Aether Systems Offers Reuters MarketClip On RIM 950 & RIM 957 Wireless Handheld Devices

Continues To Broaden Device Offering For Premier Financial Application

Aether Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETH), a leading provider of wireless data products and services, today announced the availability of Reuters MarketClip,(TM) on RIM950(TM) and RIM 957(TM) wireless handhelds from Research In Motion Limited (Nasdaq:RIMM).

Deployed over the Mobitex network, Reuters MarketClip operates on RIM wireless handhelds allowing mobile professionals to easily access financial information. With a large screen and easy-to-use keyboard/track wheel, customers can easily navigate Reuters MarketClip and stay on top of the market wherever they go.

Reuters MarketClip, a collaborative effort by Aether Systems and Reuters, provides real-time stock quotes and associated financial information; and allows users to create and track their portfolios; set alerts, and request a wide range of market content.

Designed for investors, brokers, investment bankers and others who need to constantly stay in touch with the U.S. financial markets. Reuters MarketClip provides an interactive, intelligent financial workstation, which allows the user to stay on top of market news and information from:

-- New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

-- American Stock Exchange (AMEX)

-- National Association for Securities Dealers Automated

Quotations Exchange (NASDAQ)

-- Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB)

-- Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA)

The Reuters MarketClip service will also be available in conjunction with BlackBerry(TM) by Aether(TM), allowing customers to manage all of their important, time-sensitive information from a single device. BlackBerry is an award wining wireless email solution developed by RIM.

"Aether is committed to ensuring that its suite of premier financial information applications are supported by a wide range of mobile and wireless devices," said John Shepley, corporate vice president financial services division, Aether Systems. "The easy-to-use features of the RIM wireless device complements Reuters MarketClip quick and easy access to financial information."

Reuters MarketClip is also available on Palm personal digital assistants, the HP Jornada 540 and Compaq iPaq. Also within Aether's suite of financial products is StatusQuote, which provides real-time financial quotes, alerts and watch list capability from a web-enabled phone.

The company has also developed and deployed real-time trading applications for brokerage leaders Charles Schwab, National Discount Brokers and Morgan Stanley.

Current owners of RIM wireless handheld devices and others interested in the Reuters MarketClip service may contact 888/9-STOCKS.

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