October 13, 2009 09:00 ET

Tekelec to Present on Revenue Generation and Network Cost Savings at Futurecom 2009

Sessions to Cover Twitter-Based SMS Advertising, SIP Interoperability and Network Troubleshooting

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - Tekelec (NASDAQ: TKLC) will speak about next-generation network signaling, performance management and value-added mobile messaging at Futurecom 2009, taking place at ExpoTransamerica in São Paulo, Brazil. The company will also exhibit at stand A26.

"Solving Network Integration Issues with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Mediation"

October 14, 9:30 - 10 a.m. in the "Argentina" room

Dan Bantukul, director of product marketing, will identify Tier 1 customer deployment scenarios and best practices to interoperate network elements from multiple vendors, as well as disparate wireless and wireline networks resulting from merger, acquisition and consolidation activity.

"Smartphone Quality of Service Assurance"

October 15, 9:30 - 10 a.m. in the "Argentina" room

Vince Lesch, vice president of product marketing, will present solutions for operators to better manage, monitor and troubleshoot smartphone usage. Lesch will show how networks and devices that are expanding to deliver any service, anywhere, at any time must be measured with key performance indicators to ensure high quality of service (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE).

Panel: "Value-Added Services: New Models of Application Development for Generating More Revenue"

October 16, 11:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. in the "Argentina" room

Paulo Souza, Tekelec's vice president of regional sales for Brazil, will show how operators can introduce targeted, revenue-generating mobile advertising in this value-added services panel. He will highlight opportunities through Tekelec's in-message advertising service -- including through innovative opportunities such as Twitter and other social networking short message service (SMS) updates.

For more information on Tekelec's solutions, the company has several free resources available:

-- SIP Signaling Router (SSR) multimedia tutorial addressing several next-generation networking challenges

-- "Customer Service Assurance" white paper, prepared with Stratecast analyst Karl Whitelock, containing five customer case studies

-- "Monitoring LTE [Long Term Evolution] Networks" white paper, which examines monitoring mobile broadband networks and services

-- "SMS Integration with Twitter and other Social Networks" white paper, highlighting the cost savings and new revenue opportunities presented by social network SMS updates

About Tekelec

Tekelec, a global leader in core multimedia session control, mobile messaging and network intelligence, ensures scalable, secure and highly available communications. The company's market-leading signaling solutions enable the interworking of different network applications, technologies and protocols, providing a smooth transition to next-generation networks. Tekelec has more than 20 offices around the world serving customers in more than 100 countries, with corporate headquarters located near Research Triangle Park in Morrisville, N.C., U.S.A. For more information, please visit www.tekelec.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements made in this press release are forward looking, reflect the Company's current intent, belief or expectations and involve certain risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual future performance may differ materially from such expectations as a result of important risk factors, which include, in addition to those identified in the Company's 2008 Form 10-K, 2009 First and Second Quarter Form 10-Q and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the effect of the current or escalating economic crisis including the impact of credit availability and currency fluctuations on overall capital spending by our customers, the current or further detrimental changes in general economic, social, or political conditions in the countries in which we operate, the timeliness and functional competitiveness of our product releases, the timing of our recognition of revenues and changes to the accounting rules related thereto, our ability to maintain OEM, partner, and vendor support and supply relationships, business interruptions at the Company, its suppliers or customers resulting from the recent or subsequent flu pandemics, our ability to compete with other manufacturers that have lower cost bases than ours and/or are partially supported by foreign governments or employ other unfair trade practices, our ability to integrate acquisitions, our ability to protect intellectual property rights or the risk of infringing and litigating with others regarding their intellectual property rights, and changes in the market price of the Company's common stock. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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