Transparent Technologies, Inc.

Transparent Technologies, Inc.

April 10, 2006 09:28 ET

The Weather Channel Signs Major Support Agreement With Transparent Technologies

ATLANTA, GEORGIA--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2006) -

Transparent Technologies to provide 24x7 Technical and Operational Support Services

Transparent Technologies, Inc. (TTi) (www.ttius.com) has reached an agreement with The Weather Channel (TWC) to provide 24x7 technical and operational support services for their Star® hardware platforms. TWC's Star platforms are located in 9,000 head-end facilities across the U.S.

TTi's success with system integration for The Weather Channel contributed to the addition of this expanded service offering.

"By outsourcing our hardware integration and support services to TTi we were able to improve quality of service, time to market and enable The Weather Channel to more effectively focus on our core competencies," says The Weather Channel's CIO Brian Shield. "TTi is a strategic partner that operates like an extension of our team."

The Weather Channel has been a long-time partner with Transparent Technologies. In 2002, The Weather Channel outsourced system integration for its Intellistar® and XL platforms to TTi. In 2005, they added backchannel support.

Seven years of providing solutions for The Weather Channel reinforces TTi CEO Steve Blackmon's belief that to properly service its customers, they need to understand their businesses, not just the technological needs.

"The Weather Channel was our first customer and we have expanded the scope of the services we provide for them year after year," says Blackmon. "We are very proud The Weather Channel continues to entrust TTi with critical parts of their business. We are committed to continuing to deliver the quality of services that has been the basis for our partnership over the past seven years."

About Transparent Technologies

Founded in 1999, Transparent Technologies, Inc. provides solutions to companies that operate in and provide products to the cable and telecom industry. These services include system integration, deployment, inventory management, network services and software development. TTi supports its solutions with its 24x7 Network Operations Center. Visit www.ttius.com.

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