COMVERSE SELECTED BY VERIZON WIRELESS TO PROVIDE ITS MARKET-LEADING VOICEMAIL SOLUTION Monday 17 December 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, today announced it has been selected to provide its market-leading voicemail solution to Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless carrier in the United States with a customer base of over 28 million subscribers. The agreement provides for delivery of voicemail solutions to serve Verizon Wireless in several major markets across the United States. "Voicemail continues to be a key application for wireless subscribers," stated Ted L. Hoffman, Vice President of Technology Development at Verizon Wireless, "The Comverse solution leads the market in features and scalability. This is a good beginning to what we expect to be a solid partnership." "Comverse is extremely pleased to have been selected by Verizon Wireless for our voicemail solution", stated Zeev Bregman, Chief Executive Officer of Comverse. "The TRILOGUE INfinityd enhanced services IP-based platform will provide Verizon Wireless with the opportunity to leverage their investment in voicemail into other enhanced service areas." -ends- About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28.7 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 97 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com 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. More than 380 wireless and wireline telecommunications network operators, in more than 100 countries, have selected Comverse's enhanced services systems and software, which enable the provision of revenue-generating value-added services including call answering with one-touch call return, short messaging services, IP-based unified messaging (voice, fax, and email in a single mailbox), 2.5G/3G multimedia messaging (MMS), wireless instant messaging, wireless data and Internet-based services, voice-controlled dialing, messaging and browsing, prepaid wireless services, and additional personal communication services. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Comverse Infosys, a world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of intelligent digital voice, video and data recording and content management applications for the security, surveillance, law enforcement and contact center markets; and Ulticom, a leading provider of service enabling network software for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. 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 Press Contacts Marjan Khanji/Gillie Tennant Brodeur Worldwide 01753 790700 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.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=1917&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.