• Award recognizes ACCESS’ ability to adjust to its clients’ evolving requirements

Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2009 – ACCESS CO., LTD., a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile and beyond-PC markets, announced today that it has won the Best Software & Content Supplier 2008 Award, presented by Sony Ericsson. The award was received at the 2009 SEMC Supplier Conference, held in Lund (Sweden) on September 24, 2009.

The award recognizes ACCESS’ commitment to timely delivery of state-of-the-art technology, its flexibility and its efforts to match Sony Ericsson’s evolving requirements.

Matthew Costello, Corporate Vice President Operations, Sony Ericsson, said “ACCESS has understood our needs in a highly competitive environment, and has fully played its supplier role, coming up with creative solutions adjusted to our requirements.”

“We are pleased to have received this Best Supplier Award from Sony Ericsson,” said Yusuke Kanda, CEO, ACCESS Systems Europe. “It is a tribute to our commitment to bring to our clients the customized solutions they need. In Europe, where ACCESS has been established since 2001, we have over 110 employees, including R&D centers in France and in Germany, dedicated to supporting our clients and designing innovative answers to their requirements. ACCESS is committed to the development of the industry world-wide and Europe is a very important market for us. We shall continue to support European handset vendors and operators, and to provide them with the locally adjusted solutions that will contribute to their success”.

About ACCESS and ACCESS Systems Europe
ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global company providing leading technology, software products and platforms for Web browsing, mobile phones, wireless handhelds and other networked devices. ACCESS’ product portfolio, including its NetFront Browser, ACCESS Linux Platform and Garnet OS, provides customers with solutions that enable faster time to market, flexibility and customizability. The company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. ACCESS is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers’ Index under the number 4813. ACCESS Systems Europe Holdings B.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD., with its principal place of business in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and offices located in Paris, France and Oberhausen, Germany. ACCESS was first established in Europe in July 2001 as a total solution provider for mobile Internet and beyond-PC markets. ACCESS maintains research and development centers in Montpellier, France and in Oberhausen, Germany. For more information about ACCESS, please visit http://gl.access-company.com/.

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