Agreement Delivers Innovative Multimode Connection Management Solution for Both Consumer and Enterprise Mobile Connectivity Customers
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading provider of mobility solutions and services for the mobile broadband market, today announced an agreement to provide its mobile connection management software to Bouygues Telecom, one of the largest providers of telecom products and services in France. Smith Micro Software's connection manager will power Bouygues Telecom's complete line of modem devices designed for PCs and Netbooks. Bouygues is Smith Micro Software's first mobile operator customer in France.
Through this agreement, Smith Micro Software has customized its innovative QuickLink Mobile technology for mobile connection management to support 3G GSM and WiFi networks, and to enable the greatest ease of access for Bouygues subscribers using a variety of mobile devices and data cards. The intuitive, patented technology allows the software to seamlessly navigate through various wireless networks and seamlessly select a network based on the user's preference. Smith Micro has developed two versions of this connection manager, one to support Bouygues Telecom's consumer customers and a second application with more advanced security features to meet the demands of enterprise customers.
Marketed under Bouygues Telecom's brand, the solution relies on Smith Micro Software's connection management technology to ensure greater customer satisfaction, reduce customer support costs, and provide effortless software installation and setup by automatically configuring the mobile device to access different types of wireless networks. Smith Micro's connection manager will offer customers a superior, high-speed, media-rich experience away from the home or office.
"Bouygues Telecom is Smith Micro's first wireless customer in France and their selection of our QuickLink connection manager validates the benefits our technology delivers to the global marketplace," said Smith Micro Software President and CEO, William W. Smith, Jr. "We play a pivotal role in providing seamless connectivity management for broadband network access across multiple technologies and a wide range of mobile devices. Our technology can help Bouygues Telecom manage its Wi-Fi and 3G network connections - a key factor in their selection of a software solution."
With more than 100 million licensed copies of its QuickLink® branded connectivity software distributed, Smith Micro Software continues to advance its Connectivity Plus solutions for a dynamic wireless world everywhere.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, with offices in Europe and Asia, develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. Smith Micro's complete lines of products are available through its sales groups, direct from its websites, retail distributors and value-added resellers. Smith Micro's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI. For more information, please visit: http://www.smithmicro.com.
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