Partnership Includes Supply Of InSight Next Generation Platform And Services, Multimedia Messaging & SMS Text Messaging Services, Mobile Data Gateway, And ImPact Suite Services To Enable Increased Revenue
WOODBURY, NY, Nov 12, 2003 – 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 the sale of a broad array of services from its Total Communication portfolio to the Netherlands’ Telfort mobile network. The sale includes Comverse’s InSight next generation platform and services, Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC), Intelligent Short Message Service Center (ISMSC), Mobile Data Gateway (MDG), notification services and other services designed to generate potential revenues from the ImPact Suite, including Who Called, Call Return, Web Personal Manager and Multiple Greetings.
The Comverse Total Communication portfolio includes a wide range of network-based value-added services, enabling operators to provide subscribers with a rich service offering and a superior user experience, regardless of network type (wireline; wireless: 2G, 2.5G, 3G) or payment plan (post-paid, prepaid).
“Comverse’s Total Communication portfolio fully meets all of our requirements, provides a real benefit to our subscribers and has a compelling business case,” said Paul Kempers, Director of Networks and Systems at Telfort.
“The Total Communication portfolio enables Comverse to act as a single vendor that provides the added advantages of streamlined processes and communications, and improved efficiencies that can translate into faster, cost effective service deployments,” stated Ray Coyte, Managing Director of Northern Europe at Comverse. “We are pleased that Telfort has joined the rapidly growing number of operators benefiting from the breadth and range of Comverse’s Total Communication portfolio.”
About Total Communication
Comverse’s Total Communication portfolio of products and services enables people to enjoy a range of value-added messaging and real-time communication services that share a common user experience, can be billed in real-time and can be accessed through a variety of media.
The Comverse Total Communication portfolio includes the next generation InSight environment, revenue generating ImPact Services suite, a wide variety of Total Messaging services, Real-Time Billing services (prepaid and post-paid), service-enabling infrastructure components and support services.
Telfort is an independent company with a Dutch mentality, delivering effective solutions at competitive rates. The simplicity of mobile communication is essential at all times. With 1.525 million registered customers, Telfort aims at various markets, both consumers and businesses customers, as well as wholesale markets. Telfort has gained independence after the takeover by Greenfield Capital Partners. As a consequence of the split off of mmO2 plc, the name O2 has been replaced in the Netherlands on August 15 2003.
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 400 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), instant communications, wireless information and entertainment services, voice-controlled dialing, messaging and browsing, prepaid wireless services, and additional personal communication services. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Verint Systems, a leading provider of analytic solutions for communications interception, digital video security and surveillance, and enterprise business intelligence; 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.
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