Press Release

BellSouth Selects @Road for Mobile Resource Management

BellSouth to Deploy @Road MRM Solutions Designed to Optimize the Work of up to 17,000 Field Technicians Operating Within its Nine-State Service Area

FREMONT, Calif. –September 8, 2006 – @Road, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDI), a leading provider of next-generation solutions for Mobile Resource Management (MRM), today announced that BellSouth Corporation (NYSE: BLS) has selected @Road MRM solutions designed to optimize the work of up to 17,000 BellSouth field technicians operating within its nine-state service area. BellSouth, a Fortune 500 communications company headquartered in Atlanta, selected @Road as its MRM solutions provider following a competitive RFP process that included a three-state pilot program.

"We believe the BellSouth customer win solidifies our position as the leading MRM solutions provider within the telecommunications industry," said Krish Panu, president and CEO of @Road. "We are also honored that BellSouth, a company that has pioneered the use of GPS and wireless technology for field operations, has chosen @Road. We look forward to helping BellSouth to efficiently deliver comprehensive and innovative voice and data solutions and excellence in service delivery."

@Road end-to-end MRM solutions are designed to help businesses optimize the service delivery process by automating the management of their mobile workers, their mobile workers' work and their mobile workers' assets. This is accomplished through a combination of technologies that can effectively deliver useful, Web-based location intelligent information intended to empower telecommunication providers like BellSouth with a commanding view of field service operational performance and control over service delivery.

@Road’s family of end-to-end MRM offerings includes solutions for Field Force Management such as GPS-based monitoring, mapping, reporting, as well as wireless communications, messaging and automated workflow. Additionally, @Road MRM solutions for Field Service Management consist of intelligent software for appointing, scheduling and dispatching, routing, and demand/capacity planning. Rounding out @Road’s family of comprehensive MRM offerings are solutions for Field Asset Management that incorporate RFID, vehicle diagnostic/prognostic and sensor technologies for driver safety, inventory management and vehicle maintenance and scheduled servicing.


About @Road

@Road, Inc. is a leading global provider of solutions designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. @Road delivers Mobile Resource Management solutions in three key areas: Field Force Management, Field Service Management and Field Asset Management. By providing real-time Mobile Resource Management infrastructure integrating wireless communications, location-based technologies, transaction processing and the Internet, @Road solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time corporate data. @Road is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and has a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on @Road solutions, visit

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the implementation of @Road MRM solutions by BellSouth; the ability of @Road and BellSouth to comply with the terms of the agreement between them; the ability of @Road MRM solutions to improve BellSouth’s service delivery processes and increase the productivity and quality of services of its field technicians; and general economic and political conditions. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the @Road Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2005, the @Road Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2006 and in @Road’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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