Carrier Platform speeds delivery of mobile data services.

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Integrating multiple IP services on single node in core data path of network, Unison(TM) Multi-Service Platform helps operators deploy disparate, incompatible point products from multiple vendors in order to deliver data services. It comes with Web Fidelity(TM) Service for delivering open Internet access on feature phones, ACCESS Mobile(TM) Content Filtering Service for providing parental controls on web access by children under 18, Unison Optimization Services, and WAP Gateway Service.




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Bytemobile Announces New Release of Unison Multi-Service Platform, Speeding Carriers' Time to Market for Mobile Data Services



MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 22 -- Bytemobile, Inc., the global leader in multi-service optimization solutions for mobile data networks, today announced the general availability of its new Unison(TM) Multi-Service Platform for network operators. The latest Unison release accelerates operators' time to market for new data services by fully integrating multiple Internet protocol (IP) services on a single node in the core data path of the network.

"The Unison solution enables our customers to provide a compelling Internet experience to any subscriber on virtually any device," said Adrian Hall, Bytemobile vice president of Marketing and Business Development. "This opens up new revenue opportunities for operators and strengthens their position against both existing and emerging competitors. With the simple yet comprehensive Unison platform in their network, they can quickly launch new data services to increase average revenue per user (ARPU) and build brand loyalty."

The Unison open architecture obviates the traditional need for operators to deploy disparate, incompatible point products from multiple vendors in order to deliver competitive data services to their subscribers. All Unison IP services are fully interoperable, enabling carriers to unify network operations, improve network efficiency, and simplify network management and planning. The Unison platform runs on highly scalable, industry-standard hardware, and supports rapid integration of third-party IP solutions for mobile data services. From a single centralized node, operators can deliver richer content on smaller devices without requiring client downloads or other device changes.

The new release of the Unison Multi-Service Platform includes powerful system management and subscriber data storage functions, as well as centralized configuration and support for third-party wireless application protocol (WAP) gateways. Embedded in the core data path, the platform monitors all data traffic, inspecting packets once and selectively applying IP services as needed.

Unison IP services and their associated product updates in the new Unison release include the following:

o Unison Web Fidelity(TM) Service for delivering open Internet access on
affordable feature phones. Launched in February 2007, this service is
the first carrier-grade, commercial infrastructure solution for the
adaptation of full-HTML content to mass-market mobile devices. It
supports Opera Software's popular Opera Mini(TM) browser, as well as
mobile browsers that are native to specific handsets. Release 2.0 of
the Web Fidelity Module, the product behind the service, is now
generally available for deployment worldwide in both clientless and
client versions.

o Unison ACCESS Mobile(TM) Content Filtering Service for providing
parental controls on web access by children under 18. This service
checks website requests against a content categorization database and
authorizes or denies access to subscribers based on user profiles
defined by operators. An optional feature called dynamic rating
supplements the database checks with dynamic analysis and
categorization of newly discovered or unrated websites. Release 4.0 of
the ACCESS Mobile Service is now available on the Linux open systems
platform.

o Unison Optimization Services for improving network capacity and
performance, and reducing total cost of ownership. These services
constituted Bytemobile's original service node in the networks of more
than 70 customers worldwide. Release 4.0 of the Optimization Services
Node (OSN) Monaco(TM) Edition has been enhanced to increase the
performance of advanced web content and lower operator costs through
data reduction, protocol acceleration and dynamic content caching.

o Unison WAP Gateway Service for optimizing mobile access to operators'
branded portal content on WAP handsets. This service is integrated
with Unison Optimization Services. With Release 4.0 of the OSN Monaco
Edition, it has been upgraded with new data capture, personalization,
content translation, and content blocking capabilities.

About Bytemobile, Inc.

Bytemobile is the global leader in multi-service optimization solutions which simplify, unify and accelerate the delivery of advanced wireless data services to mobile handsets, smartphones and laptops. Today, Bytemobile® solutions are installed in the wireless networks of more than 70 carriers, which serve nearly one billion mobile subscribers in over 40 countries. The company's customers include leading network operators such as Astelit, China Mobile, Cingular, KPN, NTT DoCoMo, O2, Orange, PTC, PTK Centertel, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, Telecom Italia Mobile, Telefonica Moviles, Vodafone, and Willcom. Bytemobile is a privately held company headquartered in Mountain View, California. The company has regional sales and support offices in Bracknell, England; Madrid, Spain; Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, China; Singapore; and Sydney, Australia; and research and development centers in Patras, Greece; Marlborough, Massachusetts; and Champaign, Illinois. To learn more about Bytemobile, visit http://www.bytemobile.com/.

Source: Bytemobile, Inc.

CONTACT: Tod Bottari, Director, Corporate Communications of Bytemobile, Inc., +1-650-641-7781, tod.bottari@bytemobile.com

Web site: http://www.bytemobile.com/

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