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Sprint Nextel Employs mFormation Device Management Platform.

All devices on Sprint Nextel's mobile network to be provisioned and managed using mFormation technology

EDISON, N.J. -- Sprint Nextel, North America's most innovative leading telecommunications company, is to use technology from mFormation[R] Technologies Inc., the market leader in mobile device management (MDM) software, to provide seamless device management capabilities to all of Sprint Nextel's mobile subscribers.

Sprint Nextel will use the technology to remotely provision, configure, diagnose and manage feature phones and smart devices throughout all phases of their life. This will ensure that Sprint Nextel's 51 million customers can make the most of its innovative technologies and networks, and industry-leading mobile data services.

Sprint Nextel will be able to better manage the end-user experience with the full device visibility, real-time control and complete security that mFormation's solution allows. Sprint Nextel's enterprise customers will also benefit from a hosted mobile device management and security solution.

Sprint Nextel selected mFormation, the leading global provider of complete mobile device management (MDM) solutions, to serve its 51 million nationwide customers because its integrated device management solution is the most comprehensive on the market, and because of its proven ability to help mobile operators deliver innovative new data services. mFormation and Sprint share a vision for the future of the convergence of increasingly faster wireless and IP technology, and the ability to move data and content onto these networks.

"Our mobile device management solution will play a pivotal role in helping us deliver a customer experience that is totally seamless and intuitive, driving up the adoption of sophisticated new devices and advanced wireless data services," said Mihwa Cha, vice president, device development. "Sprint Nextel will use the mFormation Service Manager([TM])suite as the core technology component to provision, support and remotely manage business and consumer devices for all of Sprint Nextel's mobile subscribers. Working with mFormation is critical to the support of improved service levels for both businesses and the consumer."

Mark Edwards, mFormation's CEO comments, "We are excited to be working with Sprint Nextel to deliver a broad device management solution - from initial device provisioning and configuration, to diagnostics, maintenance and software management - that will be fully integrated throughout Sprint Nextel's mobile network. Operators using the mFormation Service Manager suite benefit from high levels of customer satisfaction, rising revenues and increased profits, accelerating the deployment of new mobile devices and wireless data services."

About mFormation

mFormation Technologies Inc. is the market leader in mobile device management (MDM) software, offering a complete solution that enables mobile operators and their enterprise customers to unlock the power of mobile networks, rapidly accelerate mobile data adoption, and significantly reduce support costs. mFormation's market-leading MFORMATION SERVICE MANAGER[TM] suite is the most complete, flexible and integrated mobile device management software solution in the industry, providing solutions for OMA DM, FOTA, diagnostics, enterprise management, smartphone application management (including Linux, Microsoft Windows Mobile, RIM and Symbian OS devices), security management, and customer experience management.

Headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, with US offices in Kansas City, Atlanta, Seattle, and Chicago, mFormation also has offices in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, India, China, and Japan, as well other parts of Asia and South America. mFormation is a privately held company funded by Battery Ventures, Carmel Ventures, Alex Brown Deutsche Bank, Intel Capital [NASDAQ: INTC], Kingdon Capital, North Bridge Venture Partners and Visa International. mFormation's platform has been licensed to leading operators in Asia, Europe and the US including T-Mobile, Telefonica and Vodafone. Contact mFormation on the Web at www.mformation.com.

mFormation and the mFormation logo are registered trademarks, and mFormation Service Manager is a trademark of mFormation Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks, registered trademarks and brand names are the property of their respective owners.
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