Cellular South Standardizes With QuickLink Mobile As Preferred PC Connection Manager For Their Expanding Wireless Subscriber Base
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) today announced that it will offer its QuickLink Mobile connection manager technology through Cellular South, the nation's largest privately held wireless provider, as part of a new business relationship between the two companies. QuickLink Mobile will be paired with Cellular South's version of the Kyocera KPC 650 PC Card, available at over 75 Southeastern retail locations.
QuickLink Mobile will serve as a central connection manager to setup and automate wireless high-speed connections via a PC on the Cellular South CDMA broadband network. QuickLink Mobile provides a consistent, easy-to-use PC wireless experience allowing Cellular South customers the ability to detect all available wireless networks and connect to the strongest network signal.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Cellular South as our newest customer. This relationship showcases our strength and core competences as the ideal connectivity solution for their wireless network," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software, Inc. "Our QuickLink Mobile connection manager software is the first impression Cellular South customers will have with wireless PC data connectivity and we are focused to make the first time connection experience as seamless and positive as every one thereafter."
"In our markets, the combination of the Kyocera KPC 650 PC Card and QuickLink Mobile will provide the competitive edge to our subscriber base, delivering an exceptional wireless broadband experience," said Greg Latour, Cellular South's Senior Vice President of Technology Development. "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 has extensive experience in developing innovative software solutions for the wireless industry. Its leading-edge products simplify communications access over both Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWANs) and Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). 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 and end-users alike.
About Smith Micro Software:
Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communications and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on wireless and broadband technologies and the Internet, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file and image compression, digital image and music management. In addition, Smith Micro develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows and Macintosh, empowering users in the areas of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution. Smith Micro's leading brands are QuickLink®, StuffIt®, CheckIt®, Internet Cleanup™ and Spring Cleaning®. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through retail stores, Value-Added Resellers (VARs), Smith Micro's consumer, enterprise, wireless OEM sales groups and the company's websites. Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI.
About Cellular South:
Cellular South is the largest privately held wireless provider in the U.S. The company is focused on providing the best service possible through its nationwide wireless voice and data network, award-winning customer care, state-of-the-art wireless devices, and commitment to the communities it serves. Cellular South was recently honored with the 2005 Wireless Week Excellence Award, 2006 Newcomen Award, 2006 Mississippi Better Business Bureau Integrity Award and a concurrent resolution from the Mississippi Legislature commending the executives and employees of Cellular South for the company's extraordinary efforts in Hurricane Katrina's wake.
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