Route1 Inc.

Route1 Inc.

September 15, 2011 11:33 ET

Route1 Arbitration Under the Federal Reseller Agreement With Qwest

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2011) - Route1 Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ROI) ("Route1") a security and identity management company, today responded to reports of an application by Qwest Government Services, Inc. ("Qwest") in the District of Columbia District Court ("District Court") for letters rogatory. This is purely a procedural step to ask a Judge of the District Court to request the Ontario Superior Court to issue summonses to witnesses in Ontario to testify in a private, ongoing arbitration between Route1 and Qwest. Further, the step does not seek any relief against Route1.

The arbitration was brought by Route1 against Qwest on December 14, 2010 under the Federal Reseller Agreement between the parties made as of May 9, 2008, and as amended on November 25, 2008 (the "Agreement"). Under the terms of the Agreement, the arbitration of disputes between the parties is confidential.

Additional information will be made available by the Company as appropriate.


Route1 delivers industry-leading security and identity management solutions to enterprises worldwide, such as businesses, government and military, which need universal, secure access to all digital resources and sensitive data. These customers depend on The Power of MobiNET - Route1's communications and service delivery platform. MobiNET provides identity assurance and individualized access to networks and data. Route1's patented solutions are based on FIPS 140-2 cryptographic modules, and simplify the process of meeting increasingly stringent regulatory requirements for privacy and security. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Route1 is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

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This news release, required by applicable Canadian laws, and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

© Route1 Inc., 2011. All rights reserved. Route1, the Route1 and shield design Logo, SECURING THE DIGITAL WORLD, Mobi, MobiSecure, Route1 MobiKEY, Route1 MobiVDI, MobiKEY, MobiKEY IBAD, DEFIMNET, MobiNET, Route1 MobiNET, TruOFFICE, TruFLASH, TruOFFICE VDI, MobiKEY Fusion, EnterpriseLIVE, EnterpriseLIVE VO, MobiNET Agent and MobiKEY Classic, are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Route1 Inc. in the United States and or Canada. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. The DEFIMNET and MobiNET platforms and the MobiKEY, MobiKEY Classic and MobiKEY Fusion devices are protected by U.S. Patents 7,814,216 and 7,739,726, and other patents pending.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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