Pumatech Licenses Browse-it Software To Telcel For Its Wireless Internet Solution

Agreement Enables Mexico's Leading Wireless Carrier To Offer Web Browsing To Palm OS(R) Handheld Users

Pumatech, Inc. (Nasdaq:PUMA), a leading provider of enterprise-level software products and services that deliver highly relevant information -- wherever and whenever it's needed, and Telcel, the premier wireless carrier in Mexico, have announced a licensing agreement that will enable Telcel to provide its Palm OS(c) users the ability to browse Web content in its original HTML format in an online as well as offline mode. Browse-it(TM)'s unique SnapShot feature complements its online browsing capability by allowing users to download and view Web content offline when wireless connectivity is unavailable, thereby extending mobile value to Telcel users.

"Pumatech understands the growing demand for wireless connectivity, and it is our ongoing commitment to deliver innovative wireless solutions to wireless companies like Telcel," said Brad Rowe, president, CEO and co-founder of Pumatech. "Telcel has a subscriber base that is equivalent to that of the largest carriers in the United States, and it makes sense that they have selected a browsing technology whose wide breadth of features enables it to meet the needs of many kinds of users."

Through its integration of Pumatech's Browse-it technology, the Telcel solution allows mobile users to have quick and convenient access to live Web pages on their mobile devices in real time, or offline by utilizing Browse-it's unique SnapShot capability. Pumatech's secure browsing technology provides users with the ability to perform any kind of transaction on the Internet, with the knowledge that their information is safe.

There is high demand for a complete, wireless Palm OS solution in Mexico and Latin America as a whole. After reviewing the Web browsing technologies available, Telcel found Pumatech's technology to be the best solution available for their customers' needs.

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