DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) today announced the commencement of the Trade Mission to Kenya, being hosted by the Company's board member, former Chairman of the Dallas Federal Reserve and a retired Major General Hugh G. Robinson. NewMarket is a twelve-year-old, global systems integrator and emerging technology provider with operations in Asia, Latin America and North America. Since 2002, NewMarket operations have expanded from reporting approximately $1 million in annual revenue to over $95 million in revenue in 2008. The Company has set a $100 million profitable revenue forecast for 2009.

The Company is now focused on expansion to the African continent, with initial operational development in Kenya and targeting the surrounding emerging economies in East Africa. Earlier this year, NewMarket was invited to present at the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) WiMax Conference in Nairobi, based on the Company's experience in emerging economies. The Company had previously participated in the "Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2007," also in Nairobi.

Broadband adoption in Africa is expected to experience 28% growth annually through 2013 as undersea cables come online. Kenya has one submarine cable in place with two additional cables expected by 2011. The expanded capacity for broadband in Africa is expected to reduce costs by nearly 75%, making broadband affordable to end-users. Africa's current broadband system relies heavily on satellite for broadband communication, which typically costs about 20 times more than broadband offerings in the U.S. A recent report by Pyramid Research stated, "By early 2011, we expect that more than half of all African markets will have 3G, while broadband coverage is increasing daily via both wireless and wireline technologies."

As the region's technology and communication infrastructure expands, NewMarket plans to meet the growing demand by positioning itself to provide a wide range of high-quality, affordable technology products and services. To do so, the Company has announced plans to expand its operations in China into the East Africa region.

Online Presentation on Opportunities in East Africa and Trade Mission

NewMarket has provided an on-demand Webcast discussing in more detail the opportunities the Company sees in the region and the Trade Mission to Kenya. A link to the Webcast titled 'NewMarket East Africa Trade Mission Webcast' is available on the NewMarket website under Investor Relations at www.newmarkettechnology.com.

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About NewMarket Technology, Inc. (www.newmarkettechnology.com)

NewMarket is a reporting company with audited financial reports filed with the SEC. NewMarket provides systems integration, technology infrastructure services and emerging technology worldwide. NewMarket has a focus on providing technology and support services to rapidly growing economies where technology purchasing is on the rise. In addition to its base of operations in North America, NewMarket has operations today in the growing economies of China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and Northern Latin America. Last year the Company reported over $40 million in revenue from Asia and over $20 million in revenue from Latin America. Overall, NewMarket reported over $95 million in revenue for 2008.

Across the globe, NewMarket is a Microsoft and Oracle partner, distributes various computer hardware and peripherals from brand partners such as Dell, HP, IBM, Cisco, Sony, Epson, Canon and Sanyo and is also an authorized reseller of operating systems and various software from companies such as Red Hat, Sybase, IBM, BEA, Veritas and others. Additionally, the Company works with emerging technologies such as mobile computing, various security and wireless broadband technologies.

NewMarket's rapid growth since 2002 has placed the Company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for 5 consecutive years. NewMarket was recognized as the third fastest growing technology company in the United States in 2006 and the number one fastest growing technology company in North Texas for two years in a row.


This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results, events and performance could vary materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause NewMarket's actual results in future periods to differ materially from results expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, product demand and market competition. You should independently investigate and fully understand all risks before making investment decisions.

Contact Information: Contact: NewMarket Technology, Inc. Investor Relations 214-722-3065 ir@newmarkettechnology.com