SOURCE: Socket Communications, Inc.

January 31, 2007 06:30 ET

Socket Communications to Do Business as Socket Mobile, Inc.

New Name Better Reflects Strategic Entry Into Mobile Systems Business

NEWARK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 31, 2007 -- Socket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity products, today announced that effective immediately it will operate under the new name Socket Mobile, Inc.

The name change reflects Socket's recently announced strategic plans to expand into the systems business by introducing a line of handheld mobile computer products specifically designed to meet the business needs of mobile workers involved in small-to-medium scale deployments. Socket Communications, Inc. will remain the Company's legal entity name.

"Our new name is more representative of the strategic direction of the company and better conveys the breadth of mobile productivity products we can offer the marketplace under the Socket corporate brand," said Kevin Mills, president and chief executive officer of Socket.

As part of the name change, Socket's Internet URL will be changing to Visit this web site for a preview of what's to come, and for complete information on all Socket products continue to visit

The Company also announced it has completed the planned relocation of its Newark, Calif. headquarters to a new facility located approximately two miles south of its former facility. The new location better accommodates the potential for expanded manufacturing and staff as the Company grows its business.

The new address is:
Socket Mobile, Inc.
39700 Eureka Drive
Newark, CA  94560
About Socket Mobile

Socket Mobile makes mobility computing and productivity work. The combination of a hand-held mobile computer and one of the most complete portfolios of essential mobile data collection and network connectivity peripherals enables mobile automation and productivity increases for small-to-medium solution deployments in companies of any size. The company also offers OEM partner solutions and software development programs. Socket is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at 510-933-3300 or

Socket is a registered trademark of Socket Communications, Inc., DBA Socket Mobile, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names contained herein may be those of their respective owners. © 2007, Socket Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.

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