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Smith Micro Chosen By Alltel To Provide Data Connectivity Solution For Next-Generation Wireless Products

Feb 23, 2005
Smith Micro Continues to Add More Wireless Carriers to Its Customer List

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.-(Feb. 23, 2004)-Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software for the wireless market, announced ALLTEL (NYSE:AT) has chosen Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile wireless data connectivity solution to support its high-speed data customers.

According to the license agreement, Smith Micro will customize its QuickLink Mobile and QuickLink Mobile Phonebook software for inclusion in ALLTEL's data connectivity kits to support all CDMA2000 1xRTT handsets offered by ALLTEL.

QuickLink Mobile, Smith Micro's leading data connectivity product, provides customers convenient and versatile access to the Internet via a mobile phone or PC card. With QuickLink Mobile, customers can access email, upload/download files, and surf websites when they are away from their home or office. In addition, QuickLink Mobile Phonebook allows customers to transfer phonebook information to and from any PC, making additions or edits to personal or business phone lists easier and faster.

"We are excited to be working with a company like ALLTEL, which is committed to expanding and developing its CDMA2000 network," said William W. Smith, president and chief executive officer of Smith Micro. "With QuickLink Mobile, ALLTEL customers will be able to leverage the full potential of the network by sending and receiving data from the field at high speeds."

QuickLink Mobile is the most popular data connectivity solution in the wireless industry and offers a number of convenient features to enhance productivity and simplify Internet use from the field. Among the product's most valuable advantages is a powerful installation wizard that lets users load the software and configure the wireless hookup in minutes by auto-detecting the type of mobile phone and configuring the computer system appropriately. Other notable features of QuickLink Mobile include a Digital Dashboard that not only displays battery levels and signal strength but also registers all Internet calls, allowing the customer to manage their connection.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication, broadband, eCommerce and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs integrated cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on Wireless and Broadband and Internet technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, network fax, and traditional computer telephony. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), direct sales, and Web-based store sales. Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.

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 ability to maintain sustained profitability and increase its business in the Wireless and Broadband segments. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof and are based upon the information currently available to the company. Such information is subject to change, and the company will not necessarily inform you of such changes. 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.

Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo and QuickLink are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.