“Telefónica Móviles España selects X-treme Alerts Platform from Atos Origin and 724 Solutions”
Madrid, 14 July 2005
Atos Origin, an international information technology (IT) services company has been selected by Telefónica Móviles España (TME), to provide a Unified Alerts Service, which is based on the technology of 724 Solutions (NASDAQ: SVNX; TSX: SVN), a leading provider of next-generation IP-based network and data services. This solution supports a unified and enhanced management of SMS, WAP “push” and MMS alerts. Telefónica Móviles' popular Alerts Service contains over 400 offerings and provides subscribers with information about events, entertainment, lifestyle, health, news, sports, weather, and more.
Atos Origin and 724 Solutions will provide Telefónica Móviles España with a unique solution that supports all alert communication channels, including SMS, WAP and MMS, while incorporating enhanced content management capabilities. Atos Origin will integrate 724 Solutions' X-treme Alerts Platform, which enables mobile operators to rapidly introduce personalized and customizable, actionable alerts into the solution. This solution will give Telefónica Móviles the ability to offer premium messaging services from a single carrier grade platform that will accelerate the time to market for new content and services and improve the subscriber experience with a standardized format for all third party content.
Miguel Bravo, Global Account Director for Atos Origin, comments: “Thanks to this new integrated platform from 724 Solutions, TME will enjoy of a cost and time effective tool that unifies the tasks of several legacy systems in a unique platform that is able to support multiple business lines and supports enhanced content management”.
John Sims, Chief Executive Officer at 724 Solutions concludes: “Telefónica Móviles' successful and diverse alerts offering demonstrates the value subscribers derive from personalized, time-sensitive information. Quicker time-to-market with a simplified and lower cost of ownership platform will enable Telefónica Móviles to increase their data revenues.”
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs over 46,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.
About 724 Solutions
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open next generation IP-based network and data services. Additionally, in conjunction with mobile operator partners, the company provides a series of actionable alerting solutions to enterprises to assist them in lowering operating costs and improving customer relationship management. 724 Solutions is a global company with development operations in Canada and Switzerland with its corporate office in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, visit www.724.com.
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