Comverse Selected By Turkey's Telsim For Prepaid System Tuesday 29 May 2001 PDF Print Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services, announced today that it has successfully installed and deployed its prepaid system for Telsim, a leading Turkish GSM mobile operator with a subscriber base of 6 million. Telsim joins Comverse's growing number of over 50 global prepaid customers. Telsim deployed Comverse's prepaid system, offering services in Istanbul and Ankara. Telsim chose the Comverse solution because of its flexibility and scalability. "Comverse, a world leader in prepaid systems, provides a solution that allows us to effectively deliver a range of prepaid services now and add new capacity as the market grows," said Mr. Sertac Akyuzol, Deputy General Manager of Telsim. "Prepaid services are experiencing significant growth in Turkey and throughout the region," said Gadi Bahat, Comverse Vice President and General Manager for EMEA. "Comverse's prepaid system is flexible and scalable, ensuring we can effectively meet the expanding needs of our customers." Comverse's prepaid systems can be implemented as account, card-based and wireless data services to support variable sized applications. Comverse's prepaid platform supports more than twenty-five (25) languages and twenty-eight (28) currencies and has been deployed in carrier networks around the world serving millions of subscribers. -ends- About Telsim Formed in 1994, Istanbul, Turkey-based Telsim operates a GSM network throughout the whole country. Telsim has acquired 6.2 million cumulative post-paid and prepaid users up to date. Telsim continuously grows with global communication opportunities through international roaming agreements with 216 partner networks in 96 countries and accepted as the fastest growing European GSM Operator in the sector. Telsim was the first to launch GPRS in Turkey in August 2000 and the third in the world. Telsim's prepaid subscribers were the first users who were able to benefit from WAP services over their mobile phones before any other operator in Turkey. Telsim also offers subscribers other value added services such as voice messaging, fax/data, short message and information services. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.telsim.com.tr/eng. About Comverse Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT) is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services with over 360 customers, in more than 100 countries. Comverse provides a wide range of solutions enabling multimedia messaging, multi-protocol mobile Internet platforms, wireless data and short messaging services, speech-controlled portal, wireless prepaid services, interactive voice response and other personal communications services. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Comverse Infosys which provides multiple channel, multimedia digital recording, logging, and quality monitoring systems marketed to contact centers, and law enforcement agencies; and Ulticom, a leading provider of network signaling software for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications services. Comverse Technology is an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Index company. For additional information, visit the Comverse web site at http://www.comverse.com. ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to see this news release as it appears on the Brodeur News Room website and obtain full contact details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/release.asp?rid=1523&cid=... ______________________________________________________________________ Click the link below to login and update your company and subject preferences, or personal details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/login.asp ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to have your login details re-sent to you. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/forgot.asp ______________________________________________________________________ This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.