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(NASDAQ:LHSG)(Neuer Markt: LHI), today announced that Tele 2000, a Bell South owned and operated international property in
Lima, Peru, has chosen LHS' InfoCell(tm) ConVerge as its point of sale solution. An affiliate of BellSouth International, Tele 2000
provides cellular cable and paging services to approximately 300,000 subscribers throughout Peru.
Ernst & Young will act as the system integrator, responsible for the customization and implementation of LHS InfoCell's ConVerge.
Interfaces from ConVerge to Kenan's Arbor OM and from ConVerge to Certicom, a credit scoring engine, will allow for service
payments, equipment sales, and service orders to be entered through ConVerge.
"This is the third launch of ConVerge in Latin America following BellSouth International's property in Quito, Ecuador and Pegaso in
Mexico City," said Ken Rabun, vice president sales and integration LHS InfoCell. "Building on a strong relationship with Ernst &
Young, LHS InfoCell can build on this success in this burgeoning market."
InfoCell(tm)ConVerge is the leading integrated solution for point of sale and business operations for the retail, direct, and
telemarketing channels. Designed to streamline and automate a telecommunications operator's sales and activation process,
InfoCell(tm)ConVerge provides carriers with a single solution for selling to customers, while lowering inventory costs and increasing
the company's operating profits. It is also the first internationalized product for multiple services, supporting most single-byte languages
and local currencies.
About Tele 2000
BellSouth owns a 74% share in Tele 2000, a multi-service telecommunications company in Peru. Tele 2000, whose nationwide
coverage includes a total population of 24 million people, began offering service in Lima and surrounding areas in 1990. In addition to
wireless, the company also offers cable TV and paging services. Tele 2000 also has other businesses including yellow pages, pay
phones and mobile data services, and owns and operates a major fiber-optic network in Lima and surrounding areas.
About Ernst & Young Consulting
Ernst & Young has developed specialized resources dedicated exclusively to the Communications Industry and its unique business
issues. The firm has a 25-year track record in the industry, and, in recent engagements, has served 80% of the world's top 25
communications companies. Ernst & Young has established a dedicated client center, Communications Central(tm), that serves as a
hub for industry clients worldwide to design, construct and implement tailored business and technology solutions in billing, network
services, customer acquisition and retention, and legacy data access solutions. For more information, visit Ernst & Young's
communications web site at www.ey.com/communications.