Tira Wireless Inc.

Tira Wireless Inc.
Dwango Wireless
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Dwango Wireless

July 12, 2005 08:01 ET

Tira Adds Dwango'R' Wireless to List of Leading Mobile Publishers Using Tira Jump Product Suite

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 12, 2005) -

Tira Jump Product Drives Efficiencies and Control in Mobile Application Deployment and Porting for Dwango Wireless

Tira Wireless, the premier technology provider for mobile content deployment, today announced that Dwango® Wireless (OTCBB:DWGN), a Seattle-based leading developer and publisher of mobile entertainment content for top lifestyle brands, is licensing the Tira Jump Product Suite. Under terms of this agreement Dwango gains access to Tira Wireless' extensive porting and global mobile handset knowledge as well as the Tira Jump Workflow Manager for the efficient management of the mobile content deployment process. Dwango's mobile content offering covers the spectrum of games, ringtones, messaging, images, video clips and other mobile technology applications.

Dwango joins the move to Jump along with other notable mobile entertainment companies, including Disney, I-play and Airborne Entertainment that have also licensed the Tira Jump Product Suite. To date more than 50 percent of leading mobile content publishers have used Tira Jump technology to port their mobile games. These publishers have created and deployed more than 7,000 versions of leading mobile games and applications in eight different languages around the world.

"The global market for mobile content and applications continues to expand rapidly," said Rick Hennessey, CEO of Dwango Wireless, Inc. "We look forward to working with Tira's Jump technology, which will help manage our premium mobile content and its efficient deployment to the constant stream of new handsets entering the marketplace."

The Tira Jump Product Suite enables the porting of mobile applications across 250 different handsets, as well as multiple languages and mobile operator requirements. It drives significant efficiencies in the porting of mobile applications by automating the porting management process, thereby ensuring quality, consistency and control; and automating the creation of multiple builds of applications from a portable reference build.

"Dwango Wireless quickly established itself as one of the most important players in the mobile industry and has an impressive roster of mobile brand partners," said Matt Golden, VP Business Development and Co-Founder of Tira Wireless. "In the past year, their revenue growth has clearly shown their success. By joining the growing league of publishers that have licensed the Tira Jump Product Suite, Dwango will be able to further expand the reach of their products globally while keeping tight control over costs, quality and delivery schedules."

About Tira Wireless

Tira Wireless is the premier provider of technology for mobile content deployment. Tira's proprietary technology - the Tira Jump Product Suite - enables mobile publishers, operators and developers to quickly and cost effectively bring quality mobile content to market. Tira Jump enables the deployment of mobile Java applications across a broad range of handsets, languages and mobile operator requirements. Tira's customers and partners include Disney Mobile, Sony Pictures Mobile, THQ Wireless, T-Mobile, TELUS Mobility, Sony Ericsson, and Nokia. Tira has been recognized as one of "10 Emerging Wireless Players to Watch" by IDC; named one of the "Fierce 15 Top Wireless Startups" by Fierce Wireless; and awarded the 2004 CDMA Industry Achievement Award for Innovative Entertainment Technology Development. For more information visit www.tirawireless.com.

About Dwango® Wireless

Dwango® Wireless (OTCBB:DWGN) offers a comprehensive approach for bringing lifestyle and affiliate brands to the wireless arena through customized entertainment content, ringtones, games and applications for mobile phones. A key player in the wireless industry, Dwango Wireless provides unique content for some of today's hottest lifestyle brands, including Napster, Playboy and Rolling Stone. Dwango Wireless corporate information can be found www.dwango.com. Dwango® is a trademark of Dwango Co. Ltd., and used by Dwango Wireless pursuant to an exclusive license. For more information, go to www.dwango.com.

Certain of the statements made in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. For example, the statements regarding Dwango Wireless's growth opportunities and the anticipated launch of future products and services are forward-looking and actual results may differ materially from those statements due to various risks and uncertainties. Those risks and uncertainties include customer acceptance of our products and services, failure to timely launch our new products and services and general economic conditions in our targeted markets. More information about the risks and uncertainties faced by Dwango Wireless is contained in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Dwango Wireless disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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