Motorola's latest TETRA radio has been validated for operational use on the A.S.T.R.I.D. network

January 5, 2004

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BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), Commercial Government and Industrial Solutions Sector (CGISS) announces that Motorola's latest TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio) two-way radio, the MTH650, has following stringent evaluation and testing, been validated for operation on Belgium's A.S.T.R.I.D (All-round Semi-cellular Trunking Radio communication system with Integrated Dispatchings) network and for inclusion in the A.S.T.R.I.D. product catalogue. This is a significant milestone for Motorola, Zenitel (Motorola's distributor) and A.S.T.R.I.D. and demonstrates Motorola's ongoing commitment to the Belgian TETRA market.

The MTH650 radio was developed after extensive consultation with different police forces and user groups. This consultative process with customers, which included direct feedback from operational officers, has resulted in state-of-the-art functionality relevant to all public safety users.

Zenitel's Managing Director Hugo Ketels said: "We have been looking forward to this day, enabling us to meet the requirements of the Public Safety community with Motorola radios as part of our complete product and service portfolio for A.S.T.R.I.D. users."

Motorola Inc.

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