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Kyocera Wireless to Bundle Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile With New Passport KPC650 EV-DO PC Card

Apr 25, 2005
Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile Supports the Kyocera PC Card

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and services for the wireless market, has worked with Kyocera Wireless Corp. to modify QuickLink® Mobile so that it supports the new Kyocera Passport(TM) KPC650 PC Card, featuring high-speed CDMA2000® 1x Evolution Data Optimized (EV-DO) technology. QuickLink Mobile, Smith Micro's leading connectivity product, will give end users convenient and versatile access to the Internet via high-speed CDMA 1xRTT and EV-DO data networks using Kyocera Wireless' PC Card.

QuickLink Mobile is the most popular wireless data connectivity solution in the industry and offers anytime access to email, file uploads/downloads, Web surfing and corporate intranets without being plugged into a network or landline modem connection. The solution includes installation assistance that automatically detects the mobile phone or PC card and sets up the user's computer in minutes.

"Together, Smith Micro and Kyocera Wireless will offer EV-DO customers an easy and reliable way to access wireless data services," said William W. Smith, Jr., president and CEO of Smith Micro. "The decision by Kyocera, a leading CDMA mobile phone and PC Card manufacturer, to bundle QuickLink Mobile with the Passport KPC650 highlights our ability to offer the industry's leading wireless connectivity solution, solidifying our position as a strong wireless Internet software company."

"Kyocera Wireless is widely know for providing an easy, intuitive user experience and that's why we selected Smith Micro to provide our user interface for the Passport KPC650," said Jim Kelly, executive vice president and COO at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "We believe the Passport KPC650 is the best CDMA PC card on the market today and QuickLink Mobile unlocks the power of our high-speed performance for our customers."

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication 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 the Internet and Wireless and Broadband 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, retail stores, and value-added resellers (VARs). 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 plans for returning to sustained profitability and the company's ability to increase its business in the Wireless and Broadband segments. 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, Smith Micro logo, and QuickLink are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. Kyocera is a registered trademark of Kyocera Corporation. Passport is a trademark of Kyocera Wireless Corp. CDMA2000 is a registered trademark of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). All other marks are properties of their respective owners.