SOURCE: GPXS

October 31, 2005 06:00 ET

GPXS and E-Plus Announce Strategic Agreement -- GPXS to Provide BlackBerry Support Services to E-Plus Customers Throughout Germany

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and AMSTERDAM and DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2005 --

GPXS™ and E-Plus today announced a strategic agreement in which GPXS will provide support across Germany for E-Plus customers of Research In Motion's (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM) (TSX: RIM) BlackBerry® solution. GPXS adds E-Plus to the expanding group of carriers and enterprises for which it provides BlackBerry support and applications. E-Plus offers BlackBerry products, BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ for corporations and BlackBerry Internet Service™ for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses and retail customers.

GPXS is fielding a growing demand by carriers for assistance in providing BlackBerry support services and applications. The relationship with E-Plus reflects GPXS' successful experience in supporting BlackBerry for other major European carriers including KPN, Orange NL, BASE and Mobistar. GPXS also provides BlackBerry support, training and applications for large enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses.

"We are very pleased to assist E-Plus with support for its expanding customer-base and portfolio of BlackBerry products and services in Germany," said Jerome Mol, CEO of GPXS. "GPXS is expanding rapidly to provide services, training and applications to the rapidly growing community of mobile professionals using BlackBerry," he said.

"E-Plus chose GPXS to support its BlackBerry program across Germany because of its long experience in BlackBerry solutions," said Thorsten Dirks, Chief Officer Innovation, IT and Operations of E-Plus. "With GPXS' portfolio of services, E-Plus will be able to provide even more customers with BlackBerry services," Thorsten added.

About GPXS

Leveraging its strong relationships with key mobile carriers and many years of BlackBerry development experience, GPXS excels as a BlackBerry application distribution partner, application developer (including the GPXS Mobility Suite), multilingual training innovator, and service and support provider. GPXS is a BlackBerry ISV Alliance member. For more information visit www.gpxs.net.

About E-Plus

E-Plus is the third-largest mobile network operator in Germany. The company follows a strategy of profitable growth and frequently launches important market innovations.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

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