Wavecom and Airbiquity sign co-marketing agreement

Joint marketing efforts will initially focus on automotive applications
Issy-les-Moulineaux (France) and Bainbridge Island, WA (USA)-October 07, 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 signed a joint marketing agreement with Airbiquity, Inc., a leading provider of wireless data communications software solutions.

Airbiquity has developed and marketed specialized software for telematics to the U.S. automotive industry using wireless communication especially for security and safety features. They have now joined with Wavecom, a recognized leader in wireless communication to the automotive industry in Europe, to co-market a number of products and services in both the North American and European regions. The joint marketing agreement acknowledges Airbiquity's expertise in developing patented software that enables real-time data transmissions via wireless voice channels and, together with Wavecom's Open AT embedded software development environment both companies will be able to quickly expand their offers in the area of automotive telematics. Moving forward, both companies will market each others products and services.

"We are pleased to be working with Wavecom, as it allows us to explore the possibilities of integrating aqLink software into their next generation modules which will endorse our technology as a leading data transport for the telematics market," said Kamyar Moinzadeh, Airbiquity's president & CEO. He went on to say, "considering Wavecom's leadership in the M2M space, the integration of Airbiquity's technology with Wavecom's flagship product would enable global opportunities for both companies to offer an extremely cost-effective and flexible solution."

Pierre Piver, President of Wavecom, Inc. commented, "In joining forces, Airbiquity and Wavecom will benefit from synergies in many areas of machine-to-machine communication development, particularly by incorporating software focused on the automotive industry." He added "Combining Airbiquity's aqLink with Wavecom's Open AT development environment, new and existing customers of both companies will find it faster and easier to develop the best solution to meet their specific application needs."

About Airbiquity, Inc.

Airbiquity provides software solutions that enable product suppliers and service providers in the M2M and telematics industries to deliver reliable and ubiquitous data communications by leveraging existing wireless networks. Headquartered in Bainbridge Island, Washington, Airbiquity's aqlink? software modem is used by some of the largest automotive manufacturers in their telematics service offerings.