Bridgewater Systems Wins Major Customer for Policy Controller



    
    Multi-million dollar order with Tier 1 mobile service provider validates
    market leadership
    

    BARCELONA, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile
personalization company, today announced that it has received a multi-million
dollar order from a large, North American mobile service provider for the
Bridgewater(R) Policy Controller. The company also announced today the new
Policy and Charging Rules Function - compliant Policy Controller 1000 and 3000
systems (http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/2008-News-Releases.aspx).

    
    News

    -   An innovative, Tier 1 mobile service provider has selected the
        Bridgewater Policy Controller, a high performance policy control
        system, to manage its successful streaming video, music and content
        service. It is also being used to authorize and authenticate
        subscribers for third-party applications.

    -   As service providers open their mobile networks to new devices like
        smartphones and to third-party applications such as mobile video and
        social networking, they need to manage a more complex subscriber
        experience. The Bridgewater Policy Controller allows service
        providers to:

        -   Open the mobile ecosystem to deliver third-party applications and
            content to subscribers, generating new revenue and profit
            streams.

        -   Authorize and track subscriber access to applications and content
            on a per-subscriber basis.

        -   Modify services based on real-time context such as the person's
            location, roaming status, or the time of day.

        -   Decrease time to market by making it easier to launch and
            monetize new services.
    

    Quotes

    Dan Geiger, Directing Analyst, Infonetics Research

    "Policy services are moving beyond network bandwidth control to directing
how and when subscribers can access applications. Bridgewater's Policy
Controller enables service providers to offer on-demand, personalized services
such as downloading ten videos per month or restricting video viewing when a
subscriber is roaming in another country based on distribution rights."

    Ed Ogonek, President and CEO, Bridgewater Systems

    "This multi-million dollar customer order validates our market leadership
in policy control and its importance in helping service providers deliver,
personalize and profit from popular applications such as streaming mobile
videos and music."

    Visit Bridgewater Systems and see the Policy Controller Demonstration at
Mobile World Congress, Hall 1-Stand 1G59, February 16-19, 2009, Barcelona,
Spain.

    
    Tags / Keywords

    Bridgewater Systems, Policy Controller, Policy Server, PCRF, UMTS, GSM,
    CDMA, Mobile Personalization, Infonetics Research

    Links

    http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/2008-News-Releases.aspx

    http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Policy-Controller.aspx

   
http://www.bridgewatersystems.com/Assets/Downloads/Whitepapers/Policy_Control_
Smart_Caps.pdf

    http://www.infonetics.com/pr/2008/ms08.pol.1h08.nr.asp
    

    About Bridgewater Systems

    Bridgewater Systems, the mobile personalization company, enables service
providers to efficiently manage and profit from mobile data services, content
and commerce. The company's market leading mobile personalization portfolio
provides a real-time, unified view of subscribers including entitlements,
devices, networks, billing profiles, preferences and context. Anchored by
Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM), the portfolio of carrier-grade and
standards-based products includes the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA),
the Bridgewater(R) Policy Controller (PCRF) and the Bridgewater(R) Home
Subscriber Server (HSS). More than 100 leading service providers including
America Movil, Bell Canada, Clearwire, Hutchison Telecom, Leap Wireless,
Scartel, SmarTone-Vodafone, Sprint, Tata Teleservices, Tatung, Telmex,
Telstra, and Verizon Wireless use Bridgewater's solutions to rapidly deliver
innovative mobile services to over 150 million subscribers. For more
information, visit us at www.bridgewatersystems.com.

    Bridgewater, Bridgewater Systems, the Bridgewater Systems logo, WideSpan,
and Subscriber Data Broker are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Bridgewater Systems Corporation. All other company, product names and any
registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for identification
purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

    Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements
or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities
laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws.
Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Bridgewater's
products including statements with respect to the features and benefits that
may be achieved through the use of Bridgewater's products and the relative
position of these products vis-à-vis competitive offerings in the industry are
forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and
uncertainties. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance or
achievements of Bridgewater to differ materially from the results,
performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements can be found in the public documents filed by
Bridgewater from time to time with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.
Bridgewater assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.





For further information:

For further information: Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems,
joanne.steinberg@bridgewatersystems.com, (613) 591-9104 extension 2032, (613)
884-8831; James Cook, MS&L North America, james.cook@mslworldwide.com, (416)
967-3702; Audrey Blackburn, MS&L EMEA, audrey.blackburn@mslworldwide.com, +44
(0)20 7878 3255

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