Wavecom Behind Cesscom's 'UBIQ-5000G'

One of The World's First Wireless PDAs Based on Pocket PC 2002
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France-March 12, 2002

Wavecom SA (Nasdaq: WVCM; Nouveau Marché: 7306), a leading developer of digital wireless standard modules (WISMO™), today announced that South Korean mobile communication innovator Cesscom Co., Ltd. is using WISMO technology for its newest wireless personal digital assistant (PDA) offering.

Cesscom's UBIQ-5000G is one of the world’s first wireless PDAs to be based on the Microsoft™ Windows™ Pocket PC 2002 operating system. It combines the functions of a pocket personal computer, a wireless Internet device, a mobile phone and a MP3 player. The UBIQ-5000G comes with Microsoft Office, communications and entertainment applications.

The wireless connectivity of the UBIQ-5000G is ensured by the WISMO Quik Q2303, a dual band, GSM/GPRS plug-in module that gives the PDA voice capability as well as wireless Internet, e-mail and short message service connectivity.

"Wavecom's technology is compatible with every popular PDA operating system," said Jean-Charles Andreani, Managing Director of Wavecom Asia Pacific Limited, Hong Kong. "The flexibility of our technology allows our PDA customers to offer product diversity - that means real choice for the end user."

Edward Jeon, Cesscom CEO, said: "We are delighted with WISMO Quik's sophisticated technology a combination of many features and functions in a compact, easy-to-use package. It allows us to extend our range of PDAs and to offer what we believe is one of the world’s very first wireless PDAs to use Pocket PC 2002. The combination of high performance and full features make WISMO Quik the right solution for small, advanced handheld devices."

About Cesscom:

Cesscom was founded in 1998, headquarter based in Korea. Cesscom is a well-known distributor of Palm and Cassiopeia PDAs over 3 years in Korea. Recently, Cesscom has developed and launched a wireless PDA on its own technology. It is a new concept in "Wireless PDA" industry that stands out from others. The product line of a wireless PDA, UBIQ 2000, 2500, 5000 series, has a built-in communication module (CDMA, GSM/GPRS) that provides businesses and private customers with more convenient and reliable wireless access with no extra accessory except the unit itself.

Most of all, as an official licensee of Microsoft Windows Pocket PC, our latest wireless PDA phone has a "Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 (Merlin)". As of March of 2001, Cesscom was able to Commercialize World’s First Wireless PDA, UBIQ 2000

Latest development of wireless PDA, UBIQ-5000G, has a processor of INTEL Strong-Arm 206MHz, Memory of 32MB Flash ROM / 64MB SDRAM, Display of 3.5 inch Color LCD with a resolution of 240 X 320 pixels / 16bit Color (~ 65k), O/S: Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2002 (Merlin), Battery of Hours: Up to 120 hours stand-by / 2~3 hours talk-time and RS-232C / USB Slave and more.