August 18, 2005 09:15 ET

Canada's Largest Broadband Provider Renews Contract with Radialpoint to Provide Security Services

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 18, 2005) - Radialpoint, a leading provider of managed Internet services to many of the world's largest broadband providers, today announced that Bell Canada, the country's largest broadband provider, has renewed its contract as security services provider for Sympatico and small business Internet customers.

Radialpoint security services are available to 2.9 million Canadian broadband subscribers, making it the dominant managed security services provider in Canada with over 60 per cent market share.

"Bell is committed to offering its customers the safest and most secure online experience," said Patrick McLean, Director of Enhanced Services of Bell Canada. "Over the last three years Radialpoint has consistently delivered results and we are pleased that Radialpoint will continue to be a core component to our service offering."

"Bell Canada is one of our longest standing customers and a true managed security services success story," said Hamnett Hill, president and CEO of Radialpoint. "Our solid returns for Bell since 2002 demonstrate the business results and success only Radialpoint's managed services model can deliver. With this renewed confidence, Bell subscribers can now enjoy the same level of protection and support for years to come."

Radialpoint helps broadband providers create, retain, and grow lasting profitable relationships with their subscribers. Using Radialpoint's managed security services, providers like Bell Canada offer their customers a full suite of private-labeled, value-added services including: Anti-Virus, Firewall, Anti-Spyware, Parental Control, Pop-Up and Ad Blocker, and Privacy Manager. With Radialpoint, providers can brand, configure, launch, manage and support the new Internet services subscribers want while minimizing deployment, support and operational costs. Radialpoint is the global leader in managed security services, reaching over 14 million broadband subscribers worldwide.

About Radialpoint

Radialpoint is a leading provider of managed Internet services solutions for broadband providers. Its security services are currently available to over 14 million broadband subscribers worldwide. Radialpoint managed security services enable large and mid-size providers to generate new revenue and significantly lower operational costs associated with supporting and bringing new Internet services to market. Its customers include Aliant, Bell, TELUS and Videotron in Canada; Adelphia, BellSouth and Verizon in the US; and ntl, ONO and Telewest in Europe. Radialpoint is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Europe. For more information, visit http://www.radialpoint.com/.

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