724 Solutions Inc.

724 Solutions Inc.

July 14, 2005 08:01 ET

Telefonica Moviles Espana Selects X-treme Alerts Platform from Atos Origin and 724 Solutions

MADRID, Spain & SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Jul 14, 2005) -

Atos Origin, an international information technology (IT) services company, has been selected by Telefonica Moviles Espana (TME) to provide a Unified Alerts Service, which is based on the technology of 724 Solutions (Nasdaq:SVNX) (TSX:SVN), a leading provider of next-generation IP-based network and data services. This solution supports unified and enhanced management of SMS, WAP push and MMS alerts. Telefonica Moviles' popular Alerts Service contains over 400 offerings and provides subscribers with information about events, entertainment, lifestyle, health, news, sports, weather and more.

Atos Origin and 724 Solutions will provide Telefonica Moviles Espana with a unique solution that supports all alert communication channels, including SMS, WAP and MMS, while incorporating enhanced content management capabilities. Atos Origin will integrate 724 Solutions' X-treme Alerts Platform, which enables mobile operators to rapidly introduce personalized and customizable, actionable alerts into the solution. This solution will give Telefonica Moviles the ability to offer premium messaging services from a single carrier grade platform that will accelerate the time to market for new content and services and improve the subscriber experience with a standardized format for all third party content.

Miguel Bravo, Global Account Director for Atos Origin, comments: "Thanks to this new integrated platform from 724 Solutions, TME will enjoy a cost and time effective tool that unifies the tasks of several legacy systems in a unique platform that is able to support multiple business lines and supports enhanced content management."

John Sims, Chief Executive Officer at 724 Solutions, concludes: "Telefonica Moviles' successful and diverse alerts offering demonstrates the value subscribers derive from personalized, time-sensitive information. Quicker time-to-market with a simplified and lower cost of ownership platform will enable Telefonica Moviles to increase their data revenues."

The win was previously disclosed on July 5, 2005 as a new X-treme Alerts Platform customer.

About Atos Origin

Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion, and it employs over 46,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting. For more information, please visit the company's web site at http://www.atosorigin.com.

About 724 Solutions

724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open next generation IP-based network and data services. Additionally, in conjunction with mobile operator partners, the company provides a series of actionable alerting solutions to enterprises to assist them in lowering operating costs and improving customer relationship management. 724 Solutions is a global company with development operations in Canada and Switzerland, with its corporate office in Santa Barbara, Calif. For more information, visit www.724.com.

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