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Space Data Consolidates 900 MHz Spectrum

Will Hold Two-Thirds of the Nationwide NPCS Spectrum

Dear Editor,

Space Data Corporation has entered into a
joint venture that, when approved by the FCC, will consolidate its
leadership position in the Narrowband PCS (NPCS) part of the licensed 900
MHz band. Space Data will be the licensee of nearly 2 MHz of the 3 MHz
allocated to NPCS by the FCC.

As part of a series of spectrum swaps leading to this consolidation, Space
Data is forming a Joint Venture with Scott MacIntyre, a wireless
entrepreneur, which will encompass 200 KHz of spectrum that is non-core to
its planned SkySite® operations and will be available for lease or sale.
This spectrum is ideal for such applications as private SMR (Specialized
Mobile Radio) networks for industrial customers requiring priority
communications during crises. It also has potential low-cost applications
for new services such as nationwide distribution of iPOD or gaming content,
meter reading and other narrowband applications needing a nationwide
footprint without spending billions on spectrum.

Space Data considers "Narrowband" a misnomer as flexible use rules and the
technology it has developed allows its balloon based SkySite
telecommunications platform to provide innovative advanced messaging to
rural and underserved areas in the US. Since 2004, Space Data has flown
more than 15,000 flights over the Southwestern US to provide
machine-to-machine services to oil industry customers for well monitoring,
vehicle tracking and pipeline monitoring. This quarter, Space Data is
beginning a telemedicine program to monitor diabetes readings via wireless
PDAs for members of the Navajo Nation on remote areas of their tribal lands
in Arizona.

Virtually all of Space Data's licenses are nationwide and half of them are
now paired for compatibility with standard SMR devices, which means they
can deliver iDEN or analog voice including PTT (Push To Talk) service and
packet data services. Space Data is working with a Software Defined Radio
company, Full Spectrum Inc. of Menlo Park CA, which will potentially
utilize Space Data's spectrum for delivery of 1-2 Mpbs WiMAX services to
targeted industries such as rural utilities.

Space Data also has 20 MHz of additional spectrum in the Gulf of Mexico and
Northern Alaska in the AWS spectrum band from Auction 66. These are low
population, oil-rich areas where it plans to offer broadband service, which
is now largely non-existent. Space Data did not enter the current Auction
73, but has filed comments with the FCC as its ubiquitous SkySites can
dramatically reduce the number and timing of otherwise needed towers to
meet the more stringent government build-out requirements for the 700 MHz
band, such as 70 percent of geography versus the historical 75 percent of
population requirement.

Space Data is a private company founded in 2000. It received a $49 million
contract from the US Air Force in 2006 to improve communications in battle
environments and is one of the only companies to qualify for Tribal Lands
Bidding Credits offered by the FCC. For additional information, please
visit http://www.spacedata.net

Scott MacIntyre as an individual and through Data Radio Management Inc of
Merrimack NH is a FCC licensee in numerous private radio bands primarily as
a result of his successful participation in FCC auctions.

Contacts:
Jim Wiesenberg: 480-722-2104; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tim Ayers: 202-857-9734; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chandler, Arizona

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