Openwave Showcases its Latest Mobile Internet Solution, Traffic Management, Messaging and Location Offerings specifically designed for Emerging Markets at AfricaCom 2009.


November 11, 2009

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Openwave Showcases its Latest Mobile Internet Solution, Traffic Management, Messaging and Location Offerings specifically designed for Emerging Markets at AfricaCom 2009


London, UK – November 11, 2009 – Openwave Systems Inc., (Nasdaq: OPWV), one of the world’s leading software innovators offering a mediation platform and tools to mobilise the Internet, today announced Openwave® Mobile Internet ReadySet, a low-cost, prepackaged platform that provides operators with a central point from which to offer new, revenue generating, mobile internet services. Openwave will demonstrate its ReadySet solution, as well as its latest mobile internet, messaging and location software applications and infrastructure at AfricaCom Congress & Exhibition located in Cape Town, South Africa on November 11 – 12, 2009.


Openwave’s ReadySet provides a complete mobile internet solution consisting of traffic management tools including content adaptation and acceleration, bandwidth optimisation, and service promotion and billing, in a single package. With very low-cost hardware and standard pre-configured deployment options, ReadySet is ideal for smaller operators and newer markets which require a quick return on investment for minimal capital outlay. Additionally, ReadySet is scalable and will expand to meet subscriber growth and demands both in terms of increased numbers and increased user expectation.


“Openwave is committed to serving emerging markets and helping operators of all sizes offer subscribers the most advanced mobile internet and messaging experiences available,” said John Giere, senior vice president of products and marketing, Openwave. “ReadySet provides smaller operators with the flexibility to rapidly deploy new services in a cost effective manner. ReadySet serves as a single management point for the operator to control and observe all internet services. We believe Mobile Internet ReadySet, as well as our location and messaging offerings, will enable smaller operators to effectively differentiate their customer offerings while growing their mobile data revenue.”


In addition to the AfricaCom exhibition, Christian Goswami, director of product management, Openwave, will participate in a seminar presentation entitled, “Bringing the Mobile Web to Africa” that takes place on Wednesday, November 11 at 12:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Seminar Theatre.


Live product demonstrations for Openwave’s solutions will be available in the Openwave Exhibit Booth located at #D25, and include:

  • Mobile Internet ReadySet – control the mobile internet experience with a single, flexible platform specially designed for smaller operators requiring a fast return on investment

  • Location Express – an easy-to-deploy, low cost, location-based infrastructure appliance that provides a full range of location-based services (LBS) on mass-market devices to meet the varied needs of operators in growing markets.

  • Smart Call and Voice SMS – Voice Messaging and Call Management solutions that give subscribers the power to communicate when and how they want.

  • Mobile Analytics – offers network operations managers and marketing executives a clear view across all aspects of mobile data subscriber activity: from mobile internet browsing to messaging to social networking


About Openwave
Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV) is one of the world’s leading software innovators, offering a mediation platform and tools to mobilize the Internet.

As the communications industry intersects with the Internet, Openwave software enables service providers to converge services, increasing the value of their networks by accelerating time to market and reducing the cost and complexity associated with new service deployment. Openwave’s unique product portfolio provides a complete range of service management, analytics, messaging and location technologies. Openwave is a global company headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information please visit


Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1943 and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933. These forward-looking statements are subject to many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Notwithstanding changes that may occur with respect to matters relating to any forward looking statements, Openwave assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release..

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