Brightpoint enters into agreement with Nokia to provide e-business and online activation services

July 17, 2008

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PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Brightpoint, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CELL - News) today announced that its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. (``Brightpoint'') has entered into an agreement with Nokia Inc. (``Nokia'') whereby Brightpoint will operate Nokia's U.S. e-commerce web site accessible through http://shop.nokiausa.com. Pursuant to the agreement, Brightpoint will provide end user fulfillment of wireless devices, accessories, and wireless activations with service plans from various U.S. carriers. Brightpoint will establish links from the Nokia web site to its systems in order to provide content management services allowing Brightpoint to sell, deliver, and provide other logistics services for Nokia products and related wireless services.

Brightpoint will use Synchronoss's ConvergenceNow(r) software platform as part of this solution to provide online activation of handsets for U.S. carriers. The Nokia USA site will be one of the first clients to utilize this Synchronoss solution that Brightpoint previously announced on June 20, 2008.

``We are happy to provide e-commerce services to expand our long-time relationship with Nokia,'' stated J. Mark Howell, President of Brightpoint Americas. ``We look forward to these new opportunities as companies look to expand their online capabilities to deliver more handsets and content directly to consumers.''

Brightpoint Inc.

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