Press Release: February 18, 2003

Amdocs and HP Announce Convergent Platform for Prepaid-Postpaid and Voice-Data Services for Mobile Service Providers

Combination of Amdocs Enabler and HP Opencall Service Controller Enables Operators to Control Costs and Increase Revenue
CANNES, France -- February 18, 2003 (3GSM World Congress, Hall #1, Booth #B24)

Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the world's leading provider of billing and CRM, and HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced an advanced, pre-integrated platform that supports prepaid and postpaid billing for voice and data services. The solution is being demonstrated at the 3GSM World Congress conference in Amdocs booth B24, Hall 1 and HP booth A10, Hall 1.

Amdocs and HP have cooperated to pre-integrate the carrier-grade rating and balance management capabilities of the Amdocs Enabler product with the real-time call and session control capabilities of the HP Opencall Service Controller. With support for both prepaid and postpaid billing, the convergent solution enables mobile service providers (MSPs) to introduce innovative services and service bundles with prepaid and postpaid payment options. The solution eases integration with existing intelligent network (IN) infrastructures, resulting in faster time to market and reduced total cost of ownership.

"The integration of Amdocs Enabler with the HP Opencall Service Controller supports the robust, carrier-grade capabilities required by leading service providers," said Eli Gelman, executive vice president at Amdocs. "As a unified prepaid-postpaid platform, the offering helps service providers lower total cost of ownership. Amdocs Enabler also improves customer loyalty by allowing the rapid introduction of new generation products and innovative rating schemes in both prepaid and postpaid environments. Working with market-leading partners such as HP, Amdocs continues to deliver the highest quality of service and products through joint innovation, experience and technology excellence."

Through real-time call and session control, MSPs are able to authorize prepaid services before the voice or data session, to let users interact with services and, upon balance depletion, take appropriate action such as call termination or routing to a replenishment server. This capability helps prevent revenue leakage, which frequently occurs with other prepayment schemes.

Similarly, with session control and real-time rating and balance management, MSPs can enable and control a subscriber's simultaneous use of both voice and data services, allowing concurrent usage of multiple services from a single account balance, while still reducing the risk of revenue loss or fraud.

Sebastiano Tevarotto, vice president and general manager at HP Network and Service Provider Business Unit, said, "HP Opencall technology helps mobile service providers deliver innovative services to millions of subscribers. The combination of the Amdocs Enabler product and HP Opencall software allows our companies to help service providers simplify BSS operations and improve customer care."

About Amdocs Enabler

Amdocs Enabler supports billing for next generation voice, data and content services. Amdocs Enabler is an integrated online-offline charging platform, allowing operators to support prepaid-postpaid convergence with one product. Amdocs Enabler is a proven carrier-grade, real-time product, pre-configured for rapid deployment and low cost of ownership. Designed for modular expansion, Amdocs Enabler is a fully integrated subset of the Amdocs Mobile platform, and can be enhanced with add-on components such as Commerce Payments, Partner Relationship Management (PRM) and Amdocs ClarifyCRM.

About HP Opencall

The HP Opencall Service Controller is a highly flexible, real-time call processing system designed for the creation, execution, and management of intelligent network (IN) services running in SS7-based (Signaling System 7) voice networks. The HP platforms bring a broad range of connectivity (ANSI and ITU TCAP/SS7 or TCAP/IP) and protocol options (Camel 2 and 3, WIN 1 and 2), with the ability to customize message sets rapidly. HP Opencall platforms support numerous service logic program (SLP) functions and control interaction with interactive voice response (IVR) units and short message service centers (SMSC). HP Opencall platforms are carrier-grade, high-availability, high capacity control points deployed in networks around the world.

About HP

HP is a leading global provider of products, technologies, solutions and services to consumers and businesses. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. HP completed its acquisition of Compaq Computer Corporation on May 3, 2002. More information about HP is available at

About Amdocs

Amdocs is the world's leading provider of billing and CRM. With a 20-year track record of delivery excellence, our products empower major communications operators around the globe. We enable rapid time-to-market for next generation voice, content, commerce and application services, while enhancing subscriber loyalty and lowering total cost of ownership. We offer our customers flexible modes of delivery—products, solutions and outsourcing. For more information, visit our web site at

For immediate information contact:

Dan Ginsburg
Porter Novelli for Amdocs
Tel: 212-601-8020
Fax: 212-601-8101

David Collins
Public Relations
Tel: 408-447-4803
Fax: 408-447-4323

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