Ambient Corporation's Smart Grid Nodes Certified for the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network

 Ambient Corporation's Smart Grid Nodes Certified for the Verizon Wireless 4G
                                 LTE Network

Pioneering network solution vendor brings advantages of reduced latency,
improved bandwidth, and enhanced security features to mission-critical utility

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., March 18, 2013

NEWTON, Mass., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ambient Corporation
(NASDAQ:AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable communications and
applications platform, today announced that all of the Ambient Smart Grid®
Node family is now certified on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. For the
first time, a high-speed, high-bandwidth communications network is now
available to connect mission-critical utility and M2M smart grid

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"Certification of the Ambient Smart Grid Nodes to operate on a 4G LTE network
is a significant benefit for our utility customers," stated John J. Joyce,
President and CEO of Ambient Corporation.

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the fastest growing and most advanced wireless
network technology available, offering speeds up to ten times faster than 3G
while providing significantly lower latency. LTE, an all-IP network, delivers
the coverage and capacity for a fast, real-time connection that supports a
larger number of connected endpoints and applications simultaneously,
including video-enabled monitoring and control of grid assets.

"The 4G LTE wireless network addresses latency concerns typically associated
with networks that deliver critical data, command and control messaging, and
enable distribution automation applications," said Ram Rao, Ambient
Corporation's Chief Technology Officer. "The flexibility of a high-speed
cellular connection with greater signal penetration capabilities allow
numerous applications to run simultaneously, while providing connectivity to
head-end systems, and supporting a distributed intelligence framework."

Ambient Corporation helps utilities modernize the grid with IP-based
networking products and applications that integrate and connect existing and
future grid assets on a single, secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid
communications platform. Ambient's Smart Grid Node family enables real time
data communication for multiple applications, in parallel; gas, water, and
electric metering, demand response, and distribution automation.

About Ambient Corporation

Ambient designs, develops and sells the Ambient Smart Grid^® communications
and applications platform. The Ambient Smart Grid products and services
include communications nodes; a network management system, AmbientNMS^®;
integrated applications; and maintenance and consulting services. Using open
standards-based technologies along with in-depth industry experience, Ambient
provides utilities with solutions for smart grid initiatives. Headquartered in
Newton, MA, Ambient is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: AMBT). More
information on Ambient is available at

Except for historical information, this press release contains statements that
may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements" made pursuant to the safe
harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These include statements relating to the diversification of our customer base,
further development and marketing of our communications platform and
cultivating projects with potential customers, among others. These
forward-looking statements are based upon our current expectations, estimates
and projections about our business and our industry and reflect our beliefs
and assumptions based upon information available to us at the date of this
release. We caution readers that forward-looking statements are predictions
based on our current expectations about future events. These forward-looking
statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks,
uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Our actual
results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements as a result of a number
of factors, which could have a material adverse effect on our operations and
future prospects including, but not limited to, continuing compatibility of
our platform with new utility applications and requirements, our ability to
retain and attract customers, particularly in light of our dependence on a
single customer for substantially all of our revenue; our expectations
regarding our expenses and revenue, including our expectations that our
research and development expenses and selling, general and administrative
expenses may increase in absolute dollars; anticipated trends and challenges
in our business and the markets in which we operate, including the market for
smart grid technologies; our expectations regarding competition as more and
larger companies enter our markets and as existing competitors improve or
expand their product offerings; our plans for future products and enhancements
of existing products; our anticipated cash needs and our estimates regarding
our capital requirements; and our anticipated growth strategies. We undertake
no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
Further information on the company's risks and uncertainties is available in
our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ambient and Ambient Smart Grid are registered trademarks of Ambient

SOURCE Ambient Corporation

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