Chinese Software Developers at Petroleum University of China to use Wavecom Open AT™

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France-June 14, 2005

Wavecom SA (NASDAQ: WVCM; Euronext Eurolist: AVM; ISIN: FR0000073066), a leader in pre-packaged wireless communications solutions for automotive, industrial (machine-to-machine) and mobile professional applications, today announced that it has entered into a software developer partnership with the Petroleum University of China (PUC).

The goal of this partnership is to create synergy between Wavecom and graduates of the PUC by encouraging students to develop industrial embedded wireless communication applications --  specifically for metering and oil field monitoring systems using Wavecom’s Open AT™ software development environment.

Commenting on this agreement, Mr. Zhu Lianzhan, Vice-President of the Information and Computering College of the Petroleum University of China expressed enthusiasm about this joint activity, “Our students are some of the best in China and by giving them the opportunity to use their software development skills in new, emerging technologies, like wireless communication using Open AT™ from Wavecom will give them a chance to gain specialized skills for the future.”  He added, “we believe that this collaboration with Wavecom, who is already a recognized leader in the wireless industry, will enhance the reputation of PUC both inside and outside of China.”

From the Wavecom perspective, Olivier Beaujard, Vice-President of Marketing said, “We are extremely pleased that a new generation of Chinese software engineers will quickly become skilled at using our Open AT™ development environment.  By expanding the Open AT™ developer network into China,  we are making progress in achieving our goal to ensure that future development of any type of wireless applications will become faster and easier and not be bound by geographies or cultures.”    

About Wavecom
Wavecom is a worldwide leader in pre-packaged wireless communication solutions for automotive, industrial machine-to-machine and mobile professional applications. Wavecom's solutions include all the software and hardware elements that are necessary to develop truly innovative wireless devices, as well as the development tools and services needed to bring them to market quickly and easily.

Founded in 1993 and headquartered near Paris in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Wavecom has subsidiaries in Hong Kong (PRC), San Diego (USA), and Darmstadt (Germany). Wavecom is publicly traded on Euronext Paris (Eurolist) in France and on the NASDAQ (WVCM) exchange in the U.S.

About Petroleum University of China (PUC)
Founded in 1953, Petroleum University of China, located in Beierlu, Dong Yin, Shangdong Province (near Beijing) is specialized in the field of petroleum engineering.  It has more than 20 thousand undergraduate students and 3500 post-graduates in 13 colleges and an impressive alumni roster including most all of the business leaders of  the Chinese Petroleum Administration and SinoPac.  The university has excellent relationships with global oil exploration and refinery companies. The university has set up several important national research centers and laboratories specialized in the petroleum industry.   These centers and laboratories are responsible for national R & D projects such as “863 Plan. Three major Chinese Oil companies – SinoChem, SinoPac and CNOOC  - have established their Research Centers in the university in order to benefit from the resources of the PUC and make practical applications of the university’s research results.

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Lisa Ann Sanders     
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