WirelessKnowledge targets corporate users with wireless data solutions using GoAmerica's industry and integration expertise
Redmond, WA, November 10, 1998 -- GoAmerica Communications Corp., the nation's premier Wireless Internet Service
Provider, will partner with WirelessKnowledge LLC, the newly-announced Microsoft Inc. and QUALCOMM Inc. joint venture
created to bring wireless data solutions to wireless carriers and corporations. Under the terms of the partnership, GoAmerica will
work with corporations utilizing the WirelessKnowledge Service and assist them in creating corporate data solutions for their
Working with WirelessKnowledge, GoAmerica will provide integration services for carrier customers utilizing the
WirelessKnowledge Service who require "turn-key" implementations. GoAmerica will manage initial corporate wireless data
deployments, and provide custom software development services to develop interfaces between corporate data and Microsoft
Exchange servers. In addition, GoAmerica will provide training for those corporations including user orientation sessions and
on-site in-depth solutions training.
GoAmerica will also work directly with manufacturers of communications products on WirelessKnowledge's behalf to perform
hardware testing and establish a certification program to insure compatibility with the service. GoAmerica will help administer
and maintain this certification program for WirelessKnowledge.
"This is a very exciting and important business partnership for GoAmerica," says Aaron Dobrinsky, president of GoAmerica
Communications Corp. "WirelessKnowledge, through the commitment of its founding partners, is destined to accelerate wireless
data acceptance in corporate America. Our expertise in creating, marketing and implementing wireless data solutions for
corporations using popular handheld computing devices will be an important resource in getting WirelessKnowledge's data
services established in the market."
"GoAmerica has successfully been providing wireless data solutions for corporations and mobile professionals and we welcome
their participation in our efforts to bring wireless data services to major corporations." says Thomas Clarkson, Vice President of
Marketing for WirelessKnowledge. "Corporations have been looking for industry partnerships like these that enhance their ability
to support their mobile workers."
GoAmerica Communications Corp., headquartered in Hackensack, NJ, is the nation's leading wireless Internet and intranet
service provider. GoAmerica's Web@Hand wireless solutions enable corporations and mobile professionals to cost-effectively
and easily access mission critical data and email via corporate intranets and the Internet. GoAmerica runs a fully integrated
suite of applications for BellSouth Wireless Data, CDPD, Ardis, GSM, and CDMA wireless data networks, and allows its
customers to wirelessly-enable standard Web browsers such as Netscape or Microsoft Explorer version 4.0 using a wireless
modem and Windows 95 laptops, Windows CE Handheld PC's, ruggedized laptops, the Palm-size PC and PalmPilot, and other
handheld devices and smartphones. The companies partners include AT&T (NYSE: ATT), 3Com (NASDAQ: COMS) and
BellSouth Wireless Data (NYSE: BLS) as well as several other Fortune 1000 companies. For more information call
1-888-462-4600 or visit www.goamerica.net
WirelessKnowledge, a QUALCOMM and Microsoft company, based in San Diego, California, enables wireless carriers to deliver
on the convergence of wireless communications and information technology with the delivery of productivity and information
services in an airlink and device independent environment. For more information, please visit http://www.wirelessknowledge.com.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software for personal computers. Microsoft offers a wide range of products
and services for business and personal use; each designed with the mission of making it easier and more enjoyable for people
to take advantage of the full power of personal computing every day.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications
products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. The Company's major business areas include CDMA
phones; Applications Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs); wireless infrastructure; technology licensing; and satellite-based
systems including OmniTRACS.
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