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Jinny’s Proven Success in Messaging Nets Significant Deal with Melita Mobile Ltd in Malta


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Proven and Cost Effective Messaging Capabilities Beef up Jinny’s European Presence

DUBLIN, 8th September 2008 - Jinny Software, a leading global supplier of messaging and media platforms to mobile network operators, today announced that it has won a new deal with Melita Mobile Ltd, a new mobile network which will offer voice and data services in Malta. Melita Mobile Ltd is being established by Melita Plc, Malta’s leading provider in television, broadband and telephony services, who acquired a 3G mobile licence to establish a mobile network and offer voice and data services in the island country. Melita Cable will roll out Malta’s third wireless communications network and offer a full suite of voice and data communications services.

Included in the deal will be the implementation of a comprehensive range of Jinny’s solutions including its SMSC, MMSC, WAP Gateway, Ringback Tone Server, Real-time Charging Gateway, Missed Call Notification, VAS Application Suite, Message Router and Voice Mail System (VMS) which is part of Jinny’s Unified Messaging solution, integrating email, faxmail and videomail, allowing subscribers to pick up messages from whatever device or place suits them. Jinny will also be undertaking a project management role in both the implementation of the various solutions/platforms and their ongoing operations, with support to be undertaken from its regional office in Dublin, Ireland.

Being new to the mobile market, Melita Mobile Ltd was seeking a trusted partner and able messaging provider to deliver these key systems in its new network. Previous experience and knowledge of the Jinny organisation combined with the cost/benefit ratio, flexibility and capability of the Jinny solutions were the key determining factors in securing this deal.

Buster Cleveland, Technical Consultant of Melita Mobile Ltd, said “Melita Mobile Ltd chose Jinny Software to deliver these key solutions in our new network because of previous positive experience of working with the company. We are looking forward to our close co-operation in the project period and beyond.”

Jinny’s Regional Sales Director for Europe, Fintan Supple, said, "Jinny is delighted with this win and is looking forward to working with Melita Mobile Ltd. The win increases Jinny’s presence in Europe and proves Jinny Software to be a stable and committed player in the messaging and multimedia space.”

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Notes to Editors

About Jinny Software - www.jinny.ie
Jinny enables network operators to deliver compelling personalised messaging and media processing platforms to subscribers that add value and increase operator revenues. The Jinny product range, built to open standards, is designed to drive converged messaging revenues. Together our Messaging, Media Processing, Filtering & Routing and Rating & Charging platforms give operators the opportunity to create innovative solutions tailored to the personal needs of their customers.

Jinny Software operates from its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with sales and support offices in Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Kuala Lumpur. Jinny Software is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Acotel Group S.p.A, headquartered in Rome, Italy and is traded on the Milan stock market (ACO.MI).

Melta Mobile Ltd – www.melita.com
Melta Mobile Ltd is being rolled-out by Melita Plc, Malta’s leading provider in television, broadband and telephony services, Melita Plc signed an agreement with Malta’s Melita Mobile Ltd to establish a mobile network and offer voice and data services in the island country. The transaction has enabled Melita Plc to roll out Malta’s third wireless communications network and offer a full suite of voice and data communications services.

Melita Plc. is a joint venture between GMT Communications Partners, MC Venture Partners and locally based Gasan Group after the Gasan Group and Liberty Global Inc sold their stakes in a leveraged buy-out in July 2007. Melita Plc. launched its Cable TV services in June 1992. In February 2005, Melita was the first digital TV provider on the Island. Since November 2006, Melita launched a competing fixed-line telephony service under the brand name Hello, capturing approximately 19% of the residential telephony market in the process. The mobile market is a new endeavor for Melita Plc. through Melta Mobile Ltd and their network expected to go-live mid-2008.



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