Route1 Takes Action to Collect Delinquent Accounts

    TORONTO, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Route1 Inc.(TM) (TSX-V:ROI), the trusted provider
of security and identity management network solutions, announced today that it
has filed Statements of Claim against certain customers relating to
non-payment of invoices. The customers have maintained that based on
non-sanctioned verbal representations made to them by certain employees of
Route1 who are no longer with the Company, they were not obligated to make
payment in accordance with the terms of the written binding purchase
agreements. As reflect in the Statements of Claim, the customers entered into
binding written agreements with Route1 to purchase MobiKEYs that were
delivered in 2007 for which revenue of approximately $500,000 was recorded
during the nine months ended September 30, 2007 on the strength of these
agreements. To the best of Route1's knowledge, the customers in question are
solvent and Route1 intends to take all necessary steps to pursue its rights
and collect the full amount owing to the Company.
    "We are confident in our legal position given the binding nature of the
purchase agreements in question," said Andrew White, President and CEO of


    Route1 is the trusted provider of security and identity management
network solutions that are redefining today's digital landscape. At the heart
of Route1's solutions is MobiNET, a communications and service delivery
platform focused on identity management and entitlement-based access to
resources. Leveraging the power of MobiNET is the award winning MobiKEY, an
ultra-portable computing device that securely connects users to the myriad of
MobiNET services from any Internet-enabled Windows-based PC. This patent
pending computing solution is embedded on a smart-card enabled, cryptographic
USB device, making it one of the most powerful and easy-to-use secure
computing solutions available today. MobiKEY enables users to connect to their
desktop data, applications, network resources, and web content with services
such as TruOFFICE and PurLINK. Route1's patent-pending solutions, based on
FIPS-140-2 cryptographic modules, meet the stringent security needs and high
standards mandated by all levels of government. They have been evaluated by
ICSA Labs and certified by the CSE. As a Company with high regard for
intellectual property, Route1 continues to encourage and nurture innovation
across its talented team. Headquartered in Toronto, Route1 is listed on the
TSX Venture Exchange (symbol: ROI) and has offices and agents worldwide. For
more information, visit

    This news release, required by applicable Canadian laws, is not for
distribution to U.S. news services or for dissemination in the United States,
and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy
any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and
will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not
be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless
registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws
or an exemption from such registration is available.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed or approved the contents of
    this press release and does not accept responsibility for its adequacy or

    Certain statements in this press release may contain words such as
"could", "expects", "may", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates",
"targets", "envisions", "seeks" and other similar language and are considered
forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities
legislation. These statements are based on Route1's current expectations,
estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment, legal
environment, economies and markets in which Route1 operates. These statements
are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which are
difficult to predict and the actual outcome may be materially different from
those contemplated in forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required by
applicable securities laws, Route1 disclaims any intention or obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

    (C)2007 All rights reserved. Route1, the Route1 Logo, Mobi, Route1
    MobiKEY, Route1 TruOFFICE, Route1 PurLINK, Route1 EnterpriseLIVE, and
    Route1 MobiNET are either registered Trademarks or Trademarks of Route1
    Inc. in the United States and or Canada. All other trademarks and trade
    names are the property of their respective owners.

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For further information: Investor Relations, Anthony Rzepka, Executive
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 848-8391, Email:

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