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Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc., Launches Mobile Entertainment Services Provided by ClearSky Mobile Media

ClearSky Mobile Media, Inc., today announced that it will provide its unique mix of mobile entertainment services to Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc., a leading CDMA carrier servicing communities in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Under the terms of agreement, ClearSky will implement its hosted WAP Gateway and MMS-C, along with its ProPortal, ProVantage, ProVision and ClearBill products. This complementary suite of managed services enables consumers to browse the web via mobile phones as well as download content and use multimedia messaging over Panhandle’s CDMA network.

“It was a great challenge for us to find a technology partner that could implement a comprehensive solution that would work across all of our data handsets. We found that many companies do not provide the full complement of services and content we required as a CDMA carrier,” said Ron Strecker, Panhandle’s CEO. “Fortunately for us, we discovered ClearSky has the expertise and professionalism required to successfully implement our solution.”

“Panhandle’s goal was to expand its services to successfully compete in a dynamic marketplace. By working in concert with Panhandle’s management team we were able to help them attain that goal,” said Dean Fresonke , ClearSky’s CEO. “Not only have we been successful in our endeavors with services to tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 carriers on GSM and iDEN networks, but ClearSky has also demonstrated its ability to support our clients on CDMA networks, which has proven to be extremely challenging for our competitors.”

About Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc. along with its parent company, Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc., provides an array of communication services to customers in the Oklahoma Panhandle area. Services include state of the art residential and business telephone services with many calling features, plus long distance service; High speed internet service with help desk; cellular telephone service with nationwide plans, free mobile to mobile and free nights and weekends; DITV (digital interactive TV) with 140+ channels, local networks,TV web surfing, PVR, and pause live features; Cable TV and 24 hour live answering service 365 days per year. Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc was established in 1983. Its parent company Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc. was established in 1954 and both are headquartered in Guymon, Oklahoma.

About ClearSky Mobile Media

Since 1995, ClearSky has been helping carriers of all sizes stay on the cusp of technology with a complete portfolio of outsourced data services. Today, ClearSky is in the business of empowering wireless carriers’ participation in the burgeoning world of wireless consumer content. ClearSky provides an end to end, one stop shop solution for carriers of all sizes and with varying levels of experience in the wireless consumer content market place throughout the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. ClearSky provides carriers an industry-leading portfolio of downloadable content, mobile web browsing and MMS services delivered with a full complement of billing integration and reporting products. Staying on top has never been so easy. Learn more at www.csky.com.

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Nichole White
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