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London, 17 July 2007: Intec, a global provider of business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS), announced today that Digicel Pacific Limited, the fastest-growing mobile operator in the Pacific region, is deploying Intec InterconnecT v7.1 across all its Pacific affiliates. Intec InterconnecT v7.1 is the latest generation of the world's most powerful, flexible and reliable system for domestic, international and ITU-based billing and settlements.

Digicel Pacific Ltd is a sister company to long-term Intec customer, Digicel Caribbean, the fastest-growing mobile operator in the Caribbean. Digicel Pacific is committed to delivering a world-class mobile telecommunications services to the South Pacific that will transform the region’s communications by placing it at the cutting edge of wireless technology. Digicel’s adoption of Intec billing technology is part of a strategy that will create an integrated framework to facilitate the settlement of all wholesale traffic within its network affiliates via a centralised location. Currently the Digicel affiliates within the South Pacific include its successful deployment and operations in Samoa, with upcoming locations such as Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Digicel Pacific’s IT Director, Eugene O'Shaughnessy said: “We selected Intec’s Interconnect v7.1 because of its position as the global market leader and because we have established such a strong relationship with the company in our core Caribbean operations.”

InterconnecT v7.1 meets the functionality and performance requirements of a dynamic telecommunications market by dealing with both traditional and next generation products and services in a single system, and with proven ability to handle national carrier traffic levels. InterconnecT v7 takes settlement to the next level by also supporting inter-partner settlement for IP-based services offered over next generation networks. This includes multi-party settlement with a variety of enterprises such as content providers, for services such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), content downloads and multimedia messaging.

Norm Halvorson, Vice President of Intec Asia Pacific said: “We are delighted to extend the strong relationship that Intec has built with Digicel in the Caribbean to our operations in Asia Pacific. Digicel will be bringing its proven business model for leading-edge cellular operations to the Pacific islands, and we look forward to helping it build a similar subscriber footprint and reputation for service quality in this market.”

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For further information, please contact:

Intec Telecom Systems PLC
www.intecbilling.com
Andrew Rodaway, Director of Marketing and Communications andrew.rodaway@intecbilling.com
+44 (0)1483 745 800
+44 7768 808082

About Digicel Pacific
Digicel Pacific is a sister company to Digicel Group and is committed to delivering a world-class mobile telecommunications services to the South Pacific that will transform the region by placing it at the cutting edge of wireless technology, while challenging competitors in a manner that drives positive business development.

Digicel began its Pan-Pacific roll out when it launched Samoa’s first GSM network on 1st November 2006. The company has also been awarded a GSM license from the Government of Papua New Guinea, a license in principal from the Government of Fiji, as well as an experimental license from the Government of the Solomon Islands.

For more information please visit www.digicelsamoa.ws

Since its launch in 2001, Digicel has become the fastest growing mobile telecommunications operator in the Caribbean and a recent new entrant to the Central American mobile market. It is the largest GSM operator in the region.

They currently have in excess of four million subscribers and operations in 22 markets including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, The Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos and Trinidad & Tobago.
About Intec

Intec supplies solutions to over 60 of the world’s top 100 telecoms carriers and is one of the world’s fastest growing major BSS/OSS (business and operations support systems) vendors. Intec’s 400 customers include AT&T, Cable & Wireless, The Carphone Warehouse (UK), China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Eircom (Ireland), France Telecom, Hutchison 3G, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Verizon. Intec works closely with its customers, many of whom have been with Intec since its inception, to provide the highest standards of performance, flexibility and robustness to help carriers service their customers effectively and profitably. Intec's comprehensive and expanding range of products, solutions and services includes:

• Retail billing and customer management
• Multi-service mediation and activation
• Inter-carrier billing settlements including US CABS and ITU-based settlement
• End-to-end content partner management
• Optimised wholesale routing and trading
• Real-time pre/post-paid mediation and charging
• Pre-integrated solutions for wholesale, wireless and core IMS charging functions

Founded in 1997, Intec is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ITL.L) and has over 1,700 staff and 31 offices in 25 countries. For more information, visit the Intec website at www.intecbilling.com.

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