Telefónica de Argentina Selects Comptel Convergent Mediation to Efficiently Manage Advanced Fixed Services

Latin American communications service provider required a high performing, scalable, easy-to-use processing platform to effectively deliver and charge for advanced fixed services

HELSINKI, Finland - Comptel Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V), the leading vendor of dynamic Operations Support System (OSS) software, today announced that Latin American communications service provider (CSP) Telefónica de Argentina S.A., a member of the Telefónica Group, has chosen Comptel Convergent Mediation to replace its existing vendor's mediation platform.

Comptel's real-time, scalable and flexible solution will enable Telefónica de Argentina to more easily and efficiently collect and transform more than 90 million network transactions daily into billable records. It will not only address the operator's need to improve the delivery and charging of advanced fixed services, but also better Telefónica de Argentina's operational processes and organisational synergies with Comptel Convergent Mediation already deployed at its mobile operator, Movistar Argentina.

Key Facts

o A member of the Telefónica Group, Telefónica de Argentina is the largest CSP in Argentina. It has 23 million fixed and mobile subscribers, from consumers to small- to medium-sized businesses to enterprises in the region. The company has more than three million broadband accounts and 25,000 kilometres of fibre-optic cable capacity in the country.

o Movistar Argentina has been a Comptel customer since 2002. Most recently, it upgraded Comptel Convergent Mediation in order to take advantage of the platform's enhanced performance and scalability. Comptel enabled Telefónica de Argentina's mobile operator to manage more than 600 million transactions daily, and deploy and charge for advanced mobile services with speed and ease.

o Comptel Convergent Mediation, which will be implemented by Comptel at Telefónica de Argentina, offers an intelligent approach to mediation and charging by hiding network complexity and linking services and subscriber and payment types. Its vendor-independent components will seamlessly integrate with the CSP's legacy BSS/OSS and CRM systems, as well as extend to next-generation environments and services.

Supporting Quotes

o "Comptel Convergent Mediation demonstrated with our mobile operator, Movistar Argentina, that it is more than capable of handling significant transactional volumes daily," said Adriana Kohner, manager, Telefónica Global Technology Argentina. "We believe that the OSS solution will also provide a solid foundation for managing our fixed business and enabling future uptake of our advanced, converged services."

o "Operators require real-time, flexible and scalable mediation platforms in order to effectively manage and profit from converged service offerings," said Diego Becker, senior vice president, Latin America and Caribbean, Comptel. "We are pleased to see CSPs like Telefónica de Argentina recognise the need to replace their legacy systems and become better prepared to handle the increasing number of network transactions daily."

About Comptel Corporation

Comptel's solutions and services enable telecom service providers to deliver services flexibly and charge them effectively. Comptel's wide expertise in service fulfillment, policy control, mediation and charging empowers our customers to focus on delivering innovative services. Comptel has provided software solutions to over 280 service providers with over one billion subscribers in 85 countries. The Group has over 600 employees worldwide, and net sales were EUR 78 million in 2010.

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