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Smith Micro's Connection Management Software Tapped For Clear Mobile WiMAX Service

Jan 05, 2009
Deployment Represents the Rollout of Smith Micro's First Mobile WiMAX Solution

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, today announced it has been selected by Clearwire Corporation to deliver connection management software for their mobile WiMAX customers. Smith Micro Software designed a connection manager enabling customers to connect to Clear™ mobile WiMAX service.

In conjunction with this first widely-deployed 4G wireless service, Smith Micro has customized the connection manager specifically to Clear's mobile WiMAX requirements. This application features a highly refined user interface emphasizing ease-of-use, reliability and simplicity. The application also supports most major WiMAX devices in the industry today.

"We are very enthusiastic in our support for Clearwire's deployment of mobile WiMAX, as it represents a significant step forward for today's mobile Internet services. Increasing wireless data bandwidth speeds, simplicity and usability should all help to drive the country's adoption of wireless data services," commented William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro. "Our leadership in building connection managers for many of the world's leading wireless carriers and our expertise in managing a broad array of air interfaces made Smith Micro the clear choice in Clearwire's selection of a software development partner."

"Clearwire is focused on delivering a simple value proposition for customers of our new 'Clear' mobile Internet services to be launched in Portland, Oregon in early 2009," said Scott Richardson chief strategy officer of Clearwire. "We turned to Smith Micro to develop an easy-to-use connection manager that would provide our customers with seamless, simple access to our new Clear mobile WiMAX network."

Clearwire and Smith Micro have combined their expertise to deliver a next-generation connectivity solution for businesses and consumers.

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 people to connect, share, distribute and manage information over wireless and wired networks. Smith Micro's complete lines of products are available through Smith Micro's Wireless, OEM, and Enterprise Sales groups and direct from its websites, retail and value-added resellers (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI. For more information, please visit:

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