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Boston, MA and London, January 11, 2008 – ACN Europe BV, a subsidiary of ACN Inc., the world’s largest direct selling telecommunications company, has selected MetraNet™, MetraTech’s billing, settlement and customer care platform, to meet the aggressive timeline of its strategic service launch in Europe. Furthermore, MetraNet will empower ACN’s business and technical staff to become self-sufficient in meeting future billing and settlement requirements globally. MetraNet will enable the launch of new, next generation services as well as handling customer acquisition and management and full product life cycle management.

“We selected MetraTech because of our need for a billing platform that can address the demands of our unique and rapidly evolving business model. ACN’s aggressive growth plans require an extremely agile and future proof system.” said Jaap Zuiderveld, Chief Operating Officer, ACN Europe BV.

“The MetraNet™ platform also provides us with the ability to consolidate all of our legacy service platforms”, added Claude Semann, Vice President of Customer Operations for ACN. “This is definitely something we are interested in looking at globally as we pursue ways to increase the service, support and efficiency we provide to our sales representatives and our customers.”

Commented Scott Swartz, Chief Executive Officer, MetraTech Corp., “ACN has a long history of innovation in both its service offerings and its unique Independent Business Representative based distribution model. We are delighted that ACN has selected MetraTech and its dynamic business modeling capabilities to support its sophisticated and rapidly changing business needs.”

About MetraTech
MetraTech Corp. provides the leading Web Services-based solution for billing, customer self-care, and partner management. MetraNet, MetraTech's modular flagship platform, empowers customers to invent new business models and enhance collaboration among IT, business groups and subscribers. MetraTech offers a variety of delivery options ranging from licensing to outsourcing. Headquartered in Boston, MetraTech has offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris and London. MetraTech is a venture-backed, privately held company whose investors include Accel Partners, Vesbridge Partners (formerly St. Paul Venture Capital), Meritech Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Lucent Venture Partners. For more information, please visit
About ACN, Inc.
ACN is the world’s largest direct selling telecommunications company offering highly competitive services to consumers and small businesses across 18 countries in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. ACN’s outstanding product portfolio includes fixed line telephone service (line rental and carrier pre-selection), Internet services, mobile, and VoIP. ACN offers quality service and complete back office support that frees independent representatives to focus on their businesses. This support system includes order provisioning and activation, billing, credit and collections, customer care, product development and marketing as well as a highly developed intranet support system with comprehensive training. More information on

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