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“ProdigyTM WiFlyer®” to Offer Wireless Internet and Networking to SBC Yahoo! Dial Subscribers

SBC "Prodigy" Brand Licensed for Co-brand of WiFlyer Wireless Access Point; Brings Wi-Fi Internet Connectivity, Wireless Networking to Dial Users

HOUSTON, TEXAS, October 11, 2005 - Always On Wireless, Inc. today announced an agreement with SBC Communications Inc. (NYSE: SBC) to market a co-branded version of its acclaimed WiFlyer access point with SBC's Prodigy name that will target SBC Yahoo! Dial subscribers as well as leading retail chains.  The Prodigy WiFlyer offers wireless Internet access and wireless networking to users of dial as well as DSL Internet access services. 

SBC Yahoo! Dial is an information service that combines dial Internet access and applications from SBC Internet Services, with customized content, services, and applications from Yahoo! Inc.

"We are extremely excited about using the Prodigy brand in co-promoting the WiFlyer to both SBC and other dialup users" said Rudy Prince, CEO of Always On Wireless, manufacturer of the WiFlyer.  "We believe the Prodigy brand is well respected for Internet access and will add further name recognition to our products."

The WiFlyer has been shipping since Q4 '04 and is the industry's only wireless access point optimized for dial Internet users.  The product combines a V.92 dial modem together with a complete router and wireless 802.11 access point.  Multiple wireless laptops as well as one wired Ethernet cable, such as to a desktop PC, can be networked and share a single dial Internet connection.

The Prodigy WiFlyer will be available from at $129.95 starting October 11. 

About SBC
SBC Communications Inc. (NYSE: SBC) is a Fortune 50 company whose subsidiaries, operating under the SBC brand, provide a full range of voice, data, networking, e-business, directory publishing and advertising, and related services to businesses, consumers and other telecommunications providers. SBC holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which serves more than 51.6 million wireless customers. SBC companies provide high-speed DSL Internet access lines to more American consumers than any other provider and are among the nation's leading providers of Internet services. SBC companies also now offer satellite TV service. Additional information about SBC and SBC products and services is available at

About Always on Wireless   
Focused on bringing advanced communication technologies to narrowband markets, Always On Wireless has developed the industry's first portable Wi-Fi access point optimized for both dialup and broadband Internet access. The company's initial product, the WiFlyer, has been well recognized as the only Wi-Fi solution targeting the millions of dialup users worldwide to allow shared wireless Internet access from a single dialup connection.  The company's executive team has many years of combined experience in telecommunications and networking products; notable successes including  For more information visit

Laptop users and some desktop users may need to purchase a wireless card. Pricing subject to change without notice. Acceptance of Terms of Service required. Taxes and additional fees extra. Other restrictions may apply.  Yahoo!, the Yahoo! logos and other product and service names are the trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Yahoo! Inc. SBC, the SBC logo, the Prodigy name and logo and other product names are trademarks of SBC Knowledge Ventures, L.P.  Prodigy name and logo have been licensed to Always On Wireless by SBC Knowledge Ventures, L.P.  WiFlyer is a registered trademark of Always On Wireless, Inc.  All other brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.  © 2005 SBC Knowledge Ventures, L.P. and Always On Wireless, Inc. All rights reserved.

Jason Love, Product Manager
Always On Wireless, Inc.
[email protected]

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