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Hutchison Telecom Lanka Selects Comverse Policy Studio to Advance Mobile Broadband Opportunities
GlobeNewswire
2013-02-26

    Marketing-Oriented Policy Creation Interface to Accelerate
                Innovative Data Services to Market

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverse
(Nasdaq:CNSI) today announced that Hutchison Telecom Lanka has selected
the Comverse(R) Mobile Internet Data Management and Monetization(TM)
(DMM) solution with the DMM Policy Studio(TM) to upgrade its mobile
broadband capabilities in light of the region's growing data traffic.

"With rapidly growing data traffic elevating mobile broadband to an
increasingly central role in Sri Lankan telecommunications, our mission
is to deliver the best user experience possible -- dynamic, responsive
and personalized," said Mr. Thirukumar Nadarasa, CEO at Hutchison
Telecom Lanka. "The marketing-friendly policy creation environment of
the DMM Policy Studio is a game changer for us -- a key tool we sought
to enable us to be first to market with creative, cost-effective data
service innovations."

Introduced last year, Comverse DMM Policy Studio has gained market
momentum. Its unique capabilities allow for the fast and simple
creation of new data services and plans, and have led it to be selected
for deployment by a number of service providers around the world, and
it has been honored with distinction as an esteemed industry award
winner.

"With the highest independently confirmed performance and scalability
stats, the Comverse Data Management and Monetization solution with the
Policy Studio is the right choice for leading operators like Hutchison
Telecom Lanka to gain the agility needed to handle and monetize the
massive data traffic growth anticipated now and in the future with LTE
and M2M scenarios," said Jacques-Herve Maupin, Senior Vice President,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific, of Comverse, the global leader in
telecom business enablement through service innovation and smart
monetization provided by a rich portfolio of BSS, Mobile Internet,
Value Added Services, IP Communications and Professional Services.

"Strengthening our partnership with Hutch, a longstanding user of
products in the Comverse portfolio, including BSS and messaging, bears
testimony to the value of our customer-centric approach, consistently
meeting Hutch expectations and delivering service that ensures and
expands customer success," Maupin added.

Learn more about Expanding Your Connected Horizons. Contact us for
information about Comverse's presentations, demos, special cocktail
event and more at Mobile World Congress 2013 February 25-28 -- and to
schedule a meeting with us there.

About Hutchison Telecom Lanka

Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Private) Limited ("Hutchison
Telecom Lanka") provides mobile telephony service under the "Hutch"
brand. Its service covers all major population centers and most parts
of the country. The Company is constantly expanding its network to
reach the entire country. Hutchison Telecom Lanka provides affordable
and accessible mobile telephony plus useful value added services. For
more information about Hutchison Telecom Lanka, see www.hutch.lk.

A subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Group ("HWL"), Hutchison Telecom
Lanka is a member of Hutchison Asia Telecom International, which
comprises mobile telecommunications operations in the emerging markets
of Indonesia, Vietnam & Sri Lanka. Hutchison Asia Telecom is a key part
of HWL's telecommunications division, which includes the 3 Group,
comprising 3G operations in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong,
Ireland, Italy, Macau, Sweden and the UK. For more information about
HWL, visit www.hutchison-whampoa.com.

About Comverse

Comverse(R) is the world's leading provider of telecom business
enablement solutions that support service innovation and smart
monetization through a rich portfolio of BSS, Mobile Internet, Value
Added Services, IP Communications and Professional Services. Comverse's
extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries and covers over
450 communication service providers serving more than two billion
subscribers. The company's innovative product portfolio enables
communication service providers to unleash the value of the network for
their customers by making their networks smarter. Comverse's solutions
are available in a variety of delivery models, including on-site,
cloud, hosted and managed services. Comverse is ranked number 55 in
PwC's Global 100 Software Leaders list. For more information, visit
www.comverse.com

The Comverse Inc. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=13267

Statements included or incorporated by reference in this press release
may contain "forward-looking statements." There can be no assurance
that any forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual
results could differ materially from forecasts and estimates. Important
factors that could affect the company include the risks described in
the section entitled "Forward-Looking Statements" Item 1A, "Risk
Factors" and elsewhere in the company's Registration Statement on Form
10 filed with the SEC on October 10, 2012 or in subsequently filed
periodic, current or other reports. The company undertakes no
commitment to update or revise forward-looking statements except as
required by law.


CONTACT: Paul D. Baker
         Comverse, Inc.
         paul.baker@comverse.com
         (212) 739-1060





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