Motorola Lays Foundation for Wireless Internet Access

RTS Wireless' Advantage(R) Platform Enables Motorola's Message Register to Deliver Enhanced Cellular and Internet Services

RTS Wireless, a leading provider of wireless Internet software and services, today announced it has signed a three-year contract extension with Motorola (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions. The agreement enables the Motorola Message Register to deliver enhanced wireless services and unified messaging solutions to its customers through the RTS Wireless Advantage Internet Gateway.

Motorola continues its commitment to provide customers with the latest wireless technology, as more and more consumers use wireless devices, like cell phones, to access information, such as data, e-mail, Internet and short messaging. Through the renewed agreement, Motorola will incorporate the RTS Advantage Internet Gateway as an integral part of Motorola's cellular messaging solution. Motorola has branded the Advantage IG as the Advanced Messaging Gateway (AMG). The AMG allows Motorola subscribers to consolidate their personal communication needs into their cellular phone or pager.

For example, Motorola subscribers now can access their e-mail through a voice mailbox, utilizing RTS' text-to-speech conversion technology, and filter or forward e-mail from wireless devices. Customers also can access the Internet, voice and fax notification, short messaging, digital paging, and customized personal information like stock quotes, weather and sports information through handheld wireless devices.

"Our Advantage products and services enable Motorola to provide wireless Internet connectivity and applications to the rapidly expanding array of wireless communication devices that are available to consumers," said Bruce Laskin, senior vice president technology and development, RTS Wireless. Industry analysts estimate that the number of wireless users will increase by to 91.5 million users in the U.S. by 2003."

"In this highly competitive cellular/PCS marketplace, Motorola is producing end-to-end solutions for network operators and their subscribers to efficiently and effectively access information from anywhere and at any time," said Kathy Winter, director of Motorola's Network Products Division. "The Advanced Messaging Gateway system allows us to provide our wireless customers with value-added advanced messaging options. Through our partnership with RTS Wireless, we are able to broaden our product offerings and wireless capabilities to meet the demands of the evolving marketplace, and are laying the foundation for future applications," said Winter.

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