Nomadix and Thames Online Deploy London Metropolitan Wi-Fi Network

First-of-Kind Mesh Network to Stretch Along the River Thames

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NEWBURY PARK, Calif., March 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nomadix, Inc. (www.Nomadix.com), the leading supplier of intelligent network devices and interconnect services for guest access, digital cities, and carrier HotSpots, and Thames Online (www.thamesonline.com), a leading U.K. wireless internet service provider, today announced a partnership that has deployed a municipal Wi-Fi mesh network along the River Thames in London. The deal provides a first-class service, optimized for heavy and multi-faceted use.

"The River Thames deployment is the first of its kind, and runs through the heart of one of the world's most famous cities," said Andy Coney, commercial director of Thames Online. "Due to the high-profile nature of the project, our partners must have best-in-breed technology. Nomadix' products are renowned worldwide for their security, scalability, reliability, and ease-of-use. We are pleased to be working together."

Thames Online is a joint venture between Meshhopper WiFi Networks Limited (www.meshhopper.com) and code Creation Limited (www.codecreation.com). The River Thames mesh network provides blanket WiFi coverage to users along an eight mile stretch of the river-from the Houses of Parliament to Canary Wharf, the key financial district. The service is also accessible from river boat ferries.

The Nomadix Service Engine(tm) (NSE) resides in venue, carrier, or service provider infrastructure to enable connectivity in public access environments. Embedded on the NSE itself, Nomadix' patented gateway software immediately and invisibly adapts to a computer's settings to enable a secure, easy-to-use connection. In addition, NSE software creates a unique service creation environment, and supports a variety of revenue-generating mechanisms for operators. Since its inception, Nomadix has shipped 25,000 NSE-enabled units to customers in over 60 countries.

"Metropolitan Wi-Fi deployments continue to be an important growth market for Nomadix," said Kurt Bauer, president and CEO of Nomadix. "The Thames Online deployment is an innovative and sophisticated network. Its high-end performance will be an important showcase for both companies' products and services."

About Thames Online

Thames Online is a London-based wireless internet service provider that is building metro WiFi networks, allowing users to access broadband internet and make cheap phone calls whilst on the move. A joint venture partnership between Meshhopper WiFi Networks Ltd and Code Creation Limited. For further information call +44 (0) 870 067 3286 or email info@thamesonline.com

About Meshhopper WiFi Networks Limited

Meshhopper builds, owns and operates metro-scale Wi-Fi networks for ISPs and Telecoms. The company aims to deliver seamless wireless coverage that carries both public and private traffic. The Meshhopper brand is known for using only the best components for network integration. In this deployment, Meshhopper is using Nomadix AG5000 Metro Gateways. The Nomadix Service Engine (NSE) Gateway software is fully customizable for authentication, billing, and security. Contact +44 870 750 1167 or info@meshhopper.com.

About codeCreation Limited

codeCreation builds cutting edge public transport information systems for all modes of public transport. The company utilises the latest cutting edge technology in its system for deployment of real time passenger information, from embedded windows computers in the field, wireless networks for information delivery, and fault tolerant servers. codeCreation works with local authorities and government to provide the highest quality of integrated services to the public, also giving best value for the money. For more information call +44(0)800 028 144 or email contact@codecreation.com.

About Nomadix

Nomadix is the leading provider of intelligent network devices and interconnect services that make nomadic computing easy. The company offers the Nomadix Service Engine (tm) (NSE), which allows the public access service operators and venue owners to deploy a cost effective, secure and easy to use high-speed Internet access offering. Nomadix Interconnect Services(tm) are a suite of services that provide a variety of business services including intelligent roaming, content and application delivery in conjunction with the NSE powered public access networks.

The company is headquartered in Newbury Park, Calif., and sells and supports its products and services globally through licensing and OEM partnerships, Value Added Resellers and Systems Integrators. For additional information, please visit http://www.Nomadix.com or call (818) 597-1500.



        

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