Kodiak Joins GSM Association

Kodiak Networks joins GSM Association; is the first member to commercially deploy advanced PTT systems around the world

September 29, 2004

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SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Kodiak Networks, the leading provider of advanced wireless systems announced that is has been ratified as the newest Associate Member of the GSM Association (GSMA). The GSMA is a global trade association for the world’s GSM mobile operator community, whose members serve more than 1.1 billion people across 209 countries and territories.

Kodiak recently announced the commercial availability of Orange’s TalkNow™ GSM service in Europe. Orange TalkNow™ service is powered by the standards-based, Kodiak Real-Time Exchange™ (RTX) System and allows end customers to enjoy premium wireless voice services in addition to PTT, including instant availability, quick conferencing and real-time contact and group management via the handset.

Kodiak Networks is the first member of the GSMA to commercially deploy advanced PTT systems around the world. Commercial deployments of the Kodiak RTX span several continents and include Asia/Pacific wireless operator IT&E Overseas, located in Guam; multi-national European operator Orange S.A., and U.S.-based carriers, ALLTEL and Cellcom.

Bill Gajda, the GSMA’s Chief Marketing Officer said, “We are pleased to welcome Kodiak Networks as the newest member of the GSM association and look forward to the knowledge, foresight and expertise they will bring to our forums and meetings.”

“Kodiak Networks is delighted to be a ratified member of the GSMA. This important step affirms our continued support of wireless industry standards, which we consider a cornerstone for developing innovative, advanced wireless services for the global GSM market,” said F. Craig Farrill, president and CEO, Kodiak Networks. “Our membership in the GSMA validates our ongoing commitment to commercially deliver standards-based, next-generation packet-switched solutions to GSM wireless operators around the world.”

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