SOURCE: Socket Communications, Inc.

April 17, 2008 06:30 ET

Socket Mobile Announces 2008 First Quarter Release Date and Conference Call

NEWARK, CA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Socket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), dba Socket Mobile, Inc., an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that it will release its fiscal 2008 first quarter financial results at the close of the market on Thursday, April 24, 2008. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results that will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. PT).

What:    Socket Mobile 2008 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

When:    Thursday, April 24th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. PT)

Webcast: A live and replay webcast of the conference call can be accessed
         through a link on Socket Mobile's website at www.socketmobile.com.

Dial in: To access the live conference call, dial (877) 407-8033 from
         within the U.S. or (201) 689-8033 from international locations
         and give the company name "Socket."

Replay:  There will be a telephone playback available for one week
         following the call.  The replay can be accessed at (877) 660-6853
         from within the U.S. or (201) 612-7415 from international
         locations.  The required account number for the replay is 286#
         followed by conference ID 281033#. In addition, a transcript will
         be posted on the company's website within a few days of the call.

About Socket Mobile

Socket Mobile makes mobility computing and productivity work. The company is a one-stop supplier of mobile computing hardware systems, offering a handheld mobile computer specifically designed for business mobility use and an extensive portfolio of essential mobile data collection and networking peripherals that enable mobile automation and productivity increases. The company also offers OEM solutions. Socket Mobile is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at 510-933-3000 or www.socketmobile.com.

Socket and SoMo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Socket Communications, Inc., dba Socket Mobile, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names contained herein may be those of their respective owners.

© 2008, Socket Communications, Inc., dba Socket Mobile, Inc. All rights reserved.