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World Economic Forum Selects Dilithium for Technology Pioneer Award

Dilithium, the leading global provider of mobile video infrastructure solutions, today received the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2010 Technology Pioneer Award. The company was recognized for its Dilithium Content Adapter (DCA), which brings video to any 2.5G/3G mobile phone (including iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices), PCs and set top boxes. Dilithium joins an elite group of visionary companies chosen by an independent panel of 58 global technology experts for their accomplishments as innovators and developers of technologies that have a deep impact on business and society. Dilithium’s CEO, Paul Zuber, will join global leaders at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland on January 27 – 31, 2010 and receive the Technology Pioneer Award on behalf of Dilithium.

Dilithium’s founders pioneered mobile video, working with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to develop the global standard for 3G video telephony. Its mobile video infrastructure solutions allow providers to deliver high quality, affordable mobile video content, enabling a new era of interactive video communications. Dilithium’s mobile video solutions are deployed on six continents in networks reaching 1.5 billion subscribers, and are offered by Tier-1 service providers including China Mobile, China Unicom, BSNL, Singtel, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, Etisalat, Zain, MTN, and Yahoo!.

WEF’s Technology Pioneers are companies that have been identified as developing and applying highly transformational and innovative technologies in the areas of energy, biotechnology and health, and information technology. To be selected as a Technology Pioneer, a company must be involved in the development of life-changing technology innovation and have the potential for long-term impact on business and society. In addition, it must demonstrate visionary leadership, and its technology must be proven.

“Our content adaptation solutions open up a new world of video content and delivery services that are being rapidly adopted by consumers around the globe,” said Paul Zuber, CEO of Dilithium. “To be recognized by such a prestigious organization is a great honor for Dilithium. The World Economic Forum chooses companies it deems long-standing market leaders, and we are pleased to join the ranks of past award winners including Google, Paypal, Red Hat, and Sandisk.”

About Dilithium

Dilithium Networks is the leading global provider of mobile video infrastructure solutions enabling multimedia services from any network to any device. Dilithium’s extensive customer base spans 120 service providers and operators in more than 60 countries, comprising more than 1.5 billion subscribers. Dilithium’s hardware, software, and service solutions are used by many of the world’s largest service providers and content companies to create and distribute multimedia solutions that are changing the way people communicate, collaborate, and connect. From our founding, our mission has been to enable Communications for a borderless world. For more information please visit, www.dilithiumnetworks.com and our blog dilithiumvideo.com

About the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and based in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. (www.weforum.org)

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