Samsung Mobile Selects OZ IM

Samsung has selected the OZ Mobile IM Client to be integrated onto Samsung’s latest mobile handsets.

November 9, 2004

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MONTREAL, Canada – OZ, the leading enabler of standards-based mobile Instant Messaging and Presence Services, today announced that Samsung has selected the OZ Mobile IM Client to be integrated onto Samsung’s latest mobile handsets. Working with OZ further supports Samsung’s North American market launch of mobile IM capable devices.

“The demand for feature-rich mobile services like mobile IM is rapidly increasing, and Samsung continually strives to bring advanced services to mobile operators and their subscribers,” said Muzib Khan, Vice President of Product Management, Samsung Wireless Terminals Division. “OZ’s Mobile IM Client solution will allow us to provide customers with the mobile IM experience they desire.”

The OZ Mobile IM Client is deployed as a pre-loaded client application on the new Samsung X427M and E317 mobile phones, which are available on the Cingular network; and the Samsung E315 is available on the T-Mobile network. Working with OZ, Samsung is able to provide mobile operators with handsets that allow subscribers to connect to a variety of branded IM services.

“The powerful combination of the OZ Mobile IM Client with Samsung’s products, enables mobile operators to provide their subscribers with the best mobile IM user experience possible,” said Skuli Mogensen, CEO of OZ. “The OZ Mobile IM Client is a unique product that addresses all of the key challenges that device vendors face when deploying mobile applications. We are very pleased with our continuous relationship with Samsung which is quickly getting us closer to our goal of putting a branded IM client onto every mobile phone sold in North America.”

OZ Communications Inc.

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