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Equinox Provides Revenue Assurance Solution for SouthernLINC Wireless


Nashville, TN - April 24, 2013 - Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems reports that wireless carrier SouthernLINC has licensed the TeleLink mediation and revenue assurance system. Based in Atlanta, SouthernLINC Wireless bundles multiple communication options, including Push To Talk (PTT) two-way radio, cellular service, wireless Internet access, wireless data, and text and picture messaging, into one hand-held device. They licensed TeleLink to extract, enrich, and store usage data from their DMS GSM wireless switch.

"TeleLink provided both mediation and reporting solutions in one system," explained Leigh Swindle, Engineering Analyst for SouthernLINC Wireless. "The TeleLink system offered us flexibility, speed, and insight into our network activity."

TeleLink is Equinox's flagship revenue assurance platform. It controls the flow, format, and final destination of usage records. The system allows disparate usage data to be standardized, searched, stored, and retrieved. TeleLink also provides powerful reporting functions by enriching, summarizing, and converting usage records. In other words, it makes usage data actionable. In this case, TeleLink's advanced usage detail analytics provide SouthernLINC with essential revenue management benefits.

"TeleLink's reporting engine gives SouthernLINC unparalleled access to their usage data," said David West, Executive Vice President for Equinox Information Systems. "By making this usage data actionable through mediation and analysis, TeleLink provides the tools to increase efficiency and protect revenue."

About SouthernLINC
SouthernLINC Wireless, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), is an Atlanta-based regional wireless carrier with network coverage in metro and rural areas of Alabama, Georgia, southeast Mississippi, and northwest Florida. Built to meet the communications needs of Southern Company's local power companies—Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Mississippi Power, and Gulf Power—the SouthernLINC Wireless network was designed to provide reliable, private communications throughout the company's Regional Calling Area. SouthernLINC Wireless began offering commercial service in February 1996; Southern Company and its subsidiaries have served the Southeast for over 100 years. To learn more, visit www.southernlinc.com.

About Equinox
Founded in 1986, Equinox Information Systems is a global provider of software solutions for hundreds of telecommunications customers worldwide. Providing a full range of software applications, which are backed by exceptional customer support, the company offers solutions in areas critical to profitability and network efficiency, including revenue assurance, fraud management, mediation, network analysis, and custom application development. For more information, visit www.equinoxis.com.