PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced today that it will be showcasing its role in co-creating innovative communications products and services at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 15th-18th, 2010. Specifically, the company will be highlighting how it helps network operators to commercialize highly differentiated subscriber experiences and evolve their OSS / BSS systems. Aricent will also reveal new programs that help OEMs and device makers enter new telecom equipment markets such as Long Term Evolution (LTE), differentiate Android™-based consumer electronics, and optimize R&D investments for both new and existing products.

The company will highlight key technology, device advancements, engagement models and programs designed specifically for network operators and telecom OEMs, including:

    --  Experience Engineering -- An advanced innovation, development and
        systems integration engagement model developed especially to help
        carriers reach their full user experience potential;

    --  End-to-end LTE capabilities -- Demonstrating a complete 4G
        experience, featuring end-to-end LTE software frameworks supporting
        devices, eNodeB and Evolved Packet Core capabilities;

    --  Differentiated Device Experiences --  Aricent will showcase
        innovative applications for the iPhone, and how the company can
        help to elevate the Android experience with advanced middleware
        functionality and pre-built User Interface (UI) frameworks;

    --  Continuous Engineering -- Designed to help OEMs optimize every
        phase of R&D from introducing new products to sustaining mature

    --  Broad Daylight -- Developed to streamline OEM entry into new
        telecommunications equipment markets such as LTE, Femtocells, Home
        Networking and more.

In addition, Aricent's Assistant Vice President of the Wireless and Convergence Business Unit, Rakesh Vij, will be a participant in a panel session titled, "Long Term Revolution: Accelerating 4G Deployment with LTE Femtocells." The discussion will focus on how Femtocells will shake-up the mobile applications space by enabling a new generation of apps that build on the ability to connect directly into the home network. This presentation will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 2:55 p.m. CET and offers insight into the future direction of the Femtocell industry, assess the challenges and opportunities LTE brings and looks at lessons learned from WiFi deployment.

About Mobile World Congress: The Mobile World Congress is widely regarded as the largest and most important mobile industry event in the world, with the 2009 event bringing together over 47,000 telecom executives, including more than 23,000 C-level attendees and 2,400 press and media representatives. This strong level of attendance, demonstrates the continued importance of the event as the place to do business. The 2010 event will once again be held in the outstanding Fira de Barcelona Conference and Exhibition Centre.

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About Aricent: Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.

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Aricent is a trademark of Aricent Inc., in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information: For further information, contact: Steven Manuel Aricent Sr. Director, Corporate Marketing Tel: +1 650 391 1621 Email: Jay Nichols Americas: Sterling Communications Tel: +1 415 992 3210 Email: Varun Dubey Aricent Manager, Corporate Marketing, APAC Tel: +91 9711367093 Email: Paula Muezerie Europe: AxiCom Tel: +44 208 392 4081 Email: Shikha Singh Sehrawat India: Text 100 Tel: +91 981 175 7369 Email: