Smith Micro Launches Integrated Voice and Video Messaging Platform, Opening New Revenue Opportunities for Mobile Network

  Smith Micro Launches Integrated Voice and Video Messaging Platform, Opening
  New Revenue Opportunities for Mobile Network Operators

  New CommSuite platform enables operators to capitalize on modern messaging
              channels and better compete with over-the-top apps

Business Wire

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- February 12, 2013

Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and
mobility solutions, today announced the availability of their CommSuite®
solution, an advanced voice and video messaging platform for mobile operators.
The platform is designed to help operators generate new revenue streams and
revitalize legacy voicemail systems through integrated, rich media
communications such as video and avatar messaging, live videocast,
voice-to-text transcription, and social sharing of messages.

As voice and text-based communications evolve into rich media communications,
the rapid growth of video messaging applications, such as Skype, Tango and
QikVideo, is having a negative impact on mobile operators’ bottom lines.
Global analyst firm Ovum estimates operators will lose $54 billion in SMS
revenues by 2016, due to the increasing popularity of social messaging
services on smartphones. CommSuite from Smith Micro addresses this market
shift by providing an integrated yet modular communications platform that
allows operators to offer a wide range of visual messaging services, from
ad-sponsored Visual Voicemail to premium features such as Videomail,
Avatarmail and Videocast.

“There is no reason for operators to be left out of the huge market for video
and social messaging that is being swept up by over-the-top providers today,”
said Jim Mains, senior vice president of global products and programs, Smith
Micro Software. “With the footprint they have in the market and prime
real-estate on the device, operators are in a unique position to offer a more
convenient, richer way for subscribers to communicate. CommSuite not only
provides the video messaging features to compete with over-the-top apps, but
also offers expanded revenue opportunities through advertising, in-app service
purchases, and add-on content, such as personal avatars for a customized
messaging experience.”

Key Features of CommSuite

CommSuite consists of modules that can be bundled together or offered as
standalone apps, including:

  *Videomail, which enables users to record and share video messages
  *Videocast, a service that streams live video to one or more users via the
    cloud
  *Visual Voicemail, a visual inbox that lets users manage voice messages
    like email
  *Voice-to-Text, a transcription service for converting voice messages to
    text
  *Voice SMS, which allows users to record and send voice message like text
    messages
  *Avatarmail, allowing users to personalize messages using animated personas
  *Advertising plug in, integrating an operator’s mobile ad platform into the
    CommSuite client
  *Software Developer Kit, providing programming interfaces to add CommSuite
    features to other messaging applications

Key Benefits for Operators

  *Increased ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) and subscriber loyalty
  *Flexible “try and buy” purchase options that drive broad consumer adoption
  *Highly-scalable and reliable services, with fast, cloud-based deployment
    capabilities
  *Support for Rich Communication Service (RCS) standards and integration
    with RCS services
  *Ability to optimize network utilization of video messaging through
    integration with Smith Micro’s NetWise™ traffic management solution

Key Benefits for Consumers

  *Convenient access to rich media messaging through a single, integrated
    application
  *Ability to share audio, video and transcribed text messages through social
    networks, email or the device address book
  *Ability to share video messages with anyone who uses a video-capable
    mobile phone or browser (no client software required)
  *Ability to personalize messages with animated personas for increased
    community engagement

CommSuite is part of Smith Micro’s Mobility platform that helps mobile
operators, device manufacturers and enterprises connect, control and
capitalize on the power of the mobile internet. For more information, please
visit http://www.smithmicro.com/commsuite.

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the
mobile experience. Our portfolio includes a wide range of applications that
manage broadband connectivity, data traffic, devices, voice and video
communications over wireless networks. With 30 years of experience developing
world-class client and server software, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile
network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency
and capitalize on the growth of mobile-connected consumers and workforces. For
more information, visit smithmicro.com.

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