BRIGHTSTAR STATEMENT ON MTN SERVICE AGREEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

     (The following press release from Brightstar Corp. was received by e-mail.) 
Brightstar Continues Expansion into Africa through Multi-Service Agreement with 
MTN South Africa 
Brightstar to Provide Device Management, Supply Chain and Inventory Management 
Services 
Johannesburg - October 13, 2011 - Brightstar Corp., a global leader in services 
and solutions for the wireless industry, today announced a multi-year service 
agreement with MTN South Africa.  
The deal builds upon Brightstar's recent expansion of operations and services 
in the region. 
Beginning October 1, Brightstar will provide MTN SA with Device Portfolio 
Management services, Supply Chain services and OEM engagement services that 
will encompass the operator's full portfolio of handsets, data devices, laptops 
and tablets.  
These services will enable MTN to continue its focus on improving efficiencies 
in the supply chain, enhancing the OEM engagements and ultimately delivering a 
superior customer experience. 
"We are delighted to offer MTN the world class innovative solutions needed to 
execute its business strategy in South Africa," said Jeff Gower, Head of supply 
chain services for Brightstar. "This agreement is evidence of our commitment to 
expanding our reach into this region and becoming a truly global services 
provider within the wireless industry." 
"Brightstar's deep understanding of the industry and its global market 
intelligence mirrors that of MTN SA and enhances the company's capacity to 
administer device management, allowing us to focus on better servicing our 
customers," said Brian Gouldie, Sales and Distribution Executive at MTN SA.  
"Brightstar's proven innovative suite of services will enable our customers to 
have the products they want, when they want them. It's all about accessibility 
and convenience - a prerequisite for today's customers." 
Brightstar offers an expansive portfolio of more than 100 services for wireless 
manufacturers, operators, retailers, government agencies, value added resellers 
(VARs) and consumers worldwide. 
ENDS