January 12, 2007 07:30 ET

@Road Receives Cingular Wireless Award

Cingular Recognizes @Road for Its Contribution to the Cingular Wireless Business Alliance Channel

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 12, 2007 -- @Road, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDI), a global provider of next-generation solutions for Mobile Resource Management (MRM), today announced that Cingular Wireless has named @Road as the "Business Alliance Channel Solution Provider of the Year." This award is for the solution provider recognized by Cingular as contributing the strongest business value to Cingular, demonstrating industry leadership through product and service innovation and growth.

"We are honored to have received this special award from Cingular Wireless," said Krish Panu, president and CEO of @Road. "This award reflects our commitment to the success of our relationship with Cingular Wireless and our carrier business channel in general. It's also a demonstration of our strategy to partner with key players in the industry to bring pioneering MRM solutions to the marketplace."

@Road MRM solutions are designed to work on Cingular's nationwide* high-speed GPRS/EDGE network, the largest national high-speed wireless data network in the United States. EDGE is available in 13,000 cities and towns and along some 40,000 miles of major highways across the country.

"@Road is at the forefront of developing and offering innovative solutions designed to help enterprise customers in a number of industries improve the productivity of their mobile workforces while reducing field service delivery costs," said Laura Johnson, senior director, enterprise solutions for Cingular Wireless. "Working with a leading MRM solutions provider such as @Road provides our enterprise customers who are looking to more effectively and efficiently manage their mobile workers and resources with end-to-end wireless location-based solutions."

Cingular Wireless provides wireless services to 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and counts more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and 1,800 federal, state and local government agencies as customers.

About @Road

@Road, Inc. is a leading global provider of solutions designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. @Road delivers Mobile Resource Management solutions in three key areas: Field Force Management, Field Service Management and Field Asset Management. By providing real-time Mobile Resource Management infrastructure integrating wireless communications, location-based technologies, transaction processing and the Internet, @Road solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time corporate data. @Road is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and has a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on @Road solutions, visit

* Not available in all areas.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of @Road to develop relationships with third party channel partners and the success of those channels; the ability of @Road to maintain relationships with Cingular and other wireless carriers; the ability of @Road's solutions to improve the productivity of its customers' mobile workers and to reduce field service deliver costs; and general economic and political conditions. Further information regarding risk factors is included in the @Road Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2006, the @Road Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2005 and in @Road's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. @Road does not undertake any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

@Road and the @Road logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of @Road, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks or service marks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • @Road Media Relations Contact:

    Bob Stern
    Senior Public Relations Manager
    (510) 870-1360