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NII Holdings Selects Smith Micro Software For Its Premier Mobility Multimedia Suite Offering

Apr 02, 2009
Multimedia suite will be available to NII subscribers in Latin America

CTIA Wireless 2009 - Las Vegas, NV - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, today announced that NII Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ:NIHD) a leading provider of mobile communications for business customers in Latin America, would begin distributing a new multimedia application to manage music, photos and videos from a PC to its line up of Motorola iDEN devices. The new multimedia application will enable Nextel Argentina, Nextel Brazil, Nextel Mexico and Nextel Peru subscribers to manage their digital entertainment from their PC to their mobile phone.

Suite Multimedia de Nextel developed by Smith Micro will provide NII subscribers a better multimedia service at no extra cost. The solution enables NII subscribers the capability to transfer music, image and video files to and from their favorite Motorola device and to easily browse, organize and manage their multimedia library on their PC. The multimedia application feature-set has been tailored to support legacy Nextel multimedia phones along with the launch of new Nextel handsets, such as the i9, the thinnest iDEN clam style handset with multimedia resources.

"Today's announcement with NII is a major win for Smith Micro's QuickLink multimedia product line, as it broadens our technology distribution in four major markets in Latin America," said William W. Smith Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Micro Software. "Both NII Holdings and Smith Micro understand the importance of digital entertainment experience on the mobile phone and the fact that NII is standardizing its subscribers' multimedia experience on our industry-proven product line further solidifies value of our technology in this market."

With the Suite Multimedia de Nextel implementation, Nextel users will be able to:

  • Organize and transfer their full-track music files to their Nextel multimedia phone without the hassle of over the air downloads
  • Move pictures and video to and from their phone
  • Enjoy a vast array of advanced media management features in a highly functional and attractive format
  • Monitor device's available memory

"The collaboration on Suite Multimedia de Nextel with Smith Micro Software further demonstrates our strong commitment to deliver solutions to our customers that allow for enhanced productivity and efficiency," said Greg Santoro, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for NII Holdings, Inc. "The implementation of this multimedia suite is an integral part of NII's business efforts to roll out new technology and upgrade our digital offering for our high-value customers in Latin America."

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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