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Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and the world’s leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication services, today announced that Sichuan Mobile Communications Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (NYSE: CHL), China's largest telecommunications service provider, has deployed the Comverse Intelligent Short Message Service Center (ISMSC) to handle its increased SMS text messaging needs.

The high capacity Comverse ISMSC processes over 2200 short messages per second via a single point code, making it one of the largest single SMS platforms deployed in China today. Comverse ISMSC provides the additional capacity required to support the growing demand for text messaging services used by Sichuan Mobile’s customers. The ISMSC’s open standards-based platform and extensive database capabilities enable full support of and easy integration with the hundreds of third-party SMS-based content services available on the Sichuan Mobile network.

“SMS is a major data revenue driver for Sichuan Mobile. The efficient and flexible Comverse solution with its HSL (High Speed Links) capabilities perfectly match the unique Chinese network requirements and provides the reliability, capacity and advanced features we need to support our rapidly growing market,” said Mr. Zhang Hong Yan, General Manager of Sichuan Mobile Planning Department at Sichuan Mobile.

“Sichuan Mobile is one of the largest mobile operators in the world and we are pleased to support their growth,” said Gadi Bahat, President of the Comverse International Division. “They are another example of the increasing number of Asia-Pacific operators who look to Comverse for a wide variety of SMS solutions that are designed to enable increased data traffic and revenues.”

About Comverse SMS Solutions

Comverse’s robust, reliable and cost-effective SMS solutions are designed to increase traffic, revenues and customer loyalty. Comverse continues to strengthen its leadership position through the development of innovative quality solutions that enable operators to optimize and extend the value of their SMS infrastructure for both 2G and 3G networks.

Comverse’s comprehensive SMS offering includes the Intelligent Short Message Service Center (ISMSC), an open high-capacity platform that offers diverse routing capabilities for optimal system and network utilization, ISMS Accelerate, ISMS Shield, ISMS PromoNote, Notification Suite and Wireline SMS. These SMS solutions easily integrate with all types of networks, and billing systems, and are part of Comverse’s diverse Total Communication™ Portfolio.

About China Mobile

China Mobile Communications Corporation (China Mobile) was officially established on April 20th, 2000 and is directly under the central government. It is a key state-owned enterprise based on the mobile business that split from the former China Telecom as a result of the reform and restructuring of China's communications industry. China Mobile has registered capital of 51.8 billion RMB yuan, assets of over 320 billion RMB yuan and 120,800 employees. It has wholly-owned subsidiaries in 10 provinces (autonomous regions) in China and fully holds the equity China Mobile (HK) Group Limited. China Mobile (HK) Limited, of which China Mobile (HK) Group Limited is the major shareholder, has wholly-owned subsidiaries in 21 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government) in China and went public on the Hong Kong and New York Stock Exchanges (NYSE: CHL).

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 communication services. These value-added enhanced services solutions, along with the company’s real-time billing solutions, comprise the company’s Total Communication portfolio. Comverse’s Total Communication portfolio addresses four primary categories: call completion and call management solutions; advanced messaging for groups, communities and person-to-person communication; solutions and enablers for the management and delivery of data and content-based services; and real-time billing and account management solutions for dynamic service environments. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT), a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence; and Ulticom (NASDAQ: ULCM), a leading provider of service enabling signaling software for wireline, wireless and Internet communications. Comverse Technology is an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Index company. For additional information, visit the Comverse Web site at or Comverse Technology’s Web site at .

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