Digicel Selects Redknee Turnkey Converged Billing


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Redknee to Provide Robust, Configurable and Flexible Billing Solution for Papua New Guinea

TORONTO – June 26, 2007 – Redknee (AIM: RKN), a leading provider of innovative infrastructure software that monetizes and personalizes services and content for mobile operators, today announced that Digicel Pacific Ltd., one of the fastest growing GSM mobile telecommunications companies in the South Pacific and the sister company to Digicel Group in the Caribbean and Central America, has selected the Redknee Turnkey Converged Billing solution to support their growth strategy in Papua New Guinea.

The Turnkey Converged Billing Solution utilizes Redknee’s CRM and advanced real-time rating and charging architecture to provide a robust end-to-end solution for prepaid and postpaid subscribers across voice, messaging and data services. Redknee’s value-added functionality enables Digicel Pacific to pass further value on to their subscribers using a personalized service offering and through the introduction of innovative service and bundle plans.

With a population of 5.9 million people and mobile penetration at just 1%, Papua New Guinea is poised for tremendous growth. Digicel Pacific is committed to delivering a world-class pan-South Pacific GSM network to Papua New Guinea that will transform the market with accessible and high quality services. Digicel Pacific continues to build on the successful business strategy of its sister operation, Digicel Group, which has launched operations in 22 mobile markets across the Caribbean and Central America.

Vanessa Slowey, CEO of Digicel Pacific, said:
“Digicel is excited about entering the underserved Papua New Guinea market, which will be its second market in the Pacific region. We look forward to creating a substantial business in Papua New Guinea, creating employment and allowing more people here to harness the benefits of mobile telecommunications in their day-to-day lives. We are confident that the partnership with Redknee will support us in our strategic aim to provide innovative world-class mobile communication services for our subscribers.”

Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, added:
“Digicel Pacific will leverage the real-time capabilities of Redknee’s Turnkey Converged Billing solution to expand its market penetration and rapidly grow its revenues while providing cost-effective services to meet market requirements. The success of Digicel Pacific demonstrates how Redknee’s monetization and personalization products can fulfill the demands of leading growth operators by providing standard-based, scalable, robust and cost-effective solutions with an evolutionary path to more advanced product offerings.”

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