Redknee Wins in Ireland

Redknee to supply and integrate WLAN security and payment system to O2 Ireland

December 3, 2002

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DUBLIN -- Redknee Inc. today announced that O2 Ireland, one of Ireland's leading mobile communications providers, has selected Redknee to supply a comprehensive, real-time WLAN billing, authentication, and security system. With the Redknee solution, O2 Ireland will be the first network operator in Europe to offer secure wireless broadband access using a wide range of convenient payment options from designated Wi-Fi Zones(tm). As part of the agreement, Redknee has also provided O2 Ireland with complete end-to-end WLAN integration services. Redknee has been actively providing O2 Ireland with revenue-generating mobile solutions that can be easily integrated into their network. With this latest network deployment, the Synaxis-2100(tm) WLAN Gateway, O2 Ireland can offer various payment options to mobile subscribers and casual users. Postpaid customers have the option to charge WLAN services to their monthly invoice; prepaid customers can charge these services to their accounts; and casual users (as well as postpaid and prepaid subscribers) have the option to purchase a "scratch card" or voucher at each Wi-Fi(tm) hotspot. Rating for all accounts will be provided on a real-time basis by Redknee's Synaxis-2100(tm) Unified Rating Service (URS). "Redknee is pleased to contribute to the success of O2 Ireland's WLAN services launch," says Chris Newton-Smith, Managing Director, Redknee Europe. "Redknee's WLAN Gateway provides O2 with the flexibility to offer a variety of payment options, and also expands the capabilities of existing OSS and BSS systems already deployed in their network." Redknee Inc. O2 Ireland

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