SOURCE: Franklin Wireless Corporation

March 17, 2008 15:23 ET

Franklin Wireless' CDU-680 EV-DO Rev. A Modem Integrated Into Trimble's Nomad™ Rugged Handheld Computer

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL), a developer and marketer of wireless broadband communications devices and applications, announced its CDU-680 USB mobile broadband modem has been integrated into the Nomad™ outdoor rugged handheld computer made by Trimble.

The broadband wireless modem allows the Nomad™ to send data via a CDMA 1xEV-DO Rev. A data network at broadband speeds up to 3.1 megabit per second, access the Internet and email and send/receive information from remote locations.

The CDU-680 offers compact size and versatility for ease of integration. The modem fits into a thin USB interface slot in the Nomad™, offering high speed Internet access without compromising the device's compact design. The CDU-680 is the first EV-DO Rev. A USB modem to incorporate flash memory, a rotating USB connector and a GPS receiver.

"Franklin Wireless continues to win deals based on our compact designs that offer high-performance wireless connectivity," said OC Kim, President of Franklin Wireless. "We are pleased to offer customers a connectivity solution that will enable them to connect remotely from the field."

Franklin Wireless products are marketed through distributors, as well as directly to operators and end users. The company offers a full range of mobile broadband solutions for CDMA 1xEV-DO Rev.0 and Rev. A operators as well as WCDMA solutions that include HSDPA/HSUPA for worldwide broadband carriers.

About Franklin Wireless

Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL) designs and markets wireless broadband high speed data communication products such as 3rd generation ("3G") wireless broadband modules and modems to end users and wireless companies in North and South American countries. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information about Franklin Wireless, please visit www.franklin-wireless.com.

Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements, expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.