Avea Selects Schema's GSM Network

GSM Forte RF Optimization Solution Enables Turkish Wireless Operator.

HERZLIA, Israel - Schema, a leading global provider of network optimization software solutions, announced today that it has signed
a license agreement with Avea, one of Turkey`s leading wireless operators. Under the agreement, Avea will deploy Schema`s GSM Forte, a highly advanced automatic RF optimization solution, to optimize the planning of network frequencies in major cities in order to increase network capacity and improve quality of service. This deal, which marks the first phase in Schema's relationship with Avea, demonstrates the company's further expansion into Europe and continued deployment of GSM Forte by major wireless operators worldwide.

GSM Forte will help Avea improve user satisfaction and increase revenues from voice and data services, while curbing additional capital and operational expenses through increased capacity.

"GSM Forte will enable Avea to give their customers excellent service quality and achieve capital efficiency," said Avshalom Ben Zoor, Schema`s VP of Marketing. "GSM Forte's innovative and user-friendly design will ensure that Avea improves their network's performance on a consistent and on-going basis."

GSM Forte is a highly advanced, user-friendly RF optimization product based on mobile measurements, the most accurate and reliable source of information for network modeling. GSM Forte enables operators to improve and maintain top network performance while increasing user satisfaction. This is achieved by significantly improving voice and data quality, as well as network coverage and capacity. These improvements enable operators to utilize existing infrastructure and increase network revenue by avoiding unnecessary and costly investments, while reducing the overhead needed to manage voice and data services on GSM networks.

About Schema
Schema is a global provider of industry-leading network optimization, simulation and related management software solutions for telecom operators. Schema's innovative solutions increase network performance and efficiency, reduce costs and improve network visibility across voice and data networks. The company has been recognized by Deloitte and Touche as one of the fastest growing and most innovative high tech companies in North America, Europe, and Israel.

Schema's solutions are deployed and benchmarked by leading wireless operators worldwide including Telefonica, Cellcom Greenbay, Hutch India, Peoples PCS of Hong Kong, Sunday HK, VimpelCom Russia, Claro Brazil and Cellcom Israel. For information about Schema, visit the company's website at www.schema.com

About Avea
Avea is Turkey`s fast growing mobile communications company, which has a customer base of approximately 7 million and represents 17% of the total market, offering innovative services tailored for the usage of both individual and corporate customers. Avea TT&TIM Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S was officially founded on February 19th, 2004 with the merger of Turk Telekom`s GSM operator Aycell with Is-TIM, joint venture of Is Bank (51%) and TIM (41%).

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