Telarix and ASCOM to Deliver Innovative Management and Pre-Billing System for T-Systems International

ASCOM and Telarix Team up to Provide Best Practices in Europe

Aug 24, 2004, 01:00 ET from Telarix, Inc.

    VIENNA, Va., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Telarix, the leading provider of
 Interconnect Business Optimization software, and ASCOM Deutschland GmbH, one
 of Europe's leading international solution suppliers, today announced a
 contract for the purchase and deployment of an innovative management and pre-
 billing system for International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), the
 carriers' carrier division of T-Systems.  This contract covers T-Systems'
 international network.  Telarix will be providing the software solution and
 ASCOM will be deploying and implementing the system.  The iXTools software
 solution will be accessible worldwide via all of T-Systems' points of
     Telarix's iXTools is capable of processing up to 1.7 billion call detail
 records (CDRs) per month.  Additionally, iXTools' distributed and scalable
 architecture can process 10 days of traffic in just one day.  This enables a
 Tier-1 carrier to process traffic at a faster rate and increase network
 efficiencies within the organization by increasing visibility into the network
 and enabling intelligent decisions that can be made quickly.
     "The combination of Telarix and ASCOM results in a powerful solution and
 seasoned team," said Klaas Scheppink, Systems & Solutions Senior Business
 Consultant at ASCOM.  "Working together, the Telarix and ASCOM team has
 developed quite an expertise working with T-Systems International and will
 continue to provide best practices throughout Europe."
     "iXTools enables us to react in real-time to market opportunities and
 increases the customer service we provide to our customers," said Kevin
 Mulholland, Executive Vice President for the Americas, T-Systems, ICSS.
     "This new contract is the result of the past successes over the last three
 years with ASCOM, Telarix and T-Systems," said Amir Yazdanpanah, CEO of
 Telarix.  "By placing the customers' needs first, we've been able to deliver a
 product that is tailored to their needs and is able to be leveraged throughout
 the entire organization."
     About Telarix
     Telarix, Inc., delivers the leading Interconnect Business Optimization
 (IBO) software solution, which gives telecommunications companies the ability
 to easily manage costs and drive profitability on their interconnect traffic.
 Telarix's innovative platform, iXTools, maximizes carrier profitability by
 leveraging operational intelligence to enable real-time business decisions.
 The company's web-based tools analyze and report on traffic, rates, and
 destinations almost as quickly as the calls move across the global network.
 The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.  Please
 visit for more information.
     About ASCOM
     ASCOM is an international solution supplier with comprehensive technology
 know-how.  In the areas of Transport Revenue (revenue collection, toll
 collection and parking systems), Security Solutions (applications for
 security, communications, automation and control systems for infrastructure
 operators, public security institutions and the army), Network Integration
 (network solutions in the data/voice convergence market) and Wireless
 Solutions (high quality on-site communications solutions) with many years of
 experience in the execution of complex projects for demanding customers the
 company has established itself in important key markets.  ASCOM's offering
 covers analysis and consulting, system design and system integration, project
 management, engineering and implementation, and goes right through to
 maintenance and support.  The company has subsidiaries in 23 countries and has
 a staff of about 5,000 employees worldwide.  The ASCOM registered shares
 (ASCN) are quoted on the SWX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.
     About T-Systems, International Carrier Sales & Solutions
     Deutsche Telekom is Europe's largest telecommunications company and one of
 the leading carriers worldwide -- with operations in Europe, the Middle East
 and Asia, as well as North and South America.  T-Systems' ICSS division is a
 full service provider, offering a complete range of wholesale products and
 services for mobile and fixed operators, and Internet Service Providers, who
 are looked after locally via a global sales network.  The basis for ICSS'
 comprehensive Service Offering Portfolio (Voice, IP/Data, Customized
 solutions, Bandwidth) is an expanding ultramodern infrastructure, which
 connects major international business centers.  For further information, see
     CONTACT:  Sahar Javadi of Telarix, Inc., +1-703-564-9626,; or Lisa Throckmorton of SheaHedges Group,
 +1-703-287-7803,, for Telarix, Inc.

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