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Wednesday 26 April, 2006

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Orca Interactive Ltd
26 April 2006



For Immediate Release



Orca and Telrad Networks Bring IPTV to Georgia



RA'anana, Israel - April 26, 2006 - Orca Interactive (LSE: ORCA), a global
market leader in developing middleware and applications for IPTV, announces
today that it is working with Telrad Networks, a leading IP/NGN best of breed
solution provider and system integrator for telecom carriers, to provide ten
large urban areas of the country of Georgia with an IP/MPLS-based voice, data
and video networking system for Georgia's second largest telecom operator,
NewNet Telecommunications ('NewNet'). The new network has been designed to meet
NewNet's growth and capacity requirements for the next 10 years.



Utilizing Orca's RiGHTv middleware for IPTV to provide broadcast television and
video on demand, the initial project phase will focus on 10 of the largest urban
areas of Georgia, including Tbilisi and Kutaisi. A second phase will focus on
subscribers in other areas of the country, completing the planned shift to the
new network.



The best-of-breed system provides a complete customized multi-vendor network
that also includes Amino set-top boxes, BitBand video servers and Optibase IPTV
platforms.



'NewNet's main priority for their deployment is to provide the high quality of
reliable connection and the wide spectrum of advanced quality IP-based services
for its subscribers,' said Dror Pockard, president and CEO of Telrad. 'We are
very pleased that they chose Telrad for our vast telecom experience and 'best of
breed' single point of integration approach, together with our partner Orca, a
leading provider of IPTV technology.'



'Telrad has a long and successful history of delivering carrier-grade voice and
data networking projects and complete customized solutions, and we are delighted
to work with this dynamic company to bring IPTV to Georgia,' said Alon Laor,
vice president of worldwide sales and professional services, Orca Interactive. 
'This deployment is further proof of our carrier-grade middleware's openness and
flexibility that makes it ideal for adoption and implementation by operators
worldwide.'



About Orca Interactive

Orca Interactive (LSE: ORCA) is a leading provider of IPTV middleware and
applications for broadband network operators and service providers. Orca enables
triple-play providers to deliver a full array of attractive video-over-IP
services that generate new revenue streams and strengthen customer loyalty.
Leveraging a flexible telco-grade middleware platform, Orca empowers operators
to deliver broadcast TV, video on demand (VOD), personal video recording (PVR),
home media and other compelling interactive services. Orca's SI-enabled
solutions are designed for easy outsourcing of integration services by an
operator's preferred systems integrator. Orca has formed strategic partnerships
with leading players across the IPTV value chain to ensure best-of-breed
solutions with low total cost of ownership. For more information, please visit
www.orcainteractive.com



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About Telrad Networks

With over 50 years of heritage, Telrad Networks utilizes its extensive
experience and know-how to provide end-to-end solutions and to create IP/NGN
networks for carriers and telecom operators. Telrad has successfully deployed
voice, data and multimedia systems for carriers around the globe. Its three main
divisions include the IP/NGN Division that specializes in triple play and
multimedia solutions over the network; the Optical Solutions Division, which
develops access and metro solutions; and the System Integration Division which
excels in the creation and upgrading of telecom infrastructures to IP/NGN. For
more information about Telrad, visit Telrad at www.telrad.com.



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