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Option to showcase new products at Mobile World Congress 2008

(PresseBox) (Leuven, ) Option N.V. (Euronext: OPTI; OTC: OPNVY), the wireless technology company, today announced it will unveil several exciting new mobile devices at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2008 in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 11-14.

These state of the art new product releases include:
- A compact, high performance USB wireless modem which has already received a top industry award for its innovative and stylish design
- The world’s first quad-band HSPA ExpressCard, delivering professional performance in a slim line design
- Option’s new generation embedded wireless module providing uplink speeds up to 5.76Mbps, for built-in high-speed connectivity for laptop computers and other consumer electronics

The World’s Smallest HSPA Embedded Module – the GTM501 – will also be demo’d at this event.

Designed to meet the explosive global demand for wireless connectivity, these innovative solutions address the needs of consumer and business users alike.

Showcasing wireless connectivity options for the four primary wireless broadband segments of Home Solutions, Embedded Solutions, Professional Solutions and Consumer Solutions, Option’s booth – Stand 2C54 in Hall 2 – demonstrates the company’s vision of ‘Anywhere, Anytime Easy Access to Information" and its commitment to "simplexity" – making complex technologies simple and accessible for users everywhere.

Bringing together more than 1,300 companies from the operator and vendor communities worldwide, the Mobile World Congress is the mobile industry’s premier event and an important platform for Option to showcase its latest products.

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 built up an enviable reputation for creating exciting products that enhance the performance and functionality of wireless communications. Option's headquarters are in Belgium (Leuven). The company has Research & Development in Belgium (Leuven) and Germany (Düsseldorf and Adelsried), and an ISO 9001 production engineering and logistics facility in Ireland (Cork). Option also has offices in Europe, US, Asia, Japan and Australia. For more information please visit