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March 21, 2018

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Pareteum Awarded $15 Million Service Contract Over 5 Years with Multi-Country African Mobile Virtual Network Operator


Pareteum Awarded $15 Million Service Contract Over 5 Years with Multi-Country African Mobile Virtual Network Operator
Expands Deeper Into Continental Africa Adding $10 Million to 36-Month Contractual Revenue Backlog

NEW YORK, NY – PRNewswire – March 21, 2018 – Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM), (“Pareteum” or the “Company”), the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, announced today that it has signed a 5-year contract to provide Managed Service Platform (MSP) services to an Africa-based Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO).

Pareteum’s Managed Services Platform will provide a fully integrated, single source solution that will enable its newest customer to provide multi-country digital applications, data services and traditional mobile services to its end users in Africa. This MVNO will provide Digital Wallet solutions, including Blockchain technology, to provide identity management, transaction settlements and payment solutions, safely and securely. Additionally, Branded Voice and SMS airtime services are enabled via Pareteum’s solution suite for private labeling.

Under the terms of the agreement, Pareteum will be paid on a monthly recurring revenue basis for platform support services based on the number of connections. Additional fees will be paid to Pareteum for other solutions, as activated, including Blockchain enablement.

Vic Bozzo, CEO of Pareteum, stated, “Pareteum’s MSP Platform is a perfect fit for the contract with our newest global client. This part of the world represents high growth in connections as the digital economy takes over. We are pleased with Rob Mumby and his team as they continue to add customers to our platform.”

Hal Turner, Executive Chairman and Principal Executive Officer of Pareteum, commented, “Pareteum continues to extend our mission to provide Global Cloud based services for any device, at any time, and anywhere. This newest African customer is a clear indicator of the global opportunities available in the marketplace. Pareteum’s fully integrated cloud services, and, application developers platform, provides a flexible single solution, without heavy capital investment in infrastructure, creating geographical freedom.”

About Pareteum Corporation
The mission of Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM) is to connect “every person and everything”. Organizations use Pareteum to energize their growth and profitability through cloud communication services and complete turnkey solutions featuring relevant content, applications, and connectivity worldwide. Our platform services partners (technologies integrated into our Cloud) include: HPE, IBM, Sonus, Oracle, Microsoft, and other world class technology providers. All of the relevant customer acquired value is derived from Pareteum’s award winning software, developed and enhanced for many years. By harnessing the value of communications, Pareteum serves retail, enterprise and IoT customers. Pareteum currently has offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Barcelona, Bahrain and the Netherlands. For more information please visit:

Forward Looking Statements:
Certain statements contained herein constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may include, without limitation, statements with respect to Pareteum’s plans and objectives, projections, expectations and intentions. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about Pareteum’s industry, management’s beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Because such statements involve risks and uncertainties, the actual results and performance of Pareteum may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required by law, Pareteum also disclaims any obligation to update its view of any such risks or uncertainties or to announce publicly the result of any revisions to the forward-looking statements made here. Additional information concerning certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or suggested in Pareteum’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from Pareteum Corporation.

Contractual Revenue Backlog Definition:
Contractual revenue backlog is measured on a forward looking 36 month snapshot view monthly, and, is generated by each of the Company’s Managed Services, Global Mobility Cloud, and Application Exchange & Developer’s Platform customers. The Pareteum multi-year Software-as-a-Service agreements include service establishment and implementation fees, guaranteed minimum monthly recurring fees, as well as contractually scheduled subscribers, in some cases including subscriber usage, during the term of the agreement, and, their resulting monthly recurring revenue. There can be no assurances that we reach the total revenue backlog. The revenue backlog assumes timing of revenue recognition that may vary from actual results.

Pareteum Investor Relations Contacts:
Ted O’Donnell
Chief Financial Officer
(212) 984-1096

Hayden IR
(917) 658-7878