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June 21, 2011 11:26 ET

Option's wireless embedded modules now certified by AT&T

LEUVEN, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) -

Five embedded modules, including small LGA, enable 3G connectivity for today and tomorrow's mobile devices

LEUVEN, Belgium - June 21, 2011 - Option (Euronext: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY), the wireless technology company, today announced the data certification of wireless embedded modules designed for a wide variety of mobile devices including tablets, consumer electronic devices, netbooks, routers and notebooks. They are also a perfect fit for a wide range of high bandwidth M2M applications such as digital signage, automotive, security cameras, and more.

The certification of these embedded modules will help manufacturers and developers get to market more quickly with new 3G connected devices or M2M applications on AT&T, the nation's fastest mobile broadband network.

For Option, the certifications represent another milestone for the company and demonstrate Option's experience and expertise in bringing trusted embedded solutions to market.

The five wireless embedded modules include:
  * The GTM601: an ultra-thin, second-generation, 3G LGA module
    Specifically designed for integration in small consumer electronics
    devices and/or broadband M2M applications.
  * The GTM661 (3G) and the GTM671 (3G and Wi-Fi): half size PCIe
    minicards, perfectly suited for integration into devices such as
    tablets, netbooks and routers where space is very limited.
  * The  GTM681 and GTM689: full size PCIe minicards, Option's version
    of the industry leading Gobi 3000, mainly used in notebooks.

Beyond the portfolio of embedded modules, Option's 25 years of experience helps manufacturers and developers integrate, test and certify devices, thus getting them to market more quickly.

More information about these wireless embedded modules can be found at: www.option.com/en/products/products/embedded-mobile-broadband/


Option, the wireless technology company, is a leading innovator in the design, development and manufacture of 3G HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, and WLAN technology products for wireless connectivity solutions. Option has established an impressive reputation for creating exciting products that enhance the performance and functionality of wireless communications. Option has its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. The company also has Research & Development Department in Belgium (Leuven) and Germany (Augsburg) and an ISO 9001 production engineering and logistics facility in Ireland (Cork). Option maintains offices in Europe, the US, Greater China, Japan and Australia. For more information please visit www.option.com.

Copyright © 2011 OPTION. All rights reserved. All product and company names herein may be (registered) trademarks or trade names.

For the PDF version of the press release in English or in Dutch, please click on the link below:

Option's wireless embedded modules now certified by AT&T: http://hugin.info/133962/R/1524982/460697.pdf

Draadloze ingebouwde modules van Option nu gecertificeerd door AT&T: http://hugin.info/133962/R/1524982/460698.pdf

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