Dewell Manufactures iBurst

Dewell licenses the iBurst broadband wireless system to develop and manufacture subscriber devices based on ArrayComm’s ASIC

April 6, 2004

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Dewell and ArrayComm signed an agreement today forDewell to license the iBurst™ broadband wireless system. Dewell, a leading Koreantelecommunications equipment manufacturer, will develop and manufacture iBurstsubscriber devices based on ArrayComm’s iBurst ASIC. Dewell’s iBurst products willinclude a range of configurations that will support both fixed and mobile wide-areabroadband data access and VoIP telephony. These devices will leverage the unmatchedperformance of iBurst technology, enabling operators to deliver profitably a whole newclass of Internet access and voice services to both business and consumer segments.Dewell’s first iBurst products will be available by the end of this year. The companyexpects to ship in volume to iBurst customers in markets worldwide, including Australia,the United States, South Africa, Mexico, and Asia.

"My first-hand experience with the iBurst service in Sydney confirmed every reportabout the fantastic performance of the system," said Michael Lee, CEO of Dewell. "Ourstrategic partnership with ArrayComm will help us seize this unique moment in therapidly-expanding broadband wireless market, building on our core business in telecommanufacturing to include a full line of wireless products."

"One of the great advantages of the iBurst technology is that we are not tied to onecompany, but we can buy equipment from many different manufacturers, all of which arereliable, established sources," said Jim Cooney, CEO of Personal Broadband Australia."Dewell brings great speed and creativity based on their years of experience in thehandset and WiFi markets that we expect will reduce device costs, expand our serviceofferings, and help us and our partners reach a broader market.""We’ve been impressed by the agility and experience of the Dewell team," added SamEndy, President and CEO of ArrayComm. "They’ve shipped more than 3 millionsubscriber devices over the past 2 years alone. We’re fortunate they’ve chosen to join thegrowing iBurst team."

Dewell Elecom Inc.

ArrayComm Inc.

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