Fuji Trading Selects Telesis' OnAir MOBILE(TM) For New Wireless Email Service

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Telesis

    TORONTO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Telesis (CDNX:TNC) announced today that
 Fuji Trading of Yokohama, Japan, has selected Telesis' OnAir MOBILE(TM) as the
 communications software for its wireless email service. Fuji Trading will act
 as an application service provider (ASP) delivering mail services to its
 marine shipping customers. As one of Telesis' global OnAir.net(TM) mail hub
 operators, Fuji Trading will use the "@marine.onair.net" domain for
 wireless email accounts provided to its maritime customers.
     Fuji Trading selected OnAir MOBILE based on extensive field tests with
 their customers and through direct comparisons with competitive products to
 determine, among other things, ease of installation and reliability.
     In addition to providing the mail service, Fuji Trading has signed a
 distribution agreement for the OnAir(TM) products and will promote them
 throughout the east Asia region to corporate customers.
     Ms. Liz Forester, Vice-President of Sales & Marketing for Telesis said,
 "We are honoured to be working with Fuji Trading given their prominence in the
 Japanese market. This new mail service builds on our global network of ASP
 partners, further validating the emerging market for hosted email services."
 
     About Fuji Trading
     Fuji Trading was founded in 1953 as a supplier of stores and foodstuffs
 to merchant ships around the world. For over 40 years, the company has
 expanded and diversified into new markets as a supplier of offshore drilling
 equipment, machinery and technology. Fuji Trading continues to act as a
 supplier to a growing number of passenger ships around the world; exporting
 and wholesaling foreign foods and liquors.
     The company has retained as its primary goal, the desire to anticipate
 understand and satisfy the needs of its customers through its wide network of
 services and market diversity. By understanding these needs, Fuji Trading has
 been able to grow and capitalize on its philosophy of seeking out new
 opportunities, new markets, and creative ideas, in the true spirit of an
 entrepreneur. For further information, please visit
 http://www.fujitrading.co.jp
 
     About Telesis
     Founded in 1989, Telesis North Communications Inc. ("Telesis") develops
 and markets connectivity software that significantly improves the speed and
 reliability of data transfer over wireless and landline networks. The
 Company's flagship product, OnAir MOBILE(TM), allows Microsoft
 Outlook/Exchange users to connect to their corporate messaging system via
 cellular, packet-radio, satellite, PSTN dial-up, and leased lines. The Company
 also offers OnAir SDK(TM), a software development kit for developers who want
 to make their existing applications wireless. Telesis is headquartered in
 Toronto, Canada with a regional office in Vancouver. Telesis trades on the
 Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX) under the symbol "TNC". The Telesis website
 can be found at www.telesis.ca.
     For more information contact investor relations at +1-416-323-3888 or 1-
 866-578-8935 (toll free within North America) or by email to
 investor@telesis.ca
 
     This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 21E of the
 Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by
 these sections. Such forward looking statements, particularly as related to
 the business plans of the Company, expectations of strategic relationships,
 business opportunities, acquisitions of capital equipment, availability of
 investment capital and future financing, and the Company's ability to gain
 market share, are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks
 and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the Company's
 expectations and estimates.
 
     The contents of this news release have neither been approved nor
     disapproved by the Canadian Venture Exchange.
 
 

SOURCE Telesis
    TORONTO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Telesis (CDNX:TNC) announced today that
 Fuji Trading of Yokohama, Japan, has selected Telesis' OnAir MOBILE(TM) as the
 communications software for its wireless email service. Fuji Trading will act
 as an application service provider (ASP) delivering mail services to its
 marine shipping customers. As one of Telesis' global OnAir.net(TM) mail hub
 operators, Fuji Trading will use the "@marine.onair.net" domain for
 wireless email accounts provided to its maritime customers.
     Fuji Trading selected OnAir MOBILE based on extensive field tests with
 their customers and through direct comparisons with competitive products to
 determine, among other things, ease of installation and reliability.
     In addition to providing the mail service, Fuji Trading has signed a
 distribution agreement for the OnAir(TM) products and will promote them
 throughout the east Asia region to corporate customers.
     Ms. Liz Forester, Vice-President of Sales & Marketing for Telesis said,
 "We are honoured to be working with Fuji Trading given their prominence in the
 Japanese market. This new mail service builds on our global network of ASP
 partners, further validating the emerging market for hosted email services."
 
     About Fuji Trading
     Fuji Trading was founded in 1953 as a supplier of stores and foodstuffs
 to merchant ships around the world. For over 40 years, the company has
 expanded and diversified into new markets as a supplier of offshore drilling
 equipment, machinery and technology. Fuji Trading continues to act as a
 supplier to a growing number of passenger ships around the world; exporting
 and wholesaling foreign foods and liquors.
     The company has retained as its primary goal, the desire to anticipate
 understand and satisfy the needs of its customers through its wide network of
 services and market diversity. By understanding these needs, Fuji Trading has
 been able to grow and capitalize on its philosophy of seeking out new
 opportunities, new markets, and creative ideas, in the true spirit of an
 entrepreneur. For further information, please visit
 http://www.fujitrading.co.jp
 
     About Telesis
     Founded in 1989, Telesis North Communications Inc. ("Telesis") develops
 and markets connectivity software that significantly improves the speed and
 reliability of data transfer over wireless and landline networks. The
 Company's flagship product, OnAir MOBILE(TM), allows Microsoft
 Outlook/Exchange users to connect to their corporate messaging system via
 cellular, packet-radio, satellite, PSTN dial-up, and leased lines. The Company
 also offers OnAir SDK(TM), a software development kit for developers who want
 to make their existing applications wireless. Telesis is headquartered in
 Toronto, Canada with a regional office in Vancouver. Telesis trades on the
 Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX) under the symbol "TNC". The Telesis website
 can be found at www.telesis.ca.
     For more information contact investor relations at +1-416-323-3888 or 1-
 866-578-8935 (toll free within North America) or by email to
 investor@telesis.ca
 
     This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 21E of the
 Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by
 these sections. Such forward looking statements, particularly as related to
 the business plans of the Company, expectations of strategic relationships,
 business opportunities, acquisitions of capital equipment, availability of
 investment capital and future financing, and the Company's ability to gain
 market share, are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks
 and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the Company's
 expectations and estimates.
 
     The contents of this news release have neither been approved nor
     disapproved by the Canadian Venture Exchange.
 
 SOURCE Telesis