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Radius-ED strengthens presence in Asia Pacific and Europe

February 23, 2007

Radius-ED strengthens presence in Asia Pacific and Europe

New appointments set to forge exponential growth in the marketplace

Singapore, 23 February 2007
– Radius-ED, a global mobile messaging solutions provider, has today announced the appointments of Philip Davis as General Manager of Global Sales and Marketing, Ben Chong as Country Manager for Malaysia and Singapore, and Timo Matthias as Business Development Manager for Europe to lead its sales and marketing efforts in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Davis, who also holds the position of Country Manager for The Philippines, is responsible for driving the group’s overall sales, profits and strategic marketing positioning. Previously, <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Davis was Country Manager of LaNetroZed Philippines, where he laid the foundation for its transformation into a highly profitable business by his implementation of new media and product strategies. He brings with him a wealth of eight years experience in the mobile industry from Samsung UK, Sonera Zed (UK and Italy) and LaNetro Zed (The Philippines), where he was responsible for the launch of several successful Mobile Value Added Services.

Chong, who is also Chief Technology Officer, will be responsible for the business direction and operations of the Malaysian and Singapore outfits. Additionally, he is tasked with building the technology roadmap for the group’s continuous growth. An MBA graduate from Nottingham Trent University, Chong was responsible for the R&D of many of Radius’ proprietary network design and business applications today.

For its foray into Europe, the group appointed Matthias to lead its operations from Germany. Incoming from a sales and marketing function for Europe’s leading sports rights marketing company, SPORTFIVE, Matthias brings with him a breath of fresh enthusiasm and business acumen in developing the mobile messaging market in Europe.

Dr Bruno Sorrentino, the group’s Chief Executive Officer, says "Philip, Ben and Timo bring an exceptional combination of finesse, skill and experience to their new roles.”

"Together, their leadership and experience will enable Radius to pilot the rapidly evolving world of mobile messaging and keep us at the forefront of today’s explosive mobile data market.”

Philip Davis says: "Radius has proven to be a strong contender in the world of mobile messaging offering innovative mobile marketing and secured messaging solutions. As the trend in global mobile messaging continues to surge, I’m delighted to play a pivotal role in driving Radius forward and building our global ambitions.”

Ben Chong says: "I'm very much looking forward to playing a part both from a commercial aspect as a country manager and technically as the CTO in extending our mobile solutions and strengthening our networks to offer a faster and more efficient service to our clients and partners."

About Radius-ED Limited

Established in 2000, Radius-ED is a global mobile messaging solutions provider with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, The Philippines and USA, and strategic partners in Thailand, Australia, Canada, Middle East and United Kingdom.

Radius’ business focus is to provide innovative mobile data services including SMS, MMS, and WAP to meet the demands and evolving specifications of the industry. The company also provides value-added services in mobile marketing and customised solutions for secured messaging and revenue assurance to its international partners who are primarily Mobile Operators, Content Providers/Aggregators and Global Brand Owners.

To enable the implementation of multi-destination delivery channels, Radius-ED has established alliances with over 500 mobile operators across 200 countries to provide a truly global coverage and interoperability.  Today, the company continues to maintain ownership and operation of its proprietary messaging platforms and network infrastructure to better support its service offerings.

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