Ericsson/Hewlett-Packard and Framfab in partnership

Ericsson/Hewlett-Packard and Framfab in partnership EHPT, the joint venture between Ericsson and Hewlett-Packard, and Framfab, today announced a new partnership in the development of wireless applications, which will be effective immediately. The new partnership will leverage jalda's Internet payment platform and Framfab's wireless technology expertise to develop market-leading wireless applications. This partnership has resulted in the creation of a new series of wireless payment applications. Framfab, the third largest Internet professional services firm in the world, and EHPT will work together to build applications and increase market share for jalda@, an Internet payment standard. "We're very excited about our partnership with EHPT," said Robert Eisenberg, CEO of Framfab's USA operations. "As wireless technologies move forward in the US, Framfab is in a prime position to become a leader in wireless applications development and specifically m-commerce." jalda allows a customer to pay for products and services over the fixed or mobile Internet using only a password or pin code. Applications developed in the new partnership using the jalda standard include a soda machine and a digital jukebox, both configured to accept payment via the Ericsson R380 Smartphone. EHPT and Framfab forsee developing other applications including parking solutions, lotteries, pay-per-view movies, and other vending solutions. For more information please contact: Leif Andersson, vice president Corporate Communications FRAMFAB +46 709 41 22 32, leif.andersson@framfab.se Ben Fuller, President, Framfab USA, +1 408 716 7003, ben@framfabusa.com Framfab is a global Internet services company whose mission is to create new business for the network economy through strategic consulting and digital services. Framfab differs from other influential players by creating added value for its customers with separate business divisions that compliment the core offering of the Internet services company. These divisions are Boosters, Software and Framfab Labs for Research & Development. Framfab currently runs operations in Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Spain, UK, Sweden, Germany and the US. Many well-recognized global companies work with Framfab: 3M, AstraZeneca, AXA, Bosch, Carlsberg, Electrolux, France Telecom, IKEA, International Red Cross, Gore-Tex, Groupe Pernod Ricard, Kelloggs, Packard-Bell, Nike Europe, SAAB, SAS, Viag Interkom, Volvo. Framfab is listed on the OM Stockholm Exchange's Attract 40 List (ticker FTID). ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/09/20010209BIT00560/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/09/20010209BIT00560/bit0002.pdf