|[April 23, 2012]
Smith Micro Connection Manager Solution now available to Clearwire wholesale partners
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI),
a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced
Clearwire, a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services in the
US, is utilizing the QuickLink®
Mobile connection management solution through its wholesale
division. As a result, Clearwire's Mobile Virtual Network Operator
(MVNO) partners can offer their subscribers one simple, yet powerful
solution for connecting virtually any device to any wired or wireless
high speed network. The two first MVNO's to launch QuickLink Mobile
software are Locus Telecommunications, Inc. and NetZero Wireless, Inc.
Mobile enables Clearwire, Locus, NetZero and other MVNO partners, to
enhance their mobile broadband initiatives through a superior
next-generation network connection management solution, while at the
same time providing valuable security applications. The solution
automatically detects and securely connects to the fastest, most
cost-effective network available for an improved user experience across
all networks, including 4G. QuickLink Mobile also offers subscribers the
ability to manage network profiles, devices, VPNs, and other features,
while solving bandwidth challenges by delivering content seamlessly to
users across all mobile broadband devices.
"Smith Micro's (News - Alert) QuickLink Mobile connection manager has served Clearwire
customers reliably and we are pleased to extend this product to our
wholesale partners for use in their 4G service offerings," said Rick
Hausman, vice president of wholesale operations at Clearwire. "We look
forward to continuing our relationship with Smith Micro as we add new
focus to growing our 4G wholesale business."
"The expansion of our existing relationship with Clearwire is a
testament to the competitive edge our market leading solutions provide,"
W. Smith Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software (News - Alert), Inc.
"Through QuickLink Mobile, all of Clearwire's MVNO partners have the
ability to deliver a seamless, superior mobile broadband experience to
its users, and we're delighted t see Locus and NetZero take the lead on
QuickLink Mobile features:
Standardized user experience across all platforms
Common device installation process, regardless of device, manufacturer
or operating system
Featuring simple integration of additional revenue generating
services, such as applications and advertising
The improved user experience resulting from the connection manager is
also designed to reduce customer care costs for the MVNOs in Clearwire's
wholesale subscriber base.
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"Clearwire's 4G network combined with solutions such as QuickLink Mobile
provides a competitive advantage for us in delivering a compelling
mobile broadband experience," said Jack Woo, Vice President of Wireless
Sales at Locus Telecommunications. "We're excited to build a
relationship with Smith Micro that helps us to bring the best of the
mobile web for our subscribers in a way that is easy and convenient."
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software solutions that simplify,
secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our portfolio of products and
services spans Connectivity Management and Communications solutions.
Smith Micro's solutions include client and server software applications
used by the world's leading wireless operators, device manufacturers and
enterprises. For more information about Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:
SMSI), visit smithmicro.com.
About Locus Telecommunications, Inc.
Locus Telecommunications is a leading provider in long distance,
wireless, point-of-sale and carrier services. Locus operates its
wireless services under its brands namely H2O® Wireless, H2O® Broadband
and H2O BOLTSM using the nation's largest and most reliable
GSM and WiMAX (News - Alert) 4G networks. With more than 400,000 wireless customers,
Locus is one of the largest prepaid wireless MVNOs in the United States.
Locus' prepaid wireless products are currently offered in more than
100,000 locations nationwide, including Best Buy (News - Alert), 7-Eleven, Family
Dollar and more, or visit www.H2OWirelessNow.com.
About NetZero Wireless
NetZero Wireless, Inc., a subsidiary of United Online (News - Alert), Inc., is a
provider of 4G mobile broadband Internet access with service coverage in
over 80 cities in the U.S. NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband offers
high-speed, affordable Internet access to consumers using a PC, Mac®
computer, iPad® mobile digital device or other tablet, or netbook.
Consumers can purchase a NetZero 4G Stick™ to connect a single modem
enabled device such as a PC or a Mac® computer, or a NetZero 4G HotSpot™
to connect up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously. For more
information or to sign up, please visit www.NetZero.com.
United Online and NetZero are trademarks or registered trademarks of
United Online, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other company or product
names are trademarks of their respective owners.
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