NTG Clarity Networks Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NCI

NTG Clarity Networks Inc.

January 25, 2006 12:36 ET

NTG Clarity Networks Inc. To Provide PPL Telcom with Management Software

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 25, 2006) - NTG Clarity Networks Inc., (TSX VENTURE:NCI) a leader in delivering network, IT and infrastructure solutions, today announced that it will supply PPL Telcom, a regional facilities-based carrier offering transport services to carriers, ISPs and large enterprise customers, its integrated operations support system (OSS) software. The OSS will manage customer orders, network inventory, service provisioning and trouble ticketing.

"NTG is proud to add PPL Telcom to its list of customers," said NTG Clarity CEO Ashraf Zaghloul. "NTG's software solutions have been developed to meet the needs of next generation service providers and new wire and mobile carriers. Our software and services enable customers to achieve increased productivity, faster execution and innovative capability, making us an excellent fit with the new breed of telecom service provider."

"We needed an integrated turnkey solution that could meet our demanding environment and fast growth," said Ed Brignole, director-Business Services at PPL Telcom. "We did a thorough review of the OSS products and their functionalities and found that NTS met most of our telecom requirements."

The latest version of NTG Clarity's OSS product, NTS, utilizes the latest technology and provides an integrated suite of applications to enable customer information management, order management, network inventory maintenance, capacity management, service provisioning, service management, billing and customer relation management (CRM) and trouble ticketing.

Customized reporting is available to track the performance of any of these applications. The user-friendly screens are also designed to meet the information requirements of both the technical engineer and the customer service representative.

About NTG Clarity Networks Inc.

Established in 1992, NTG Clarity has been a leader in delivering network, IT and infrastructure solutions to telecommunications service providers and large enterprises. More than 120 network professionals provide design, documentation and implementation expertise to the industry's leading network service providers. NTG Clarity's services are offered nationally and internationally.

The company has maintained a consistent record of high performance, while establishing itself as a company with strong financial, technical and operational capabilities. NTG Clarity is recognized for its outstanding technical and project management skills, innovative use of advanced technologies, low cost operations and exceptional management capability. NTG has several proprietary software products and applications in the areas of knowledge management and communications, provisioning, fault and performance management, order management, engineering design and facilities management, and web portal and automated order and transaction processing.

About PPL Telcom

PPL Telcom, an unregulated subsidiary of PPL Corporation, provides broadband solutions to telecommunications companies, Internet service providers and large businesses and institutions that need high-speed data connections among multiple locations. PPL Telcom's fiber-optic network consists of more than 3,500 route miles of fiber utilizing advanced optical systems, and provides service to customers throughout the northeast corridor from New York to Washington, D.C. More information is available at www.ppltelcom.com.

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), headquartered in Allentown, PA, controls about 12,000 megawatts of generation capacity in the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets and delivers electricity to nearly 5 million customers in Pennsylvania, the United Kingdom and Latin America. More information is available at www.pplweb.com.

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