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Smith Micro Teams With UTStarcom to Expand Distribution of QuickLink® Mobile Into Mexico Through Leading Carrier

Jul 10, 2006
IUSACELL Selects QuickLink Mobile and UTStarcom's EV-DO 5740 PC Card to Deliver Faster Data Connections to Its Expanding Wireless Subscriber Base in Mexico

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI - News), a company that markets and develops a wide range of software products and services for the wireless market, announced it will supply QuickLink Mobile to UTStarcom for distribution to IUSACELL, one of Mexico's leading wireless carriers. Smith Micro's QuickLink® Mobile connection manager will provide high-speed remote Internet access from a notebook PC used by IUSACELL's expanding wireless subscriber base.

QuickLink Mobile and the UTStarcom 5740 PC Card have been integrated to run on the IUSACELL wireless network -- offering their users the latest high-speed wireless data connectivity. As companies and government agencies throughout Mexico increase their demand for wireless Internet access, QuickLink Mobile will boost productivity by ensuring easy mobile data connections to IUSACELL's robust network.

"Partnering with UTStarcom is an important step in our ever-expanding drive to deliver unparalleled mobile connectivity solutions," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO for Smith Micro Software, Inc. "This highlights one of our strength and our core competencies -- understanding the needs associated with supporting both the device manufacturer and the wireless carrier. Our expertise within the international marketplace allows us to implement very quickly the ideal connectivity solution for IUSACELL. We are delighted to partner with UTStarcom for this opportunity."

"The efficient design of QuickLink Mobile allowed us to quickly integrate the software application with our high performance EV-DO 5740 PC Card to meet the launch plans for our customer," said James Daurio, Vice President Sales at UTStarcom Personal Communications. "And our growing relationship with the Smith Micro team of engineers continues to help us reduce software integration costs while meeting the accelerated product delivery timelines from our customers".

"In our markets, the introduction of the new UTStarcom 5740 PC Card and QuickLink Mobile will provide the competitive edge to deliver the best wireless broadband experience, and increase our subscriber base," said Luis Lomeli, Broadband Wireless Access (Banda Ancha Movil) Product Manager at IUSACELL. "We are excited to offer this new product combination. It meets the needs of our mobile subscribers and will help us achieve our data service goals."

Smith Micro develops innovative communications software for the wireless industry. Its leading-edge products simplify communications access over both Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWANs) and Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), and its compression technology, StuffIt Wireless, is on its way to establishing a new industry standard. Over 5 million licenses of Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile technology have been shipped in just the last several years, making QuickLink Mobile the preferred choice of carriers, device manufacturers and end-users alike.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, develops and markets wireless communication, broadband and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs integrated cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal and business computing worldwide. With a focus on wireless, broadband and Internet technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file and image compression, digital image and music management, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, and traditional computer telephony. The award-winning software solutions empower Windows and Macintosh users in the areas of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution. Smith Micro's leading brands are QuickLink®, StuffIt®, Internet Cleanup(TM) and Spring Cleaning®. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through Smith Micro's Enterprise Group, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), the company website at www.smithmicro.com, retail stores, and through value-added resellers (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo, IntelliTracker, and QuickLink are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. StuffIt and StuffIt Image are trademarks or registered trademarks of Allume Systems, Inc., a division of Smith Micro Software. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.

About UTStarcom:

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solution and international support. The company sells its broadband, wireless and handset solutions to operators and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its deployment of revenue-generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a path to cost-efficient end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California the company has research and design operations in the United States, China, and Korea and is a FORTUNE 1000 company.

About IUSACELL:

Grupo Iusacell, S.A. de C.V. (Iusacell, BMV: CEL) is a wireless cellular and PCS service provider in Mexico with a national footprint. Iusacell offers more and better voice communication and data services through state-of-the-art technology, such as its new 3G network, throughout all of the regions in which it operates. In addition to our core mobile telephony services, we also provide a wide range of other telecommunications services, including long distance, wireless local telephony and data transmission services. Additional information is available at www.iusacell.com.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's plans for returning to sustained profitability and the company's ability to increase its business. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, fluctuations or cancellations in orders from distribution customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statement and are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

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