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STARHUB PARTNERS WITH SIEMENS AND PHONE.COM TO DELIVER WAP MOBILE PHONE SERVICES

Online Information And Advanced Services To Be Available To Singaporeans Via WAP Technology

SINGAPORE (March 15, 2000) - An exciting new world of mobile Internet access and convenient "access-anywhere" services will be available to StarHub customers through an agreement announced today with Siemens and Phone.com.

StarHub, Singapores new info-communications player, has awarded its WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) tender to Siemens Information and Communications Networks, a division of the global electrical and electronics giant, Siemens, for supply and installation of Phone.coms WAP gateway. The agreement encompasses advanced wireless data technologies and applications for use on mobile communication devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and wireless communication terminals.

StarHub will deliver a wide range of online information and services - such as news, banking and financial services, email access, electronic commerce and online auctions - to StarHubs customers when they sign up for WAP services. Come 1 April, StarHub will be Singapores premier gateway to the WAP world.

Under the agreement, Siemens is providing StarHub with a complete WAP solution. The core WAP gateway technology, portal software, and certain key applications are from Phone.com, a provider of software and services that enables the delivery of Internet-based information services to mass-market wireless telephones. The three-way collaboration will allow StarHub to provide uniquely innovative wireless Internet services to its mobile customers.

"Consumers are excited about the WAP technology - it is the beginning of a new era in info-communications, with higher data speeds and always on technology just around the corner. Now with StarHubs WAP technology system, consumers can look forward to a higher level of info-communications," said Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos, Senior Vice-President (Commercial Operations) at StarHub. "As StarHub gears up for our official launch on 1 April, we have put all the pieces in place to provide the best offerings and services to Singaporeans. This collaboration with Siemens and Phone.Com is another demonstration of how StarHub is delivering world class technologies and innovation that empower consumers and improve all our lives."

The Siemens/Phone.com WAP solution and applications were selected by StarHub for their proven and robust platform providing complete scalability and carrier-grade reliability, together with a wide variety of user-friendly applications. StarHub plans to be able to offer to mobile device users the ability to accommodate new technologies and changes through Siemens/Phone.coms WAP services. This flexibility and compelling range of applications provides StarHub with a differentiating advantage from other competitors.

Voicing his pleasure over this new partnership with StarHub, Mr. Christian Unterberger, Senior Vice-President of Siemens Information and Communication Networks, commented, "Currently, the Internet is being used for information services as well as personal and business transactions. We see this growing need for immediate personal access to the Internet as a necessity for corporate executives on the move with the younger generation as a fast-growing target group. Our partnership with StarHub for wireless data technology allows Siemens technology to cater to the needs of these two groups of people, while assisting StarHub in gaining a market share in this competitive industry. In this market where state-of-the-art technology and life-made-easy applications are top priority, the release and use of these applications will contribute to the development of the e-citizenship community which the government envisages. The meaning of "mobility" for both people and data transfer takes on a new meaning with the release of the Siemens WAP applications."

Tony Miranzadeh, Phone.coms Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific said, "This agreement further demonstrates that Siemens and Phone.com continue to execute and deliver on their strategy to provide wireless carriers from around the globe with the fastest time to market for scalable, reliable, and feature-rich WAP services. We are delighted to bring the best of the Internet to mobile phones in Singapore."

StarHub is actively looking into deploying GPRS and 3G in the near future. It will work with strategic partners, such as British Telecommunications (BT), Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) and others to secure an early implementation of the mobile portal service leading to 3G services. StarHubs WAP services, which have been tested with all existing and to-be-launched WAP handphones, will be available to the public as of 1 April 2000.

About StarHub
StarHub is Singapores new operator for both fixed and mobile telecommunications services. In line with its philosophy to be a total, integrate and seamless info-communications provider, it has repositioned its Internet business that it acquired in January 1999 by rebranding CyberWay into StarHub Internet.

StarHub aims to become the regions best world-class info-communications company, being the preferred provider of innovative info-communications solutions. It is building a new generation, integrated broadband info-communications network that is principally fibre-based. This new network infrastructure in Singapore will have the capability to provide true fixed and mobile converged services on an integrated platform offering customers with access to the latest communications technology applications. Come 1 April 2000, StarHubs fixed and mobile phone services will be launched commercially.

More information on StarHub can be found on http://www.starhub.com.sg

About Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group
The Information and Communications business segment is part of Siemens, a global powerhouse in electrical engineering and electronics with more than DM$ 75 billion in sales. Information and Communications consists of the three groups Information and Communication Networks (59,000 employees, DM$13 billion sales), Information and Communication Products (33,000 employees, DM$11 billion sales) and Siemens Business Services (21,000 employees, DM$4 billion sales).

Information and Communication Networks is an integral part of Information and Communications. As Solution Provider of voice, data, and mobile radio networks, Information and Communication Networks has a comprehensive product portfolio - producing and supplying complete systems, enterprise products, switching and transmission equipment - and many years of consulting experience in planning, setting up, and operating networks.

Within its overall strategy of "A Universe of One" the Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group is pursuing three main initiatives toward the next generation of communication: innovation in IP-driven voice and data communications, evolution from GSM to third-generation mobile voice and data networks and applications, and customer-oriented end-to-end solutions and service/integration support for future customer requirements. Siemens provides products and tailor-made solutions which ensure problem-free Internet traffic and the integration of different networks into one convergent network, utilizing legacy network infrastructures.

Further information on this Siemens Group can be found on the Internet at http://www.siemens.com.sg/ic/networks

About Phone.com, Inc.
Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHCM) is a leading provider of software and services that enable the delivery of Internet-based information services to mass-market wireless telephones. Using its software, wireless subscribers have access to Internet- and corporate intranet-based services, including Email, news, stocks, weather, travel and sports. In addition, subscribers have access via their wireless telephones to network operators intranet-based telephony services, which may include over-the-air activation, call management, billing history information, pricing plan subscription and voice message management. Phone.com is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and has regional offices in Belfast, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, London Seoul and Tokyo. Visit http://www.phone.com for more information.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Phone.coms limited operating history, potential fluctuations in Phone.coms operating results, uncertainties related to Phone.coms long sales cycle and reliance on a small number of customers, Phone.coms dependence on the acceptance of its products by network operators and wireless subscribers, Phone.coms ability to adequately address the rapidly-evolving market for delivery of Internet-based services through wireless telephones, the need to achieve widespread integration of Phone.coms browser in wireless telephones, competition from companies with substantially greater financial, technical, marketing and distribution resources and the ability of Phone.com to manage a complex set of engineering, marketing and distribution relationships. Further information regarding these and other risks are included in Phone.coms Form 10-Q for quarter ended December 31, 1999, in its prospectus dated November 16, 1999 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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STARHUB PARTNERS WITH SIEMENS AND PHONE.COM TO DELIVER WAP MOBILE PHONE SERVICES

Online Information And Advanced Services To Be Available To Singaporeans Via WAP Technology

SINGAPORE (March 15, 2000) An exciting new world of mobile Internet access and convenient "access-anywhere" services will be available to StarHub customers through an agreement announced today with Siemens and Phone.com.

StarHub, Singapores new info-communications player, has awarded its WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) tender to Siemens Information and Communications Networks, a division of the global electrical and electronics giant, Siemens, for supply and installation of Phone.coms WAP gateway. The agreement encompasses advanced wireless data technologies and applications for use on mobile communication devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and wireless communication terminals.

StarHub will deliver a wide range of online information and services - such as news, banking and financial services, email access, electronic commerce and online auctions - to StarHubs customers when they sign up for WAP services. Come 1 April, StarHub will be Singapores premier gateway to the WAP world.

Under the agreement, Siemens is providing StarHub with a complete WAP solution. The core WAP gateway technology, portal software, and certain key applications are from Phone.com, a provider of software and services that enables the delivery of Internet-based information services to mass-market wireless telephones. The three-way collaboration will allow StarHub to provide uniquely innovative wireless Internet services to its mobile customers.

"Consumers are excited about the WAP technology - it is the beginning of a new era in info-communications, with higher data speeds and always on technology just around the corner. Now with StarHubs WAP technology system, consumers can look forward to a higher level of info-communications," said Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos, Senior Vice-President (Commercial Operations) at StarHub. "As StarHub gears up for our official launch on 1 April, we have put all the pieces in place to provide the best offerings and services to Singaporeans. This collaboration with Siemens and Phone.Com is another demonstration of how StarHub is delivering world class technologies and innovation that empower consumers and improve all our lives."

The Siemens/Phone.com WAP solution and applications were selected by StarHub for their proven and robust platform providing complete scalability and carrier-grade reliability, together with a wide variety of user-friendly applications. StarHub plans to be able to offer to mobile device users the ability to accommodate new technologies and changes through Siemens/Phone.coms WAP services. This flexibility and compelling range of applications provides StarHub with a differentiating advantage from other competitors.

Voicing his pleasure over this new partnership with StarHub, Mr. Christian Unterberger, Senior Vice-President of Siemens Information and Communication Networks, commented, "Currently, the Internet is being used for information services as well as personal and business transactions. We see this growing need for immediate personal access to the Internet as a necessity for corporate executives on the move with the younger generation as a fast-growing target group. Our partnership with StarHub for wireless data technology allows Siemens technology to cater to the needs of these two groups of people, while assisting StarHub in gaining a market share in this competitive industry. In this market where state-of-the-art technology and life-made-easy applications are top priority, the release and use of these applications will contribute to the development of the e-citizenship community which the government envisages. The meaning of "mobility" for both people and data transfer takes on a new meaning with the release of the Siemens WAP applications."

Tony Miranzadeh, Phone.coms Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific said, "This agreement further demonstrates that Siemens and Phone.com continue to execute and deliver on their strategy to provide wireless carriers from around the globe with the fastest time to market for scalable, reliable, and feature-rich WAP services. We are delighted to bring the best of the Internet to mobile phones in Singapore."

StarHub is actively looking into deploying GPRS and 3G in the near future. It will work with strategic partners, such as British Telecommunications (BT), Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) and others to secure an early implementation of the mobile portal service leading to 3G services. StarHubs WAP services, which have been tested with all existing and to-be-launched WAP handphones, will be available to the public as of 1 April 2000.

About StarHub
StarHub is Singapores new operator for both fixed and mobile telecommunications services. In line with its philosophy to be a total, integrate and seamless info-communications provider, it has repositioned its Internet business that it acquired in January 1999 by rebranding CyberWay into StarHub Internet.

StarHub aims to become the regions best world-class info-communications company, being the preferred provider of innovative info-communications solutions. It is building a new generation, integrated broadband info-communications network that is principally fibre-based. This new network infrastructure in Singapore will have the capability to provide true fixed and mobile converged services on an integrated platform offering customers with access to the latest communications technology applications. Come 1 April 2000, StarHubs fixed and mobile phone services will be launched commercially.

More information on StarHub can be found on http://www.starhub.com.sg

About Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group
The Information and Communications business segment is part of Siemens, a global powerhouse in electrical engineering and electronics with more than DM$ 75 billion in sales. Information and Communications consists of the three groups Information and Communication Networks (59,000 employees, DM$13 billion sales), Information and Communication Products (33,000 employees, DM$11 billion sales) and Siemens Business Services (21,000 employees, DM$4 billion sales).

Information and Communication Networks is an integral part of Information and Communications. As Solution Provider of voice, data, and mobile radio networks, Information and Communication Networks has a comprehensive product portfolio - producing and supplying complete systems, enterprise products, switching and transmission equipment - and many years of consulting experience in planning, setting up, and operating networks.

Within its overall strategy of "A Universe of One" the Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group is pursuing three main initiatives toward the next generation of communication: innovation in IP-driven voice and data communications, evolution from GSM to third-generation mobile voice and data networks and applications, and customer-oriented end-to-end solutions and service/integration support for future customer requirements. Siemens provides products and tailor-made solutions which ensure problem-free Internet traffic and the integration of different networks into one convergent network, utilizing legacy network infrastructures.

Further information on this Siemens Group can be found on the Internet at http://www.siemens.com.sg/ic/networks

About Phone.com, Inc.
Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHCM) is a leading provider of software and services that enable the delivery of Internet-based information services to mass-market wireless telephones. Using its software, wireless subscribers have access to Internet- and corporate intranet-based services, including Email, news, stocks, weather, travel and sports. In addition, subscribers have access via their wireless telephones to network operators intranet-based telephony services, which may include over-the-air activation, call management, billing history information, pricing plan subscription and voice message management. Phone.com is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and has regional offices in Belfast, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, London Seoul and Tokyo. Visit http://www.phone.com for more information.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Phone.coms limited operating history, potential fluctuations in Phone.coms operating results, uncertainties related to Phone.coms long sales cycle and reliance on a small number of customers, Phone.coms dependence on the acceptance of its products by network operators and wireless subscribers, Phone.coms ability to adequately address the rapidly-evolving market for delivery of Internet-based services through wireless telephones, the need to achieve widespread integration of Phone.coms browser in wireless telephones, competition from companies with substantially greater financial, technical, marketing and distribution resources and the ability of Phone.com to manage a complex set of engineering, marketing and distribution relationships. Further information regarding these and other risks are included in Phone.coms Form 10-Q for quarter ended December 31, 1999, in its prospectus dated November 16, 1999 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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