SOURCE: Franklin Wireless Corporation

July 31, 2006 13:29 ET

Franklin Wireless and TSTT Deliver First CDMA 1XEV-DO USB Modem

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 31, 2006 -- Franklin Wireless Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FKLT) and Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT), the largest telecommunications service provider in Trinidad and Tobago, announced a distribution agreement and the launching of the first wireless CDMA 1XEV-DO USB Modem. In this agreement Franklin Wireless will be shipping units of its CCU-550 1XEV-DO modem for this pioneering launch using TSTT's CDMA mobile network in Trinidad and Tobago.

Franklin's CCU-550 is the industry's first wireless USB modem based on CDMA2000 1XEV-DO technology. This revolutionary product will enable TSTT's subscribers with laptop and especially ultra-portable and desktop computers that do not have a PCMCIA card slot to connect to the internet anytime anywhere. It is capable of speeds of up to 2.4 Mbps enabling PC users to access email and browse the internet at speeds comparable to cable and DSL connections.

"I'm pleased about our distribution agreement and on behalf of Franklin Wireless, we are honored to be the first company to supply our innovative and high quality USB wireless modem product to TSTT," said Mr. OC Kim, President of Franklin Wireless, Corp.

TSTT is enthusiastic about working with Franklin Wireless to optimize the delivery of the country's first mobile broadband solution. TSTT wireless broadband service supports a variety of security, residential and commercial uses and gives TSTT the flexibility to provide high speed internet in areas where ADSL broadband service is not readily available.

About Franklin Wireless

Based in San Diego, California, Franklin Wireless Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FKLT), an emerging developer of wireless communications devices and applications for the wireless telecommunications industry, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets wireless products for the global wireless subscribers. The company's product lines incorporate both GSM and CDMA technologies, the world's leading cellular standards. At present, the company markets its products to small-to-medium size North, Central, and South American carriers and major distributors. For more information, visit

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