SmartVideo and ICOA Sign National Live and On-Demand Video Distribution Agreement

Dec 13, 2005, 00:00 ET from ICOA, Inc.

    WARWICK, R.I., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICOA, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   ICOA), a national provider of wireless broadband Internet
 networks, today announced that it has signed a national distribution agreement
 with SmartVideo Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board:   SMVD.OB).  Under terms of
 the agreement, ICOA will offer SmartVideo's live and on-demand video at ICOA
 owned and operated hotspots, including those using the LinkSpot and iDock
 brands.  In addition, ICOA will offer SmartVideo content to its wholesale
 customers as a new offering by ICOA through its operating companies.
     With a combined retail and managed footprint of over 1,500 locations, ICOA
 hotspot users will have live and on-demand mobile video content available for
 their laptop computers, cell phones and PDAs.  The service is expected to be
 available beginning early in 2006.
     "We are pleased to be able to offer our customers SmartVideo's live and
 on-demand video," said Rick Schiffmann, CEO of ICOA.  "This will provide us
 with an additional revenue stream, as well as providing a new and exciting
 service as we continue to expand our managed services offering."
     "ICOA's rapidly expanding footprint is very attractive to us," said
 Richard E. Bennett, Jr., president and CEO of SmartVideo.  "It has become
 increasingly important for people to obtain news and related information as it
 is happening, and our relationship with ICOA will help to ensure that our
 mobile society has access to high quality content everywhere."
     About SmartVideo Technologies, Inc.
     SmartVideo Technologies offers the first and best-in-class services for
 broadcasting live, on-demand and download-and-play television content for
 mobile video consumers around the world.  SmartVideo's television solutions
 deliver sharp video images with fully synched audio for broadcast to video-
 enabled cell phones and other handheld devices, via current and next-
 generation cellular and Wi-Fi systems.  SmartVideo's proprietary technologies
 include a full suite of television content management services for wireless
 telco carriers as well as content owners, to provide an end-to-end mobile
 television broadcast and business solution.  SmartVideo's robust library of
 content includes news, weather, sports, children's programming and more, from
 such leading international brands as ABC News, NBC Universal, Fox Sports, The
 Weather Channel and dozens of others.  SmartVideo's mobile video solutions
 provide exceptional image quality on all existing 2.5G and Edge cellular
 networks, and near-broadcast quality on 3G and Wi-Fi networks.  SmartVideo is
 a Microsoft Windows Media(R) 9 Series Certified Hosting Provider.  For
 additional information and to subscribe to SmartVideo's Live TV content
 packages visit or using your smartphone visit
     About ICOA, Inc.
     ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of neutral-host wireless and wired
 broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations.  ICOA provides
 design, installation, operations, maintenance and management of neutral,
 common-use 802.11x standard WLAN Wi-Fi hot spot and hot zone infrastructure
 throughout airport facilities, quick-service restaurants, universities, travel
 plazas, marinas, hospitality and municipal/hot zone locations.  ICOA owns or
 operates over 1,500 broadband access installations in high-traffic locations
 across 45 states.  For additional information, visit
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     For more information regarding ICOA, contact ICOA CEO Rick Schiffmann at
 (401) 352-2360 or email
     The foregoing contains "forward-looking statements," which are based on
 management's beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future
 events and information currently available to management. Readers are
 cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which
 are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of
 uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside ICOA's control,
 that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. For
 a more detailed description of the factors that could cause such a difference,
 please see ICOA's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ICOA
 disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
 statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
 otherwise. This information is presented solely to provide additional
 information to further understand the results of ICOA.