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Smith Micro Joins Leading Industry Global Forum - Open Mobile Alliance

Aug 29, 2006
Smith Micro's new QuickLink® Music application design is consistent with the mission of Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) ensuring interoperability to help drive user adoption of new global mobile music services

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading diversified developer and marketer of wireless communications announced its membership with Open Mobile Alliance (OMA). The OMA is a global, non-profit organization formed in 2002 by major mobile industry companies to create mobile service enablers that support interoperability across devices, networks and operators.

Smith Micro's QuickLink® branded solutions currently supports the broadest possible range of wireless air interfaces, including nearly 200 carriers worldwide, and offers highly competitive Wireless Wide-Area Network (WWAN), Wi-Fi security capabilities and intuitive media content managers for managing music, images and video.

Smith Micro Software products are consistent with the mission of Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) to facilitate global user adoption of mobile data services. With over 5 million licenses of Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile technology shipped in just the last several years, QuickLink Mobile has become the preferred choice of carriers, device manufacturers and end-users alike. QuickLink® Music has been designed to facilitate interoperability and ease-of-use to improve global adoption of new music data services, while the revolutionary breakthrough compression technology - Stuffit Wireless is establishing a new industry standard by maximizing memory capacity and minimizing cost by storing more or higher quality images on your handset.

"Smith Micro aims to provide our new advance music and media products to communicate and exchange information across any and all services throughout the world, regardless of the type of device, network air interfaces, carrier or geographical location," commented Robert Elliott, Smith Micro's Vice President of Marketing.

"We are excited to be a part of this growing movement and view our membership in the OMA as an important step in strengthening both our relationship with the wireless community and our involvement in defining the next generation of wireless solutions," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO for Smith Micro Software.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro develops communications and entertainment 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), our media management solutions are quickly being adopted and distributed by carriers throughout the world and our compression technology, StuffIt Wireless, is on its way to establishing a new industry standard.

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication, broadband 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 technologies and the Internet, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file and image compression, media management, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), and video conferencing. The Consumer division 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®, 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, retail stores, and through value-added resellers (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI.

About Open Mobile Alliance:

Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services that work across countries, operators, fixed and mobile terminals. Driven by users' needs and the expanding market for data services, the member companies of the Open Mobile Alliance stimulate the adoption of new and enhanced information, communication and entertainment services. The Open Mobile Alliance includes contributors form all key elements of the wireless value chain, and contributes to the timely and efficient introduction of services and applications. The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) name and logo are trademarks of Open Mobile Alliance Ltd. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or trade names of their respective owners.

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