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Advantage 360 Expands With Win of New Customer and Incumbent Service Provider Tonga Communications

California, JULY 9 2019 – Advantage 360, a Global provider of convergent business and operations systems to communications service providers, today announced that it has signed an agreement to deliver Tonga Communications Corporation’s (TCC) full lifecycle customer management solution. This will enable fulfilment and revenue assurance for mobile and fiber to the home services, including future 5G requirements.

“As we looked at our Systems strategy, TCC required a true end-to-end manager of all our customer transactions,” said Mr. Timote Katoanga, CEO Tonga Communications Corporation. “We worked closely with Advantage 360 on our requirements and after a competitive process, they were selected for its breadth of function and proven deployments in multiple challenging continents. In addition, TCC was looking for assurance of business sustainability and a future-proof product. With the acquisition of Advantage 360 by Lumine Group, we knew this significant investment was safe!”

“We are thrilled to be providing TCC with this strategic solution,” said Tony Garcia, CEO Advantage 360 and Lumine Group Leader. “Advantage 360’s proven retail fulfillment, revenue assurance, and point of sales platform addresses a broad range of functions, reducing the need for best-of-breed complex systems integration. The solution provides for one view of the inlife mobile or fixed retail customers for selected service providers. This win further reinforces and provides early recognition of Lumine Group focus on acquire, strengthen and grow pillars in action.”

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About Tonga Communications Corporation

Like many telecommunications service providers, Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC) of today began life as the “Post & Telegraph Department”, a government owned division that later went on to become ”Tonga Telecommunications Commission (“TTC”). The international communications business “Cable & Wireless Plc”, who exited Tonga in 2001, was acquired by TTC, when the international & domestic businesses were then re-merged to form Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC) as known today. Today, it dominates 100% market share on fixed telephone lines, 70% market share on dial up and broadband internet, over 50% market share of GSM mobile services (branded UCall mobile), employs over 300 people, and has the widest cellular network coverage in Tonga.

About Advantage360

Founded in 1984, the current Advantage 360 platform includes billing, POS, CRM, operational support software and is the central source of all retail fulfilment and revenue assurance for its communication service provider customers worldwide. Advantage 360 is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA.

(Note: At the time of the article, Lumine Group was known as Volaris Group Communications & Media. Changes have been made in this press release to replace “Volaris Group Communications & Media” with “Lumine Group”.)