AIRTOUCH SELECTS PHONE.COMíS UP.LINK SERVER SOFTWARE TO CREATE AIRTOUCH MOBILE WEB

AirTouch Cellular, part of Vodafone AirTouch Plc (NYSE and LSE:VOD), and Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHCM) announced today that AirTouch Cellular has licensed the Phone.comô UP.Linkô Server Software for use in its U.S. CDMA network. The UP.Link Server Software will enable AirTouch Cellular to bring its subscribers a wide variety of Internet information services. Phone.com's Professional Services group will assist AirTouch Cellular in rapidly integrating the UP.Link Server Software into its network.

"Our relationship with Phone.com in the U.S. is an important ingredient in AirTouch Cellular's Mobile Web platform. Through this partnership, Phone.com has become an approved supplier for Vodafone AirTouch and its affiliates," said Arun Sarin, chief executive officer of Vodafone AirTouch's USA/Asia Pacific Region.

"We are very excited to be working with AirTouch Cellular on the new Mobile Web service and with Vodafone Airtouch Plc as an approved supplier throughout its worldwide network of carriers," said Alain Rossmann, chairman and chief executive officer of Phone.com. "With the Mobile Web Service, AirTouch is strengthening its market leadership and forming the base for a wealth of advanced services for its subscribers. Adding AirTouch as a customer greatly enhances our U.S. footprint."

AirTouch plans to offer its Mobile Web Service on all of its Internet-capable CDMA handsets this spring. The service will be available in its U.S. cellular markets and will enable customers to gain access to email, sports, news, financial and e-commerce services from the convenience of their digital phone.

Phone.com's UP.Link Server Software enables network operators to provide their subscribers with email services as well as Internet and intranet information services and applications. Phone.com has licensed its UP.Browserô microbrowser to over 25 mobile phone manufacturers including Motorola, Qualcomm, Samsung, and other CDMA manufacturers. The addition of Phone.com's UP.Browser to mobile phones will enable those phones to deliver standards-based, secure and scaleable interactive applications, without adding to their cost or size.


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