COMVERSE SELECTED BY BOUYGUES TELECOM TO PROVIDE HIGH PERFORMANCE, DEVICE-INDEPENDENT, MOBILE INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE Tuesday 30 January 2001 PDF Print Comverse Network Systems, a division of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based enhanced services, announced today that its mobile Internet router has been selected by Bouygues Telecom to enable wireless Internet services which will be made available to Bouygues' more than 4 million subscribers. Comverse will supply a suite of network platforms for the delivery of Internet-based services to wireless devices, enabling Bouygues Telecom to offer high-performance, user-transparent mobile Internet connectivity. Comverse will supply a device-independent, policy-driven mobile Internet platform consisting of Mega.FlowÔ a router-based gateway that supports the delivery of Web content to all device browsers, independent of an operator's communications protocol. In addition, eXa.Rule'sÔ comprehensive, policy-driven database management system delivers subscriber and platform management including information concerning subscriber priorities, device priorities and security management. Comverse also offers eXa.ApplicationÔ an integrated application platform consisting of a core engine, ready-to-deploy applications and API for content providers and developers. Applications such as email, integrated voice mail, address book, to-do list and calendar create instant value for subscribers. Applications can be integrated with industry-standard desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes) enabling users to stay in control of their critical data. "Bouygues Telecom is setting the standard in the development of high-speed Internet and optics for voice, data and multimedia communications systems," said Jean Luc Gonzalez, Multimedia Marketing Director. "When looking for a solution to enable wireless Internet access, we found Comverse's next-generation wireless Internet router to be the most economical tool, complete with unmatched scalability, ease of deployment and seamless traffic-on-command, allowing capacity to grow with subscribers' demand for service." "We look forward to working with Bouygues Telecom and further enhancing their cutting-edge mobile applications," said Itsik Danziger, President of Comverse Network Systems. "Our Mega.Flow router supports delivery of Web content to devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and PCs, regardless of the carrier's communications protocol. Comverse's router overcomes the limitations of traditional, first-generation proxy server-based mobile Internet gateways, thereby allowing Bouygues to truly implement security access control, distributed topology and roaming. Our wireless Internet products enable us to empower our customers with a combination of best-in-class infrastructure and applications, and signal yet another milestone in recognising Comverse's unique value proposition." About Comverse Network Systems Comverse Network Systems is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling enhanced services for wireless and wireline communications service providers with over 350 communications customers in more than 100 countries. Comverse Network Systems' software and systems enable a wide range of multimedia-enhanced services, which generate revenue, provide competitive differentiation, and increase customer acquisition and retention. The services include: call answering; Internet-based unified messaging (voice, fax, and email in a single mailbox); mailbox-to-mailbox messaging; device-independent, policy-driven mobile Internet platforms, including a router-based mobile Internet gateway; wireless data and Internet-based information services; voice-controlled web portal and other natural-speech recognition-based services; prepaid wireless services; interactive voice response; virtual phone/fax; one-touch call return; personal number service; call screening/caller introduction; Internet call waiting; and other personal communications services. For additional information, visit Comverse Network Systems' web site at http://www.comversens.com About Comverse Technology, Inc. Comverse Technology, Inc., headquartered in Woodbury, New York, designs, develops, manufactures and markets computer and telecommunications systems and software for communications and information processing applications. In addition to its Network Systems Division, Comverse's operations include: Comverse Infosys, which provides: multiple channel, multimedia digital recording, logging, and quality monitoring systems marketed to call centres, financial institutions and other organisations, and multiple channel, multimedia digital monitoring systems marketed to law enforcement and intelligence agencies; and Ulticom, which is a leading provider of network signalling software for wireless, wireline, and Internet communication services. Comverse Technology is an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Index company. Visit Comverse Technology's web site at http://www.comverse.com All product and company names mentioned herein may be registered trademarks or trademarks of Comverse Network Systems or the respective referenced company(s). Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. 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