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Smart Wi-Fi Lands on 1M Android Phones

Application crosses key milestone in first 60 days of availability

February 8, 2011

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MILPITAS, Calif. -- Kineto Wireless, Inc., the key innovator and leading supplier of solutions that enable smart offload for smartphones, today announced its Smart Wi-Fi application has been deployed on more than one million Android handsets worldwide.

Key Facts

  • Kineto’s Smart Wi-Fi application became commercially available in November 2010 to T-Mobile US and Orange UK subscribers and has been distributed on more than one million Android handsets in the first 60 days.

  • Kineto is currently engaged with five smartphone manufacturers and anticipates having its application pre-loaded on more than 30 Android phone models in the first half of 2011.

  • The application delivers all mobile services to smartphones over Wi-Fi, including voice, SMS and data, providing an effective indoor coverage solution for 4G, 3G and 2G networks.

  • The Smart Wi-Fi application turns any Wi-Fi access point into an extension of the mobile network, providing an effective offload solution for operators.

Executive Quotes

"Kineto's Smart Wi-Fi Application gives T-Mobile's Wi-Fi Calling users coverage even in deep indoor environments cellular networks can't reach, using existing Wi-Fi access points. It's a win-win solution for T-Mobile and our subscribers," said Josh Lonn, director of in-building solutions for T-Mobile USA.

“We are seeing unprecedented demand for the Kineto Smart Wi-Fi Application. Mobile operators need to keep their smartphone customers satisfied with improved indoor coverage and their customers love Android devices,” said Mark Powell, co-founder and vice president of Kineto Wireless. “We’re delighted with the success of our Smart Wi-Fi application, subscribers are really embracing and enjoying it!”

Kineto Wireless Inc.

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