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Los Lunas, New Mexico deploys Vivato's Networks' WiFi solution to benefit first responders

- Broadband wireless solution provides advanced safety applications in
emergencies -

LEESBURG, VA, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catcher Holdings, Inc.,
(OTCBB:CTHH.OB), (, a leader in ruggedized, portable
handheld computing platforms for security applications, first responders,
and field personnel, has successfully deployed its soon-to-be acquired
Vivato Networks' broadband wireless solution to the Los Lunas, New Mexico
public safety services. The solution comprises 12 Vivato base stations and
17 Vivato micro cells - and is one of the largest installations of its kind
in North America.
First responders in Los Lunas are using WiFi broadband connectivity,
rather than traditional radio calls, directly from their laptop computers
in emergency vehicles to access FBI databases, department of motor vehicle
license plate lookups and other services - freeing up dispatch to deal with
other more pressing 911 emergency situations. As an emergency vehicle is on
the way to a crime scene, its personnel can access critical information, so
when they arrive at the crime scene, they have all the information required
to make split-second decisions.
"We welcome the opportunities represented by Vivato Networks into the
Catcher family," says Hal Turner, Catcher Inc, Chairman and Chief
"After significant research and testing of competitive solutions, we
deployed the Vivato-based solution because of its long-range capabilities
and adherence to proposed future WiFi standards," adds Los Lunas', Computer
Specialist, Martin Callahan. "We've worked with the company's engineers to
deliver a remote high-speed wireless solution, increasing public safety and
productivity for our first responders."
The village of Los Lunas, located directly south of Albuquerque, has a
population of 17,000. It currently has 20 police cars and three fire trucks
equipped with the WiFi solution.
"This powerful solution delivers tremendous benefits for Los Lunas,
already gaining recognition as one of the most-forward thinking communities
nationally," says Jade Wilson, Proactive Network Management Corp, a
provider of network consulting and network management tools to the public
sector. "As we collectively augment the network with mobile solutions, more
and more communities will benefit."
"We are delivering on our vision of providing extended range, wireless
network infrastructure and multi-functional client platforms combined with
standards-based solutions. The acquisition of Vivato Networks by Catcher
Holdings will be synergistic, yielding a systems level approach, addressing
multiple market segments with mobile computing, communications and
application solutions," adds Allan Rakos, President, Vivato Networks.
About Catcher Holdings, Inc.
Catcher Holdings, Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Catcher, Inc., is the
developer of the CATCHER(TM). The CATCHER is the culmination of new
technology breakthroughs, extensive research and product development that
the Company believes will meet the needs of many government agencies and
commercial entities for a ruggedized, portable, handheld computer,
communications and telemetry control device. The unit was designed and
engineered to provide field personnel and "First Responders" access to
mission-critical information in the form of wireless or wired, real-time
bi-directional voice, video, text, telemetry and data-enabling command
center personnel to remotely view an incident or job site. The device
weighs just 5.8 lbs. when equipped with two batteries that can last up to 8
hours, and, without the batteries, weighs 3.8 lbs. The CATCHER is 10 inches
wide, 7.25 inches tall, 2.25 inches deep, with a sunlight-viewable 6.4-inch
diagonal VGA LCD backlit touch screen. Photographs and detailed
descriptions of the new CATCHER device are available on the company's
website at
Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This press release
contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 involving known and unknown risks,
delays, and uncertainties that may cause the Company's actual results or
performance to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these
forward-looking statements. These risks, delays, and uncertainties include,
but are not limited to: the Company's ability to generate product sales and
operating profits; the Company's ability to obtain sales prices at or near
its MSRPs; cancellation provisions in the Company's reseller agreements for
shipments beyond 90 days of order; vulnerability to technology
obsolescence; competition by better capitalized companies; difficulty in
managing growth; dependence on key personnel; and other risks which are
discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements.

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