Hutchison Telecom Lanka Selects Comverse Policy Studio to Advance Mobile Broadband Opportunities

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

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WAKEFIELD, Mass., Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverse (Nasdaq:CNSI) today announced that Hutchison Telecom Lanka has selected the Comverse® Mobile Internet Data Management and Monetization™ (DMM) solution with the DMM Policy Studio™ 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.

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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

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

About Comverse

Comverse® 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

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