Portal Software Lands Deals 615485

Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa, Monet d.o.o., and Lycos select Portal

July 5, 2005

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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Portal Software, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PRSF - News) the premier global provider of billing and Revenue Management solutions for the global communications and media markets, today announced that Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Sp. z o.o. (PTC), one of the largest mobile operators in Eastern Europe with over 8 million subscribers, has officially selected Portal Software as a technology partner to provide a convergent billing solution. Portal initially enabled customer management and rating for subscribers of PTC's pre- and post-paid wireless data and content services. The project is already in the LIVE phase.

Portal's platform allows PTC to deliver the same data and content services to both pre- and post-paid subscribers. The application is also providing third party content services rating and settlement and may be expanded in the future, at PTC's option, to support voice services.

"As convergent services continue to prove their value, mobile operators need to be better equipped to leverage convergent offerings to their advantage," said Wojtek Kwiatkowski, vice president of sales and delivery for Portal Software. "Mobile operators are consolidating billing solutions to realize cost savings and economies of scale from convergent offerings. Portal's convergent billing solutions enable mobile operators to reduce costs while providing the flexibility to rapidly launch and modify convergent offerings to address changing market conditions."

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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Portal Software, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PRSF - News) the premier global provider of billing and Revenue Management solutions for the global communications and media markets, announced today that Monet d.o.o., a leading mobile operator in Montenegro with 44 percent market share, has selected Portal 7, Portal's single-platform convergent billing and Revenue Management solution. Portal 7, which will replace the entire legacy billing infrastructure currently in use at Monet, will enable the company to quickly and competitively deliver innovative new services to its rapidly expanding customer base.

Portal won the prestigious contract after a rigorous six-month selection process. Monet chose Portal's highly flexible billing solution based on its ability to enable Monet to quickly bring new services to market and scale effectively as Monet continues to grow and enrich its brand.

"We chose Portal over competing solutions because of its global experience and leadership in this market," said Eva Sabanovic, chief information officer of Monet d.o.o. "Portal's unmatched best practices will ensure that implementation will be swift, seamless, and cost-effective. Additionally, Portal's solutions will enable us to deliver converged pre- and postpaid billing services on a single platform. As we continue to add new customers and services, Portal's robust billing solution will be an essential part of our strategy to successfully manage growth, maximize revenue, and ensure customer satisfaction."

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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Portal Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRSF - News), the premier global provider of billing and Revenue Management solutions, today announced that Lycos, Inc., a leading provider of search, community, and technology lifestyle destinations, is standardizing on Portal to manage its website-based revenues.

Lycos, a wholly-owned subsidiary of South Korean-based Daum Communications Corporation, operates a variety of websites including Lycos.com, Hotbot.com, Matchmaker.com, Angelfire.com, Tripod.com, and Wired.com, and will utilize Portal's Revenue Management solution to rate, bill, charge, and collect revenue from its customers for website and other usage charges.

"Portal enables Lycos to carefully monitor and accurately charge customers for their activity and purchases on our family of web sites," said Victor Turner, director of business systems for Lycos, Inc. "With the high levels of traffic we experience and varied service offerings, we need a solid billing and Revenue Management solution, and Portal has proven itself to consistently meet our needs."

Portal Software Inc.

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