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Wavesat 4G Technology Helps Establish Montreal - Shanghai Research Initiative

Wavesat Wireless Broadband Solutions Central to Successful Launch of Remote Research Collaboration Facility for Canadian and Chinese Companies

Montréal, Canada, November 12, 2008 – Wavesat Inc., a leading supplier of Broadband Wireless semiconductor solutions announced today that it has participated in a multi-partner initiative that launched a new Remote Research Collaboration Facility (RRCF) on November 7, 2008. The initiative was spearheaded by Prompt Inc. and the Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Communications (WiCO) The RRCF is a transcontinental virtual laboratory that will provide researchers in Montréal, Canada and Shanghai, China with remote access to microelectronics and telecommunications equipment. Wavesat provided funding, research and development expertise as well as products for the set up of the RRCF. ZTE, the world’s leading telecommunications device supplier, also actively participated in the demonstration.

With leading researchers, government, academic and industry leaders watching on, the successful live demonstration took place at WiCO’s world-class research and development facility located in Shanghai. It was the first intercontinental experiment between researchers at the Montréal-based École de technologie supérieure (ETS) and WiCO. The successful live demonstration proved that microelectronics equipment located in Shanghai could be managed by students located more than 11 thousand kilometers away. The demo showcased both the research capability available through the RRCF and how it will benefit innovators in both countries. Wavesat’s Odysseyâ„¢ 8500 WiMAX USB device was central to both the demonstration and future collaboration at the RRCF.

Throughout the project, the Wavesat Odyssey-based broadband wireless devices will be used as the platform for research with the goal of improving realistic deployment models as well as antenna technology algorithms. Further to the initial collaboration, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between ZTE and Wavesat in September 2007 engaging both companies to continue to support the project towards establishing a real-life WiMAX field environment. The Wavesat Odyssey 8500 chip is ideal for such a project given its unique multimode and programmable architecture.

In addition to facilitating new research and development collaboration, the RRCF creates a cost-effective and efficient means for Canadian and Chinese companies to demonstrate new wireless technologies to prospective customers across the globe. Wavesat intends to showcase its latest broadband wireless technologies supporting multiple protocols at the RRCF facilities.

“The RRCF creates an international customer interaction centre for Wavesat, enabling us to demonstrate and promote our innovative broadband solutions to prospective customers in China’s telecommunications industry,” said Mr. Raj Singh, President and CEO at Wavesat. “We look forward to the positive impact on our product development and the opportunity for greater reach into lucrative Asian markets.”

“We have helped to create a virtual research environment that promises to stimulate practical–and profitable–research results for both university researchers and companies such as Wavesat and ZTE,” said Dr. Charles Despins, President and CEO of Prompt. “It demonstrates how the Prompt partnership model can directly impact the growth of Québec-based companies, by stimulating new commercial opportunities and facilitating access to new global markets.”

About Wavesat

Wavesat is a global leader in mobile broadband, providing advanced semiconductor solutions to the world’s leading carrier and mobile device manufacturers to deploy future-proof broadband services and products. With award winning technology, Wavesat delivers silicon that enables customers to deploy multiple Broadband Wireless technologies such as WiMAX Wave2 and XG-PHS today and to migrate seamlessly to future 4G technologies such as LTE. Wavesat is a principal member of the WiMAX Forum®. Wavesat was awarded the 2008 Frost and Sullivan Mobile Broadband Wireless Access Excellence in Technology Award and was recognized as one of Canada’s Top Ten Technology companies for 2009. For more information, please visit

About Prompt Inc.

Prompt is a non-profit corporation that stimulates industry-university R&D partnerships to increase the competitiveness of the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector in Québec. With financial support from the Government of Québec and the private sector, Prompt aims to enable new R&D initiatives that add value to Québec-based companies, increase the benefits of public investments in research, and bolster the provincial innovation system. The partnerships facilitated by Prompt are financed by the private sector, the Government of Québec and the Government of Canada. As these initiatives often receive additional funds from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and other granting agencies, and scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax credits from provincial and federal governments, the value of every dollar invested by a company can generate a return of more than seven. For further information, please visit

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Industry Veterans to Lend Thought Leadership and Experience to GSA Council

SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 7, 2008) – The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) announces the additions of Dr. Yannick Levy, founder and chief executive officer, DiBcom, and Dr. Horst Gant, vice president, Infineon Technologies AG to its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Leadership Council. The council, comprised of executives from leading semiconductor companies throughout Europe and the Middle East, serves as advisors to the GSA board of directors on global and regional issues. The council focuses on defining GSA’s EMEA strategy and identifying what support EMEA companies need including additional tools and resources, as well as activities in the region.

Dr. Levy founded DiBcom, a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets for mobile TV applications, in June 2000. Prior to DiBcom, Levy worked in the R&D group of Sagem Telecommunications, and participated in the Société Européenne des Satellites (SES), where he developed a unified specification for a satellite interactive terminal in partnership with the European Space Agency.

“It is a pleasure to have DiBcom join the effort of other semiconductor companies in Europe to develop a more active entrepreneurial ecosystem here, where engineering talents are excellent and the Venture Capital industry now better understands the returns and the challenges that this industry can offer,” says Yannick Levy.

Dr. Gant has worked at Infineon for over 20 years, held multiple management positions at different Infineon sites and is currently leading the IFX production partner management organization.

“I’m very much looking forward to working together with the GSA and contributing Infineon’s expertise and knowledge to the EMEA Leadership Council,” said Dr. Horst Gant, vice president Infineon Technologies. “I trust that the Council will support EMEA companies with its decisions and advices and generally help to accelerate the growth of the global semiconductor industry.”

“Both Mr. Levy and Dr. Gant bring unique expertise and representation from France and further leadership within Germany to the Council,” said Jodi Shelton, GSA co-founder and executive director. “I look forward to the insight and leadership supporting opportunities in wireless, automotive and analog, which are a few of the key areas that this impressive group of executives is already addressing for EMEA.”

The current GSA EMEA Leadership Council members are:

 David Baillie, chief executive officer, CamSemi, and GSA EMEA Leadership Council chairman

 Dr. Jalal Bagherli, chief executive officer, Dialog Semiconductor and vice-chair of the GSA EMEA Leadership Council

 Kobi Ben-Zvi, co-founder, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, Wintegra

 Stan Boland, president and chief executive officer, Icera

 Guillaume d’Eyssautier, president and chief executive officer, picoChip

 Warren East, chief executive officer, ARM, Inc.

 Danny Hacohen, vice president of business operations, DSP Group, Inc.

 Gennady Krasnikov, president and chief executive officer, Mikron JSC

 Christopher Ladas, vice president, manufacturing, CSR

 John Schmitz, vice president and manager, process technology lab, NXP Semiconductors

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About GSA:

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.

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Agito Networks Releases Next Generation of Enterprise-Grade Mobile Convergence Products for Enhanced Enterprise Mobile Voice

Secure Remote Voice, Broadest Support for Handsets and PBXs Among Capabilities in New Release of Agito’s RoamAnywhere Mobility Router Improving Enterprise Voice for Mobile Workers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sept. 8, 2008 – Agito Networks, Inc., the company delivering new technology in enterprise mobility, today announced the availability of the next-generation version of its award-winning RoamAnywhere Mobility Router.  The RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is the industry’s most powerful enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) product, purpose built for enterprises to help them increase mobile worker productivity while reducing cellular costs (

Agito Networks uniquely fuses Wi-Fi, cellular, IP telephony, and location information, improving the accessibility and responsiveness of mobile workers, while drastically reducing mobile costs.  RoamAnywhere uses the industry’s most complete set of proactive, location- and policy-based metrics, in addition to simplistic reactive metrics, to deliver fast and automatic, sub-100ms handover of mobile voice between WLAN and cellular networks.  Other solutions rely solely on reactive, “call-in-distress” metrics, such as diminishing signal strength and degrading voice quality, waiting for the call to degrade before attempting a handover.  RoamAnywhere adds proactive metrics, including location- and policy-based metrics, such as handset battery levels and network costs, into its handover decisions, delivering the best mobile voice experience for users.

According to Gartner, Inc., “The concept of FMC/mobile UC (Unified Communications) is gaining interest rapidly, as companies strategically assess enterprise telephony as the upgrade cycle of Internet Protocol (IP) telephony.  Moreover, as Wi-Fi was implemented into the enterprise, and Wi-Fi on phones began to appear, the idea of mobile UC grew, using Wi-Fi for voice to fill in where cellular lacked coverage.”1

Agito’s new RoamAnywhere release introduces Secure Remote Voice, a first-of-its-kind capability that addresses the challenges of poor cellular coverage outside the enterprise by delivering a secure voice over WLAN (VoWLAN) connection from Wi-Fi networks in homes, hotels and public hotspots.   While other solutions send VoIP traffic unencrypted over the Internet, the RoamAnywhere client uses an application-layer SSL connection to secure VoWLAN from non-enterprise networks.  Users can now realize the enhanced coverage and cellular cost savings that VoWLAN provides, in addition to the increased responsiveness of having enterprise PBX connectivity, in a simple-to-use, secure solution.  Secure Remote Voice supports all of Agito’s industry-leading capabilities remotely, including sub-100ms secure handover between Wi-Fi and cellular networks, and access to corporate directories – all without a cellular data plan, which other solutions require.

“Here at St. John’s Hospital, our physicians and staff need to be accessible from one device and one number in all areas of the hospital, including areas which have no cell coverage or are restricted from cell phone use,” said Bill Halpin, Sr. Network Engineer at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Ill.  “Our use of Agito’s mobility and handoff between cellular and Wi-Fi is going well, and our users are impressed.  We like Agito for many reasons, including having the broad choice of mobile devices it supports, such as Nokia and Windows Mobile phones.  The other systems we looked at require us to use one specific phone.”

 Unique in the industry, RoamAnywhere now offers a “Dual Persona” capability.  With most solutions, users are forced to abandon their cellular number in favor of their enterprise number.  Agito’s Dual Persona enables users to benefit from a converged mobile experience for business and personal communications, preserving the enterprise number for business calls and the cellular number for personal calls.  Users can mark contacts as personal or set the device to personal mode, so personal calls automatically route over the cellular network using the device’s cellular number.  Agito simplifies the user experience by providing a converged interface on one device for enterprise and personal dialing, contacts access, and voicemail access.  Users now have the flexibility to use this device for personal calls, and the enterprise benefits by minimizing costs related to personal minutes routing over the enterprise network. 

“We are interested in Agito’s new release, including its new dual persona features,” added St. John’s Hospital’s Halpin.  “We like the idea of users making personal calls in personal mode on the cell network, and not routing those calls through the PBX.  With the Agito solution, we now have a system that does not require users to carry a pager, PDA and cell phone, by converging business and personal communications on a single device.  In addition to improving productivity and reducing response times due to increased accessibility of physicians and staff, it will help us consolidate our expenses because we no longer will have to issue and support all those devices.”

 Agito’s new release offers the broadest handset and PBX support of any solution in the space.  RoamAnywhere has qualified support for more than 30 different types of handsets running the Symbian S60 Series and Windows Mobile 6 Standard and Professional operating systems.  Agito’s mobility router offers native line-side support for Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft, Nortel and Asterisk IP-PBXs.  Unlike other eFMC solutions that require enterprises to tamper with their enterprise route plans and desk phones during deployment, Agito, with its line-side capabilities, integrates seamlessly into existing customer networks, requiring no changes to the ecosystem.   

According to Gartner, Inc., “This is where vendor-neutral, device-oriented mobile UC vendors are finding some success, because many large corporations haven’t standardized on a single IP PBX vendor globally, and are looking at vendor-neutral systems.”1

 Continuing to innovate in cellular least cost routing, RoamAnywhere also now offers Dynamic Least Cost Routing.  Dynamic Least Cost Routing uses patent-pending algorithms to determine how best to route cellular calls, enterprise calls and international calls, allowing enterprises to realize significant savings.  For global workforces, RoamAnywhere intelligently re-directs international calls through the enterprise PBX with no user involvement, reducing international charges by a factor of 10 or more.  According to research published by Harris Interactive Inc., international roaming fees can cost U.S. businesses up to 12 times more than the average monthly wireless bill.2  For in-building “corridor warriors” and telecommuters, the Mobility Router intelligently routes business calls through high-quality home, hotspot or enterprise Wi-Fi networks, off-loading mobile minutes from cellular to the WLAN. 

“While the initial version of Agito’s RoamAnywhere set the stage for enterprise FMC, as validated by its customer traction and industry accolades, this latest release makes available what enterprises have been requiring in a mobility product for years,” said Pejman Roshan, Agito Networks vice president of marketing and the company’s co-founder.  “Enterprises have tried dabbling in mobile convergence, and are now serious about wide deployments to best enable their growing mobile populations.  Through the technology breakthroughs of our latest release, RoamAnywhere delivers robust enterprise convergence to best mobilize enterprises’ unified communications and voice applications inside and outside the enterprise, while meeting the complex requirements of enterprises.”

 Pricing and Availability

Pricing for the RoamAnywhere solution starts at approximately $9,995 for the 2000 Series and $27,495 for the 4000 Series.  It is available today directly and through leading channel partners.  Contact Agito Networks at for more information.

 About Agito Networks

Agito Networks is the award-winning technology leader in enterprise mobility.  Its product, the RoamAnywhere Mobility Router, is an innovative enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) platform enabling enterprises to extend voice and Unified Communications to cell phones.  RoamAnywhere is the first and only network appliance that fuses enterprise wireless LANs, carrier cellular networks, IP telephony and location technology to mobilize voice and data applications, while remaining agnostic to customers’ choices of carrier and equipment vendors.  Agito enables low-cost in-building voice coverage, reduced cellular costs, improved enterprise visibility and control over cellular usage, and better accessibility and responsiveness for mobile workers.  A Red Herring 100 winner, Agito was named a Coolest Emerging Technology Vendor for 2008 by CRN.  RoamAnywhere has received numerous industry awards, including earning CTIA Emerging Technology and eWEEK Excellence awards, and receiving Product of the Year honors from Unified Communications and Internet Telephony magazines.  CTO Timothy Olson was also named one of the Best CTOs of 2008 by InfoWorld.  Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company is venture backed by Battery Ventures, Castile Ventures and ITX International.  Go to for more information.


Note 1 – Gartner, Inc., “Mobility Drives Unified Communications Adoption and Wireline Replacement,” Phillip Redman, July 8, 2008.

Note 2 – Mobile Enterprise, “$693: Average Spent on International Roaming Charges,” Jan. 23, 2008.

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Multiconn and DiBcom partner to offer an enhanced in-car TV receiver

Paris: DiBcom, the leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, is pleased to announce that the Italian company MTC Multiconn s.r.l. will be the first to implement DiBcom’s “diversity-4” technology in their in-car digital TV receiver.

Receiving digital TV in a car travelling at high speeds requires advanced technology to ensure reliable and constant picture quality. In order to achieve the best results in the most demanding environments, DiBcom has introduced the MRC (Maximum Ratio Combining) diversity technology, which is a smart way to combine the digital TV signals received via 2 (or more) different antennas.

Multiconn is the first company to launch a ready-to-install in-car receiver using DiBcom’s “diversity-4” MRC technology. Individual antennas attached to four opposite car windows are connected to DiBcom’s DIB7070-M chips that integrate a VHF-UHF tuner along with a DVB-T/H demodulator.

The high integration of DiBcom’s chips has allowed Multiconn to create a very compact device, which can be easily dissimulated within the vehicle. In addition, the Multiconn in-car receiver features an automatic background scan thanks to 2 additional DIB7070-M chips. The Diversity Auto Scan (DAS) technology, developed by Multiconn, automatically locates and maintains the strongest TV signal found in the area, therefore delivering the best possible reception. The software application on the device also makes the system extremely user friendly: instead of having to manually scan for new programmes when out of the transmitter coverage area, the list of TV programmes available is automatically updated in real time throughout the journey.

“In countries such as Spain, Italy, France and Sweden, the use of DVB-T modulation modes in 64QAM impair reception in the mobile environment. Implementations and field tests have shown that using “diversity-4” (4 antennas) in these countries drastically increases the reliability of digital TV reception, enabling comfortable in-car use,” said Pascal Prost, Director of Product Marketing at DiBcom. “We are extremely pleased that a leading company like Multiconn is integrating DiBcom’s technology to provide innovative solutions and enhance Mobile TV accessibility throughout Europe.”

“The launch of this new auto-scanning and DAS system will enable us to raise the standard of in-car digital TV and we are very proud to be working alongside an industry pioneer and leader such as DiBcom on this exciting project,” said Luca Bacilieri, Multiconn’s CEO.

A demo of the Multiconn DAS system will be shown in the DiBcom booth A41, Hall3 at IBC from Sept. 12th to Sept. 16th.

About DiBcom

DiBcom is at the heart of mobile TV. As a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets, DiBcom enables low-power mobile and portable TV reception everywhere and at speeds exceeding 200 km/h. The company’s solutions are used in automotive, PC/peripheral, mobile phones and other handheld devices. DiBcom has extensive experience solving real-world mobile digital terrestrial television (DTT) reception problems and has overcome the main technological barriers to high-quality service. The company has developed a number of patented algorithms and architectures for fast and accurate channel estimation and high Doppler compensation. Its chipsets are compliant with the current worldwide Digital Video Broadcast standards DVB-T, DVB-H, DVB-SH, T-DMB and ISDB-T.

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About Multiconn

Multiconn is a leading company in the production and trade of connectors and components for harnesses. By being aware of the needs of national and international markets, the company has become specialised in the study, the development, the production and trade of electrical connection devices and the manufacture of high quality leads. In this way, they are able to offer multiple solutions for different fields of application like the automotive, audiovisual and electronics industries. Their international links with associates in both Europe and the Far-East allow them to operate in the market in a systematic way, satisfying even the most specific demands. Their Taiwan office is ISO9001 certified and has its own R&D department which works in tandem with its European counterpart. It offers a range of design and manufacturing capabilities, including product design, material sourcing and post production material support.

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Orange Business Services Delivers Global Integration Services To Support Aruba Networks

Paris, August 12, 2008

Orange Business Services has signed a global integration services contract with Aruba Networks, Inc., a global leader in equipment supporting wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, to provide global installation and maintenance support for Aruba’s customers worldwide. The contract also includes four-hour turnaround for replacement field parts.

Orange Business Services’ field services and logistics capabilities are intended to ensure seamless business continuity, regardless of the size or location of enterprise customers. “We chose Orange Business Services as our global partner because of their fast and reliable response capabilities. This service will help Aruba address a major logistics issue while simultaneously enhancing the customer experience,” said Dave Peterson, head of manufacturing operations at Aruba.

“With a presence in 166 countries around the world, Orange Business Services can offer a common look and feel for our maintenance services on a global scale,” said Diana Leonard, senior vice president of the Americas, Orange Business Services. “We are excited to work with Aruba to support its global business needs, and look forward to sharing our zest for a great customer experience.”

About Orange

Orange is the key brand of France Telecom, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. France Telecom serves close to 174 million customers in five continents as of June 30, 2008, of which two thirds are Orange customers. The Group had consolidated sales of 52.9 billion euros in 2007 (26.3 billion euros for the first half 2008). As of June 30, 2008, the Group had 113.8 million mobile customers and 12.2 million broadband Internet (ADSL) customers.

Launched in June 2005, the NExT program (New Experience in Telecommunications) will enable the Group to pursue its transformation as an integrated operator and make France Telecom the benchmark for new telecommunications services in Europe. In 2006, Orange became the Group’s single brand for Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates, and Orange Business Services the banner for services offered to businesses worldwide. France Telecom is the number three mobile operator and the number one provider of broadband Internet services in Europe, and one of the world leaders in providing telecommunications services to multinational companies.

France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) is listed on Euronext Paris (compartiment A) and on the New York Stock Exchange.

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TM Forum Confirms Management World Orlando Conference Dates, Location and Topics

Conference includes three summits on digital commerce, network transformation and revenue and customer management to target the extending value chain in the communications industry

Morristown, NJ – August 11, 2008 –TM Forum, the leading communications industry consortium, announced today that the organization’s 2008 North American Management World conference will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida from November 16-20th.

After hosting a capacity crowd of more than 1,500 industry professionals last year, Management World moves to the new, bigger Orlando location with a new tri-summit conference format to address the management, monetization and operational issues facing today’s communications, entertainment and online service providers. 

Coinciding with the larger venue, Management World Orlando will boast an increased scope to better assess and discuss the challenges facing communications service providers as they embrace the content, digital commerce and advertising industries. The 2008 conference will include three distinct summits on transformation, revenue management and customer experience, and digital commerce and advertising that will examine each specific area as it relates to the larger topic of convergence.

The Transformation Summit will explore how business and IT transformation enables service providers and their partners to remain competitive in a dynamic market place. The summit is aimed at the telecom, cable, information and entertainment companies responsible for driving continuous business transformation.

The Revenue Management & Customer Experience Summit will examine important aspects of charging for and gathering revenue for a new generation of services, as well as how customer experience becomes a foundation to a successful and profitable service. The summit covers the entire spectrum from how customer experience can be defined to how services can be assured..

The Digital Commerce & Advertising Summit will examine the management & monetization issues for delivering cutting-edge, digital media services and the new business opportunities for service providers as the communications and media worlds converge. Additionally, the summit will explore how advancements in digital commerce and communications technologies will impact traditional advertising business models for the future.

With C-level keynotes from Rogers Communications, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Telekom, and speakers from worldwide services providers including BT, Verizon and AT&T, Management World Orlando continues the tradition of bringing together top experts to discuss, explore and solve the industry’s most pressing issues.

Mark your calendar now to join these and other leading companies at this year’s Management World Orlando – November 16-20, 2008.

For further details on the Conference and each of its summits, visit the Management World Orlando homepage.

About the TM Forum

With almost 700 member companies in 72 countries, the TM Forum is the world’s leading trade consortium focused on enabling digital services. Serving the information, communications and entertainment industries, the Forum provides leadership, strategic guidance and practical solutions to improve the way that services are created, delivered and charged. Members include the majority of the world’s service providers, network operators, software suppliers, equipment suppliers and systems integrators.

The Forum currently facilitates over 80 technical projects and provides extensive training, conferencing and information services to its members. Through its initiatives to help providers move to low cost, high quality ‘lean’ processes, the Forum helps its members automate business processes and work seamlessly across various parts of the service delivery chain. The organization provides industry benchmarks, guidebooks, process and software frameworks and downloadable software standards. These give service providers the direction and specific roadmaps to achieve much greater business efficiency and operational flexibility.

For further information regarding the TM Forum, related programs such as the Prosspero initiative and its Management World conferences, please visit,

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