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Option requests suspension of trading of shares

(PresseBox) (Leuven, Belgium, ) Option NV announces that it has requested the temporarily suspension of the trading of its shares on Euronext Brussels until the end of the scrip private placement which will take place today, Friday 18 December 2009, within the framework of its rights offering. Trading in the shares will resume after the results of the placement are announced.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell securities or an invitation to make an offer to buy securities in Option NV and no securities will be sold in any jurisdiction in which an offer, invitation or sale are illegal without prior registration or approval under the financial legislation of that jurisdiction. This notice is not an offer to sell securities in the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States of America unless registered or exempt from registration under the Act.

Giving notice or disseminating information about a capital increase of Option NV to the public in jurisdictions other than Belgium, where prior registration or approval is required for such purpose, is not allowed. No steps have been or will be taken with regard to the offer of Rights, scrips or shares outside Belgium in any jurisdiction where such steps would be mandatory. The issue, exercise or sale of Rights, scrips and subscription to or purchase of shares, Rights or scrips are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. Option NV will not be liable if such restrictions are violated by any person whosoever. This notice is not an offer document or prospectus in connection with an offer of securities by Option NV.

Copyright ©2009 OPTION. All rights reserved. All product and company names herein may be (registered) trademarks or trade names.

Option N.V.

Option, the wireless technology company, is a leading innovator in the design, development and manufacture of 3G HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, and WLAN technology products for wireless connectivity solutions. Option has established an impressive reputation for creating exciting products that enhance the performance and functionality of wireless communications. Option is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. The company also has Research & Development in Belgium (Leuven), Germany (Augsburg) and an ISO 9001 production engineering and logistics facility in Ireland (Cork). Option maintains offices in Europe, US, Greater China, Japan and Australia. For more information please visit