Ecrio is selected as the client software provider for NTT DoCoMo's new PushTalkT service

Ecrio to power DoCoMo's FOMAŽ handsets.

CUPERTINO, Calif., October 25th --

Ecrio Inc., the leading provider of Real Time Communications software for Mobile Phones announced today that Ecrio's Embedded Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) solution has been licensed by NTT DoCoMo to be deployed on the new 902i series 3G FOMAŽ handsets, the most advanced handsets ever deployed by NTT DoCoMo.

"We are delighted to establish this relationship with Ecrio," said Koji Chiba, Vice President, Managing Director of Customer Equipment Development Department. "PoC is going to be a key component of our mobile network and next generation mobile terminals. Ecrio has demonstrated its vision and leadership by delivering a highly flexible and portable PoC architecture that was easily integrated in our Symbian OSTM and Linux FOMAŽ handsets."

"NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile operator and we are proud to have been selected for our PoC solution," said Nagesh Challa, President, and CEO of Ecrio. "Ecrio is committed to providing an open and interoperable IMS Client Framework that is compliant to the OMA and 3GPP standards, for the rapid deployment of new services on advanced networks. Our PoC solution built on this platform has been designed to deliver this vision".

About Ecrio Inc

Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Ecrio is the leading vendor of real time communication software for mobile phones. Ecrio provides interoperable and standard compliant software to Mobile Phone Manufacturers and Mobile Operators. Ecrio offers solutions for Instant Messaging and Presence Services (IMPS), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Push to Talk over Cellular (PoC). Ecrio's customers include Mobile Industry leaders such as NTT DoCoMo, Lucent, NEC and Panasonic. www.ecrio.com

Ecrio is a trademark of Ecrio Inc. All other brands, products, and company names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective holders.

FOMA and PushTalk are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries. NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.

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