SOURCE: AirTouch Communications

April 24, 2012 09:00 ET

AirTouch SmartLinX™ U250 Named CTIA E-Tech Awards Finalist

SmartLinX™ Communications Device Combines Landline and Smartphone Features

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 24, 2012) - AirTouch Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: ATCH) (OTCBB: ATCH) (, a designer and marketer of wireless telecommunications devices, today announced that the SmartLinX™ U250 communications device has been named an Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards finalist by International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012. The award honors the most innovative wireless products and services in consumer electronics, mobile applications, and other sectors.

"It is a great honor for the SmartLinX™ U250 to be chosen as one of five finalists in the mobile consumer electronics category," stated AirTouch CEO Hide Kanakubo. "This is further validation of our innovative technology. Our device combines the clarity of a user's landline with smartphone access to contacts, savings on mobile minutes, conferencing capabilities, and more."

According to the CTIA, E-Tech Awards submissions were judged on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor. Winners will be announced by Jon Fortt, technology correspondent for CNBC, at International CTIA WIRELESS on May 9, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

The AirTouch SmartLinX™ U250 and other awards submissions will be on display in Booth 4575 at the Emerging Technology Zone on the CTIA tradeshow floor throughout the show, May 8 - 10. Attendees may vote for their favorite entries online and via text during International CTIA WIRELESS. To vote for the "Best Online Pick," website visitors should vote at The entry that earns the most text votes on-site during the show will be named "Best in Show."

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About AirTouch® Communications
AirTouch® Communications, Inc. is engaged in the development and marketing of patented telecommunications devices capable of converging voice, data, video, security, entertainment and other advanced communications services from various service providers on one hardware platform. We currently hold three patents for our unique combination of cordless telephone technology and wireless signal amplification which enables consumers and business to access voice, data, and other applications and services over the cellular wireless network. For further information about AirTouch Communications, please visit the web site:

About CTIA
CTIA-The Wireless Association® ( is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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