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Intec Solutions Deliver Assured Revenue to Trinsic

 

London, September 13, 2005 – Intec, a leading BSS/OSS software vendor for fixed, mobile and next-generation networks, announced today the selection and implementation of its InterconnecT CABS CGTM and InterconnecT PrepTM solutions by Trinsic, the nationwide local phone service provider. The service bureau contract signed earlier in 2005 has a seven figure value over the course of its three year term.

The Intec solutions replace both Trinsic's existing CABS usage processing system and the outsourced CABS services from another vendor. Following an internal analysis, Trinsic had identified these as potential sources of revenue leakage. The ability to accurately capture network usage and bill back carrier access charges correctly is fundamental to assuring revenue for local service providers. The potential business intelligence inherent within the CABS usage data provides valuable insights into usage and carrier trends.

Jill Basler, manager of Trinsic's Carrier Access Billing group, said, "Intec provides a carrier-grade CABS solution backed by decades of telecom experience. Not only does the Intec CABS solution give us access to more than 75 standard reports, we also have the ability to create custom reports as needed. That was a huge plus not provided by our previous vendor."

InterconnecT Prep, based on Intec's market-leading mediation solution, acts as a front-end to InterconnecT CABS CG, collecting the raw network usage data (IP, mobile, and fixed services), filtering and cleaning up received data, validating it against pre-defined business rules, and reformatting it for CABS processing. Its complete audit trail guarantees the reconciliation of records received with the records rejected and the records passed through to InterconnecT CABS CG.

"This agreement with Trinsic reinforces the importance of accurate, cost-effective CABS billing and collection as a significant part of a carrier's revenue," said Fred Brott, President of Intec North America. "It also underscores the value of robust OSS/BSS solutions to a carrier's revenue assurance strategy."

More than 110 operators rely on Intec's CABS solution to maximize their results in collecting earned revenues. InterconnecT CABS CG's ease of use, modern architecture, revenue assurance, and top-notch reporting capabilities provide the carrier-grade functionality operators of all sizes expect to fully capitalize on their network usage.

About Trinsic
Trinsic offers consumers and businesses traditional and IP telephony services. Trinsic's products include proprietary services, such as Web-accessible, voice-activated calling and messaging features that are designed to meet customers' communications needs intelligently and intuitively. Trinsic is a member of the Cisco Powered Network Program and makes its services available on a wholesale basis to other communications and utility companies, including Sprint. Trinsic, Inc. changed its name from Z-Tel Technologies, Inc. on January 3, 2005. For more information about Trinsic and its innovative services, please visit www.trinsic.com.

About Intec
Intec is a leading Business & Operations Support Systems (BSS/OSS) vendor for fixed, mobile,
MVNO and next-generation networks (e.g. WLAN, 3G and IP), with more than 700 installations of its products worldwide in 500 customers. Founded in 1997, Intec was listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2000. Intec is a market leader in billing, mediation, mobile service charging, wholesale trading and service activation systems. For the year ended 30 September 2004 , Intec reported revenues of £68.8 million, with adjusted net earnings after tax of £8.7 million.

Intec's product portfolio includes:
Singl.eView™ - retail/
customer billing and management,
convergent billing;
Inter-mediatE™ - multi-service
mediation solution;
InterconnecT™ - inter-carrier
billing including US CABS and ITU-based settlement;
Inter-activatE™ - flow-through
provisioning and activation;
InterconnecT CPM™ - end-to-end
content partner management;
InterconnecT Optimised Routing™ -
optimised wholesale routing and trading;
Intec DCP™ (Dynamic Charging Platform) – real-time
pre/post-paid charging;
InterconnecT CABS CG - carrier access
billing solution for US telecommunications providers.

Intec's customer base includes, among others, BellSouth, BellSouth Peru, Cable & Wireless, The Carphone Warehouse (UK), Cesky Telecom (Czech Republic), China Unicom, COLT Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, EBT (Taiwan), Eircom (Ireland), France Telecom, Hutchison 3G, Maxis (Malaysia), MTN, Nitel (Nigeria), Reliance (India), SingTel Optus (Australia), O2 Ireland, Orange, Telecom Argentina, Telecom Egypt, Telecom Italia, Tiscali, TPSA (Poland), Swisscom, T-Mobile International, Telefonica, Telia (Sweden), Telkom South Africa, Telstra, US Cellular, Westel (Hungary), Vodafone, VimpelCom (Russia), Virgin Mobile, Vivo (Brasil), XO Communications and Verizon.
 


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