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diAx to Launch Comprehensive and Easy-to-use WAP Solutions from CMG

Utrecht 18 January 2000. diAx, the new generation Swiss Telecommunications Company, today announced that it will provide wireless Internet service to its mobile customers in the first quarter of this year. Working together with the worlds leading Internet technology and software companies, diAx brings to the Swiss mobile market the most innovative and powerful solutions that allow users to easily access and interact with wireless Internet applications and personalized content.

"diAx has spent the last year developing the most comprehensive wireless Internet offering that provides diAx customers with significant benefits over other WAP services. These benefits are part of our continuing commitment to provide our customers with useful and powerful mobile solutions," said Hans-Peter Aebi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of diAx.

"Our strategy from day one has always been to empower diAx customers to decide what information is important and be able to easily access a wide range of content and applications. Shortly after launch, the service will dynamically update content and menu selections based on the users location, efficiently delivering customers with localized and personalized content, anytime, anywhere."

diAx is commercially deploying CMGs WAP Service Broker, enabling mobile users to easily and quickly access Internet-based solutions that are optimized for mobile handsets. diAx chose the CMG WAP solution due to the high level of operational performance, reliability and flexibility.

To further enhance the platforms capabilities, diAx formed a strong partnership with Compaq and SignalSoft Corporation to provide WAP services that are location-based, enabling diAx to deliver personalized real-time information to mobile users based on their location. By combining the power of Compaqs intelligent network platform and SignalSofts advanced software technology, diAx customers will truly have the most comprehensive and easy-to-use WAP solutions.

For further information:

CMG Telecommunications
Renate van Berchum
Telephone: +31 30 23 39 300
Fax: +31 30 23 39 490
Email: [email protected]

About CMG Telecommunications

CMG Telecommunications, is the leading global supplier of messaging and gateway solutions for mobile communications. CMG develops high-end solutions in close co-operation with network operators. To date, more than 100 of these quality solutions have been delivered to over 65 operators world wide. They are widely recognised to be the best around, combining minimum operator intervention with maximum performance and availability.

The product portfolio includes the WAP Service Broker, Mobile E-mail, Short Message Service Center and the Cell Broadcast System. More information about CMG Telecommunications can be found on the Internet at http://www.cmgtelecom.com.

CMG telecommunications is a division of CMG plc, a leading European IT services group, providing business information solutions around the world through consultancy, systems development, software applications and managed services. CMG is established in 1964 and nowadays employs over 8,000 employees. The Group is listed on the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges

About diAx

diAx, the new generation telecommunications company, is the only alternative Swiss provider of comprehensive services for the fixed network, mobile phones and the Internet. diAx is a joint venture of diAx Holding - owned by more than 50 companies in the Swiss electricity industry, Swiss Re and Winterthur Life - and SBC Communications Inc., the second largest telecom corporation in the USA. The diAx high performance fiber optic network is more than 3,200 km long, making it the second largest fixed network in Switzerland. The diAx GSM mobile network is the most up-to-date dual band infrastructure in the country. The company currently employs around 1,500 persons nationwide.

About Compaq

About Compaq Computer Corporation Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is the second largest computer company in the world and the largest global supplier of computer systems. Compaq develops and markets hardware, software, solutions, and services, including industry-leading enterprise computing solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, enterprise and network storage solutions, commercial desktop and portable products and consumer PCs. The company is an industry leader in environmentally friendly programs and business practices. Compaq products are sold and supported in more than 100 countries through a network of authorized Compaq marketing partners. Customer support and information about Compaq and its products are available at http://www.compaq.com

About SignalSoft

SignalSoft Corporation is a leading international developer of location based services. SignalSoft has pioneered a suite of Wireless Location Services® that allows wireless network operators to offer a wide range of revenue generating services to subscribers in the areas of safety, billing and information. Since its founding in 1995, SignalSoft has forged partnerships with a broad range of leading companies throughout the wireless industry. These partnerships permit SignalSoft to seamlessly offer its software solutions to wireless network operators worldwide. For more information about SignalSoft and its products, please visit the company web site at http://www.signalsoftcorp.com

Wireless Location Services is a registered trademark of SignalSoft Corporation.