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12-06-2003, 02:12 PM
In this press release (http://www.infowave.com/corporate/press/2003-06-12.asp) Infowave announced that Symmetry Express now supports both Symbian 6.1 and Symbian 7.0 devices and provides the ability to instantly deliver new e-mail messages without any user intervention. Available through Infowave’s mobile operator partners such as T-Mobile International, Symmetry Express is one of the first wireless e-mail solutions in the marketplace to support Symbian OS. Full details below...

INFOWAVE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF WIRELESS EMAIL SOLUTIONS FOR SYMBIAN DEVICES

Infowave Ships Symmetry Express for Sony Ericsson P800 and Nokia 3650 and 7650 Devices

Vancouver, British Columbia – June 12, 2003 – Infowave Software (TSE: IW), a provider of wireless software for mobile operators, corporations and individuals announced today the availability of its Infowave Symmetry suite of wireless e-mail solutions for Symbian’s advanced, open, standard operating system for data-enabled mobile phones now shipping in volume worldwide. The Infowave Symmetry solution suite allows individuals and companies to access their personal and corporate e-mail from a range of wireless PDA’s and smartphone devices.

Commercial availability of Infowave’s Symbian OS solutions begins with the launch of Symmetry Express, Infowave’s wireless solution for personal e-mail access including POP3 and Hotmail. Symmetry Express now supports both Symbian 6.1 and Symbian 7.0 devices and provides the ability to instantly deliver new e-mail messages without any user intervention. Available through Infowave’s mobile operator partners such as T-Mobile International, Symmetry Express is one of the first wireless e-mail solutions in the marketplace to support Symbian OS.

“Adding Symbian OS support to our Symmetry wireless e-mail solutions offers a new level of flexibility for our mobile operator partners and their subscribers,” said Bill Tam, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing at Infowave. “Mobile operators like T-Mobile recognize that their customers are looking for a choice of form factors and styles when it comes to next generation devices. In extending our best of breed wireless e-mail solutions for Symbian OS based phones, Infowave now delivers the broadest range of support for smart devices. We continue to set the benchmark for software-based wireless e-mail solutions.”

A member of Symbian’s Catalyst Program, Infowave has been working in close co-operation with Symbian for several months to develop and market solutions for Symbian’s mobile phone manufacturer partners, corporate customers and mobile network operators. This ‘by invitation’ program offers support to key development partners bringing Symbian OS based solutions to market.

“The Symbian Catalyst Program was a tremendous resource for our development efforts at Infowave. The Symbian team was instrumental in accelerating the time-to-market of our Symmetry solution for the T-Mobile International launch,” remarked Bill Tam.

“Innovative developers like Infowave are building on Symbian OS to provide compelling new mobile capabilities for smartphone users. Infowave and Symbian are enabling users to choose both the device and applications that best suit their needs. Infowave’s Symmetry suite of wireless e-mail solutions are a great example of how Symbian OS gives smartphone users freedom of choice. Symbian is delighted to have worked with Infowave to bring their solution to Symbian OS devices with T-Mobile International”, said Geoff Preston, Technology Operations Director.

Available Through Mobile Operators
On June 9th, Infowave announced an agreement with T-Mobile International on the launch of T-Mobile’s new Instant E-mail service; a wireless e-mail service for smartphone devices including Symbian OS based devices such as the Sony Ericsson P800, the Nokia 7650 and the Nokia 3650. The service is powered by Infowave Symmetry Express and is currently available in the UK. For more information, visit www.t-mobile.co.uk

Infowave is also actively working with leading mobile operators around the world to provide similar services to mobile subscribers in other geographies. Infowave and Symbian continue to collaborate in developing and marketing wireless solutions for mobile operators and corporate customers globally.

About Symbian
Symbian is a software licensing company which develops and licenses Symbian OS, the global open industry standard operating system for advanced, data-enabled mobile phones.

Symbian has licensed Symbian OS to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers including, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Panasonic. Publicly announced products based on Symbian OS include the BenQ P30, Samsung SGH-D700, Siemens SX-1, NTT DoCoMo FOMA F2051 built by Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson P800 Smartphone, Nokia 9200 Communicator range as well as the 7650, 3650 and N-Gage.

Symbian has its global headquarters in London, United Kingdom with development sites in Europe and Asia. Symbian’s shareholders are Ericsson, Panasonic, Motorola, Nokia, Psion, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson.

For further information about Symbian, please see www.symbian.com

About Infowave Software
Infowave (TSE: IW) builds innovative wireless business solutions for mobile operators, corporations and individuals that connect people to the critical information they need to be more productive and competitive. The Infowave Symmetry suite of wireless e-mail solutions enable mobile users to instantly access to their corporate and personal e-mail on a variety of Pocket PC, Symbian, Smartphone or Palm integrated devices. For mobile operators, Infowave offers the Symmetry Mobile Application Gateway - a wireless services platform that provides mobile operators with the opportunity to capitalize on offering wireless data access to their subscribers. The Infowave Wireless Business Engine provides companies with a single wireless software platform for fast, secure and reliable wireless access to e-mail, the Internet, corporate intranets and client-server applications. For more information, please visit www.infowave.com

Forward-Looking Statement
This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this release include a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors, such as the need to develop, integrate and deploy applications to meet our customer's requirements, the possibility of development or deployment difficulties or delays, the dependence on our customer's satisfaction with Infowave’s software, its continued commitment to the deployment of the solution, the risks involved in developing software solutions and integrating them with third-party software and services and the other risks and uncertainties described in our Form 10-K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. We disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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