pixels

o Digital zoom up to 4 times

o Customizable brightness, white balance, shutter sound, color effects, photometry, self-timer and night mode

o Image Editor – zoom, rotate, crop

• Bluetooth-capable (v1.2) – compatible with headset, hands-free, dial-up networking (SPP), advanced audio distribution, file transfer, object push for vCard and basic printing

• Bluetooth stereo headset support for listening to music*

• TXT, Picture and Video Messaging capability – send and receive messages with text, sounds, photos and videos

• My Account – access balance, minutes, usage and payment info

• Instant Messaging capability

• One-touch speakerphone

• Enhanced speaker-independent voice recognition

• Voice commands – call, send message, go to, check, lookup, My Account

• Voice memo recording

• 13 unique Ring Tones, plus vibrate and silent modes

• TTY/TDD support

• Hearing aid compatible (M4-Rating)

• Personal organizer – calendar with scheduler, alarm clock, notepad, plus world clock, calculator, EZ Tip calculator tools

• 500 address book contacts with five numbers, two e-mail addresses and a picture ID for each entry

• Speed dial (98 entries plus a voicemail default)

• English and Spanish language support

• Simultaneous GPS for Enhanced Location Accuracy

• Frequency: 1.9 GHz CDMA PCS, 800 MHz CDMA (digital dual-band)

• Dimensions: 4.04” (h) x 1.93” (w) x 0.73” (d)

• Weight: 4.06 oz.

• Soft-feel coating for comfortable and firm grip

• Slim and stylish swing bar design with large (2.2”) color LCD for optimal (landscape) TV viewing

• LCD display: 262K Color TFT, 320 x 240 pixels, 13 lines

• Standard battery: 950 mAh Li-Polymer

• Up to 228 minutes or usage time or up to 458 hours of standby time

The LG VX9400 is available today in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in select markets where V CAST Mobile TV is available for $199.99 after $50 rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Customers where the service is available may also purchase the LG VX9400 online at www.verizonwireless.com.

For more information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Brenda Raney Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7518

Melissa Elkins LG Mobile Phones melkins@lge.com 858-635-5358

Keith Carpenter Ogilvy PR for LG Keith.Carpenter@ogilvypr.com 303-634-2679

Kyocera Wireless Broadens The CDMA M2M Market With Two New Module Solutions

Kyocera Wireless Broadens The CDMA M2M Market With Two New Module Solutions Orlando, FL - (March 27, 2007) - Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and devices, today announced the launch of two new compact and cost-effective machine-to-machine modules for CDMA 1xRTT networks. Based on a smaller footprint for more widespread integration, the Kyocera 300 Module provides integrated voice, data and autonomous global positioning system (GPS) capabilities, while the Kyocera 1xD Module debuts as a low cost CDMA data-only module platform for telemetry applications. Leveraging Kyocera's expertise from its award-winning Kyocera 200 Module, both new modules offer an expanded feature set, improved cost efficiencies and a backwards-compatible software interface for simplified porting.

"The new Kyocera 300 and Kyocera 1xD Modules build upon the proven strengths of the Kyocera 200 Module platform, with expanded features and value price points," said Dean Fledderjohn, general manager of the M2M division at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "By incorporating a compact form factor, extended temperature ranges and autonomous GPS capability with longer product lifespans, our growing family of Kyocera modules are robust and flexible enough to enable a wide range of applications for small to large enterprises. These new modules show our continued commitment to enable smart CDMA M2M solutions which will drive the growth of the machine-to-machine marketplace for years to come."

The Kyocera 300 Module enables ubiquitous, real-time communications over CDMA 1xRTT networks for both voice and data. In addition to traditional assisted-GPS capability, the expanded feature set provides fully integrated autonomous GPS with streaming NMEA data. This feature offers "in service" cost advantages over assisted-GPS by allowing GPS fixes direct from satellite feeds without the need to connect to a wireless network. The Kyocera 300 Module also allows the host device to determine which type of position fix is best suited for the application's needs at any given time - autonomous, terrestrial or assisted. This module is well suited to telematics and fleet management, and is also ideal for vertical markets such as asset tracking or roadside call boxes.

The Kyocera 1xD Module makes low-cost M2M solutions a reality, offering anywhere, anytime data communication for entry-level M2M telemetry applications over CDMA 1xRTT wireless networks. With a lower price point, reduced power consumption and a much smaller envelope size from that of the Kyocera 200 Module, the 1xD Module is ideal for remote metering or monitoring and alarm applications and can help improve business operations and productivity while reducing total cost of ownership.

The Kyocera 300 and Kyocera 1xD Modules leverage the latest QUALCOMM chipset technology, providing: CDMA dual band capability; lower power consumption, A-GPS position location capability (Kyocera 300 Module only) and support for IS-2000 data rates (153kbps on forward and reverse links); two-way MO/MT Short Messaging Service (SMS) capabilities; simple and mobile IP Support; full featured UDP/TCP/IP protocol stack that allows sockets for both server and client functions; enhanced AT command interface; dual UARTs; analog and PCM audio; separate GPS and RF connectors; high-speed packet and circuit-switched data; programmable GPIOs; and OTA and FOTA services.

In addition to supporting the efforts of leading global CDMA operators, these new modules will be compatible with the full suite of Aeris® digital services, including AerFrame™ enhanced services such as MicroBurst®, SMSDirect™, Voice OnDemand™ and Aeris Broadband Services for 1xRTT.

M2M solutions allow manufacturers, government agencies and enterprises in wide ranging industries to remotely capture and analyze performance data, identify root causes of equipment failure, enable real-time communication, deliver GPS information, trigger repairs and upgrades, and dispatch technician and equipment, among many other mission critical functions.

According to a recent report published by the Aberdeen Group, M2M solutions will grow $290 billion by 2011, up from less that $50 billion in 2006. The report estimates that 70% of best-in-class service organizations currently use M2M solutions and are realizing gains such as a 38% improvement in customer retention, a 30% reduction in field technician dispatches, and a 28% improvement in first-call resolution rate*.

Available in the 2nd half of 2007, Kyocera Wireless will offer the new modules with outstanding integration tools and services as well as developer's kits. The complete family of Kyocera modules will be displayed from March 27-29 at the Kyocera Wireless M2M Booth, Hall A1/A2; #1036, at CTIA 2007 in Orlando. For additional information on the full suite of Kyocera Wireless M2M modules, please visit www.kyocera-wireless.com/m2m-business.

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Wireless Corp. Brad Shewmake phone: 1-858-882-2028 e-mail: shewmake@kyocera-wireless.com

CTIA Hall A1/A2 - Booth #647 LPI Communications Ellen Lynch/Melody Parrette phone: 858-361-9731/415-225-2240 e-mail: ellen@lpicommunications.com

Motorola Introduces Next-Generation CDMA Universal Base Station Portfolio

Motorola Introduces Next-Generation CDMA Universal Base Station Portfolio ORLANDO, Fla. CTIA WIRELESS 2007 – 27 March 2007 – Motorola, Inc.today announced its next-generation universal base station (UBS) and Picocell M810 at CTIA Wireless 2007. Both products will be deployed in mobile communications service provider networks with various frequencies and configurations (CDMA 1x and EVDO-Rev A) beginning this year.

The Motorola UBS is built on a highly integrated product architecture that offers enhanced reliability and integrated functionality. It is a cost-effective solution for both emerging and mature markets with a broad range of capacity-growth capabilities and configurations.

For example, the Motorola UBS is available today for CDMA markets supporting dual mode voice/data applications. However with its highly scaleable, all-IP architecture, the UBS is also capable of supporting future technologies like Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Ultra Mobile Broadband™ (UMB™). This makes it an ideal platform to support future broadband migration strategies for individual carriers.

The Picocell M810 is a low-power product that offers broad capacity – up to eight carriers. The product’s flexibility allows for deployment in hot spot and indoor applications. It can also be connected to an external remote amplifier for rural, outdoor configurations.

“These product launches are a demonstration of Motorola’s continued commitment to CDMA technology,” said Darren McQueen, vice president of IMS, CDMA and LTE Broadband Access Technologies, Motorola Networks & Enterprise.

Offering a wide range of configuration and deployment options for global market applications, the Motorola UBS uses significantly less power and has a much smaller footprint than previous generations of the product. The more compact unit has the capacity to address cellular operators’ future needs including the ability to add carriers from remote locations. It can be deployed in both indoor and outdoor locations.

Media Contact:

Therese Van Ryne Motorola Networks & Enterprise +1-847-435-4956 therese.vanryne@motorola.com

Industry Analyst Contact:

Kathy Wiesner Motorola Networks & Enterprise +1-847-632-6021 k.wiesner@motorola.com

Kyocera Wireless Unveils New Phone Designs, Compelling Features At CTIA Wireless 2007

Kyocera Wireless Unveils New Phone Designs, Compelling Features At CTIA Wireless 2007 Orlando, FL - (March 27, 2007) - Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless phones and devices, today announced five new-look handsets and a new PC card from its 2007 product lineup at the CTIA Wireless 2007 trade show. Focused on creating a distinct design language for CDMA phones, Kyocera's new handsets offer sophisticated looks that complement some of the industry's most compelling and in-demand mobile entertainment features.

Kyocera Wireless' new line-up includes E5000, an elegant, slim EV-DO handset with a first-of-its kind, iconic "S" hinge design; E2000, a sleek EV-DO music-centric clamshell with expandable memory; E1000, a crisp, affordable clamshell with 1.3 megapixel camera and Bluetooth® wireless technology; M1000, a stylish, ergonomically designed handset with a hidden QWERTY keypad for the power texter; and S1000, an ultra-affordable bar-style phone with a feature set that rises above its price point. Kyocera is also introducing the KPC680 CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO Rev. A PC card, which features next-generation speeds in a compact ExpressCard form factor.

"These unique devices are the result of a company-wide refocusing on how we think about design and consumer usage of feature-rich CDMA handsets," said Tom Maguire, vice president of global marketing and product planning at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "We've always been known for our easy-to-use interface and intuitive functionality, and now our designs have been improved with distinct and iconic styles that will make our phones stand out on retail shelves."

Kyocera's 2007 lineup represents the first handsets designed by the company's revamped product design and planning team, led by Russell Paik and renowned designer Frank Tyneski. A recipient of numerous industry awards for design excellence, including BusinessWeek's Design of the Decade award, Tyneski holds 57 U.S. and foreign patents and his work has been displayed in the Smithsonian and Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museums.

Kyocera E5000

This elegant, slim handset features an iconic, patent-pending sculpted "S" hinge design made of stainless steel that is certain to stand out amongst a crowd. With a superior entertainment experience that includes high-speed 1xEV-DO for music and video on demand* (MOD/VOD) and a 1.3 megapixel camera with video recorder, Kyocera's E5000 is that "must have" device for pop culture junkies and fashionistas alike. Audiophiles will love the dedicated, touch-sensitive external controls for the integrated music player and stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) capability. To ensure space for a large collection of media files, the E5000 includes a microSD™ memory expansion slot for storing up to 2GB of extra music, pictures or movies.

While E5000's technical capabilities impress, the "S" factor and sheer beauty of this handset set it apart. Extensively tested for durability and strength, the innovative "S" hinge strikes the perfect balance between style and usability. Leaving no detail unchecked, the hinge also influences other design elements of the phone including the number pad and rounded edges of the handset.

"When I tell people what I do, I constantly get asked what the next revolutionary design element is going to be for mobile phones," said Tyneski. "With E5000, I truly believe that we have conceived an iconic, revolutionary look that will be immediately recognizable and instantly equated with high fashion and style."

A dual-band digital handset with a 2-inch QCIF+ internal TFT display, Kyocera E5000 will be available from global CDMA carriers in Fall 2007.

Kyocera E2000

A striking high-gloss black exterior and stylish recessed hinge make the Kyocera E2000 every bit as fashionable as it is compelling. A complete entertainment device with a special eye toward digital music, the E2000 is a sleek clamshell with high-speed 1xEV-DO for over-the-air downloads of music and video-on-demand* (MOD/VOD). Perfect for the audiophile, it is packed with music-centric features including stereo Bluetooth (A2DP), external music controls and a microSD memory expansion slot for gigabytes of mobile entertainment. A 1.3 megapixel camera with external controls is paired with dual color displays - including a vivid 2-inch QCIF+ TFT internal display - rounding out the multimedia experience.

The E2000 proves that beauty and functionality can co-exist in a well-designed mid-tier mobile phone. The dual-band digital phone is slated for release with global CDMA carriers in Fall 2007.

Kyocera E1000

Flying in the face of the old adage "you get what you pay for," the Kyocera E1000 is a one-of-a-kind handset that brings high-end, timeless design to an extremely affordable price point. The style doesn't stop with the hardware, however, as the phone incorporates an intuitive new user interface with improved menus and detailed icons. Also belying the E1000's low cost is a feature set - including a 1.3 megapixel camera, a large QCIF+ TFT display and Bluetooth wireless connectivity - once reserved for phones costing much more. Aimed toward the more voice-centric user, the phone uses cost-effective CDMA2000 1xRTT technology, sacrificing nothing when it comes to crystal-clear sound and multimedia messaging.

The dual-band digital Kyocera E1000 will launch with global CDMA carriers in Summer 2007.

Kyocera M1000

An ideal handset for texting and instant messaging fanatics, the Kyocera M1000 features a full QWERTY keypad hidden inside a unique and stylish high-end ergonomic design. Kyocera's design team knows that the details make the difference in a mobile phone designed with the thumb communicator in mind. Details such as the ergonomic layout with comfortable-to-use keys and a centralized navigation key help take precious seconds off covert "leet-speak" texting and instant messaging. The keypad operates silently to ensure discretion for sending the latest gossip or a timely joke, and a textured back ensures better grip and comfort when texting.

In keeping with its young-at-heart design, the M1000 can be used both open and closed and includes a 1.3 megapixel camera with digital zoom and flash, internal and external TFT displays (1.8 inch and 1.5 inch, respectively) and Bluetooth technology.

Kyocera's dual-band M1000 messaging phone will be available this Summer with global CDMA carriers.

Kyocera S1000

Rounding out Kyocera's phone lineup is S1000, a bar-style phone designed to meet the growing demand for extremely low-cost phones in the domestic market. With an internal antenna and a color-filtered display, S1000 provides everything needed for someone who simply wants to make a call and doesn't want to pay anything extra for features they may not use.

A dual-band digital phone, S1000 will enter CDMA markets in Summer 2007.

KPC680 1xEV-DO Rev. A ExpressCard

Expanding on the great success of its award-winning Passport KPC650 1xEV-DO Rel. 0 PC card, Kyocera's new KPC680 upgrades to CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A, the next generation of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO technology, to ensure continued optimal performance. EV-DO Rev. A increases the peak data download speed to 3.1 Mbps and peak upload speed to 1.8 Mbps. The new design features dual external antenna ports for signal flexibility while maintaining the industry-leading antenna design that has given Kyocera the fastest CDMA PC cards on the market. The ExpressCard format aligns with current laptop trends - analyst firm IDC predicts that 75 percent of laptops will have ExpressCard slots by 2008 and 95 percent by 2010†. An optional "sled" adaptor enables the KPC680 to be used in a PCMCIA slot as well.

Kyocera's KPC680 EV-DO Rev. A ExpressCard will be available this Summer.

For more information about Kyocera Wireless' 2007 products, including a complete lineup of Genuine Accessories by Kyocera™, please visit www.kyocera-wireless.com.

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Wireless Corp. Brad Shewmake phone: 1-858-882-2028 e-mail: shewmake@kyocera-wireless.com

CTIA Hall A1/A2 - Booth #647 LPI Communications Ellen Lynch/Melody Parrette phone: 858-361-9731/415-225-2240 e-mail: ellen@lpicommunications.com

QUALCOMM Ad Its Partners Demonstrate New Advances In Mobile Broadband Technologies At CTIA Wireless 2007

QUALCOMM Ad Its Partners Demonstrate New Advances In Mobile Broadband Technologies At CTIA Wireless 2007 ORLANDO, Fla. — March 27, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that the Company will showcase a wide range of innovative wireless solutions at CTIA Wireless 2007 in Orlando, March 27-29 in Booth #1645, Hall A3 of the Orange County Convention Center.

Working with its partners, QUALCOMM is driving the global adoption of mobile broadband. According to Wireless Intelligence, there are more than 430 million 3G wireless subscribers worldwide. From mobile TV to single-chip solutions for sleeker, stylish cell phones, QUALCOMM will highlight its successful collaborations that are enabling the rapid growth of mobile broadband and enriching the lives of end users.

“Mobile broadband is here today, and QUALCOMM is accelerating 3G adoption by working with our industry partners to bring innovative wireless products and solutions to market,” said William F. Davidson Jr., vice president, global marketing and investor relations for QUALCOMM. “Our goal is to ensure that mobile phones and wireless services meet the needs of consumers in both the developed and developing markets. At CTIA this year, QUALCOMM will demonstrate some of the innovative solutions driving 3G services and will offer a view of what is to come in wireless technology.”

On Tuesday, March 27, QUALCOMM will host an analyst and media briefing at 8 a.m. EDT in Room W-414 A/B, located on Level Four of the West Hall in the Orange County Convention Center, where Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chief executive officer, and Dr. Sanjay Jha, chief operating officer, will discuss the Company's latest news announcements and collaborations.

Demonstrations of QUALCOMM's advanced technologies, products and solutions featured in the Company's booth include:

• The first live over-the air demonstration of Ultra Mobile Broadband™ (UMB™) showing simultaneous high-definition video streaming, video conferencing, VoIP and Web browsing applications

• A live demonstration of 9.3 Mbps peak data rates over EV-DO Rev. B

• A demonstration of telco-quality VoIP services over EV-DO Rev. A, including mobile-to-mobile voice calls, video telephony and simultaneous VoIP and data sessions

• MediaFLO Technologies' demonstrations of live streaming TV and mobile datacast applications on OEM handsets, as well as the first-ever live demonstration of MediaFLO on a dedicated, mobile TV alternative device

• A demonstration of the hardware-accelerated graphics, mp3 audio, TV-out and USB input capabilities of QUALCOMM's MSM7500™ chipset

• MediaFLO USA, Inc. demonstrating live commercial FLO TV, delivering premium full length content from some of the world's best known brands to mobile phones

• Embedded mobile broadband demonstrations featuring the Sony VAIO ultra-portable notebook, OQO's Model 02 and Dell Latitude D620 Semi-rugged notebook PC, all with embedded EV-DO running on commercial mobile broadband services

• QUALCOMM, along with Cisco®, demonstrating a new enterprise-class router with embedded EV-DO

• Demonstrations of QUALCOMM's flexible BREW® Signature Solutions and offerings, including uiOne™, the BREW Gaming Signature Solution and BREW Locate Signature Solution

• The BREW Partner Pavilion, featuring 20 of the market's leading BREW publishers and developers

QUALCOMM spokespeople will participate in the following speaker sessions:

• Mitch Oliver, vice president of solutions and marketing for QUALCOMM Internet Services, will speak at Billboard's Mobile Entertainment Live “Mobile Search and Merchandising” session on Monday, March 26, from 3:45-4:30 p.m. in the West Concourse-Valencia Room 415. Additionally, he will participate in the “Off-portal Opportunities Without Sacrificing the Customer Experience” session on Wednesday, March 28, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 307 A/B

• Dan Novak, vice president of programming and advertising for MediaFLO USA, will participate in the Smartphone Summit session “Smartphone & Wireless Entertainment: Audio, Video and Rich-media Content Delivery” on Monday, March 26, from 4-4:50 p.m. in room 308 CD

• Mahesh Makhijani, director of technical marketing for QUALCOMM, will participate in the GSM Associations' HSPA Evolved/HSPA+ Technology Seminar held on Tuesday, March 27, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 303 A/B

• Dr. Sanjay Jha, QUALCOMM COO and president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies, will take part in a CTO roundtable on Tuesday, March 27, from 1-2:30 p.m. in Room 309 A/B

• Jason Bremner, director of product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies, will participate in the session titled “Tech Talk: Here, There, and Everywhere” on Tuesday, March 27, from 1-2:30 p.m. in Room 310. He will also speak in the session titled “Music via the Device: What Technology is Now Enabling” on Tuesday, March 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 309 A/B

• Eduardo Esteves, senior director of technical marketing for QUALCOMM, will participate in the CDMA Development Group's “Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB): High Performance Mobile OFDMA Solution” seminar held on Tuesday, March 27, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 303 A/B

• Gina Lombardi, president of MediaFLO USA, will participate in the session titled “Mobile Television: Outlook for 2007” on Tuesday, March 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 307 A/B

• Arvin Chander, vice president of carrier relations for QUALCOMM Internet Services, will deliver a presentation on the mobile content market in Japan at the JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) conference, taking place on Wednesday, March 28, from 1:30-4 p.m. in Room 305 A

For additional information about the Company's activities at CTIA Wireless 2007, please visit www.qualcomm.com/press.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Emily Kilpatrick, Corporate CommunicationsPhone: 1-858-845-5959Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor RelationsPhone: 1-858-658-4813Email: ir@qualcomm.com

QUALCOMM Introduces Complete Solution For Ultra Mobile Broadband

QUALCOMM Introduces Complete Solution For Ultra Mobile Broadband ORLANDO, Fla. — March 27, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the addition of an end-to-end solution for Ultra Mobile Broadband™ (UMB™) to its roadmap. QUALCOMM's next-generation Cell Site Modem™ (CSM™) CSM8900™ and Mobile Data Modem™ (MDM™) MDM8900™ modem chip solutions will support the latest 3GPP2 UMB standard, expected to be finalized within the first half of this year. UMB technology incorporates the benefits of OFDMA, CDMA and other air interface techniques with MIMO and advanced antenna technologies to offer features such as support for broadband speeds, greater capacity and coverage, and an enhanced user experience for future mobile services. QUALCOMM will present the industry's first over-the-air UMB demonstration in the Company's booth, #1645, at the CTIA Wireless 2007 conference in Orlando, Fla.

“QUALCOMM's commitment to driving the adoption of the newest technologies by offering the most advanced products and working closely with industry leaders remains unchanged for UMB,” said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, chief operating officer of QUALCOMM and president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. “The growing base of subscribers that demand increasingly advanced services will expect the performance and new possibilities that UMB will deliver by 2009.”

The MDM8900 modem solution, which will provide support for up to 40 Mbps on the downlink and 10 Mbps on the uplink , will interface with the Mobile Station Modem™ (MSM™) MSM7850™ to offer a complete mobile device solution that takes advantage of new services enabled by UMB. The CSM8900 cell site solution features a new single-sector architecture and leverages QUALCOMM's Snapdragon™ technology for unsurpassed mobile broadband performance. The CSM8900 also supports 4x4 MIMO and serial input/output to help drive the deployment of next-generation wireless capabilities. Sampling of the MDM8900 is scheduled for the first quarter of 2008, and sampling of the CSM8900 is scheduled for the second quarter of 2008.

UMB is an evolutionary upgrade within the family of CDMA2000® standards that can be deployed in existing or new spectrum allocations using scalable bandwidths up to 20 MHz. Network operators can benefit from the new revenue opportunities and greater margins for mobile broadband services made possible with greater bandwidth, spectrum and band options, as well as the network scalability and flexibility that UMB offers. Wireless users will experience an enhanced mobile broadband experience with a wide range of interactive services.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Kira Lee, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Phone: 1-858-845-7571 Email: qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications Phone: 1-858-845-5959 Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor Relations Phone: 1-858-658-4813 Email: ir@qualcomm.com

QUALCOMM And KDDI Announce Encouraging Mobile Broadcast Survey Results

QUALCOMM And KDDI Announce Encouraging Mobile Broadcast Survey Results SAN DIEGO — March 27, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, and KDDI Corporation, who together established MediaFLO Japan Planning Incorporated in December 2005 to pursue the possibility of providing MediaFLO™ service in Japan, today announced encouraging results from an extensive consumer survey of attitudes towards mobile TV. The survey, which was conducted by Accenture Japan Ltd. and included more than 3,000 Japanese consumers, showed that subscribers are far more likely to take up mobile broadcast services when they experience it firsthand, and it provides compelling evidence for the commercial viability of MediaFLO services in the Japanese market.

“We are convinced that the survey results illustrate that paid mobile broadcasting services are attractive to Japanese customers despite the availability of the free ISDB-T service, and we believe that both services can coexist,” said Kazuhiko Masuda, president of MediaFLO Japan Planning Incorporated. “Based on these extremely positive results, MediaFLO Japan Planning Incorporated intends to move forward with preparations for a commercial service in Japan.”

MediaFLO technology offers several advantages over other mobile multicast technologies because it is engineered specifically for the mobile environment. These include higher-quality video and audio, faster channel switching time, superior mobile reception, optimized power consumption and greater capacity than other multicast technologies. Because of its superior throughput and efficient use of spectrum, MediaFLO technology can support more content channels (in the same frequency band ) than competing technologies, depending on channel bandwidth allocation.

“We see Japan as a leading market for deployment of advanced mobile services like mobile TV,” said Peggy Johnson, president, QUALCOMM Internet Services and MediaFLO Technologies. “The survey results demonstrate the full potential of multichannel broadcasting in Japan, and we will continue to work with KDDI to make MediaFLO available to Japanese consumers. We believe that MediaFLO is the right mobile broadcasting technology for the demanding Japanese audience.”

The survey yielded notable results in three key categories:

User Intention

• The survey clearly showed that mobile broadcast is an experience-driven service in that people's intention to use the service increased the more they understood the service

• 41 percent of survey respondents said that they intended to use mobile broadcast services

• 83 percent of focus group testers - users who were given the opportunity to try out the service - responded that they intended to use the service

• This result was significantly higher than positive online survey respondents (52 percent)

Service Requirements

• Approximately 40 percent of respondents wanted to use the service “while traveling to school or work”

• Broken down by genre, the most desirable content was “News” and “Movies/Drama/Anime”

• Respondents expressed interest in each of MediaFLO's four service features: video streaming, audio streaming, Clipcasting™ and IP datacasting

• 92 percent of handset users responded positively to the picture quality and clarity of movement, while some 87 percent were positive about the usability of the electronic program guide

• 45 percent of respondents indicated that they wanted 31 channels or more, and thus the service caters to this demand for multichannel broadcasting

Potential Market Size

• The potential Japanese market size for paid multichannel broadcasting to mobile phones within five years of service launch is estimated to be as large as 450 billion yen ($3.8 billion) with about 40 million users

• The potential economic benefit to the market of a mobile broadcast service launch is estimated to be some 1.9 trillion yen ($16 billion)

The MediaFLO System is an end-to-end solution that enables broadcasting of high-quality video, audio streams, Clipcasting media and IP datacasting to mobile handsets. The MediaFLO System is a manageable, scalable, subscription-based distribution system and an efficient over-the-air network solution that provides wireless operators a way to cost-effectively deliver the high-quality audio and video content their subscribers desire. More information about the MediaFLO System is available at www.mediaflo.com.

KDDI is the only Japanese information and communication company that comprehensively provides all communications service, from fixed to mobile. The number of subscribers to the mobile phone services under the au and Tu-Ka brands is over 26 million. See www.kddi.com/english for further information.

Sprint Powers Up At CTIA Wireless 2007 With Showcase Of Mobility Solutions

Sprint Powers Up At CTIA Wireless 2007 With Showcase Of Mobility Solutions ORLANDO, Fla. — 03/27/2007

WHAT: Sprint is showcasing new and emerging mobility capabilities as part of its activities at CTIA Wireless, March 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. Sprint is located on the exhibit floor, booth number 2987. Visitors to the booth will have access to a breadth of products and services that give customers the power to enjoy great value and unmatched wireless capabilities on Sprint's powerful network. Highlights include:

Network

Sprint Mobile Broadband Revision A – Sprint customers at CTIA Wireless and throughout the Orlando area will join the 140 million people in more than 5,400 communities who can enjoy access to the upgraded Sprint Mobile Broadband Network, which provides users faster data speeds and the ability to ultimately use richer applications and services such as high-speed video telephony, music-on-demand, video messaging and large file uploads. The industry's largest mobile broadband network in Orlando and other upgraded markets will allow customers to experience significantly faster average data speeds comparable to some DSL offerings. Sprint's upgraded mobile broadband network was awarded the coveted PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award, selected by a panel of PC Magazine editors and leading industry experts.

Today, Sprint will also launch Revision A in and around the Cleveland; Knoxville, Tenn.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chicago; and Richmond, Va. markets. By the end of April, Sprint expects to upgrade more than two dozen additional major markets to the faster EV-DO Revision A technology. Once these markets are complete, Sprint will reach more than 190 million people with EV-DO Revision A.

WiMAX - Sprint will announce new Mobile WiMAX network initiatives, expansion of its partner ecosystem and access device developments. Booth visitors can also experience a demonstration of concept applications running on WiMAX such as interactive multiplayer gaming, personal digital content, IPTV and video on demand.

Devices

Sprint Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev-A Devices – As Sprint's Mobile Broadband coverage continues to expand, so does its industry-leading device portfolio with the addition of its newest EV-DO Revision A-capable USB modem – the Sierra Wireless AirCard® 595U. This new device will be available next month in Sprint sales channels, including retail stores and www.sprint.com, and can be purchased for as low as $49.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $50 mail-in rebate. The AirCard AC595U will support both Windows and Macintosh operating systems, as well as have the power to utilize Sprint Location Services through an enhanced version of the Sprint Connection Manager software. The Sierra AC595U complements Sprint's other Rev. A capable devices which include: three PCMCIA Type II Mobile Broadband cards: the Novatel Wireless S720, Sierra Wireless AirCard AC595 and Pantech PX-500; the Novatel Wireless U720 USB Modem and the Novatel EX720 Express Card.

Cisco ENZO Router – Experience the power of the Sprint mobile broadband network, now through the new Cisco® 3G Wireless WAN (WWAN) High-speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) solution used within the Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs). Superior speeds offered by Sprint's mobile broadband network serve as primary or backup access for business branch offices and temporary locations demanding anytime, anyplace highest availability access to business-critical applications through rapid deployment. Sprint has been testing the Cisco 3G WWAN HWIC solution on its network, conducting customer trials and plans to launch it commercially during the summer of 2007.

Embedded Solutions – As a leader in embedded EV-DO solutions, Sprint is demonstrating its latest advancements in rugged and ultra-mobile devices with embedded Sprint Mobile Broadband connectivity. Featured products include an ultra-mobile laptop from OQO; rugged and ultra-lightweight laptops from Dell, Panasonic and Sony; and the new Motion LE1700 Tablet PC. Additionally, Sprint will be displaying machine-to-machine devices – including Airlink and Digi which are certified for operation on the high-speed EV-DO Rev. A technology - for use in wireless WAN, telemetry and fleet management solutions.

Sprint Vision Phone SCP-7050 by Sanyo – With the rollout of the Sprint Vision Phone SCP-7050 by Sanyo, Sprint demonstrates its leadership position as the #1 wireless provider of U.S. Mil Spec 810F compliant phones, GPS solutions and wireless solutions for business. As the first 810 mil spec compliant device for use on the Sprint National Network, the SCP-7050 by Sanyo meets strict military specifications for dust, shock and vibration and features a durable clamshell form factor with a rubberized, no-slip surface. Sprint business customers will find added value with the handset's support for autonomous GPS, which enables location information to be gathered while a user is off the Sprint network. Certified business applications for this handset include Sprint Mobile Locator, Xora, ActSoft, TeleNav and GearWorks. Additional key features include Sprint Vision services, Bluetooth® technology, and a speakerphone. Sprint plans to begin making the SCP-7050 by Sanyo available in early April in Sprint Stores, Sprint business channels and online at www.sprint.com for $149.99 with a two-year service agreement.

Applications

Sprint Navigation – Sprint customers soon will have the power of a new robust GPS-enabled navigation service included at no additional charge in select Sprint data packs. Sprint Navigation powered by TeleNav will give customers the power of a full-featured GPS navigation device on select Sprint phones, and unlimited use of Sprint Navigation will be included in the new Sprint Power Vision Navigation Pack. In addition, Sprint customers who subscribe to other Sprint data packs will have access to Sprint Navigation for just $2.99 per day.

WHEN: March 27-29, 2007

WHERE: Sprint, Booth #2987

CTIA Wireless 2007 – Orlando Convention Center

CONTACT:

For Sprint media inquiries please contact:

Emmy Anderson, 913-794-3467 Emmy.Anderson@Sprint.com

ESPN Unveils Programming For ESPN Mobile TV, Available On V CAST Mobile TV From Verizon Wireless

ESPN Unveils Programming For ESPN Mobile TV, Available On V CAST Mobile TV From Verizon Wireless ORLANDO, FL and BRISTOL, CT — March 27, 2007 — From the CTIA WIRELESS 2007® show, ESPN unveiled the program lineup for its new channel, ESPN Mobile TV, available on MediaFLO USA’s FLO TV service, now being offered as V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless. ESPN Mobile TV — ESPN’s first 24/7 channel on a wireless service — offers live game and event coverage; comprehensive and breaking sports news, commentary and analysis; and realtime sports scores and game updates. ESPN Mobile TV also offers new programs, including ESPN ReSet and ScoreCenter, available only on the wireless platform.

V CAST Mobile TV allows TV viewers to leave the house and still watch many of their favorite TV programs while on-the-go. V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless is available in select markets today, and features live content and other programming from broadcast and cable television, 24 hours a day. For the latest information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including programs, handsets, pricing and availability, customers can visit The V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.

ESPN Mobile TV features live events with upcoming programming including the Summer X Games, the NIT Championship, the Arena Football League, IndyCar racing and NCAA baseball, softball and lacrosse In the fall, ESPN Mobile TV will showcase live college football, including games from the Big Ten, Big East and the ACC.

With ESPN Mobile TV, sports fans get a great selection of ESPN’s on-air programming, packaged in a fast-paced, dynamic format to give wireless users the sports information they want quickly and frequently. In addition to airing popular ESPN shows such as Pardon the Interruption and Around the Horn, ESPN has also created new shows for ESPN Mobile TV:

ESPN ReSet – This one hour show, hosted by ESPN talent, features the best segments from ESPN’s popular morning programming, including Mike & Mike in the Morning and Cold Pizza.

ScoreCenter – This half-hour sports news program combines elements of ESPN’s flagship program, SportsCenter, with top interview segments from ESPNEWS’ Hot List. Built around straightforward scoreboard segments, ScoreCenter recaps the day’s news, scores and information.

V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless is available on new V CAST Mobile TV-enabled handsets via a dedicated key. The programming is presented in “time block”/scheduled availability, consistent with familiar cable and satellite TV models, in both Eastern and Pacific Time zones and the program guide includes date, time and program information, while allowing customers to view programming details up to 48 hours ahead of the scheduled presentation – so that customers can see what is coming up on ESPN Mobile TV two days in advance. V CAST Mobile TV also includes optional parental control features, consistent with existing multimedia standards, to allow parents to set ratings.

V CAST Mobile TV is a service provided by MediaFLO USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Because MediaFLO USA operates a dedicated multicast network that delivers programming in a linear format, Verizon Wireless can offer customers the latest in mobile entertainment without impacting its award-winning voice and data services.

Media Contact Info

Jeffrey Nelson Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7519

Rebecca Gertsmark ESPN rebecca.gertsmark@espn.com 212-916-9304

TELUS Launches New Wireless Tool For Canadian Financial Institutions That Lets Their Customers Bank On The Fly

TELUS Launches New Wireless Tool For Canadian Financial Institutions That Lets Their Customers Bank On The Fly Vancouver B.C. – March 27, 2007 – TELUS Mobile Customer Self Service is coming to Canadian financial institutions, a new product that will let their customers bank on the fly on their cell phones.

Offered exclusively in Canada by TELUS, Mobile Customer Self Service is the only solution for two-way interaction between financial institutions and their customers that does not require downloading additional software onto mobile devices. TELUS Customer Self Service leverages the messaging capabilities already on mobile handsets, including short message service (SMS), wireless email and the mobile browser.

It allows secure banking transactions on mobile communications devices – regardless of carrier, manufacturer, operating system or wireless transmission standard.

For retail banks, credit unions, brokerages, and credit card companies, TELUS Mobile Customer Self Service easily integrates with their back-end systems and can be customized to offer a host of new features to power retail banking services for their customers.

These customer services include:

• Actionable alerts (such as questionable account activity or transaction approvals)

• On-demand access to account information

• No-hold customer service which uniquely allows customers to get into the call centre queue without waiting on hold, simply by text messaging their bank.

“TELUS is offering financial institutions a new way to help their customers, providing them with a tool that offers the ultimate in banking convenience in a secure IT environment,” said Luc Vilandré, vice-president, TELUS National Application Solutions. “The addition of Mobile Customer Self Service to our dynamic offering of wireless application services reinforces TELUS' position as Canada's wireless market leader with best-in-class technology and differentiated solutions for business.”

Mobile Customer Self Service is a software solution developed by ClairMail, Inc., a leader in mobile phone-based customer interaction solutions based in Novato, California.

For more information, please contact:

Allison Vale TELUS Media Relations (416) 629-6425 Allison.Vale@telus.com

TELUS And HTC Announce New Device Combo

TELUS And HTC Announce New Device Combo Vancouver, B.C. and Orlando, FL — March 27, 2007 — Today, at the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association's (CTIA) WIRELESS 2007, TELUS, a leading Canadian telecommunications company and High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC), the world's leading provider of Microsoft Windows Mobile-based smart devices, announced a partnership to bring next generation smartphones to Canada.

As part of this partnership, TELUS will launch two powerful and innovative HTC smartphones in Canada, the HTC P4000 and HTC S720, which will offer a robust line-up of services and applications that enable users to take advantage of next generation EVDO technology. The devices will be forward compatible for use on TELUS' EVDO Rev A service, which the TELUS plans to introduce in selected markets across Canada later this year.

“TELUS continues to see a significant increase in demand for wireless data services. Our relationship with HTC is an important part of our data strategy that will allow TELUS to deliver devices and services that appeal to both consumer and business segments,” said Robert Blumenthal, TELUS senior vice-president of Products and Services. “With high resolution cameras, full QWERTY keyboards and compatibility with the future EVDO Rev A network, the HTC P4000 and HTC S720 will offer unique form factors with the familiar Windows Mobile platform that will meet the needs of both heavy and lighter data users.”

With nearly a decade of experience designing and building cutting-edge, innovative smartphones for a variety of international companies, HTC is the world's leading designer of Windows Mobile-based smart devices.

”With the introduction of the HTC P4000 and HTC S720, Canadian customers will soon be the first globally to have access to these innovative QWERTY devices,” said Todd Achilles, vice president of HTC America. “Merging HTC's innovative device designs and wireless connectivity with the TELUS network will enable customers to have a cutting-edge mobile experience on the go.”

Available in the second quarter, both the HTC P4000 and HTC S720 will provide access to vital business tools including data, Internet and email services. Both devices feature a full sliding QWERTY keyboard, 2 megapixel high resolution digital cameras with video capture and playback, optional removable MicroSD memory card and Bluetooth support for accessories such as wireless headsets, hands-free car kits or for use as a wireless modem. Users can be entertained with multimedia access, including MP3s, via Windows Media Player. With support for Microsoft Outlook Mobile and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, clients can use over-the-air synchronization of e-mail, calendar and task information with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. The devices offer clients real time access to personal and business email with TELUS Business inbox.

HTC P4000

Designed for the heavy mobile data user, the HTC P4000 provides enhanced access to corporate and personal data, push e-mail services and the Internet. The HTC P4000 lets clients take their office on the road with the ability to create, view and edit Microsoft Office Word Mobile and Excel Mobile, view Adobe PDF and PowerPoint Mobile files. In addition, the P4000 will include such features as:

• 2.8” 240 x 320 color touch screen

• Wi-Fi 802.11 compatible

• Bluetooth 2.0

• Hands-free speaker

HTC S720

Clients who want access to mobile data, email and the Internet but prefer a smaller, phone-focused design will enjoy the HTC S720 smartphone. This compact and stylish messaging phone will feature a semi auto-sliding QWERTY keyboard, redefining the smartphone form factor. Offering more than a sleek new look, this model will be one of the first devices to use Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 for a powerful and engaging mobile experience. Windows Mobile 6 offers new capabilities to view emails in rich HTML format, easier email management through new shortcuts and new calendar views that enhance how people can stay on top of their work when away from the office.

Viewing Microsoft Office Word and Excel documents on the go is a pleasure on the 2.4 inch screen with landscape view option, and users can stay connected via user-friendly, real-time email in its original rich HTML format and the ability to chat over Windows Live.

TELUS upcoming EVDO Rev A network

The HTC P4000 and HTC S720 will offer forward compatibility with TELUS' EVDO Rev A network through a simple software upgrade. EVDO Rev A is TELUS' next-generation wireless network technology that will offer typical upload speeds of approximately 300 to 400 kilobits per second with a maximum possible upload speed of 1.8 megabits per second, and typical download speeds of approximately 450 to 800 kilobits per second to a maximum possible speed of 3.1 megabits per second.

At launch, the devices will operate on the TELUS wireless high speed network (EVDO Rev 0). With typical download speeds of approximately 400 to 700 kilobits per second and a maximum possible speed of more than 2 megabits per second, TELUS' wireless high speed service offers clients the speed they need for powerful mobile computing.

TELUS wireless high speed (EVDO Rev 0) service is currently available to more than two thirds of Canadians across the country, including all major urban centres. TELUS clients can also access wireless high speed Internet while traveling in more than 230 cities in the United States. Where TELUS wireless high speed service is not available, TELUS clients can also access the Internet through TELUS 1X digital service, which reaches 92 per cent of Canadians. For more on service availability, please visit telusmobility.com/coverage.

For more information, please contact:

Julie Smithers TELUS Media Relations (416) 684-6817 julie.smithers@telus.com

Jason Gordon HTC America 425-679-5337 Jason_Gordon@america.htc.com

Verizon Wireless Customers Can Now Watch TV On The SCH-u620 – The First V CAST Mobile TV Phone

Verizon Wireless Customers Can Now Watch TV On The SCH-u620 – The First V CAST Mobile TV Phone ORLANDO, FL, BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and DALLAS, TX — March 27, 2007 — Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) announced the new Samsung SCH-u620, the first mobile phone to support Verizon Wireless’ new V CAST Mobile TV service. Available in select markets today, V CAST Mobile TV is the latest breakthrough in mobile entertainment that combines the best of TV with the mobility and functionality of a wireless device. The Samsung SCH-u620 features a vibrant two-inch QVGA 240 x 320 pixel LCD screen, a dedicated V CAST Mobile TV key and a retractable V CAST Mobile TV antenna for optimum viewing. The SCH-u620 is also a fully-loaded multimedia device, supporting V CAST Video and Music, Get It Now® applications and Mobile Web 2.0SM, and boasts stereo Bluetooth® support for enhanced audio. Key features of the SCH-u620 include:

• 1.3 megapixel digital camera with flash

• Camcorder with Video Messaging-length or full-length capabilities

• V CAST-capable

o V CAST Mobile TV – check out best of television on your wireless phone

o V CAST Music – download songs over the air or transfer your own music collection onto a microSD™ memory card

o V CAST Video and 3D Games – download or stream video clips from the best names in news, sports, entertainment and more or download the latest 3D games from top providers

• Get It Now-capable – download games, Ring Tones, wallpapers and more

• Mobile Web 2.0-capable – customizable, enhanced wireless access to the latest in news, sports, weather and more

• TXT Messaging, Picture Messaging and Video Messaging

• Advanced speech recognition with dictation

• Bluetooth wireless technology profiles for stereo headset (for music playback) as well as mono headset, hands-free, serial port, dial-up networking, and object push (for vCard only)*

• Expandable memory with microSD memory card slot

• Dimensions: 3.76” x 1.86” x .85”, 3.7 ounces with standard battery

• QVGA display (240 x 320)

• Bilingual user interface: English and Spanish

• Speakerphone

• Personal organizer with calendar, calculator, to-do list, currency converter, alarm clock, world time and a stop watch

• File viewer for .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf, .txt, .htm and image files (like .jpeg and .bmp)

The Samsung SCH-u620 is available in select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, where the company’s V CAST Mobile TV is available for $149.99 after $50 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement.

For more information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.

* The SCH-u620 does not support all Bluetooth OBEX profiles. Go to www.verizonwireless.com/bluetoothchart for accessory compatibility.

Media Contact Info

Brenda Raney Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7518

Kimberly Walton MWW Group for Samsung kwalton@mww.com 972-301-5402 972-989-4559

Motorola Makes Mobile Music And Multimedia A Must -- For Everyone

Motorola Makes Mobile Music And Multimedia A Must -- For Everyone ORLANDO, Fla. – CTIA Wireless 2007 – 27 March 2007 – Motorola, Inc., a global leader in wireless communications, today introduced four new mobile devices designed to deliver amazing entertainment experiences to CDMA users in markets around the globe.

From the MOTORAZR maxx Ve, with its EVDO high-speed mobile music and video experience, to the powerful yet affordable integrated FM radio features of the W355, Motorola is creating industry-leading products and solutions to satisfy the demands of consumers by creating choice without compromise.

“Mobile entertainment – including music, video, imaging, and gaming – is really heating up thanks to the convergence of faster networks, broader application choices, and cooler devices,” said Jeremy Dale, Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications, Mobile Devices, Motorola. “At Motorola, we’re driving those connections through our unique alliances, products and solutions. Our goal, with new devices like the MOTORAZR maxx Ve, MOTOROKR Z6m, and Motorola W385 and W355, is to create the ultimate mobile entertainment experience for everyone.”

These four new CDMA handsets supplement Motorola’s recently announced MOTORIZR Z8 (Motorola’s first “kick-slider,” featuring High Definition TV¹ in the palm of your hand) and the MOTO Q™ 9h (an HSDPA QWERTY with broadband-like speed for work or play). Motorola’s new entertainment and multimedia handsets allow consumers worldwide to experience personalized mobile entertainment and communications – simply and seamlessly.

MOTOROKR Z6m

This multi-modal slider, with its clean lines and slim silhouette, delivers high performance music on the go, plus a 2.0 megapixel camera with landscape view to let you capture your favorite moments in style. Equipped with a 3.5mm headset jack, stereo Bluetooth wireless technology², USB 2.0 high speed, and up to 2GB of removable memory, this phone is ready to rock your world. MOTOROKR Z6m is the ultimate fashion accessory and a music lover’s dream.

MOTORAZR maxx Ve

Featuring an ultra-thin design and high-end finishes, this blazing fast EVDO device boasts a 2.0 megapixel auto focus camera, an integrated music player with touch sensitive controls and over-the-air music and video downloads. Combined with stereo Bluetooth wireless technology, GPS/LBS capabilities, the latest in downloadable applications and Internet browsing¹, the MOTORAZR maxx Ve packs a powerful multimedia experience.

Motorola W385 and W355

Inspired by Motorola’s high tier style and innovation, the W385 and W355 bring multimedia enjoyment to the mass market. The W385 offers Bluetooth, a snap and share integrated camera, and GPS location services in a classic soft touch feel. The Motorola W355 sports a stylish spun face and an integrated FM radio. With the Motorola W385 and W355, cutting edge looks and powerful features are now within your reach.

Availability

All handsets are expected to be available in the first half of 2007. For more information on product availability and pricing please visit www.store.motorola.com or contact your local Motorola representative.

To experience these Motorola devices first-hand, please visit Motorola at booth #3163 (Hall B) or go to www.motorola.com/events.

Media Contacts

John Wernecke Motorola Mobile Devices +1 847 668-9750 John.wernecke@motorola.com

Kate Brennan Fleishman Hillard + 1 312 636-0325 Kate.brennan@fleishman.com

Axesstel Announces Commercial Availability Of Portable EV-DO Rev A USB Modems For Home And Travel Use

Axesstel Announces Commercial Availability Of Portable EV-DO Rev A USB Modems For Home And Travel Use ORLANDO, Fla., Mar 27, 2007 -- Axesstel, Inc., a leader in the design and development of fixed wireless voice and broadband data products, today announced commercial availability of the MV100 Series of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A USB Modems at CTIA Wireless 2007. Small enough to slip into a shirt pocket, the sleek new MV100 series USB modems, provide consumers and mobile professionals with fixed wireless and mobile access to email, the Internet and multimedia streaming at speeds up to 3.1 Mbps. Axesstel will be conducting live demonstrations of the MV140 (800/1900 MHz) Dual-Band USB Modem in Booth 4569, in the Enterprise Mobility Pavilion at CTIA Wireless being held in Orlando, FL from March 27 - 29, 2007.

The versatile USB modem allows fixed wireless and mobile operators to increase average revenue per unit (ARPU) from data services by attracting subscribers needing broadband data access from home and while traveling.

"Operators from all over the globe are excited about our new MV100 Series USB Modems. In fact, operators in Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Venezuela are all actively testing the device," said Stephen Sek, chief technology officer for Axesstel, Inc. "We look forward to expanding our reach to operators in both emerging and developed markets by providing a solution to increase their ARPU while enabling professional and SOHO subscribers remote access to voice and broadband data from their homes or offices."

The MV100 series USB modems including the MV110 (450 MHz), MV140A (800 MHz), MV140B (1900 MHz) and MV140 (800/1900 MHz), address the demand from fixed wireless and mobile carriers for a terminal device that provides the flexibility of voice and broadband data access from a fixed or mobile environment. The MV100 series modems are designed with a USB connector to allow for connectivity to voice, text messaging and broadband data from a desktop PC at a home or small office, or from a laptop, allowing mobile professionals to stay productive virtually anywhere, at any time while traveling.

The MV100 Series Modems come integrated with personal information management (PIM), Outlook(R) Sync and modem manager software that are installed directly from the MV100 Series Modem to the desktop PC or laptop when the modem is first plugged in. The user installation experience is simplified by providing plug-and-play connectivity without the need of installing software from a CD.

The MV100 Series is backward compatible to CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev 0 and CDMA2000 1X to ensure subscribers maintain high-speed connectivity in areas where a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A network is not yet available. The dual-band (800/1900 MHz) functionality of the MV140 allows users to connect to networks worldwide. A USB cable, packaged with the device, allows users to position the modem away from the noisiness of the laptop to increase transmission gain, a performance not possible with dongle-type USB modems. An internal battery and receive diversity antennas further maximize data throughput and extend network coverage range from fringe areas. These design advantages allow operators to provide a better user experience and increase the number of subscribers that can be served by their network.

Additional features of the Axesstel MV100 Series USB Modems include:

-- Voice and text messaging capability when connected to a laptop or desktop PC

-- Personal information management functionality and synchronization with MS Outlook(R) phonebook simplifies communications

-- Compatibility with virtual private networks secures data transmissions

-- Slim and compact design fits into a jacket pocket or brief case for easy portability

-- Color LCD enables quick viewing of network coverage status without having to open modem manager software from the laptop

For more information on the MV100 Series USB Modems, visit our virtual press office at www.virtualpressoffice.com/kit/axesstel or our website at www.axesstel.com

Contacts:

Axesstel, Inc. Kim K. Haneke, +1-858-875-7291 khaneke@axesstel.com or Investor Relations Contacts: Lippert / Heilshorn & Associates Kirsten Chapman, +1-415-433-3777 kchapman@lhai.com

Axesstel Receives Purchase Order From CellularOne For MV420 3G Gateways

Axesstel Receives Purchase Order From CellularOne For MV420 3G Gateways ORLANDO, Fla., Mar 27, 2007 -- Axesstel, Inc., a leader in the design and development of fixed wireless voice and broadband data products, today announced a purchase order from Bermuda Digital Communications Ltd. ("BDC"), under its CellularOne brand, for its new MV420 (800 MHz) 3G Gateway. Axesstel is scheduled to begin shipments to BDC in April. The MV420 3G Gateway will be available at CellularOne offices in Bermuda beginning early May.

When connected to BDC's recently launched CellularOne CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A network, the MV420 will provide consumers and businesses in Bermuda with wire-free access to broadband data at speeds up to 3.1 mega bits per second (Mbps) from any room in the home or office or from a remote work location.

Axesstel will demonstrate the speed and convenience of its MV440 (800/1900 MHz) 3G Gateway in Booth 4569, in the Enterprise Mobility Pavilion at CTIA Wireless 2007 being held in Orlando from March 27 -- 29, 2007.

"The quality and reliability we experienced with Axesstel's Rev O modems strongly factored into our decision to purchase the new 3G gateway," said Kurt Eve, chairman and chief executive officer for BDC. "By offering the MV420, we will now have the opportunity to increase subscriber numbers by serving more market segments including residential, SOHO, small business and some vertical market businesses needing broadband access while working remotely across the island."

"Booking the first purchase order on our MV400 Series from CellularOne, an existing customer and well respected operator, is a strong testament to the quality, reliability and innovation of Axesstel's broadband data solutions," said Murray Kawchuk, senior vice president of sales and corporate marketing for Axesstel. "We are seeing an increased number of operators worldwide currently testing our 3G gateways and broadband USB modems, and anticipate announcing more wins as operators complete testing."

Axesstel's MV400 Series 3G Gateways are currently being tested by operators in China, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, the Ukraine and Venezuela. The MV100 Series USB Modems are currently being tested in Indonesia, Guatemala, Venezuela, Malaysia, Thailand and India.

The MV400 series, including the MV410 (450 MHz), MV420 (800 MHz), MV430 (1900 MHz) and MV440 (800/1900 MHz), combines CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A, a Wi-Fi router, and a four port Ethernet switch. The gateways are an easy to use, integrated desktop networking device that connects multiple desktop and laptop PCs to broadband data at speeds up to 3.1 mega bits per second (Mbps). They address the demand from fixed wireless and mobile carriers for a terminal device that enables them to offer residential, small office/home office (SOHO), enterprise and commercial customers a viable high-speed alternative to dial up, integrated services digital network (ISDN) and digital subscriber line (DSL).

Integrated with an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi router, the MV400 series gateways offer laptop users the convenience of wireless connectivity to broadband data from any room in a home or office. The gateways enable easy set up of a local hotspot for a variety of applications in small business, enterprise, retail, public transportation, emergency response and other vertical market environments.

Engineered with a sleek new desktop and wall-mountable design, the MV400 series provide broadband access to email, the Internet, data intensive photos and graphics, and multi-media streaming. Backward compatibility to CDMA2000 1X Rev 0 and CDMA2000 1X ensures that subscribers maintain high-speed connectivity in areas where a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A network is not yet available.

Without any software drivers to install, a four port Ethernet (RJ-45) router provides a user-friendly, plug-and-play solution that enables users to network multiple laptop and desktop PCs for streamlined access to high-speed data. A USB port provides an additional data connection point. The dual-band (800/1900 MHz) functionality of the MV440 provides compatibility with networks worldwide.

Contacts:

Axesstel, Inc.Kim K. Haneke, +1 858-875-7291khaneke@axesstel.comorBermuda Digital Communications LimitedDiana Winfield, +1 441-700-7691dwindfield@bdc.bm

Alcatel-Lucent Makes Intelligent Antenna Solution Available To Help 3G CDMA2000 Operators Increase Voice Capacity

Alcatel-Lucent Makes Intelligent Antenna Solution Available To Help 3G CDMA2000 Operators Increase Voice Capacity Orlando, USA, March 27, 2007— Alcatel-Lucent today announced that its intelligent antenna (IA) solution was made available to help third-generation (3G) CDMA2000 operators simply and cost-effectively upgrade their CDMA2000 1X networks to support greater volumes of voice traffic without the need for additional spectrum. The Alcatel-Lucent IA solution can deliver up to a two-fold increase in voice capacity and similarly increase data throughput delivered directly to consumer.

Alcatel-Lucent's CDMA Modular Cell 4.0 base station architecture supports an incremental upgrade path to IA to realize these improvements in capacity and performance. The gains can be realized whether a mobile operator’s customer base consists of 3G CDMA2000 or legacy 2G CDMA users, or a mix of both, without the need for modifications to existing cell phones or devices.

“Our customers can be assured that we will continue to support their existing investments in CDMA2000 1X technology for years to come,” said Mike Iandolo, president of Alcatel-Lucent’s CDMA/EV-DO business. “Our philosophy has always been to build products and solutions that provide a future migration path and significant investment protection.”

The Alcatel-Lucent integrated IA solution provides true per-user intelligent antenna processing. Without per-user intelligent antenna processing, a base station's antennas produce a wide-angle radio signal beam that transmits to all users in a given area. However, with per-user intelligent antenna processing, or beamforming, the base station sends a separate, dedicated, narrower beam to each active user, which adaptively follows them as they move through the base station's coverage area.

Transmitting simultaneous, dedicated beams to each active user makes more efficient use of spectrum and reduces interference, resulting in capacity gains.

The Alcatel-Lucent IA processing techniques also are applied to the “reverse link,” or the signal a base station receives from a mobile device when a voice or data call is active. The combination of IA processing at the base station -- in both the signal transmission and reception of signals from mobile devices -- makes the overall system capacity gains possible.

Alcatel-Lucent is actively incorporating advanced antenna technologies such as beamforming and MIMO into all parts of its wireless access portfolio, viewing them as essential building blocks for optimizing next-generation network performance.

The Alcatel-Lucent IA solution for CDMA2000 1X networks is being showcased in the company’s booth (#1562) at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) 2007 trade show taking place March 27-29 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Centre.

Contact the Alcatel-Lucent Press Office: press@alcatel-lucent.com

Samsung Introduces CDMA Base Station For Home Coverage At CTIA Wireless 2007

Samsung Introduces CDMA Base Station For Home Coverage At CTIA Wireless 2007 ORLANDO – March 26, 2007 – Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of telecommunications network systems and handsets, will introduce at CTIA Wireless 2007 a small plug-and-play base station that works with users’ existing mobile phones to provide guaranteed, in-home cellular service over existing public broadband networks. Samsung’s UbiCell™ Solution is a CDMA Femtocell base station that benefits users by improving coverage in a cost-effective, easy to install and dependable solution for use at home. This will allow Carrier’s to address customer complaints for coverage which can help retain customers and allow for new services and incentives through bundled pricing.

Samsung provides a total solution with the following features:

ONE PHONE

UbiCell will allow users to eliminate the need for a landline phone. With guaranteed inhome service, users will no longer have to pay for separate landline charges for basic features such as long distance, voice mail, caller ID and call waiting. The solution will allow Carriers to offer differentiated services and provides an opportunity to increase revenue through additional MOUs.

SIMPLE INSTALLATION

UbiCell is easy to install and adapts to its environment with automatic configuration, plug-and-play and remote operation and maintenance. The system is ready to use without requiring any technical assistance, it requires any broadband internet (xDSL or Cable Modem), Ethernet connection and 110V power. After installation, the UbiCell will locate and register with the Management Server to configure and begin service in a matter of minutes.

SPECIFICATIONS

Air Interface: IS95 A/B & CDMA2000 1X or WCDMA

System Capacity: 1FA Omni

Channel Elements: 4 traffic channels

Frequency: 1.9GHz

Output Power: Max. 50mw

Input Voltage: 90~250VAC

Network Interface: 10/100 BaseTx Ethernet (xDSL/Cable Modem)

Weight: 1lb

Samsung’s UbiCell Solution is expected to be available to consumers in the second half of 2007.

Samsung at CTIA Wireless 2007

To see Samsung Electronics’ complete CTIA Wireless 2007 product lineup, please visit the company’s booth (#3103) located in the West Hall B of the Orange County Convention Center. For more information on specific products, please visit www.mobile.mwwnews.com.

Get The Power To Redefine Mobile Music And Turn Up The Volume With Upstage™ By Samsung, Exclusively From Sprint

Get The Power To Redefine Mobile Music And Turn Up The Volume With Upstage™ By Samsung, Exclusively From Sprint ORLANDO, Fla. — 03/26/2007 — Sprint and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) today announced the upcoming availability of UpStage by Samsung, the first U.S. wireless phone designed with a revolutionary form factor that optimizes music capabilities with the look of a phone on one side and an MP3 player on the other. Operating on the Sprint Mobile Broadband network, UpStage by Samsung provides easy access to Sprint's exclusive multimedia content, including Sprint Music Store with quick over-the-air music downloads.

UpStage by Samsung is the first Sprint phone to offer the following features designed to make mobile music more entertaining than ever:

• Sprint Music Manager, powered by Smith Micro, gives users the power to quickly and simply transfer, or "sideload," unprotected songs from a PC to the handset via a USB cable. Provided on an enclosed CD-ROM, Music Manager also allows songs to be managed on the PC through an intuitive interface.

• Advanced Stereo Bluetooth 2.0 with Bluetooth caller ID enables the user to identify callers with a spoken voice while they listen to music.

• UpStage by Samsung gives users the power to multitask with the ability to play music in background mode while also using the phone for text messaging, playing games or surfing the Internet.

"The UpStage by Samsung is all about innovation and making mobile music easy," said Oliver Valente, Sprint's senior vice president of product development. "In an effort to take mobile music to a new level, we focused on optimizing music features and Sprint's exclusive multimedia content during every step of the development process. Sprint is pleased to offer this revolutionary phone on our powerful high-speed network."

The screen on the phone side of the UpStage by Samsung is dedicated to making calls, text messaging and contacts management. With a simple push of the "flip" button, the focus is shifted to the music side. The music side features a large, bright-color LCD screen that is ideal for navigating the music library and allows easy access to Power Vision products and services, including Sprint Music Store and Sprint TV.

Touch-sensitive navigation keys on the music side provide easy synchronization of your phone with your PC-based music collection, quick access to your phone's music library and easy purchasing of music over the air through Sprint Music Store. A built-in tutorial guides users through navigating with the intuitive touch-sensitive controls. Five sensitivity settings are available for user customization.

"Samsung is proud to introduce this groundbreaking union of voice, form and music to the Sprint Power Vision phone lineup," said Peter Skarzynski, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Samsung Telecommunications America. "UpStage is packed with high-profile music access, messaging and multitasking capabilities, in an ultra-slim, unique design with a very reasonable price point."

UpStage by Samsung comes packaged with essential tools to get started right out of the box including a stylish extended battery wallet that increases talk time up to 6.3 hours or 16 hours of music listening. Dual battery gauges show remaining battery life in the extended battery wallet and the internal battery. The box also contains a 64MB MicroSD memory card, USB cable, 3.5mm adapter with microphone for standard music headphones and accessories, the Sprint Music Manager application on CD-ROM and a Quick Tips guide.

UpStage by Samsung measures 4.07" x 1.73" x 0.37" and weighs just 2.57 ounces. Additional features include a 1.3MP camera and camcorder, MicroSD card slot for up to 2GB of external memory, an easy-to-access keyguard switch to prevent accidental dialing, and Wireless Backup to quickly restore contact information if your phone is lost or stolen.

UpStage by Samsung will be available at Sprint retail stores, www.sprint.com and 1-800-SPRINT1 in early April. Customers can register to be among the first to purchase UpStage by Samsung at www.sprint.com/upstage.

UpStage by Samsung will be priced at $149 with a two-year service agreement. Two $25 service credits are available with new activations on Free Incoming or Power Pack Plans and a two-year agreement when the phone is purchased at Sprint.com using a special customer code. Sprint's national advertising campaign for this device will begin in late April with special pricing promotions available at that time.

Media Contacts:

Michelle Leff Mermelstein, Sprint 703.592.7504 Michelle.Leff@sprint.com

Power Of Mobile Music Now More Accessible Than Ever To Sprint Customers

Power Of Mobile Music Now More Accessible Than Ever To Sprint Customers ORLANDO, Fla. — 03/26/2007 — Sprint announced today that it is delivering customers powerful new pricing and offerings that will make mobile music easier and more affordable to enjoy than ever.

99 Cent Song Downloads

Beginning in early April, the Sprint Music Store will offer songs at $ 0.99 – the lowest rate available for over-the-air song downloads purchased in the United States. This price applies to every song in the Sprint Music Store's library of more than 1.5 million songs.

The Sprint Music Store provides songs in virtually every genre from EMI Music, SONY BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group as well as thousands of independent labels distributed by Groove Mobile and IODA. Groove Mobile also powers the Sprint Music Store. The new per-song rate is available to Sprint customers with any Sprint Power Vision data plan.

New Music-Inclusive Data Plans

Sprint will soon begin offering two Power Vision data plans that focus particularly on music. The new Power Vision Access Pack will be available for $15 and will provide:

• 10 commercial-free radio channels from Sprint Radio, powered by mSpot,

• exclusive video programming from Sprint Power View, including a weekly top-song countdown, breaking music news, tour information and artist interviews and performances and

• songs at $ 0.99 each from the Sprint Music Store.

In addition to what the Power Vision Access Pack provides, the Power Vision Music Pack will cost an extra $5 (for a total of $20) and will offer:

• another 40 channels of commercial-free radio channels from Sprint Radio (for a total of 50),

• a channel from Sprint TV that features music videos, powered by MobiTV, including hip-hop, rock and alternative as well as flashbacks from the 80s and 90s and

• songs at $ 0.99 each from the Sprint Music Store.

Both data plans will be available to Sprint customers in early April and will include unlimited data usage. The plans will also include unlimited use of several other non-music applications such as web browsing, Picture Mail and mobile email (casual usage charges would apply for access to these applications without a data plan).

Songs Each Week at No Additional Charge

The Sprint Music Store now delivers a variety of up to ten songs each week for no additional charge. The pre-selected songs can be found in the "Free Songs This Week" section of the Sprint Music Store, and they are provided through a partnership with independent music labels. This unique offering allows for the discovery of new music and demonstrates how simple, quick and entertaining the Sprint Music Store is to use.

Manage Music on PC, Transfer to Handset

The new Sprint Music Manager, powered by Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), allows songs to be quickly and simply transferred, or "sideloaded," from a PC to the mobile handset via a USB cable. It also enables digital music to be managed all in one place on the PC through an intuitive interface. The Sprint Music Manager software will be included on a CD-ROM with the new UpStage by Samsung and will soon be available for download on additional Sprint music-centric devices.

"Sprint believes that mobile music should be within the reach of all our customers. That's why we offer a wide range of music applications across a large selection of handsets, including the new UpStage by Samsung. And it's also why we are introducing new 99-cent song downloads, music-filled data plans, free-download incentives and convenient services such as the Sprint Music Manager," said John Burris, vice president of wireless data, Sprint.

The UpStage by Samsung is Sprint's newest exclusive music-centric device. It is the first wireless handset in the United States designed with the look of a phone on one side and an MP3 player on the other. The UpStage by Samsung will be available in early April. For more information, see today's joint announcement from Sprint and Samsung.

In addition to the UpStage by Samsung, Sprint offers several phones with a wide variety of music services, including the Sprint Music Store. Eight of these handsets are currently available for $99 or less when purchased with a two-year service agreement.

The Sprint Music Store was the first service in the United States to deliver over-the-air song downloads. The Sprint Music Store enables customers to browse, preview and purchase songs while on the go anywhere on Sprint's nationwide mobile broadband network. It also allows songs to be purchased via the PC at www.sprint.com/digitallounge. Customers are able to receive two copies of the song – one for their phone and another for their PC.

Media Contact:

Aaron Radelet, 703-433-8246 aaron.radelet@sprint.com

QUALCOMM Unveils 2007 Roadmap For EV-DO Rev. B

QUALCOMM Unveils 2007 Roadmap For EV-DO Rev. B SAN DIEGO — March 26, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today unveiled the addition of a new product supporting CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO Revision B to its roadmap. The new Mobile Station Modem™ (MSM™) MSM7850™ chipset is the industry's first device solution for EV-DO Rev. B, delivering highly advanced capabilities for next-generation data and multimedia services. QUALCOMM's recent field tests of EV-DO Rev. B technology resulted in average data rates of 9.3 Mbps on the downlink over 5 MHz of spectrum.

“The evolution of CDMA2000 networks from EV-DO Rev. A to EV-DO Rev. B allows network operators to remain leading-edge in their service and performance offerings without the need for any infrastructure hardware changes,” said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, chief operating officer of QUALCOMM and president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. “QUALCOMM's technology will allow 3G CDMA networks to meet next-generation data requirements.”

The MSM7850 device chipset provides support for EV-DO Rev. B with full backward compatibility. Scheduled to sample this year, the MSM7850 solution provides manufacturers with a highly integrated, flexible solution to deliver the capabilities of Rev. B on consumer products. A software upgrade release to enable QUALCOMM's Cell Site Modem™ (CSM™) CSM6800™ solution to support multi-carrier EV-DO Rev. B will be available by the end of March 2007.

EV-DO Rev. B. enables applications such as mobile TV or streaming music with a concurrent voice call, or conducting a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) conversation while simultaneously browsing the Internet or transmitting multimedia content over the network. The flexibility of EV-DO Rev. B technology also enables significant network capacity and performance enhancements while leveraging existing network investments and currently deployed devices. High-performance devices could support forward-link data rates of up to 73.5 Mbps, while lower-cost or pre-existing devices could support 4.9 Mbps. Network operators may reduce their costs by allowing a greater percentage of spectrum to be allocated to IP-based services.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Kira Lee, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Phone: 1-858-845-7571 Email: qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications Phone: 1-858-845-5959 Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor Relations Phone: 1-858-658-4813 Email: ir@qualcomm.com

Verizon Wireless Awards Alcatel-Lucent An Expected USD6 billion Contract For Ongoing Network Expansion

Verizon Wireless Awards Alcatel-Lucent An Expected USD6 billion Contract For Ongoing Network Expansion Orlando, Florida, March 26, 2007 - Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent today announced a three-year agreement worth an expected USD6 billion for Alcatel-Lucent to supply a wide variety of network equipment, software and services supporting Verizon Wireless' ongoing network expansion and continuous improvements. With this agreement Alcatel-Lucent continues to be Verizon Wireless' primary network infrastructure supplier and will continue to help grow Verizon Wireless’ already successful, existing portfolio of multimedia and data services.

The equipment, software and services from Alcatel-Lucent will make it possible for Verizon Wireless to further increase the coverage and capacity of its award-winning, wide-area BroadbandAccess data network based on CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO Revision A (Rev. A) technology and introduce new A-IMS services including Voice over IP (VoIP), push-to-x, mobile video telephony and more by deploying various components of Alcatel-Lucent’s IMS solution. The deployment also will accommodate the Verizon Wireless approach to multi-vendor interoperability of these systems. In addition, the agreement calls for Alcatel-Lucent to enhance Verizon Wireless’ existing CDMA2000 1X network.

“With strong support from Alcatel-Lucent, we at Verizon Wireless provide our customers with the highest quality and most advanced mobile network in the U.S. The $6 billion investment we’re announcing today is indicative of our willingness to further separate us from our competitors in the marketplace,” said Dick Lynch, chief technology officer and executive vice president of Verizon Wireless. “We will deliver value over fully interoperable IP-services that enhance the lifestyles of our customers – by offering multimedia services that combine voice, data, and video capabilities.”

“This agreement underscores Verizon Wireless’ commitment to quality and to further enhancing the industry-leading multimedia and data services that its customers already enjoy,” said Cindy Christy, president of Alcatel-Lucent’s North America business. “We are proud of the confidence Verizon Wireless has in our abilities and our comprehensive and extensive portfolio of products, solutions and services.”

Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide infrastructure solutions spanning its entire portfolio to transition Verizon Wireless to an all-IP network. Verizon Wireless’ CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A network will be expanded and enabled to support services such as VoIP with Quality of Service (QoS) through software upgrades. Selected IMS services will be enabled through the addition of Alcatel-Lucent’s IMS platforms with the A-IMS compliant Application Manager and Services Data Manager functions.

Existing Alcatel-Lucent-supplied packet switches will be upgraded to support IP soft handoff and Transcoder Free Operation, and the Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router will also provide IP routing and Ethernet aggregation.

Verizon Wireless will also use a wide range of products from Alcatel-Lucent’s optical and wireless transmission products, including MDR 8000 digital microwave radios. The Alcatel-Lucent optical networking products will include the optical cross-connects LambdaUnite and 1671 Service Connect (SC), and the Metropolis DMX product family, which will provide an end-to-end solution for bandwidth management and mobility traffic backhaul.

Alcatel-Lucent is also providing comprehensive end-to-end network support services, ranging from network integration to installation, repair and maintenance services.

CDMA2000 is a registered trademark of the Telecommunications Industry Association.

Media Contact Info

Jeffrey Nelson Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com 917-968-9175 (mobile)

Alcatel-Lucent Press Contacts: Denise Panyik-Dale dpanyikdale@alcatel-lucent.com 973-943-0832 (mobile) 908-582-4897 (office)

Regine Coqueran regine.coqueran@alcatel-lucent.com + 33 (0)1 40 76 49 24

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QUALCOMM’s Solutions Lower Price Points For Consumers In Fastest Growing Markets

QUALCOMM’s Solutions Lower Price Points For Consumers In Fastest Growing Markets SAN DIEGO — March 26, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the success of entry-level handset launches around the world based on QUALCOMM technology. QUALCOMM's Single Chip™ (QSC™) products are enabling handsets that lower price barriers and deliver cost-competitive wireless connectivity to markets such as China and India. The continuing expansion of the QSC family will enable lower-cost, full-featured devices to wireless users around the world.

“Huawei believes that developing markets are a very important area of growth for the wireless industry, and we continue to innovate for this segment,” said Mr. Guo Ping, president of Huawei Mobile. “QUALCOMM's QSC family plays an important role in our efforts to make wireless affordable to a wider base of users.”

“QUALCOMM's innovative wireless technologies have been a key enabler for operators to deliver new, compelling applications and superior services to consumers at affordable prices,” said Darryl Green, chief executive officer of Tata Teleservices, Ltd. “Tata Teleservices is committed to supporting QUALCOMM in their efforts to deliver market-leading products for the wireless world based on its innovative Single Chip family of products. The specific initiatives in integrating imaging, graphics, audio and video in a single-chip solution will further empower us to offer high-quality multimedia handsets at affordable costs.”

“ZTE invests significant resources and efforts into designing lower-cost, yet very attractive devices for cost-sensitive markets,” said Mr. He Shiyou, senior vice president of ZTE. “The high level of integration and numerous benefits that QUALCOMM offers with its QSC products have already led to great success, and it allows us to maintain our leading position in offering very cost-efficient and feature-rich handsets to drive the overall growth of the wireless market.”

“QUALCOMM's QSC family utilizes integration to bring mobile communications to new subscribers around the world, and we are very pleased by our success thus far in lowering price points and driving down costs,” said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, chief operating officer of QUALCOMM and president of QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. “Our continued innovation and investments will lead to even more cost-efficient devices that offer more benefits of CDMA2000® connectivity to mass markets.”

Handsets based on QUALCOMM's QSC6010™ single-chip solution have already launched in emerging markets around the world with more launches anticipated throughout the year. The Company's QSC1100™ solution, a third-generation QSC product scheduled to sample later this year, is expected to enable even lower-cost CDMA2000 handsets while delivering benefits such as doubled talk time.

Products in the QSC family integrate baseband modem, RF transceiver, power management and system memory into a single chip to reduce the number of discrete components, lower bill-of-materials costs and deliver board-area savings of up to 50 percent. Manufacturers can now offer smaller and sleeker designs at significantly lower price points and benefit from reduced development time for quicker time to market. The latest additions to the QSC family feature support for mobile broadband.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Kira Lee, QUALCOMM CDMA TechnologiesPhone: 1-858-845-7571Email: qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate CommunicationsPhone: 1-858-845-5959Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor RelationsPhone: 1-858-658-4813Email: ir@qualcomm.com

QUALCOMM Opens The Door To Mobile User-Generated Content With Low-Cost EV-DO Rev. A Mobile Broadband Solution

QUALCOMM Opens The Door To Mobile User-Generated Content With Low-Cost EV-DO Rev. A Mobile Broadband Solution SAN DIEGO — March 26, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today introduced the expansion of the QUALCOMM Single-Chip™ (QSC™) family to drive down the cost of mobile broadband. The new QSC6085™ solution for CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO Rev. A will deliver more than ten times the speed of EV-DO Rel. 0 - up to 1.8 Mbps on the reverse link and 3.1 Mbps on the forward link - to support advanced capabilities, rich services, location awareness and the significant growth of user-generated content. The QSC6085 has met with strong support from network operators such as China Unicom, as well as device manufacturers such as SANYO.

“Personal entertainment and user-generated content are the genesis of today's media revolution, and mobile broadband allows us to be at the forefront of this cultural change,” said Zhengmao Li, vice president of China Unicom. “QUALCOMM's technology will help us make the latest services available with our upcoming EV-DO Rev. A service launch in Macau.”

“SANYO continually strives to offer the most cutting-edge, compelling handsets with stylish form factors to wireless users around the world,” said Mr. Tetsuhiro Maeda, officer of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. and vice president of the Personal Mobile Group. “Industry-leading solutions such as the QSC6085 from QUALCOMM allow us to more easily design thinner phones that take advantage of the services enabled by advanced mobile broadband networks.”

“QUALCOMM's leading levels of integration have long been recognized as driving down the cost of mobile broadband, opening the door to more capabilities while enabling quicker time to market,” said Reiner Klement, senior director of product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. “By utilizing the fastest CDMA2000 data speeds available today on both the forward and reverse links, the QSC6085 will help drive the fundamental shift of content being generated by the user.”

The QSC6085 solution is pin- and software-compatible with QUALCOMM's previous-generation QSC products, including the QSC6055™, QSC6065™ and QSC6075™, allowing device manufacturers to leverage existing hardware platforms and software applications for a comprehensive portfolio of handsets across CDMA2000, EV-DO Rel. 0 and EV-DO Rev. A networks. The new QSC6085 features include:

• Support for EV-DO Rev. A with backward compatibility to EV-DO Rel. 0 and CDMA2000

• Equalizer technology for increased EV-DO data throughput

• Powerful GPS location capabilities, including gpsOne® multi-mode hybrid assisted GPS technology, enabling a broad variety of location services such as navigation, social, safety and security applications

• Up to 3 megapixel camera support with anti-shake capability

• 15 fps video encode and decode capability

• 72-voice polyphonic ringtones with support for multiple audio codecs

• Multiple technologies to improve network capacity, including QUALCOMM Linear Interference Cancellation (QLIC™) with pilot and traffic cancellation, and Fourth Generation Vocoder™ (4GV™), published as the EVRC-B 3GPP2 standard codec, which gives network operators the flexibility to prioritize voice quality or network capacity

• Support for multiple bands, including 800 Mhz, 1900 Mhz and the AWS band (1700/2100 Mhz), with mobile receive diversity

• Cost-effective 65 nm process technology and a 12 mm x 12 mm package size

QUALCOMM's QSC family integrates baseband modem, multimedia engines, radio transceiver and power management into a single chip to lower R&D, manufacturing and bill-of-materials costs for device manufacturers while accelerating time to market. QSC solutions enable richer functionality in slim, compelling devices with optimized power consumption. For further information about QUALCOMM's QSC products, visit: www.cdmatech.com/singlechip.

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Kira Lee, QUALCOMM CDMA TechnologiesPhone: 1-858-845-7571Email: qctpublicrelations@qualcomm.com

Tina Asmar, Corporate CommunicationsPhone: 1-858-845-5959Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor RelationsPhone: 1-858-658-4813Email: ir@qualcomm.com

Sierra Wireless USB Modem To Debut On Sprint Mobile Broadband Network

Sierra Wireless USB Modem To Debut On Sprint Mobile Broadband Network Orlando, Florida (CTIA Wireless 2007) – March 26, 2007 – Sierra Wireless today announced an agreement to supply the new Sierra Wireless AirCard® 595U USB modem for access to the Sprint Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev A Network. The Sprint Mobile Broadband USB Modem (AirCard 595U) will be available next month in Sprint sales channels, including retail stores and at www.sprint.com, and can be purchased for as low as $49.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $50 mail in rebate. Sprint and Sierra Wireless are also demonstrating the modem at CTIA Wireless 2007, held March 27 to 29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida (visit Sprint in Booth #2987 and Sierra Wireless in Booth #3141).

“We are pleased to collaborate with Sprint in the launch of our newest product, the AirCard 595U USB modem,” said Dan Schieler, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless. “With value-added features like the included desktop docking cradle, access to Sprint Location Services with the latest version of Sprint Connection Manager, and battery boosted power for better performance in a variety of coverage areas, the AirCard 595U delivers a best-in-class solution for data customers looking for the flexibility that a USB interface provides.”

The stylish and compact AirCard 595U USB modem can be plugged directly into the USB ports of notebook or desktop computers, or can be connected through an included docking cradle. This offers an alternative for customers without PCMCIA card slots and allows them to move a single wireless data service between multiple computers. The AirCard 595U includes an internal battery to ensure optimal performance, and offers GPS capability to enable “locate and search” functionality. The AirCard 595U supports both Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 595U USB modem please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/product/usbmodem.aspx. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call 604-232-1488 or e-mail sales@sierrawireless.com.

CDMA Certification Forum (CCF) To Showcase Compelling New Certification Process At CTIA Wireless 2007 Show

CDMA Certification Forum (CCF) To Showcase Compelling New Certification Process At CTIA Wireless 2007 Show SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 23, 2007) - - The CDMA Certification Forum (CCF), a global non-profit playing a critical role in ensuring that CDMA2000 devices come to market faster and at a lower cost than ever before, today announced that it will showcase compelling new visuals highlighting its value proposition at the CTIA Wireless show, March 27-29, 2007 in Orlando, Fla. in booth #835.

CCF encourages wireless test engineers, product managers and chief technical officers of service providers and device manufacturers to visit the booth and visually see firsthand how its test process results in a faster time to market at a lower cost with increased test coverage than their current test processes.

"We are very proud of our success, which last year included saving the industry $14 million and 10 years labor," said CCF President Thomas Erickson. "We look forward to speaking with more Tier 1 Operators and vendors about how we can increase their test efficiency; reduce their test costs and speed time to market in their overall testing process."

In just its first full year of testing, CCF's streamlined global certification process certified 35 CDMA2000 devices, which represented about 40 percent of certified devices that hit the market last year. Vendors saved on average 12 weeks of time, as compared to current processes, while vendors also saved as much as $400,000 in certification costs, not including their own engineering labor, per device tested. Operators saved on average six weeks of engineering process time in acceptance testing as compared to current standards. Of the 35 devices certified by CCF, many of them are currently in use in multiple markets after passing standard CCF Laboratory (CCF-L) certification lab testing. All CCF certified devices meet the requisite product conformance, network interoperability, and essential performance specifications dictated by international standards bodies.

Launched in late 2005, a total of 16 operators and vendors have so far adopted the CCF process and a total of 43 devices from 11 vendors are now certified. Now entering just its second full year of existence, CCF is gaining momentum in the industry. Other vendors to place their trust in CCF test processes include Axxestel, Haier, Huawei, Kyocera, Motorola, Sungil, Telian and ZTE. Additional operator members of the CCF are such well-recognized companies as Movicel, Sasktel, Telus, US Cellular and Verizon.

The CCF test is an evolutionary step forward from the existing CDMA Development Group (CDG) test process, and it is working closely with the CDG to create a single and evolved test process. In the interim, CCF continues to work to improve product quality, reduce costs, accelerate time-to-market and improve the end-user experience, with CDG's Global Handset Requirements (GHRC) for CDMA defining the features and functional requirements that drive the CCF test coverage.

CCF welcomes operators to submit their devices for a "test drive" of its streamlined global certification process. For more information, please visit us on the Web at http://www.globalccf.org.

QUALCOMM Demonstrates Significant EV-DO Milestones With High-Capacity VoIP Over Rev. A And High-Speed Data Over Rev. B

QUALCOMM Demonstrates Significant EV-DO Milestones With High-Capacity VoIP Over Rev. A And High-Speed Data Over Rev. B SAN DIEGO — March 23, 2007 — QUALCOMM Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced a major milestone on the evolutionary path of EV-DO - a demonstration of 114 simultaneous voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calls over a single 1.25 MHz channel in an isolated sector. In commercial deployment scenarios, EV-DO Rev. A's capacity is expected to be up to 68 users in a 1.25 MHz single embedded sector, or about 475 simultaneous users in 10 MHz (a single embedded sector with seven 1.25 MHz carriers). The demonstration validates EV-DO's stability and maturity in supporting high-capacity, high-quality VoIP services - an important element of the rich voice and media applications that drive consumer demand. Modems with commercial application-specific integrated circuits in both the handsets and prototype network were used. The field test to demonstrate 114 simultaneous VoIP calls was conducted using an isolated EV-DO Rev. A sector employing a single 1.25 MHz channel in order to stress Rev. A algorithms, protocols and design parameters.

This VoIP field test employed a number of advanced Rev. A techniques to achieve voice quality and capacity comparable to traditional circuit-switched voice services, including:

• Mobile receive diversity, equalization, interference cancellation and IP overhead reduction algorithms, which collectively optimize network capacity

• End-to-end quality of service and enhanced speech-processing algorithms, which improve voice quality and ensure a consistent user experience

“EV-DO Rev. A's high-quality VoIP capabilities lead the way to combining VoIP with a wide variety of mobile data services,” said Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, chief operating officer of QUALCOMM. “Wireless service trends are leading toward delivering rich, simultaneous multimedia services over a converged data network, and VoIP plays a key role in this migration.”

EV-DO Rev. A allows more integrated IP-based voice, video and data services, such as rich voice, push-to-connect, low-delay gaming and packet-switched video telephony. These services, and the converged devices that support them, allow operators to provide customers with new differentiated services and a high-quality user experience.

EV-DO Rev. B - the next step in EV-DO's evolutionary path - allows operators to combine Rev. A channels for increased performance and capacity. QUALCOMM achieved a significant milestone in this evolution with a live, over-the-air demonstration of Rev. B that achieved a 9.3 Mbps downlink data rate in 5 MHz. This first implementation of Rev. B is available as a software upgrade to existing Rev. A channel cards. The Rev. B standard supports peak three-channel data rates of up to 14.7 Mbps. Rev. B offers broadband performance in a fully mobile environment with a consistent user experience across the coverage area. Furthermore, Rev. B networks will be 100 percent backward compatible and fully support all existing Rev. A devices and services. Additionally, the handover between Rev. B and Rev. A/Rel. 0 is seamless. This seamless handover allows for a hotspot deployment of a Rev. B system within the already deployed Rev. A system.

“Through progressive evolution, EV-DO is enabling operators to offer new service bundles supporting a mix of low-latency and high data-rate applications, from VoIP to mobile broadband, all on a single converged network.” Jha continued. “These demonstrations underscore the strength of the evolution path and its success in providing converged broadband services.”

QUALCOMM Contacts:

Dan Album, Corporate CommunicationsPhone: 1-858-845-5959Email: corpcomm@qualcomm.com

John Gilbert, Investor RelationsPhone: 1-858-658-4813Email: ir@qualcomm.com

Kyocera Wireless And PCTEL Collaborate On Voice Call Continuity Solution For Dual-Mode Wi-Fi/CDMA Handset

Kyocera Wireless And PCTEL Collaborate On Voice Call Continuity Solution For Dual-Mode Wi-Fi/CDMA Handset San Diego, CA & Chicago, IL - (March 23, 2007) - Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global supplier of CDMA wireless devices and accessories, and PCTEL Inc., a leader in wireless broadband solutions, announced today their collaboration on a Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution for dual-mode Wi-Fi/CDMA handsets. The solution, which incorporates PCTEL's Roaming Client - Voice Enabled (VE), is being demonstrated on a prototype Kyocera handset. VCC technology allows a dual-mode handset to make seamless handoffs of active calls while moving between Wi-Fi and CDMA air interfaces.

"Adding Voice Call Continuity to our portfolio represents the latest step by Kyocera Wireless in creating a commercial handset that brings together the best of CDMA and Wi-Fi without sacrificing any functionality," said Dave Carey, vice president of strategic planning for Kyocera Wireless Corp. "This Kyocera/PCTEL collaboration demonstrates our commitment to developing innovative wireless devices that leverage expanding wireless technology as they improve today's busy lifestyles."

According to analyst firm ABI Research, as soon as 2008 more than 11 million subscribers will be using VCC solutions for dual-mode Wi-Fi mobile phones. The new VCC solution integrates Kyocera's CDMA voice, user interface and Short Message Service (SMS) features with PCTEL's Voice Over IP (VoIP), SMS Over IP, single-number roaming and active-call handover functionality.

"Dual-mode phones with roaming and call hand-over capabilities deliver powerful advantages to consumer and enterprise markets," said Biju Nair, vice president and general manager of PCTEL's Mobility Solutions Group. "Our effort with Kyocera demonstrates a market-ready IMS voice application on a mass-market dual-mode handset."

PCTEL will demonstrate the Roaming Client - VE on the Kyocera Wireless mobile handset at its booth (#3767) at CTIA 2007 in Orlando the week of March 26, 2007.

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Wireless Corp. Brad Shewmake phone: 1-858-882-2028 e-mail: bshewmake@kyocera-wireless.com

PCTEL Jack Seller phone: 1-773-243-3016 e-mail: jack.seller@pctel.com

TELUS First To Offer Canadians LG Chocolate Flip

TELUS First To Offer Canadians LG Chocolate Flip Vancouver, B.C. – March 23, 2007 – TELUS and LG Electronics today announced the newest addition to the LG Chocolate phone series – LG Chocolate Flip, also known as the LG 8600. The LG Chocolate Flip continues the development of the LG Chocolate brand which includes the original Chocolate and recently introduced LG White Chocolate. The LG Chocolate Flip comes fully loaded with a robust line-up of features including TELUS Mobile TV™, TELUS Mobile Music™, TELUS Mobile Radio™, TELUS Navigator™, My Email and downloadable video clips and games, Bluetooth capabilities for certain profiles, a 1.3 megapixel camera and camcorder, and included 1 GB microSD memory card –all packaged within a stylish and sleek, lightweight design.

“TELUS strives to deliver the newest, most innovative products and services and we are excited to be the first carrier to bring Canadians the hot new LG Chocolate Flip,” said Robert Blumenthal, TELUS senior vice-president of Products and Services. “The LG Chocolate Flip's stylish design and full line-up of mobile entertainment services are sure to meet the needs of both fashion and technology lovers alike.”

The LG Chocolate Flip from TELUS is beautifully styled with glossy piano black finish and glowing red, touch-sensitive, external music keys for easy access to TELUS Mobile Music files. The LG Chocolate Flip also offers advanced music playback capability, allowing customers the ability to browse, preview, download and play high-quality digital music directly from their phone. With hundreds of thousands of songs from the TELUS Mobile Music store, clients can download the songs they want, right from the palm of their hands. To enable clients to fully enjoy their music, TELUS has included a 1GB memory card for storing up to 1000 songs, and a stereo headset. Clients may also load their existing collection of legally imported or downloaded music to their phones through the memory card.

The LG Chocolate Flip keeps clients further entertained with TELUS Mobile TV for access to 25 real-time TV channels, and TELUS Mobile Radio, which provides access to 20 stations of streaming radio programming powered by XM Canada featuring 100 per cent commercial-free music and the best in comedy, talk and entertainment. Using TELUS Navigator, clients in TELUS' 1X Digital PCS coverage area in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario's Golden Horseshoe region, can access real-time audio and visual turn-by-turn directions for destinations from over 1.5 million points of interest and get results according to their preferred mode of travel and route.

“Canadian consumers are already eating up the LG Chocolate Phone and they can indulge even more now with the introduction of the LG Chocolate Flip,” says Frank Lee, manager, Public Affairs, LG Electronics Canada. “Sleek and sexy are always in vogue and the slim LG Chocolate Flip is another great fit for anyone who wants great technology that looks fabulous.”

The LG Chocolate Flip is now available at TELUS retail locations nationally, and on-line at telusmobility.com for as low as $129.99 on a three-year contract or $329.99 without a contract.

For more information, please contact:

Julie Smithers TELUS Media Relations (416) 684-6817 julie.smithers@telus.com

Anne-Julie Gratton High Road Communications (416) 644-2286 agratton@highroad.com

Amp’d Mobile And Motorola Announce The MOTO Q™ For Mobile Entertainment

Amp’d Mobile And Motorola Announce The MOTO Q™ For Mobile Entertainment Los Angeles, CA – March 22, 2007 – Amp'd Mobile, the pioneer of fully integrated mobile entertainment, today unveiled the MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola, a MOTO Q designed for experiencing mobile entertainment.

The MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola is aimed at today’s youth market who thrive on entertainment and social networking.

“With the increased acceptability of smart phones among consumers, the MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition provides our youth demographic an open platform approach to our unique entertainment experience,” said Peter Adderton, founder and chief executive officer of Amp’d Mobile. “Amp’d users will have access to 24 live TV channels, 55 video-on-demand channels, one million downloadable songs, stereo Bluetooth, 3D games and access to all online social networks, as well as any Windows Mobile application.”

“Building on the success of the MOTORAZR™, Amp’d Edition, the MOTO Q delivers an engaging entertainment experience packed with Amp’d features ,” said Bruce Brda, corporate vice president and general manager, Mobile Devices North America, Motorola. “We look forward to working with Amp’d Mobile to provide a robust multimedia mobile experience for today’s consumers.”

Featuring one of the slimmest QWERTY designs on the market and Windows Mobile 5.0 software, the MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola is the ideal device for work, play, staying connected with friends and more. With advanced EVDO technology, 320x240 vivid display, rich multimedia content and stereo sound, this phone was built to serve up big doses of Amp’d’s broadband mobile entertainment.

Additionally, Amp’d is the first US carrier to utilize Adobe’s Flash Lite technology as the main user interface. With this technology, consumers will experience Amp’d Live’s robust broadband content and programming lineup to its fullest potential, including streaming TV, Amp’d Original programs, music, viral videos, 3D multiplayer games, ringtones, wallpapers and more.¹

The MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola features include:

• Live TV: Watch Live TV, live events, videos and more (MTV, E! Entertainment, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, FOX Sports, Amp’d Supercross Series, Ultimate Fighting Championship)¹

• Amp’d Originals: Exclusive Amp’d Original presentations like “Lil’ Bush,” “Lil’ Hollywood,” “Doggy Style,” “Venice Beach” and others that you won’t find anywhere else¹

• Social Networking: Stay in touch with the complete messaging suite – Text, IM, email. Full (QWERTY) keypad makes for lightning fast communication¹

• Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology: Allows you to listen to music without wires from a compatible Bluetooth enabled music device making the MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola your entertainment hub²

• Music and Video on the Go: Experience music on the go like never before – music videos, over half a million downloadable 99¢ songs, and exclusive Amp’d Studio Sessions¹

• Personalization: Only with the MOTO Q, Amp’d Edition from Motorola can users personalize their device with wallpapers and ringtones from the extensive Amp’d catalogue¹

• Social Organization: Sync with Microsoft Office and keep your Contacts, Calendar and Task Lists

• Entertainment Network: Amp’d Mobile customers enjoy the security of knowing that Amp'd delivers America’s best wireless entertainment network

Media Contacts:

Molly Sheehan Motorola 312-953-6006 W0485c@motorola.com

Deborah Benson/Mike Hope mPRm Public Relations 323-933-3399 dbenson@mprm.com/mhope@mprm.com

AirWalk Enters CDMA Femtocell Market For In-Home Use

AirWalk Enters CDMA Femtocell Market For In-Home Use Richardson, TX—March 22, 2007: AirWalk Communications, an innovator of 3G IP Radio Access Networks (RAN), today announced a femtocell solution for CDMA voice and data coverage for the home or small office.

AirWalk's femtocell is a low-cost consumer IP-RAN designed to be located inside a building or home. It integrates directly into an operator's existing radio access network through a residential broadband connection. These dedicated indoor cells are set to become an integral part of an operator's architecture by delivering improved in-home voice and data service to consumers. Operators benefit from increased network capacity without additional macrocell expansion, and calls established in the home will handoff seamlessly to the traditional macro network. Small enterprises will benefit from improved indoor coverage provided by AirWalk femtocell clusters.

"Our extensive experience with pico and micro IP-RAN technologies uniquely qualifies AirWalk to create an integrated all-in-one femtocell access product," said Serge Pequeux, president and CEO of AirWalk. "These inexpensive home cells enable operators to reduce large scale network rollouts while improving home coverage. The convenience of one wireless device supporting both in-building and urban cellular service is very appealing to users. With femtocells CDMA operators can deliver an alternative to dual-mode access points."

AirWalk's advanced femtocell architecture combines the Base Station Transceiver (BTS), Base Station Controller (BSC) and network interfaces in one compact platform. This plug-and-play unit connects directly to a DSL or set- top-box and auto-configures itself to the operator's network. By decentralizing the backhaul costs wireless operators can maximize their quality of service and continue to substitute fixed services in the residential market.

Press Contact

Sharon Roberts AirWalk Communications Phone: 972-638-9400 x 230 Fax: 972-638-9401 Email: sroberts@airwalkcom.com

Cellular South And Kyocera Wireless Make M-Commerce Connection

Cellular South And Kyocera Wireless Make M-Commerce Connection Jackson, MS & San Diego, CA - (March 22, 2007) - Cellular South, the nation's largest privately held wireless provider, and Kyocera Wireless Corp. (KWC), a leading global supplier of CDMA wireless devices and accessories, today announced a ground-breaking collaboration to launch a multi-city consumer trial for its new Wireless Wallet technology. Kicking off mid-May 2007 in Memphis, Tenn. and Jackson, Miss., Cellular South's Wireless Wallet trial is the first of its kind for a U.S. regional carrier - further strengthening the company's position as a wireless innovator driving m-commerce adoption.

Cellular South and Kyocera Wireless will begin the first-ever community-wide Wireless Wallet trial that allows participants the opportunity to use the technology at multiple retail locations in multiple trial cities. Participants will be equipped with a Wireless Wallet-enabled Kyocera cell phone - giving them a new, high-tech kind of purchasing power. The phone acts as a digital credit card that allows Cellular South customers to make payments and purchases by simply tapping it against a NFC-enabled wireless reader. The company plans to complete the trial by August 2007, with an anticipated widespread consumer roll-out of Wireless Wallet in Q4 2007.

"Cellular South sees an enormous opportunity in m-commerce technology and is committed to driving Wireless Wallet adoption throughout our service area." said Greg Latour, senior vice president of technology development for Cellular South. "Kyocera has proven to be a great supplier in the past by delivering the devices and technology customers demand. We are looking forward to working with them again to make the Wireless Wallet consumer trial an overwhelming success."

The prototype Kyocera Wireless handset employs the latest in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to enable the Wireless Wallet functionality. It also serves as a fully functional mobile phone, offering a full suite of voice and data features via Cellular South's CDMA2000 1xEV-DO cellular network. The companies, which have a long-standing business relationship, are working closely on a commercial handset strategy to support the Q4 consumer launch.

"To be entrusted as the exclusive handset supplier for this trial by Cellular South is a great honor for Kyocera Wireless," said Dave Carey, vice president of strategic planning at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "NFC technology is a huge growth area in the U.S. wireless market and Kyocera is standing ready with the vision, the technology expertise and the compelling handsets to support its adoption by our valued customers like Cellular South."

For more information about Cellular South's premier wireless service, visit www.cellularsouth.com. For more information about Kyocera Wireless mobile devices, visit www.kyocera-wireless.com.

For more information, contact:

Kyocera Wireless Corp. John Chier phone: 1-858-882-3543 e-mail: jchier@kyocera-wireless.com

Cellular South Jim Richmond phone: 1-601-974-7504 e-mail: jrichmond@cellularsouth.com

Verizon Wireless And Limbo 41414 Introduce Original Series The Limbo Show On V CAST

Verizon Wireless And Limbo 41414 Introduce Original Series The Limbo Show On V CAST BASKING RIDGE, NJ and BURLINGAME, CA — March 21, 2007 — Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, and mobile entertainment pioneer Limbo 41414, announced today an exclusive agreement to launch the first-ever original game show developed specifically for its mobile platform entitled The Limbo Show. Exclusively for Verizon Wireless V CAST customers, The Limbo Show pairs wacky pop culture and current events with an outrageous series of ‘Limbo Auctions’ in which players win amazing and sometimes quirky prizes for ridiculously low prices every day, such as a new flat screen television or a trip to Dublin. Part game show, part text messaging game, The Limbo Show debuts today on V CAST from Verizon Wireless with a 50-inch big screen high-definition television worth $2,299. Previous Limbo Auction winners have won similar televisions for as low as $8.85.

The Limbo Show gives Mobile Web 2.0SM customers the ability to view auctions, previous winners and bid on auction items. From close encounters of the celebrity kind, fantasy vacations and luxury cars to hot home electronics, cool new handsets and Starbucks gift cards, comedic improv host Tina-Louise Eckert invites The Limbo Show viewers to bid on daily prizes via an engaging, interactive text-messaging game. In addition to the daily show, Tina-Louise guides viewers through “How to Limbo,” and “Tips & Tricks.” She also hosts a monthly feature inviting viewers to text her which prizes they want to see up for grabs on the show. The program was created and is produced by a powerhouse team led by former Endemol USA executives Elizabeth Sherman and three-time Emmy® Award winner, Janelle Fiorito.

“The mobile phone is no longer the entertainment platform of the future – it’s the entertainment platform of today. The show is a natural extension of our relationship with Verizon Wireless and we’re excited to partner with them to engage a new generation of consumers on V CAST,” said Jonathan Linner, chief executive officer, Limbo 41414.

In addition to enjoying daily, original mobile content and the opportunity to win amazing prizes via TXT Messaging, V CAST customers will be able to acquire Limbo Loot for each bid placed. The Loot, Limbo 41414’s loyalty currency, can be redeemed for prizes – such as exclusive Verizon Wireless Ring Tones – in the Limbo Rewards store at www.41414.com. To start playing Limbo, Verizon Wireless customers can send a TXT Message with the word V CAST to the number 41414. Standard TXT Messaging rates apply.

Since launching in January 2006, Limbo 41414 has created a huge buzz in the mobile entertainment world with its red-hot, premiere “upside down” Limbo Auction. In the Limbo Auction, consumers enter a game where they bid on prizes via their mobile phones or online. The twist is that, unlike a traditional auction where the highest bidder wins, the person with the lowest unique bid wins. Limbo 41414 has run more than 500 auctions, awarding more than $450,000 in prizes for bids totaling less than $2,000, including a Hummer H3 for $36.65, a Mini Cooper for $50.43, and a year’s supply of gasoline for $54.24.

Customers with select V CAST-enabled phones can check out V CAST from their phones for just $3.00 for a 24-hour use subscription or by signing up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription. The Limbo V CAST Video channel is located within the Showcase category on V CAST. Customers get unlimited basic video, including the Limbo V CAST Video channel, but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Jeffrey Nelson Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7519

Jeff Klein Dan Klores Communications jeff_klein@dkcnews.com 212-981-5189

Aicent And Digicel Group Sign CDMA Data Roaming Agreement

Aicent And Digicel Group Sign CDMA Data Roaming Agreement San Jose, CALIF. – March 20, 2007 –Aicent, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a CDMA-based data roaming agreement with Digicel Group, the largest mobile operator in the Caribbean and the first GSM operator in the region to simultaneously offer GSM and CDMA on its mobile network. Digicel is using Aicent’s CRX (CDMA Roaming eXchange) to let business-traveling or vacationing mobile customers with CDMA service from other operators around the world roam onto the Caribbean’s most state-of-the-art mobile network. This roaming agreement lets these travelers enjoy the same benefits from high-speed mobile data services that they use back home.

“There are a growing number of people using CDMA for mobile data services in the region” said Mario Assaad, Digicel Group CTO. “Digicel is using Aicent’s CDMA Roaming eXchange so these foreign visitors can have a fast and reliable high-speed data connection in the Caribbean. With Aicent’s technology, Digicel is opening our state of the art data network to international CDMA subscribers.”

Digicel currently serves more than four million subscribers and maintains operations in 22 markets across the Caribbean as well as El Salvador and Bermuda.

Aicent’s CRX offers mobile operators a highly-scalable solution to address roaming, authentication and network interconnectivity. Aicent’s technology enables mobile operators to support rapidly growing mobile data services and an increasingly mobile user population that often needs to use services on the networks of more than one provider. Aicent’s CRX is a cost-efficient solution that enables the CDMA operators to offer a high-performance worldwide data roaming service with secured private IP network infrastructure and a variety of application level support. Aicent, a pioneer in telecom and data roaming, played a major role in defining the industry’s roaming architecture and requirements.

“Aicent and Digicel both share a commitment to delivering dependable, quality services and a vision that people can get the most utility from their mobile services,” said Shu Gan, vice president of marketing at Aicent. “Digicel is making a name for itself by building the most advanced telecom and datacom network in the Pan Caribbean region. Increasingly, mobile operators that focus on state-of-the art technology and reliable service are turning to Aicent for roaming exchange services to greatly increase the number of countries their customers can get the mobile service they need and expect.”

Media Contact:

John Sidline Mobility Public Relations Tel: +1 503-946-5474 E-mail: jsidline@mobility.com

Verizon Wireless Launches High-Speed Wireless Network Throughout Columbia, Missouri

Verizon Wireless Launches High-Speed Wireless Network Throughout Columbia, Missouri COLUMBIA, MO — March 20, 2007 — Columbia residents, University of Missouri students and out-of-town visitors can now have access to the Internet and to their e-mail and other data at faster speeds and can access music, 3D games and video on their phones as Verizon Wireless rolls out its high-speed wireless broadband network. With the availability of the new wireless broadband network in Columbia, Verizon Wireless customers can enjoy two of the company’s flagship services: BroadbandAccess, the company’s enhanced high-speed wireless service geared toward mobile professionals, business customers and on-the-go college students; and V CAST, a consumer-oriented multimedia service that offers music and cutting-edge 3D games, and news, entertainment, music, weather and sports videos.

BroadbandAccess

The network expansion into Columbia enables Verizon Wireless’ business customers to experience a truly mobile office experience with BroadbandAccess, giving them access to their calendars, the Internet, e-mail and critical business information residing behind their companies’ firewalls. Students can research term papers, surf the Internet, and send e-mail to friends from Brady Commons or outside on the Francis Quadrangle.

“Our BroadbandAccess service gives our customers three key advantages in wireless communication: speed, mobility and security,” said Mark Crumpton, president, Kansas/Missouri region, Verizon Wireless. “With these advantages comes an increase in productivity and bottom-line business benefits.”

BroadbandAccess offers true mobility with the connection speeds of a high-speed wired connection. Developed with a range of users in mind, the service enables large enterprises, small- to medium-sized businesses and mobile professionals to conduct business anytime, anywhere in the BroadbandAccess coverage area via a secure, true high-speed data connection. With a main campus covering 1,358 acres and more than 12,000 full-time employees, those doing business with the University of Missouri will surely appreciate the ability to work anywhere, anytime. Business customers, university faculty, staff and students alike can access information when they are on the road – at customer locations, coffee houses or restaurants – with BroadbandAccess.

Customers in wireless broadband coverage areas can expect average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps, which means customers can download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment – the equivalent of a small PowerPoint® presentation or a large PDF file – in about eight seconds and upload the same-sized file in less than 13 seconds. In addition, customers who travel outside the BroadbandAccess coverage area will switch seamlessly to the fastest Verizon Wireless network available, whether it is the wireless broadband network or the network that operates the company’s NationalAccess service.

V CAST

The company’s high-speed wireless broadband network also enables its V CAST multimedia services, offering customers the ability to download full song music tracks through V CAST Music, play cutting-edge 3D games and stream video clips via V CAST Video straight to handsets. With content updated daily, customers can watch dozens of on-demand videos, including breaking news, weather, sports highlights and the hottest entertainment clips with V CAST Video.

V CAST Music includes access to a catalog of more than 1.5 million songs and is the world’s most comprehensive over-the-air mobile music service. V CAST Music customers can download song tracks directly to their Verizon Wireless handsets or to Windows® XP PCs.

Customers with V CAST Music-enabled handsets and calling plans can pay as they go to download songs directly to their phones for $1.99 per song plus airtime, download songs to their PCs for 99 cents, and transfer their existing compatible digital music collections to their V CAST Music-enabled handsets or memory cards at no charge from their PCs. Purchases from the handset include two copies of every song, one for the handset and one for the PC.

Network and Coverage Area

Verizon Wireless’ broadband network is based on CDMA 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology and provides Verizon Wireless customers in Columbia with speeds significantly faster than the company’s NationalAccess service, which was introduced in Columbia in November 2006.

Verizon Wireless’ BroadbandAccess and V CAST coverage area includes the entire city of Columbia, spanning north to the town of Switzer and south to Nifong Street. The network expands west to the Missouri River and east to the Millersburg exit on Interstate 70, as well as extensive coverage on the campus of the University of Missouri.

“Columbia is a vital market with dynamic, tech-savvy businesses, university faculty, staff and students,” Crumpton said. “The launch of our wireless broadband network here provides our customers with access to the very latest wireless technology.”

The multi-million dollar expansion entailed installing high-tech wireless hardware and software in wireless transmission sites throughout the region. It is part of an ongoing network investment by Verizon Wireless that has totaled $35 billion nationally in the last seven years – $5 billion on average every year since the company was formed – to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services. Last November, the company invested more than $29 million in network and infrastructure to launch service in Columbia and the surrounding community.

Verizon Wireless was the first national wireless provider to commercially launch a high-speed wireless broadband network in the United States. Columbia is the latest to be added to Verizon Wireless’ wireless broadband network coverage area. In Missouri, Verizon Wireless’ broadband network is also available in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

Devices and Pricing

Devices that take advantage of Verizon Wireless’ wireless broadband network include the new V740 ExpressCard, the compact USB720 wireless modem, the AirCard 595 and PC5750 PC Card, all of which are fully compatible with both the company’s wireless broadband network and its NationalAccess network (based on CDMA 1xRTT technology). BroadbandAccess also is available as an integrated option on select notebook and laptop computers.

In addition, several handsets have the ability to “tether” to a laptop’s USB port with the purchase of a Mobile Office Kit. BroadbandAccess-powered PDAs offered by Verizon Wireless include the Motorola Q™, the Palm® Treo™ 700w, the Palm Treo 700wx and the Palm Treo 700p. Popular BlackBerry® options include the 8703e, the 7250 and 7130e.

BroadbandAccess is available for $79.99 monthly access with a new one- or two-year customer agreement. For a limited time, Verizon Wireless customers with existing voice plans can receive unlimited BroadbandAccess for $59.99 monthly access with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers need V CAST-enabled phones to access V CAST Video and Music. Currently, Verizon Wireless offers nearly 20 V CAST-capable handsets, including the popular Chocolate by LG, the Motorola RAZR V3m and MOTOKRZR K1m.

V CAST Video is available for just $3.00 for a 24-hour use subscription. Customers can also sign up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription. Customers get unlimited basic video, but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime charges to download, stream or watch V CAST Video content.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit the local Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 303 N. Stadium Blvd. (near N. Stadium Blvd. and West Ash Street), call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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Cheryl Bini-Armbrecht or Brenda Hill Verizon Wireless Cheryl.Bini@verizonwireless.com Brenda.Hill@verizonwireless.com 314-920-4444

Heather Lewis For Verizon Wireless Heather@morningstarcomm.com 913-660-9635

Motorola Announces MC70 Enterprise Digital Assistant Support For CDMA-EVDO Networks

Motorola Announces MC70 Enterprise Digital Assistant Support For CDMA-EVDO Networks HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. – 19 March 2007 – The enterprise mobility business of Motorola, Inc. today announced the expansion of its popular line of MC70 Enterprise Digital Assistants (EDA) with support for CDMA-EVDO networks. The new MC70 with CDMA-EVDO compatibility complements the existing GSM/EDGE version – expanding customer reach by eliminating carrier barriers and providing an enterprise mobility tool that can support nearly any application in any environment.

Designed to withstand all-day everyday use in harsh work environments, Motorola’s MC70 is a compact handheld mobile computer combining multi-mode wireless networking, voice and data communications and advanced data capture capabilities in an ergonomic form factor. The MC70 is intended for use both indoors and outdoors allowing users to perform applications such as asset management, parcel delivery, direct store delivery, medication administration, fleet management and mobile point-of-sale.

"The MC70 is ideal for mobile professionals who are not working at a desk or stationary location and need real-time access to people and information while they are on the move," said Bob Chen, vice president and general manager of mobile computing for the enterprise mobility business, Motorola Networks & Enterprise. "The new MC70 with CDMA-EVDO compatibility complements the existing GSM/EDGE version providing a rugged enterprise tool to meet the needs of global customers.”

With support for high-speed 3G EVDO networks based on the CDMA standard for wireless communications, the MC70 offers robust and cost-effective voice and data connectivity via relationships with Sprint and other wireless carriers. With WAN/LAN/PAN functionality the MC70 delivers cost-effective global coverage and fast wireless data speeds that enable rich applications, and enterprise level security.

The MC70 with EVDO functionality has a list price ranging from $2845 - $3195, depending on configuration, and is available immediately.

Media Contact:

Traci Hoch Motorota Networks & Enterprise +1 631-738-5426 traci.hoch@motorola.com

Leave The Map And Your Music Player At Home With The Samsung u510 – Exclusive To TELUS In Canada

Leave The Map And Your Music Player At Home With The Samsung u510 – Exclusive To TELUS In Canada Vancouver, B.C. – March 15, 2007 – TELUS and Samsung Electronics today announced the exclusive Canadian availability of the Samsung u510, a highly stylish mobile entertainment device that delivers a robust SPARK mobile entertainment, information and messaging experience to users on-the-go.

“Mobile phones have significantly evolved in the 20 years since coming to market and the Samsung u510 is an excellent choice for users who embrace the full potential of wireless available today,” said Robert Blumenthal, TELUS' senior vice-president of Products and Services.

The Samsung u510 operates on TELUS' national Wireless High Speed and 1X networks, offering clients access to a full suite of TELUS SPARK mobile entertainment, information and messaging services. Featuring TELUS Mobile Music full-track music download service, the Samsung u510 allows clients to browse, preview, download and play high-quality digital music from their phones. With hundreds of thousands of songs to choose from, TELUS clients can download the songs they want, anytime, anywhere.

With TELUS Navigator, clients throughout TELUS 1X network in B.C., Alberta and Ontario's Golden Horseshoe region can access real-time audio and visual turn-by-turn directions similar to in-car navigation systems. Navigator allows clients to use their handset to plan their route ahead, search for destinations from over 1.5 million points of interest and get results according to their preferred mode of travel and route. If they miss their turn, the service will automatically re-route to ensure they get back on track. Maps are updated frequently and can provide points of interest along the route such as restaurants and gas stations.

TELUS Navigator leverages the accuracy of traditional GPS technology with TELUS' network based location technology to provide reliable location fixes in a wide variety of surroundings, including indoor and outdoor environments.

The Samsung u510 also features TELUS Mobile TV™ for access to 25 real-time TV channels, TELUS Mobile Radio™ for streaming access to programming on 20 XM Canada satellite radio stations, a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth v1.1 capabilities for transfer of non copyright-protected files and use with compatible accessories, and a microSD™ memory expansion slot for storage of up to 1GB of data.

“We are excited to partner with TELUS to offer the Samsung u510,” said Robert Parker, vice -president, Wireless Terminals Division, Samsung Electronics Canada. “Paired with the TELUS Wireless High Speed network, the sleek and stylish Samsung u510 provides the ultimate mobile experience for Canadians on the move.”

The Samsung u510 is now available at TELUS retail locations for as low as $99.99 on promotional pricing with a three-year contract until March 31, 2007 or $279.99 without a contract.

For more information, please contact:

Julie Smithers TELUS Media Relations (416) 684-6817 julie.smithers@telus.com

Motorola & Tata Teleservices Join Hands To Offer Indian Consumers Stylish, Feature-rich Motorola CDMA Mobile Phones

Motorola & Tata Teleservices Join Hands To Offer Indian Consumers Stylish, Feature-rich Motorola CDMA Mobile Phones New Delhi, India - March 15, 2007 – Motorola, Inc., a global leader in wireless communications, and Tata Teleservices Limited, India's fastest growing telecom service provider, today furthered the vision to connect the next billion wireless subscribers by signing an open distribution agreement to offer Indian consumers Motorola’s CDMA mobile phones. Starting today, MOTOFONE F3C, RADIOMOTO W210 & RADIOMOTO W170 will be available through Tata Indicom’s distribution network of over 60,000 retailers countrywide.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Tata Teleservices to take Motorola’s stylish, wickedly cool CDMA portfolio closer to the Indian consumer. Through this alliance, we will complement each others’ strengths to offer consumer a complete value proposition--- a wide choice with ‘style’, sleek sophistication, enhanced features and excellent quality of service. Motorola strongly believes that the Indian consumer is a highly evolved audience with clear preferences. As a result, our CDMA portfolio of MOTOFONE F3C, RADIOMOTO W210, RADIOMOTO W170 unites design, features and functionality for consumer delight,” said Malcolm Dawe, Vice President & General Manager, Motorola India Mobile Devices.

Motorola and Tata Teleservices also unveiled RADIOMOTO W170 and RADIOMOTO W210, which incorporates sleek looks, iconic design and robust features into a remarkably thin candy bar form factor.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Darryl Green, Chief Executive Officer of Tata Teleservices said, “Value, Choice and Convenience have been the hallmark of all Tata Indicom’s offerings. The agreement with Motorola for an open distribution pact is an initiative that will further enable us to offer our consumers the exciting portfolio of cutting edge mobile devices from Motorola. The recent addition of single chip based MOTOFONE F3C, along with the two new stylish RADIOMOTO W210 & RADIOMOTO W170 will truly delight our customers and allow them to enjoy the benefits of style, easy access and affordability.”

Giving consumers a stylish and reliable way to communicate, RADIOMOTO W170 and RADIOMOTO W210 add CDMA connectivity while providing feature rich experience.

• The wickedly cool RADIOMOTO W210 combines versatility and style with robust features to create a stunning new handset in the CDMA portfolio. With a striking two tone appearance and colourful wallpaper options, the W210 extends Motorola’s design philosophy across the MOTOMOBILE platform. The handset has a built in stereo FM radio offering real-time access to information and entertainment on the move. The W210 also comes with Motorola’s Lantern feature for illumination at night or in dark environments. For many consumers, radio is the primary source of news and information so all of the new handsets also incorporate an FM radio.

• The stylish RADIOMOTO W170 further extends the CDMA portfolio. Measuring a slender 14.6mm thick, this handset features 32-level polyphonic sound, up to 500 phonebook entries, SMS and an office quality speakerphone.

MOTOFONE F3C is also available as part of the initial offering through the Tata Indicom network. Based on Motorola’s evolutionary new SCPL design platform, MOTOFONE is the first of a new breed of handsets designed to disrupt today’s communications landscape by cutting across price tiers, product segments and international markets. MOTOFONE re-establishes expectations over how a value-priced handset looks and feels and what it delivers. It also has a speakerphone, 32-level polyphonic ringtones, and preloaded local Bollywood ringtones for an enhanced experience. Offering an intuitive new interface built with icons and voice versus text, as well as voice prompts specifically tailored to local markets, the handset makes it easier and friendlier for first-time users to navigate, place a call, and retrieve messages. Its large, high contrast screen, powered by a revolutionary ClearVision™ display makes it easier to use the phone outdoors.

The new handsets MOTOFONE F3C, RADIOMOTO W170 & W210 have been very economically priced with MOTOFONE F3C available for Rs.1699 , W170 available for Rs. 2399/- and W210 for only Rs. 2849/-. Both handsets will come with the benefits of the GO XTRA PACK, which will enable customers to avail double talk time for the first six months with bonus talk time valid for 1 year from the date of activation. The scheme also offers free incoming calls for the first six months without recharge.

Media Contact:

Arati Mukerji Head PR & Activation Mobile Devices, Motorola India + 91 9899974777 arati@motorola.com

Sanjay Chaudhary/Gaurav Bhaskar Tata Teleservices +919212743191 Sanjayc@vccpl.com/gbhaskar@vccpl.com

Ashutosh Bhattacharya Perfect Relations + 91 98715 97714 abhattacharya@perfectrelations.com

Vaishnavi Corporate Communications 022 - 66568787

Verizon Wireless Offers First ExpressCard by Novatel Wireless To Take Advantage Of New Faster Wireless Broadband Network

Verizon Wireless Offers First ExpressCard by Novatel Wireless To Take Advantage Of New Faster Wireless Broadband Network SAN DIEGO and BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – March 15, 2007 – Novatel Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband access solutions, and Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless broadband network, today announced the commercial availability of the V740 ExpressCardTM. The world’s first ExpressCard to operate on Verizon Wireless’ faster wireless broadband network, based on Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology, the V740 offers advanced data speeds and connectivity, lower latency and quick, reliable access to important information.

“Novatel Wireless is committed to providing the latest in broadband wireless technology with innovations in ExpressCard products and reliable connectivity,” said Brad Weinert, acting chief executive officer and chief operating officer for Novatel Wireless. "Paired with Verizon Wireless’ BroadbandAccess service, the V740 ExpressCard offers the latest technology available for EV-DO Rev. A networks.” The V740 ExpressCard provides Verizon Wireless customers with access to Verizon Wireless’ flagship business data service, BroadbandAccess, which runs faster and more efficiently on Rev. A technology. Customers in Rev. A coverage areas can take advantage of upload speeds that are eight to nine times faster than that of Verizon Wireless’ existing wireless broadband network, while interacting with Web-based applications with improved latency for a better customer experience. For example, BroadbandAccess customers in enhanced broadband wireless coverage areas using the V740 ExpressCard can expect average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps, which means customers can download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment – the equivalent of a small PowerPoint® presentation or a large PDF file – in about eight seconds and upload the same-sized file in less than 13 seconds. Verizon Wireless customers can download files approximately ten times faster than customers of wireless service providers who use non-EV-DO technology.

The V740 ExpressCard’s small and light form factor is designed for use in mobile computing notebooks that support the ExpressCard 34 and/or 54 interface, as well as USB 2.0, and easily functions with Windows® (2000, XP, Vista) and Mac® (10.4.8 or higher). The intuitive user interface, via Verizon Wireless’ VZAccess Manager software, is simple to install and allows for convenient navigation through the card’s vast feature suite, in addition to allowing easy access to remote access connections and business applications. The sophisticated dual-band diversity antenna system design incorporates a flip-up antenna, maximizing data speed performance and allowing for stronger network signal reception and the V740 ExpressCard features a dual-color LED service status indicator for data throughput monitoring.

The V740 ExpressCard is available today for $179.99 with a new two-year customer agreement or $229.99 with a new one-year customer agreement online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

TiVo Launches Remote Scheduling With Verizon Wireless

TiVo Launches Remote Scheduling With Verizon Wireless ALVISO, CA and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — March 14, 2007 — TiVo, the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), and Verizon Wireless, owner of the nation’s most reliable wireless network, today announced the availability of TiVo® Mobile scheduling, a downloadable application available only through Verizon Wireless. TiVo Mobile scheduling allows subscribers to purchase the mobile service through select Verizon Wireless handsets and schedule recordings on their TiVo Series2™ or Series3™ TiVo boxes.

TiVo and Verizon Wireless bring consumers the convenience of scheduling television recordings while away from the living room. Whether you are away from home or discussing TV at the water cooler, all that is needed is a select Verizon Wireless Get It Now®-enabled handset to schedule recordings on your TiVo box.

“TiVo continues to transform and revolutionize th e way people control and watch television,” said Jim Denney, vice president of product marketing at TiVo. “TiVo Mobile scheduling gives Verizon Wireless customers unprecedented control of their television experience and provides that control wherever they are.”

Ryan Hughes, vice president of digital media for Verizon noted, “TiVo built its reputation by making television relevant to its customers, while Verizon Wireless built and maintains the nation’s most reliable wireless network. This innovative service adds a new layer of relevance and immediacy, so even when they're thousands of miles away from their televisions, TiVo subscribers can program their favorite shows.”

TiVo Mobile scheduling uses the award-winning TiVo interface to give subscribers the ability to easily search for and browse through listings to find shows that they want to record. Subscribers to the TiVo Mobile scheduling service will also have access to premium entertainment content that is updated d aily, including a customizable channel lineup, the most popu! lar and most recorded shows and a current list of recommendations from TiVo.

TiVo Mobile scheduling is available for $1.99 monthly access on select Get It Now-enabled phones, including the Samsung SCH-a950, Chocolate by LG and LG VX8300. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

TiVo selected Seattle-based Action Engine Corporation (www.actionengine.com), a leading mobile software provider, to develop the TiVo Mobile scheduling service.

Media Contact Info

Jeffrey Nelson Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com 908-559-7519

Krista Wierzbicki TiVo Inc. kwierzbicki@tivo.com 408-519-9438

Huawei And Digicel Deliver Seamless 3G Network In The Caribbean

Huawei And Digicel Deliver Seamless 3G Network In The Caribbean Shenzhen China —14 March 2007 — Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that it has partnered with Digicel Group ("Digicel") to deliver a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network in Caribbean, allowing the Caribbean's largest GSM mobile operator to provide international roaming and mobile data services to its CDMA customers.

The first stage of the project includes five of Digicel's 22 markets including Jamaica, Bermuda, Aruba, Cayman Islands and Barbados. With the CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network, Digicel is now the first GSM operator in the region to simultaneously offer GSM and CDMA services, and travelers to this region will be able to roam on Digicel's network and experience seamless CDMA roaming service.

According to Mr. Mario Assaad, Digicel Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO): "Huawei will help us deliver the most seamless and intelligent CDMA international roaming and high speed wireless data services in the main tourism areas along the Caribbean Sea. When traveling to the Caribbean, many U.S. mobile customers used to experience poor service and erratic network coverage from CDMA Caribbean operators. Now, they can come to the Caribbean and be assured of reliable mobile service by roaming on our seamless mobile network."

"We are delighted that our cutting-edge technology and services are supporting Digicel to realize market opportunities in the Caribbean," Mr. Jiang Yafei, President of Latin America Region department at Huawei, said. "Caribbean's telecommunications market is growing rapidly, and Huawei will provide the best solutions and user-friendly services to support Digicel's requirements on network and service."

Leveraging on its understanding of the coverage regions, Huawei has delivered solutions that fully satisfies Digicel's requirement for fast and efficient project implementation. In this project, Huawei adopted its industry-leading CDMA2000 outdoor macro BTS in large quantities, which enables convenient deployment as only power supply and transmission resource are needed to be connected to the cabinets. This eliminates the need for construction of equipment rooms and installation and debugging of auxiliaries, and in turn allows deployment to be rolled out within a shorter time period.

As at December 2006, Huawei has won 31 CDMA2000 1x EV-DO commercial contracts, with its CDMA networks serving 60 million subscribers worldwide. As the global leader in CDMA, Huawei continues to use innovative technologies to meet customers' needs and enable them to create long-term value and potential growth.

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information on Digicel.

Digicel Launches CDMA Roaming In The Caribbean

Digicel Launches CDMA Roaming In The Caribbean KINGSTON, JAMAICA -- 03/12/2007 -- Digicel, the fastest-growing mobile telecommunications company in the Caribbean and new entrant to the Central American market, today announced that through its partnership with Huawei Technologies, it has launched CDMA roaming in the Caribbean and Bermuda, making it the first GSM operator in the region to simultaneously offer GSM and CDMA on its mobile network.

Huawei has been awarded a CDMA2000 1x EV-DO contract and as a result CDMA travelers coming to the region will now be able to roam on Digicel's network and experience the same high level of roaming service that GSM roamers have come to expect from Digicel. In its initial stage, CDMA roaming is being introduced to five of Digicel's 22 markets, including Jamaica, Bermuda, Aruba, Cayman Islands and Barbados.

"When traveling to the Caribbean, many U.S. mobile customers experience poor service and erratic network coverage from CDMA Caribbean operators," said Mario Assaad, Digicel Group CTO. "Now, they can come to the Caribbean and have reliable mobile service by roaming on our seamless mobile network."

The announcement follows in the wake of Digicel signing a three-year partnership agreement with Vodafone Group, which will allow customers to seamlessly access their home services as they travel on each other's network as well as jointly develop enhanced roaming capabilities and become preferred roaming partners.

Digicel has outbound and inbound roaming customers. Outbound customers are those traveling abroad roaming on foreign mobile networks when making mobile calls and inbound customers are travelers who visit the Caribbean and roam on Digicel's network using their mobile phones.

ZTE Tops 2006 International CDMA Market

ZTE Tops 2006 International CDMA Market March 9, 2007 -- ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, topped the world CDMA equipment market in 2006 by number of shipments.

ZTE shipped over 12,000 units of CDMA BTS equipment from January to December 2006, 41 percent of the global market by number of contracts according to China's Ministry of Information Industry (MII) telecom academy.

Industry analyst Ovum anticipates that ZTE will achieve 20 percent market share in China's coming 3G CDMA 2000 market and will gain a rapid market share increase as a result.

"Our market achievements are strongly supported by our advanced products and focused R&D. We were the first in the world to deploy an IOS V5.0 based all-IP commercial CDMA 2000 network, six months earlier than our competitors. We were also the first to construct a commercial EV-DO Rev.A network, "said Xie Daxiong, SVP of ZTE. "We have constructed over 50 EV-DO networks in over 40 countries and regions and we are confident we will achieve even more in both the CDMA 2000 1X and EV-DO markets."

To date, ZTE has deployed over 60 million lines of CDMA equipment in over 100 carriers' networks in more than 60 countries and regions, including India, Indonesia, the Czech Republic and a variety of countries in Africa, as well as in developed markets like the U.S.A. and Europe.

In India, ZTE was the sole CDMA equipment provider to the country's three largest CDMA operators Reliance, Tata and BSNL in 2006. ZTE equipment currently accounts for 85 percent of BSNL's CDMA market. ZTE has also undertaken Tata's national rural telecoms project and has helped Reliance expand its CDMA network at the speed of one million new users per month.

In Indonesia, ZTE has worked with Indosat to expand a 3G Softswitch core network in 12 cities across the country and has been awarded a large-capacity CDMA contract by PT Telkom Indonesia.

In Africa, ZTE's CDMA products are in use in over 70% of African countries and have helped with local telecom projects from the first national CDMA cellular network in Morocco in North Africa to the national rural network in Nigeria in West Africa.

Across Europe, ZTE constructed Europe's first EV-DO Rev A. national network in the Czech Republic; the EV-DO network constructed by ZTE has been put into commercial use in Norway and ZTE has established a strategic partnership with OTE to deploy the first 450 MHz 3G CDMA 2000 network in Estonia.

In the U.S.A., ZTE has won a 3G CDMA 2000 network with regional operators Copper Valley Group and ClearTalk and ZTE's equipment is currently under test with several tier one carriers' labs.

Media Contact:

Yina Qin (Rena) ZTE Corporation Tel: +86 755 26775213 Email: qin.yina@zte.com.cn

Verizon Wireless Customers In Pittsburgh Get Faster New Wireless Broadband Network

Verizon Wireless Customers In Pittsburgh Get Faster New Wireless Broadband Network PITTSBURGH, PA — March 6, 2007 — Verizon Wireless customers in greater Pittsburgh can now have access to the Internet and to their e-mail and corporate data at faster speeds, uploading files five to six times faster than before as Verizon Wireless rolls out its next-generation high-speed broadband network. Based on CDMA 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology, the enhanced wireless broadband network provides Verizon Wireless customers in the Pittsburgh area with data uplink speeds significantly faster than the company’s award-winning national EV-DO network, which the company rolled out in the area in December of 2005.

The EV-DO Rev. A network coverage area extends from:

• State Route 422 south along Interstate 79 to Interstate 70;

• State Route 18 southeast along the Pennsylvania Turnpike to U.S. Route 119;

• Interstate 70 northeast along U.S. Route 19 into downtown Pittsburgh;

• Downtown Pittsburgh northeast along State Route 28 to the town of North Buffalo;

• Interstate 79 east along Interstate 70 to the town of Donegal;

• State Route 60 east along William Penn Highway to State Route 259.

The company’s existing EV-DO network enables customers to access BroadbandAccess on their laptops, e-mail on their PDAs, and V CAST Video and Music on their wireless phones. The company’s national wireless broadband network, the first in the nation, is already available to more than 200 million Americans in 242 major metropolitan areas and 180 major airports from coast to coast.

“Our existing wireless broadband network has enabled customers to work remotely and stay entertained in unprecedented ways; now we’re taking wireless to the next level by introducing technology that helps them work faster,” said Roger Tang, president, Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia region, Verizon Wireless. “Our customers who enjoy the latest technology will applaud Rev. A’s faster data uplink speeds for their cutting-edge devices.”

The company’s flagship business data service, BroadbandAccess, will run faster and more efficiently with the new network enhancements. Customers in enhanced coverage areas can take advantage of upload speeds that are eight to nine times faster than that of the company’s existing wireless broadband network, while interacting with Web-based applications with improved latency for a better customer experience. For example, BroadbandAccess customers in enhanced broadband wireless coverage areas can expect average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps, which means customers can download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment – the equivalent of a small PowerPoint® presentation or a large PDF file – in about eight seconds and upload the same-sized file in less than 13 seconds. The enhanced coverage areas allow Verizon Wireless customers to download files approximately ten times faster than customers of w ireless service providers who use non-EV-DO technology.

Devices from Verizon Wireless that take advantage of the faster speeds provided by the EV-DO Rev. A network enhancements are the new compact USB720 wireless modem, the AirCard 595 and PC5750 PC Card from Verizon Wireless, which are fully compatible with the company’s enhanced and existing wireless broadband networks and the company’s NationalAccess network (based on CDMA 1xRTT technology). Pittsburgh-area customers purchasing these devices can get significantly faster upload speeds and improved download speeds when in an enhanced network coverage area. The devices are also backward compatible, so they will seamlessly switch to the fastest network available, whether that is the enhanced wireless broadband network or the network that operates the company’s NationalAccess service. Pittsburghers interested in purchasing these devices can contact the Verizon Wireless business sales team at 1-800-VZW 4 BIZ. The devices are also available online at www.verizonwireless.com.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

Media Contact Info

Laura Merritt Laura.Merritt@VerizonWireless.com 614-560-2605

Jeff Donaldson For Verizon Wireless jeff.donaldson@elias-savion.com 412-642-7700

Verizon Wireless Customers In St. Louis Get Faster New Wireless Broadband Network

Verizon Wireless Customers In St. Louis Get Faster New Wireless Broadband Network ST. LOUIS, MO — March 6, 2007 — Verizon Wireless customers in the St. Louis and surrounding areas can now have access to the Internet and to their e-mail and corporate data at faster speeds, uploading files five to six times faster than before as Verizon Wireless rolls out its next-generation high-speed broadband network. Based on CDMA 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology, the enhanced wireless broadband network provides Verizon Wireless customers in St. Louis with data uplink speeds significantly faster than the company’s award-winning national EV-DO network, which the company rolled out in June of 2005.

The EV-DO Rev. A network coverage area includes the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County, and spreads into neighboring Missouri and Illinois counties.

In Missouri, coverage extends west along Interstate 70 into Wright City; north along Highway 61 to the St. Charles County border, and southwest along Interstate 44 to Sullivan. The coverage reaches south along Interstate 55 to Festus including the towns of Desoto, Cedar Hill and Hillsboro.

In Illinois, the coverage radius includes the metro-east and extends east past New Baden along Interstates 64/40, east to Carlyle along Highway 50, south to Waterloo along Route 3 and west to Valmeyer along Highway 156. Coverage enhancements in these areas provide Verizon Wireless customers with faster access for receiving and uploading data.

The company’s existing EV-DO network enables customers to access BroadbandAccess on their laptops, e-mail on their PDAs, and V CAST Video and Music on their wireless phones. The company’s national wireless broadband network, the first in the nation, is already available to more than 200 million Americans in 242 major metropolitan areas and 180 major airports from coast to coast.

“Our existing wireless broadband network has enabled customers to work remotely and stay entertained in unprecedented ways; now we’re taking wireless to the next level by introducing technology that helps them work faster,” said Mark Crumpton, region president, Kansas/Missouri/Southern Illinois, Verizon Wireless. “Our customers who enjoy the latest technology will applaud Rev. A’s faster data uplink speeds for their cutting-edge devices.” The company’s flagship business data service, BroadbandAccess, will run faster and more efficiently with the new network enhancements. Customers in enhanced coverage areas can take advantage of upload speeds that are eight to nine times faster than that of the company’s existing wireless broadband network, while interacting with Web-based applications with improved latency for a better customer experience. For example, BroadbandAccess customers in enhanced broadband wireless coverage areas can expect average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps, which means customers can download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment – the equivalent of a small PowerPoint® presentation or a large PDF file – in about eight seconds and upload the same-sized file in less than 13 seconds. The enhanced coverage areas allow Verizon Wireless customers to download files approximately ten times faster than customers of w ireless service providers who use non-EV-DO technology.

Devices from Verizon Wireless that take advantage of the faster speeds provided by the EV-DO Rev. A network enhancements are the new compact USB720 wireless modem, the AirCard 595 and PC5750 PC Card, which are fully compatible with the company’s enhanced and existing wireless broadband networks and the company’s NationalAccess network (based on CDMA 1xRTT technology). St. Louis-area customers purchasing these devices can get significantly faster upload speeds and improved download speeds when in an enhanced network coverage area. The devices are also backward compatible, so they will seamlessly switch to the fastest network available, whether that is the enhanced wireless broadband network or the network that operates the company’s NationalAccess service. Residents of St. Louis interested in purchasing these devices can contact their local business sales representative at 314-920-4220. The devices are also available online at www.ve rizonwireless.com.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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Cheryl Bini Armbrecht or Brenda Hill Cheryl.Bini@verizonwireless.com Brenda.Hill@verizonwireless.com 314-920-4444

Caroline Villanueva For Verizon Wireless Caroline@sequel-llc.com 314-725-5645

Huawei Serves 60 Million CDMA Users Worldwide

Huawei Serves 60 Million CDMA Users Worldwide Shenzhen China --5 March 2007 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that it secured 16 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO commercial contracts in 2006 and recorded a 30 percent growth in CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) revenues in the same period.

Huawei's CDMA solutions now serve over 60 million users worldwide as a result of the company's strong customer-centric focus and success over the past 10 years in the CDMA business. Huawei actively invests and participates in CDMA standards and technology research, contributing significantly to the development of Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB) architecture. The company accounted for 14 percent of UMB patents filed as of December 2006.

"We have reaffirmed our position as the world's leading CDMA solutions provider with unrivaled growth in the global CDMA market," said Mr. Cai Liqun, president of Huawei CDMA Networks. "We expect to carry this growth momentum into 2007 across key international markets as Huawei continues to tailor solutions to meet the different needs of operators across the world."

Key customer wins in 2006 include:

• North America: Huawei partnered Leap Wireless, one of the major mobile operators in the United States, to construct the first global All IP-based EV-DO Rev. A network. The network allows Leap Wireless subscribers enjoy abundant 3G services such as quality video telephone service, and wireless broadband access.

• Latin America: Huawei helped CANTV/Movilnet, the biggest telecommunication operator in Venezuela, deploy a CDMA2000 1X/EV-DO commercial network which enabled Movilnet launch a spectrum of new value added services to their subscribers.

• Africa: The number of subscribers of Starcomms in Nigeria grew 7 times within 3 years of Huawei's network deployment, making the company one of the fastest growing operators in the West Africa region in 2006.

Huawei also retained its global market share leadership in CDMA WLL (Wireless Local Loop) in 2006. The company provides universal services for 68 percent of CDMA WLL users and 65percent of CDMA 450 users throughout the world. Major CDMA operators such as Skylink in Russia, Telmex in Mexico have adopted the advanced Huawei CDMA 450/WLL solutions to achieve flexible coverage, and delivery of abundant high speed data services.

Huawei's innovative "5 carriers" technology realizes the S5/5/5 configuration of CDMA BTS, a breakthrough from the limitation of inherent "3 carriers", which increases the capacity of Huawei's industry-leading CDMA BTS by 67% through higher integration, thus reducing the number of BTS base station required for carriers. The advance in CDMA technology has helped Huawei to secure a number of contract wins from top tier carriers throughout the world.

Verizon Wireless Network Ready To Play Ball

Verizon Wireless Network Ready To Play Ball BASKING RIDGE, NJ — March 2, 2007 — Verizon Wireless has baseball fans at Spring Training ballparks in Arizona and Florida covered with the nation’s most reliable wireless network, during Spring Training and throughout the 2007 professional baseball season.

The Verizon Wireless voice and data network will go to bat for baseball fans traveling to watch their favorite boys of summer, as well as those catching all the action from home. Verizon Wireless' ongoing network enhancements enable customers to experience fewer dropped calls and clearer reception while talking on their wireless phones. Customers can also send TXT and Picture Messages, or download games and Ring Tones.

“We are committed to ensuring that our network steps up to the plate for our customers,” said Dick Lynch, executive vice president and chief technical officer for Verizon Wireless. “Our continued network investments, paired with our incomparable customer service, provide our customers with the ultimate wireless experience.”

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $35 billion – on average $5 billion a year – since the company was formed seven years ago to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and add new capabilities. The investments included adding and updating cell sites and installing new technologies to improve call quality, increase coverage areas, and enable a variety of advanced services such as TXT and Picture Messaging, V CAST and V CAST Music, BroadbandAccess, and other applications.

Verizon Wireless also has expanded its EV-DO Revision A (Rev. A) wireless broadband network in markets across the country, including these Spring Training locations in Florida: Bradenton, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Lakeland, Melbourne, Tampa, Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Vero Beach. Now, Verizon Wireless customers in these Rev. A coverage areas can access e-mail, everyday corporate data, and the Internet at speeds five to six times faster than ever before.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

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Alltel Wireless First U.S. Carrier To Offer AskMeNow Across All Handsets

Alltel Wireless First U.S. Carrier To Offer AskMeNow Across All Handsets LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and IRVINE, CA - March 1, 2007 - Want to know when the Euro was introduced? Curious about which country has the cheapest gas on Earth? Stumped on the ingredients for six-layer dip? Now the answers are as close as your wireless phone. Alltel Wireless, America's largest network, today announced an agreement with AskMeNow, Inc., a leader in intelligent mobile search. The partnership will provide Alltel Wireless customers, including those with smart phones, immediate access to the AskMeNow service, which provides the ability to send questions to AskMeNow and receive relevant answers quickly via their phone.

"Alltel recognizes the importance for our customers who are on the go to get information quicker and easier," said Wade McGill, senior vice president of wireless products for Alltel Wireless. "Alltel is committed to providing its customers with the most useful and innovative applications available so they have the best wireless experience possible."

AskMeNow can be downloaded on smart phones running BlackBerry, Palm and Windows Mobile 5.0 operating systems. This application is available for a flat rate price of $3.99 per month. AskMeNow's SMS service is available to Alltel Wireless customers without smart phone capabilities. Those customers simply text ASKME (27563) to start their service, which costs $0.25 USD per question or a flat rate of $1.99 per month.

"We are pleased to partner with Alltel Wireless, a leading U.S. wireless carrier, and recognized innovator in the wireless industry" states Darryl Cohen, AskMeNow Chief Executive Officer. "Alltel's decision to support AskMeNow validates how integral the service is for customers who want instant answers and personalized content - no matter where they are."

Beginning today, Alltel Wireless smart phone customers may take advantage of a 30-day free promotion period and download the AskMeNow application by going to www.alltel.com/smartphone from their device and selecting Download the AskMeNow Answer Service. Customers may also receive the promotion by texting any question to ASKME (27563).

Alltel Wireless offers exclusive features including Celltop, Alltel's patent-pending technology that offers customers an easier way to access, manage and organize a wide range of information already available on their phones; "My Circle," allowing customers to choose who they call for free - any 10 numbers, any network; and Anytime Plan Changes, giving customers the flexibility to change their rate plan any time, without extending their contract.

And if you were wondering - The Euro was introduced to world financial markets as an accounting currency in 1999 and launched as physical coins and banknotes in 2002, Venezuela has the cheapest gas on Earth with a current average price of 14 cents per gallon, and the main ingredients in six-layer dip are refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, chopped tomatoes, grated cheddar cheese and black olives - answers provided by AskMeNow.

For additional information contact:

Dale Ingram 501-905-6078 Vice President - Alltel Public Relations dale.ingram@alltel.com

Scott Morris 501-905-4094 Manager - Alltel Corporate Comm. Scott.l.morris@alltel.com

Michael Raisaen 212-204-9209 AskMeNow PR michael@attentionpr.com Matt Bloom 561-544-4950 AskMeNow IR

Alcatel-Lucent Expands SFERIA CDMA2000 Fixed Wireless Network

Alcatel-Lucent Expands SFERIA CDMA2000 Fixed Wireless Network Paris, March 1, 2007 – Alcatel-Lucent, within the framework of three frame agreements with SFERIA S.A. (SFERIA), has upgraded and expanded the SFERIA network and is responsible for the maintenance of the operator’s telecommunication wireless network based on CDMA2000 technology in the Warsaw calling area.

Under terms of the agreements, Alcatel-Lucent upgraded SFERIA’s existing base stations, with CDMA2000 1xEV-DO technology to enable high-speed wireless broadband data services at speeds of up to 2.4 Megabits per second. Part of the project was the implementation by Alcatel-Lucent of a more efficient transport network to support increased traffic carried over SFERIA’s expanded CDMA2000 wireless broadband network.

Alcatel-Lucent implemented several new end-user applications and new network management tools and was responsible for general deployment and other services and will continue to maintain the network.

“SFERIA is taking a significant step to expand their network and enhance the services they offer their customers, and we are proud to be selected to help them with this important project,” said Andrzej Dulka, Country Senior Officer, Alcatel-Lucent in Poland. “This achievement further confirms the role that our CDMA2000 technology plays in providing customers a competitive advantage in the market.”

The new synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) transport network is based on Alcatel-Lucent’s METROPOLIS® AMU and METROPOLIS® ADM Universal products. New network management tools to run the network include Alcatel-Lucent’s NAVIS™ OMS (Optical Management System) and NAVISAAA™ software, to manage and protect SFERIA’snetwork against unauthorized access and provide billing information for data services.

Alcatel-Lucent designed and deployed the new optical network, managed the CDMA2000 1xEV-DO upgrade and provided network integration for the new software platforms and applications. In addition, under an extension of an existing maintenance agreement, Alcatel-Lucent services will provide spare parts management, first-line maintenance and remote technical support (RTS) services. SFERIA will continue its participation in Alcatel-Lucent’s Base Release Software (BRS) program, which guarantees that it receives major releases, point releases and software updates as they become available for both its mobile switching centres (MSCs) and base stations. Alcatel-Lucent’s relationship with SFERIA dates back to the first half of 2003, when the companies signed a contract to upgrade SFERIA’s network to support CDMA2000 1X technology.

Contact the Alcatel-Lucent Press Office: press@alcatel-lucent.com