Motorola Introduces New High Speed Indoor Access Point Motorola AXPT for Deployment on Any Existing UMTS Network; Supports Existing

UMTS and HSDPA Devices



    SWINDON, England, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taking the next step
 in its mobile broadband strategy, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:   MOT) today introduced
 its new High Speed Access Point -- Motorola AXPT -- for enhanced indoor mobile
 broadband access.  The Motorola AXPT was unveiled to leading mobile operators
 around the world, with live over-the-air demonstrations revealing exceptional
 coverage and capacity directly indoors.
     Motorola AXPT, which can be added to any existing UMTS network, is
 designed to enable mobile operators to tap into the lucrative enterprise
 broadband market by maintaining cellular traffic after the user moves indoors.
 Motorola AXPT was developed to address the specific indoor coverage and
 capacity challenges that mobile operators face when delivering HSDPA mobile
 broadband within the enterprise space.
     HSDPA provides specific challenges to mobile operators as a stronger
 signal is required to deliver the broadband speeds at the high 3G frequencies.
 In addition, capacity must be increased to satisfy office-based broadband
 usage which could congest the current cellular network.  Motorola AXPT is
 designed to help mobile operators retain and grow broadband usage on their
 cellular network, by reducing the need for users to switch to alternative
 fixed or wireless broadband services in the office environment.
     "The enterprise market offers an exciting opportunity for operators
 looking to grow 3G business and deliver new mobile broadband services with
 HSDPA.  Enterprise customers in particular want convenience, with one device,
 one bill, one provider for all communication services and the same experience
 on the move and within buildings," comments Raghu Rau, senior vice president,
 global marketing and strategy, Motorola Networks.  "The Motorola AXPT takes a
 novel approach, adopting the WiFi model to deliver cost savings to the
 enterprise whilst retaining the benefits of cellular solutions.  It delivers
 high quality coverage and capacity in-building directly where operators need
 to serve their enterprise customers."
     Motorola AXPT's innovative architecture and design combines traditional
 network functionality, such as SIM authentication, circuit switched voice and
 roaming with IP backhaul in a discreet wall mountable form factor.  This
 reduces expensive site costs associated with traditional cellular networks and
 enables large scale deployments of access points in a similar manner to WiFi.
     In many cases, capacity of Motorola AXPT is comparable to existing wide
 area cellular base stations, allowing it to handle the vast volumes of traffic
 needed to satisfy the high demands of today's enterprise market.  Motorola
 AXPT provides mobile operators with a solution that competes with WiFi on
 performance and operational costs whilst supporting existing UMTS and HSDPA
 devices.
     The live over-the-air demonstrations to operators around the world showed
 applications such as email, video streaming and music downloads delivered over
 Motorola AXPT simultaneously to UMTS and HSDPA devices at speeds up to
 3.6 Mbps.
     Motorola AXPT will be demonstrated at 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona
 from 13th - 16th February.
 
     Business Risks
     Statements about Motorola AXPT, the deployment of Motorola AXPT and the
 functionality of the networks are forward-looking and involve risk and
 uncertainties.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those in the forward-looking statements include unforeseen events related
 to the performance of the networks, the success of the deployments, the pace
 of the rollout and other factors found in Motorola's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     About Motorola
     Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in
 wireless and broadband communications.  Inspired by our vision of Seamless
 Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay
 connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment
 that you want and need.  We do this by designing and delivering "must have"
 products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full
 complement of support services.  A Fortune 100 company with global presence
 and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.8 billion in 2005.  For more
 information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit
 http://www.motorola.com .
 
     MOTOROLA and the stylised M Logo are registered in the US Patent &
 Trademark Office.  All other product or service names are the property of
 their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Motorola, Inc.
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