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Mobile Industry Veteran Jay Emmet Appointed General Manager of OpenMarket

2008-08-14 05:00:00

  Emmet Brings More than 15 Years of Industry Expertise to New Leadership


    SEATTLE, Aug. 14 /EMWNews/ -- OpenMarket Inc., a premier provider of

mobile messaging and financial payment processing systems for direct-to-

consumer (D2C) mobile commerce, today announced that Jay Emmet has been

appointed as general manager of OpenMarket.

    Emmet has more than 15 years of wireless industry and mobile channel

experience. He has strong, established relationships with major mobile

operators, media companies and content providers. Emmet is an active member

of the mobile community, previously serving on the board of the Mobile

Marketing Association (MMA) and was vice chairman of the Executive


    Prior to joining OpenMarket, Emmet was president-Americas at mBlox

where he led the successful market launch of premium SMS services into the

U.S. consumer markets. Additionally, he has held leadership positions at

ATG, New Edge Networks and Light Networks.

    OpenMarket gives consumers a safer and more consistent experience in

purchasing off-deck mobile content. Modeled after large scale commerce

systems like credit card processing and similar clearing house systems,

OpenMarket enables mobile content providers to reach more than 98 percent

of U.S. mobile subscribers through its service provider connections, more

than any other aggregator in the market.

    About OpenMarket

    OpenMarket is the only complete messaging and financial system for

mobile commerce, and the provider of choice for companies looking to

reliably sell premium digital content directly to consumers. OpenMarket

provides an innovative and powerful suite of on-demand services from a

trusted industry expert enabling the largest consumer brands to the

smallest enterprises to rapidly and cost effectively launch their product

offers and promotions in the mobile channel. OpenMarket provides the most

direct network operator connections in the U.S. market today. OpenMarket is

a business of Amdocs. Visit for more information.

    About Amdocs

    Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation,

enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated,

innovative and intentional customer experience(TM) at every point of

service. Amdocs provides solutions that deliver customer experience

excellence, combining the software, service and expertise to help its

customers execute their strategies and achieve service, operational and

financial excellence. A global company with revenue of $2.84 billion in

fiscal 2007, Amdocs has more than 17,000 employees and serves customers in

more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit Amdocs


    Amdocs Forward-Looking Statement

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about Amdocs' growth and business results in future quarters. Although we

believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are

based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our

expectations will be obtained or that any deviations will not be material.

Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause future

results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not

limited to, the effects of general economic conditions, Amdocs' ability to

grow in the business segments it serves, adverse effects of market

competition, rapid technological shifts that may render the Company's

products and services obsolete, potential loss of a major customer, our

ability to develop long-term relationships with our customers, and risks

associated with operating businesses in the international market. Amdocs

may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the

future, however the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

These and other risks are discussed at greater length in the Company's

filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our

Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007,

filed on December 3, 2007, and in our quarterly 6-K furnished on February

11, May 6 and August 11, 2008.

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