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Smith Micro Helps T-Mobile USA Manage Hotspot Connectivity with QuickLink Zero, Powered by SODA


August 2, 2012 - Aliso Viejo, Calif, United States

Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) announced today that T-Mobile® USA selected its QuickLink® Zero solution to simplify and enhance usability of mobile hotspot devices and tethered smartphones. The new solution will improve the reach of T-Mobile products and services to Wi-Fi only devices, while reducing customer care costs associated with complicated hotspot setup.

By simplifying 3G/4G connectivity from Wi-Fi devices such as tablets, netbooks, laptops, and e-readers, the QuickLink solution enables operators to increase engagement with their customers using large screen devices, which are more likely to generate additional services uptake by subscribers. Proactive alerts provided by QuickLink help users to understand which devices are connected to their hotspots and manage how much data is being used by each device, helping to avoid security holes. Through a consistent connection experience across device types, Smith Micro is dramatically reducing the cost of ownership for these devices while providing a feature-rich user experience to subscribers.

“We’re thrilled to have T-Mobile expand the number of mobile platforms on which our market-leading QuickLink solutions will be offered to their customers,” said Bill Smith, CEO of Smith Micro Software. “QuickLink Zero will provide T-Mobile a device time to market advantage along with rich features for service innovation that will redefine the hotspot experience.”

Smith Micro leveraged their Secure On-Device API (SODA™) architecture in QuickLink Zero, offering carriers a consistent way of communicating with mobile connectivity devices from multiple platforms, which reduces integration and support costs while increasing customer satisfaction with a simpler user experience.

QuickLink Zero and the QuickLink family of connection managers are part of Smith Micro’s Mobile Experience Platform that helps Mobile Operators, Device Manufacturers and Enterprises simplify and enhance the mobile experience while optimizing network and device resources. For more information visit:

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our product and services portfolio spans Connectivity, Policy Management, Network Control, Communications and Hosting solutions. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software applications, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and develop high-value relationships with their customers. For more information, visit smithmicro.com.

Safe Harbor Statement:

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, forward-looking statements relating to the company’s financial prospects and other projections of its performance, the existence of new market opportunities and interest in the company’s products and solutions, and the company's ability to increase its revenue and regain profitability by capitalizing on these new market opportunities and interest and introducing new products and solutions. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are changes in demand for the company’s products from its customers and their end-users, new and changing technologies, customer acceptance and timing of deployment of those technologies, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made on the basis of the views and assumptions of management regarding future events and business performance as of the date of this release, and the company does not undertake any obligation to update these statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release.

Smith Micro, QuickLink, SODA and the Smith Micro logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.

CONTACTS : Smith Micro Software, Inc. Suzanne Runald, +1-949-362-5800 pr@smithmicro.com or LEWIS PR for Smith Micro Lauren Grassetti, +1-619-677-2700 smithmicro@lewispr.com

Source: Business Wire India

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