News Release

Verizon Wireless Expands Commercial Telemetry Offerings With Advanced AirLink Products

Collaboration Brings More Options to Markets Ranging From Utilities to Public Service

August 27, 2003

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-4834Michael Meyer
AirLink Communications
Michael@airlink.com  
510-299-2200

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider and operator of the nation's best wireless network, and AirLink Communications, Inc., a leading provider of wireless and mobile data systems, today announced the availability of three recognized products from AirLink. AirLink Redwing CDMA, AirLink Raven CDMA and AirLink Pinpoint CDMA each received the Verizon Wireless certification and will expand the company's telemetry offerings.

AirLink Raven CDMA is an intelligent wireless data platform designed for real-time, two-way communications with remote assets. This telemetry solution enables virtually any type of remote device to connect to Verizon Wireless' 1xRTT high-speed Express Network®. Raven can be utilized in a variety of industries including utilities, transportation, financial and environmental.

AirLink Redwing CDMA is designed for communicating data and information back to a host location. Redwing is an affordable replacement for existing landline, private radio, CDPD and circuit switched wireless installations.

AirLink PinPoint CDMA is a rugged wireless modem with a GPS receiver, which provides a cost effective platform for mobile applications. Ideal for fleet management, PinPoint has been integrated with several third-party software packages, including public safety, ambulance, field service and transit arrival systems.

"The combination of Verizon Wireless' national network and AirLink's reliable remote access and monitoring devices will provide customers with a cost-efficient wireless solution of the highest quality," said Cindy Patterson, vice president of enterprise data sales for Verizon Wireless. "Customers now have even greater choice when it comes to wireless solutions and can be assured of getting the best in today's telemetry options."

"The relationship with Verizon Wireless is a natural one for us as telemetry is playing an increasing role in the wireless solutions companies are using to maximize their resources," said Michael Meyer, chief executive officer for AirLink. "Whether they need a better way to manage a fleet, monitor mechanized operations, or maintain wireless applications for 24 hour access, AirLink products and the Verizon Wireless network create the ultimate business tool."

To learn more about Verizon Wireless' business offerings, visit www.VerizonWireless.com and select business, or call 1-866-899-2862 to speak with a Business Specialist.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 34.6 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.  

About AirLink
AirLink Communications, Inc., builds solutions that enable enterprises to control and collect data wirelessly from remote assets. AirLink's core products are the AirLink Embedded Operating System (ALEOS), end-user software for data acquisition and management, and a family of wireless communications platforms. AirLink solutions serve police cars in Maine, tour buses in Hawaii, point-of-sale in New Jersey, gas wells in Oklahoma and remote site security in California, providing two-way management and control of remote assets in real time.

AirLink's powerful, flexible wireless platforms have been in use for over 7 years in public safety, mobile asset management, supply chain logistics, homeland security, retail financial, redundant router communications, traffic management, AMR, and SCADA. www.airlink.com

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