Excelcomindo Launches First Wireless Internet Service in Indonesia

Carrier Achieves Quick Time-to-Market With Openwave Commercial WAP Platform



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Openwave Systems, Inc.

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:   OPWV), the worldwide leader of open IP-based
 communications infrastructure software and applications, today announced that
 PT. Excelcomindo, Indonesia's third largest mobile carrier, will use the
 Openwave(TM) Mobile Access Gateway to provide the first wireless Internet
 service offering by a cellular carrier in Indonesia on its GSM networks using
 a complete solution comprised of all WAP-based infrastructure components and
 applications.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001204/OPENWAVE )
     This new service, branded as "proXL W@P," enables PT. Excelcomindo's
 excelcom(TM) subscribers to access a broad range of WAP-based wireless
 Internet services, including email, personal information management services,
 such as personal organizers and calendaring functions, as well as sports
 scores, weather forecasts and driving directions. The service also provides
 such localized content as financial news through IndoExchange and Makindo
 CyberTrade, search capabilities through LycosAsia and Yahoo!, travel and
 reservation services through Trvlwap.com, package tracking services through
 DHL and FedEx, and entertainment information.
     "Excelcomindo is a true leader in being first to market innovative
 communications solutions in Indonesia," said Agung Laksono, General Manager of
 Value Added Services at Excelcomindo. "With Openwave's robust product
 offering, we were able to quickly deliver key wireless data solutions that
 meets our rapidly growing customer base needs."
     Excelcomindo chose the Openwave solution for its scalability and
 carrier-grade reliability. Using this WAP platform, Excelcomindo has the
 flexibility to accommodate new applications and growth, while leading the
 charge in the Indonesian wireless Internet market.
     "This agreement further exemplifies Openwave's leadership in delivering
 scalable, reliable and feature-rich WAP services to leading wireless carriers
 around the world. We are delighted to be the first to bring the best of the
 Internet to mobile phones in Indonesia," said Paul Adkins, General Manager of
 Openwave Systems, Asia Pacific.
 
     About Openwave
     Openwave Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader of open IP-based
 communication infrastructure software and applications. Openwave is a global
 company headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information,
 please visit www.openwave.com.
 
     About PT. Excelcomindo
     PT. Excelcomindo Pratama (excelcom) is the 3rd largest and fastest growing
 GSM cellular operator in Indonesia. GSM service began in October 1996.
 excelcom is a joint venture between several leading and well respected local
 and foreign companies with deep experiences in the telecommunications
 industry. The company's shareholders are:  PT. Telekomindo Primabhakti,
 Verizon (Bell Atlantic Nynex), Indocel Holding Sdn, The Asian Infrastructure
 Fund and Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
     excelcom's mission is to provide the very best service and network quality
 to its customers, without geopgraphic limits. The company has a roadmap to
 cover the whole of Indonesia. Currently excelcom's coverage reaches almost all
 of the major cities in Java, Bali, Lombok, Medan, Batam, and Bintan. excelcom
 also has roaming partners in 57 countries with 115 operators and established
 relationship with operator using the GSM 1800, GSM 900 and PCS 1900
 transmission standards.
 
     NOTE:  Openwave, the Openwave logo and UP.Link are trademarks of Openwave
 Systems Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective
 owners.
 
     CONTACT:  Rowan Benecke of PR21, 415-369-8102, or rowan_benecke@pr21.com,
 for Openwave Systems Inc.; or Linda Tay of Openwave Systems (HK) Ltd.,
 852-2537-4818, or linda.tay@openwave.com.
 
 

SOURCE Openwave Systems, Inc.
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:   OPWV), the worldwide leader of open IP-based
 communications infrastructure software and applications, today announced that
 PT. Excelcomindo, Indonesia's third largest mobile carrier, will use the
 Openwave(TM) Mobile Access Gateway to provide the first wireless Internet
 service offering by a cellular carrier in Indonesia on its GSM networks using
 a complete solution comprised of all WAP-based infrastructure components and
 applications.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001204/OPENWAVE )
     This new service, branded as "proXL W@P," enables PT. Excelcomindo's
 excelcom(TM) subscribers to access a broad range of WAP-based wireless
 Internet services, including email, personal information management services,
 such as personal organizers and calendaring functions, as well as sports
 scores, weather forecasts and driving directions. The service also provides
 such localized content as financial news through IndoExchange and Makindo
 CyberTrade, search capabilities through LycosAsia and Yahoo!, travel and
 reservation services through Trvlwap.com, package tracking services through
 DHL and FedEx, and entertainment information.
     "Excelcomindo is a true leader in being first to market innovative
 communications solutions in Indonesia," said Agung Laksono, General Manager of
 Value Added Services at Excelcomindo. "With Openwave's robust product
 offering, we were able to quickly deliver key wireless data solutions that
 meets our rapidly growing customer base needs."
     Excelcomindo chose the Openwave solution for its scalability and
 carrier-grade reliability. Using this WAP platform, Excelcomindo has the
 flexibility to accommodate new applications and growth, while leading the
 charge in the Indonesian wireless Internet market.
     "This agreement further exemplifies Openwave's leadership in delivering
 scalable, reliable and feature-rich WAP services to leading wireless carriers
 around the world. We are delighted to be the first to bring the best of the
 Internet to mobile phones in Indonesia," said Paul Adkins, General Manager of
 Openwave Systems, Asia Pacific.
 
     About Openwave
     Openwave Systems Inc. is the worldwide leader of open IP-based
 communication infrastructure software and applications. Openwave is a global
 company headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information,
 please visit www.openwave.com.
 
     About PT. Excelcomindo
     PT. Excelcomindo Pratama (excelcom) is the 3rd largest and fastest growing
 GSM cellular operator in Indonesia. GSM service began in October 1996.
 excelcom is a joint venture between several leading and well respected local
 and foreign companies with deep experiences in the telecommunications
 industry. The company's shareholders are:  PT. Telekomindo Primabhakti,
 Verizon (Bell Atlantic Nynex), Indocel Holding Sdn, The Asian Infrastructure
 Fund and Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
     excelcom's mission is to provide the very best service and network quality
 to its customers, without geopgraphic limits. The company has a roadmap to
 cover the whole of Indonesia. Currently excelcom's coverage reaches almost all
 of the major cities in Java, Bali, Lombok, Medan, Batam, and Bintan. excelcom
 also has roaming partners in 57 countries with 115 operators and established
 relationship with operator using the GSM 1800, GSM 900 and PCS 1900
 transmission standards.
 
     NOTE:  Openwave, the Openwave logo and UP.Link are trademarks of Openwave
 Systems Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective
 owners.
 
     CONTACT:  Rowan Benecke of PR21, 415-369-8102, or rowan_benecke@pr21.com,
 for Openwave Systems Inc.; or Linda Tay of Openwave Systems (HK) Ltd.,
 852-2537-4818, or linda.tay@openwave.com.
 
 SOURCE  Openwave Systems, Inc.