Intrado

724 Solutions Inc.

724 Solutions Inc.

March 14, 2005 08:02 ET

Intrado Subsidiary bmd wireless and 724 Solutions to Develop Mobile Services Solution


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FOR: INTRADO

NASDAQ SYMBOL: TRDO

AND 724 SOLUTIONS

NASDAQ SYMBOL: SVNX
TSX SYMBOL: SVN

MARCH 14, 2005 - 08:02 ET

Intrado Subsidiary bmd wireless and 724 Solutions to
Develop Mobile Services Solution

NEW ORLEANS--(CCNMatthews - Mar 14, 2005) -

Solution Accelerates Content Delivery, Safeguards Subscribers, and
Lowers Operational Costs

Intrado Inc. (Nasdaq:TRDO), a global provider of integrated data and
telecommunications solutions, and 724 Solutions (Nasdaq:SVNX) (TSX:SVN),
a leading provider of next-generation IP-based network and data
services, today announced that Intrado subsidiary bmd wireless and 724
Solutions have agreed to jointly develop and cooperatively market an
enhanced service management and message delivery solution. The agreement
between the two companies to combine capabilities will help mobile
network operators accelerate content delivery, reduce operational costs
and increase the value of their service offerings.

The solution integrates 724's X-treme Service Activity Manager (XSAM)
with key service enablers from bmd wireless including SMS Spam Filtering
and SMS direct delivery. XSAM, deployed at mobile operators serving more
than 40 million subscribers throughout the United States, Europe and
Asia, standardizes and automates the lifecycle management and billing of
content services, enabling mobile operators and third parties to rapidly
deploy, manage and deliver a rich portfolio of advanced WAP, J2ME, HTTP,
MMS and SMS-based mobile data services with dynamic workflow processes
that can be easily adapted to changing needs. SMS Spam Filtering enables
mobile operators to effectively detect, filter and block unwanted SMS
messages from any network. SMS direct delivery reduces operational costs
by allowing transfer of incoming messages directly to an application or
a person.

"With mobile operators focused on the importance of mobile content to
enhance revenues, successful deployment of each service can vary greatly
in technical requirements," said Dan Hoskins, Intrado senior vice
president, sales and market development. "This integrated solution
reduces the complexity in content support, provisioning and delivery,
allowing operators to add significant value to the transaction stream
and achieve their time-to-market objectives."

"As data services offerings become more competitive, mobile operators
that can offer valuable, relevant content, while preventing the delivery
of harmful or unwanted content, will be well positioned to grow data
revenues," said John Sims, CEO of 724 Solutions.

About Intrado

Intrado Inc. (Nasdaq:TRDO) provides the core of North America's 9-1-1
infrastructure and delivers innovative solutions to communications
service providers and public safety organizations, including complex
data management, network transactions, wireless data services and
notification services. bmd wireless AG is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Intrado and a leading global provider of core network messaging
solutions. Additional information on Intrado can be found at the
Company's Web site: www.intrado.com.

Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995

This announcement contains expectations and other forward-looking
statements regarding: (1) Intrado's future financial performance; (2)
Intrado's ability to quickly and effectively design, build and deliver
messaging platforms, tools and solutions that enable wireless service
providers to provide innovative voice and data services to their
subscribers; (3) the size and growth potential of the global wireless
data services and messaging markets and Intrado's ability to become a
major data services provider throughout the world; and (4) Intrado's
ability to expand into international markets. Readers are cautioned that
actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements
in this release as a result of certain factors, including: Intrado's
ability to compete in Europe and other international markets, Intrado's
ability to integrate the business, personnel, products and customers of
bmd wireless and other companies that Intrado may acquire, whether the
acquisition will prove to be profitable and accretive to Intrado, and
other factors identified from time to time in filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Existing and prospective investors
are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Intrado undertakes
no obligation to update or revise the information in this press release,
whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances,
or otherwise.

About 724 Solutions

724 Solutions (Nasdaq:SVNX) (TSX:SVN) delivers reliable, scalable
technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly
deploy flexible and open next generation IP-based network and data
services. Additionally, in conjunction with mobile operator partners,
the company provides a series of actionable alerting solutions to
enterprises to assist them in lowering operating costs and improving
customer relationship management. 724 Solutions is a global company with
development operations in Canada and Switzerland with its corporate
office in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, visit
www.724.com or CTIA Wireless 2005 Booth 2619, Hall C to learn more.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature.
These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S.
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements
include the statements herein regarding: the services and products that
will be offered by 724 Solutions, the benefits that businesses will
obtain from these services and products, future demand for these
services and products, our future operating and cash performance, our
plans and prospects and the sufficiency of our cash resources. The
accuracy of these statements may be impacted by a number of business
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those projected or anticipated, including the risk that
724 Solutions will be unable to deploy its solutions and products, the
risk that the demand for these solutions and products, or for 2.5G and
3G networks, will not increase as presently anticipated, the risk that
general economic conditions will not improve or deteriorate, the risk
that 724 Solutions will be unable to retain its key customers, the risk
that 724 Solutions will lose business to competitors with greater
resources, and other risks described in 724 Solutions' Securities and
Exchange Commission filings, including its annual report on Form 10-K
and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. These risks are also described
in 724 Solutions' filings with the Canadian Securities Administrators.
724 Solutions does not undertake any obligation to update this
forward-looking information, except as required under applicable law.

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