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Xircom Introduces GPRS Wireless Technology for Embedded Applications

Enables Developers World-wide to Quickly and Easily Customise a Wide Array
of Data and Voice Applications

London, 26th January, 2001 - Xircom Europe (Nasdaq: XIRC), the leading
provider of mobile information access solutions, announced the
of its low-cost GSM/GPRS solution for embedding wireless data
directly into next generation products for end-user and vertical markets.
The new core radio solution supports complete voice and data capabilities
with the ability to customise the engine to customers’ diverse needs. In
addition to GSM/GPRS functionality, Xircom’s world-wide support team
type approval facilities and development platforms that enable customers
accelerate the time to market for new products.

"We realise that a range of companies with diverse needs will require
wireless GPRS solutions and we have developed our product accordingly,"
Loren Anderson, Director of Wide-Area Wireless Integration Products for
Xircom. "Whether an engineer wants to embed wireless capabilities into
latest Internet appliance, vending machine or telematics application,
Xircom will provide the necessary functionality and tools, including type
approval facilities, to ensure success."

In addition to its embedded GSM/GPRS radio solution, Xircom offers
a development platform for embedding and/or integrating Xircom wireless
solutions, and EagleÔ, a self-contained and fully type approved GSM radio
module for integration into products. In support of its wireless
integration customers and products, Xircom has formed a fully dedicated
organisation that includes sales and marketing, engineering and technical

About Xircom, Inc.

For over a decade mobile professionals around the world have relied on
Xircom for access to their information anytime, anywhere. Xircom designs
develops innovative solutions that connect mobile users world-wide to
corporate networks, the Internet, Intranets and other online resources.
Xircom sells and supports its products in over 100 countries through
distributors, resellers, electronic channels and global OEM partnerships.
Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Calif., with regional headquarters in
Belgium, Japan and Singapore, Xircom has 1,900 employees world-wide and
trailing four-quarter revenue of $496 million. Please visit

for more information.

Xircom press contacts:

PR Consultants

Bluegrass Communications

Nick Barrance, Emma Gurd

Tel: 01264 323141

Fax: 01264 323251

Press & Analyst Contact

Xircom UK Ltd

Jackie Parton

Tel: 01256 345607

Fax: 01256 332553

For Sales information

General enquiry’s number: 01256 332552

International toll free number: 00800 7070 6060



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Xircom is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and has regional
headquarter offices in Antwerp, Belgium, Tokyo, Japan and Singapore. US
Sales: (800) 438-4526. Telephone: (805) 376-9300 Fax: (805) 376-9311.