Redknee Converged Billing Solution to Streamline APUA PCS Billing System in Antigua



    TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ - Redknee, (AIM: RKN) a leading provider of
innovative infrastructure software that monetizes and personalizes services
and content for mobile users, today announced its Turnkey Converged Billing
Solution has been selected by Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) to
strengthen and enhance existing operations.
    APUA PCS is committed to providing its subscribers with robust and
flexible services. Redknee's Turnkey Converged Billing System will provide
APUA with the capability to offer their subscribers innovative rate plans and
usage incentives using Redknee's real-time rating engine.
    "Here at APUA, we are determined and committed to providing Antigua and
Barbuda with the best in class service and flexible rate plans," said Allan
Williams, General Manager of APUA PCS. "We selected Redknee because of their
innovative outlook on technology and their credibility to delivering new
revenue channels."
    This is the first phase in the APUA PCS plan to bring next generation
mobile services and applications to its loyal subscribers.
    "Redknee will provide the technology framework to improve real-time
rating in APUA's billing platform while increasing subscriber loyalty," said
Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO at Redknee. "This win provides further evidence of our
ability to bring innovative technology to market, providing operators with the
frameworks to remain competitive and leading edge."
    The Redknee turnkey Converged Billing suite provides the solutions that
work towards a unified mechanism of customer lifecycle management coupled with
value enhancement at each step while reducing operative costs. The Redknee
Converged Billing solutions enable operators to support new revenue
opportunities; resulting in improved operational efficiencies, increased
customer satisfaction, and rapid new product and service rollouts.

    About Redknee
    Since its inception in 1999, the Redknee (AIM: RKN) customer base has
grown to thirty mobile communications service providers, which provide
services to over 275 million wireless subscribers in over twenty countries.
Redknee's customer base includes 4 of the 10 largest mobile communications
service providers or groups world wide as determined by subscriber count. The
Group's ISO 9001:2000 certified infrastructure software provides these mobile
communications service providers with the capability to monetize and
personalize up to 2.4 billion transactions every month. Redknee Solutions Inc.
is the parent of the wholly-owned operating subsidiary Redknee Inc. and its
various subsidiaries. References to Redknee refer to the combined operations
of those entities. www.redknee.com.

    About APUA PCS
    APUA PCS was one of the first in the English speaking Caribbean to
introduce GSM technology. APUA PCS is justifiably held in high regard
throughout the region as a very successful indigenous Antiguan enterprise and
locally there is continuing strong support of this home grown enterprise. APUA
PCS set the local regional mobile industry on its head when we introduced
"Calling Party Pays" as our basic standard resulting in an immeasurable
improvement in local productivity not to mention social convenience.
    For more information, visit www.apua.ag.

    
     Media Relations Contact:
     Heidi Rosenberg
     NPI PR
     +1 831-440-2405
     heidi@npipr.com

     Jeff Popoff
     +1 408-997-1897
     jeff.popoff@redknee.com

     Investor Relations Contact:
     Jeremy Garcia / Simon Potter
     Buchanan Communications
     +44 (0) 20 7 466 5000
     jeremyg@buchanan.uk.com

     Colley Clarke
     +1 905 625 2604
     Colly.clarke@redknee.com
    





For further information:

For further information: Heidi Rosenberg of NPI PR, (831) 440-2405, or
heidi@npipr.com, for Redknee; or Jeff Popoff, (408) 997-1897, or
jeff.popoff@redknee.com, or investors, Colley Clarke, (905) 625-2604, or
Colly.clarke@redknee.com, both of Redknee; or Jeremy Garcia or Simon Potter,
both of Buchanan Communications, +44 (0) 20 7 466 5000, or
jeremyg@buchanan.uk.com, for Redknee Web Site: http://www.apua.ag


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