Openwave® Passport: Smart Policy Shortlisted As Total Telecom’s World Vendor Awards 2012 Finalist

Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV), a global software innovator and the inventor of the mobile internet, announced today that Openwave® Passport: Smart Policy was named a finalist in the Best Mobile Network Product category for Total Telecom’s World Vendor Awards 2012. The World Vendor Awards winners will be announced on 26 April, 2012 in London. Openwave Passport: Smart Policy is an innovative, flexible solution that provides mobile operators the ability to rapidly refine their pricing strategies to adapt and keep pace with market demand and competitive offerings.

“Openwave is honored to receive recognition from Total Telecom for a product that we consider an essential monetization tool for mobile operators,” said Mike Mulica, CEO, Openwave. “ Passport: Smart Policy empowers mobile service providers to effectively manage and monetize the user experience as they move towards a more diverse and personalized tiered-service environment. We believe as more operators move towards tiered offerings, solutions like Passport: Smart Policy will help operators proactively offer better service to their customers and more effectively manage network costs.”

About World Vendor Awards

The first two years of the World Vendor Awards have seen 100+ individual vendor companies enter the awards, representing a global community that spans Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa. The awards are open to all suppliers large and small, general and specialist, communications sector equipment and software suppliers, IT companies and service providers. Each company that enters will be analyzed by our expert judges. All the winners will have been scrutinized and assessed by a panel of industry professionals. This being the case one can rest assured that an award from World Vendor Awards will speak for itself. World Vendor Awards remains the only independent impartial awards that are focused on telecom vendors.

Openwave Passport: Smart Policy

Openwave Passport: Smart Policy allows the operator to offer a range of different data access plans to their subscribers, from a monthly recurring plan with specified “fair usage” limits to a more flexible pay-as-you-go, time-based “pass” that might be more suitable to the casual data user. Passport: Smart Policy monitors the user’s activity (by time or traffic volume) and can proactively inform them when appropriate of events such as allocated quotas being reached, changes to their service plan, new data changes that may apply or new services that may be of interest. The subscriber may also manage their service plans directly with on-demand access to time and/or volume “meters” and options for extensions or upgrades.

Openwave offers a complete portfolio of context-aware mediation and messaging products and services including Media Optimizer, Mobile Analytics, Integra, Web Optimizer, Email Mx and Rich Mail.

About Openwave

Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: OPWV) is a global software innovator and the inventor of the mobile internet. Openwave established many of the foundational patents that allow mobile devices to connect to the Internet. Over the years, the company has built a patent portfolio of approximately 200 patents covering many innovations spanning smart devices, cloud technologies and unified messaging. Today Openwave provides all-Internet Protocol (all-IP) mediation and messaging solutions that enable communication service providers to create and deliver smarter services.

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