updated 3/28/2011 7:45:33 AM ET 2011-03-28T11:45:33

WAKEFIELD, Mass., March 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverse, a leader in BSS, Mobile Internet, and Value-Added Services, today announced that Roni Levy has joined Comverse as Senior Vice President, Business Support Systems and a member of its Global Executive Team. Mr. Levy comes to Comverse from Amdocs, where he served for more than a decade in a variety of management positions, most recently as Regional VP – Customer Business Executive.

Charles Burdick, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Comverse Technology, Inc., said, "Roni brings to Comverse nearly three decades of high technology success and management experience, most recently in the BSS market, where he achieved growth, profitability and customer satisfaction in his areas of responsibility. I look forward to working with Roni as we build upon our BSS product and technology leadership."

"Comverse is recognized in the BSS field as the leader in next-generation solutions for communications service providers," said Roni Levy. "Building on its strong position in prepaid and postpaid billing, Comverse has revolutionized BSS with Comverse ONE, a truly converged billing and active customer management product that offers CSPs greater business agility and lower total cost of ownership. I look forward to helping Comverse expand its BSS business, and in particular extend its leadership position in the emerging and rapidly growing area of converged BSS."

About Comverse

Comverse is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling converged billing and active customer management, mobile Internet, and value-added services. Comverse's extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries and covers over 450 communication service providers serving more than two billion subscribers. The company's innovative product portfolio enables communication service providers to unleash the value of the network for their customers by making their networks smarter. Comverse's solutions support flexible deployment models, including in-network, hosted and managed services. Comverse is a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMVT).  For more information, visit www.comverse.com .

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Statements included or incorporated by reference in this press release may contain "forward-looking statements." There can be no assurance that any forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual results could differ materially from forecasts and estimates. Important factors that could affect the company include the risks described in the section entitled "Forward-Looking Statements" Item 1A, "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2010 filed with the SEC on January 25, 2011 or in subsequently filed periodic, current or other reports. The company undertakes no commitment to update or revise forward-looking statements except as required by law.

CONTACT: Paul D. Baker
         Comverse Technology, Inc.
         paul.baker@cmvt.com
         (212) 739-1060

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