Brightstar Corp.: MAXIS SELECTS BRIGHTSTAR TO DEVELOP NEXT-GENERATION MOBILE DEVICE SERVICES PLATFORM

 Brightstar Corp.: MAXIS SELECTS BRIGHTSTAR TO DEVELOP NEXT-GENERATION MOBILE                            DEVICE SERVICES PLATFORM               MAXIS SELECTS BRIGHTSTAR TO DEVELOP NEXT-GENERATION                        MOBILE DEVICE SERVICES PLATFORM  Miami and Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 25, 2014. Brightstar Corp. today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide Malaysia's leading mobile network operator, Maxis, with next-generation mobile device services, which will enable Maxis to further its leadership position in the market.  The new agreement builds on the logistics services Brightstar has provided Maxis since 2007. Brightstar will deliver a range of supply chain services, including logistics, strategic sourcing and device portfolio management, along with specialized value-added services, like buy-back and trade-in and handset insurance.Brightstar will also drive and implement an innovation roadmap for new Maxis products.  "Being selected to integrate multiple services by an innovative market leader like Maxis is an excellent opportunity for Brightstar," said Marcelo Claure, CEO of Brightstar Corp. "We look forward to bringing even greater innovation to the Malaysian marketplace, and showing how integrated services provide even more value than standalone. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts."  The new platform will help Maxis improve device availability, optimize working capital requirements, improve channel sales performance and combat competitive pressures.  "Brightstar has a track record of consistent supply chain performance with Maxis and a deep understanding of our business strategy, needs and opportunities," said Morten Lundal, CEO of Maxis Bhd. "We are confident our partnership will allow us to further our leadership role in delivering the best mobile experience in Malaysia."  About Brightstar  Brightstar is the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and a leading provider of diversified services focused on enhancing the performance and results of the key participants in the wireless device value chain: manufacturers, operators and retailers. For more information, please visit http://www.brightstar.com.  About Maxis  Maxis Berhad is Malaysia's  leading communications service provider,  enabling  customers to connect and communicate anytime, anywhere and from any device. 13 million customers choose  to be with  us as  we stand for  the best  coverage,  innovative solutions and excellent service.  Our high-speed network  footprint is  the largest  in the  country -  enabling  every Malaysian to enjoy our extensive  range of data services such as  mobile  Internet browsing,  social networking  sites, downloading  apps as  well as  a  portfolio of integrated  mobile, fixed  and enterprise solutions.  This is  in  addition to our voice calls, text and picture messaging services.  Beyond connecting people with our services,  we are passionate about making  a  positive impact  to  the community  in  which  we operate  in.  Our  Corporate  Responsibility efforts aim to develop and enrich our community, customers  and  partners, creating a fun place to work and advocating environmentally friendly practices.  For more information, please visit: maxis.com.my                                      # # #  Media Contacts  Brightstar Deb Miller VP Marketing +1 305-921-1494 Deb.miller@Brightstarcorp.com  Maxis Berhad Keith Periera Corporate Affairs Tel: +603 2330 6086 Mobile: +6012 297 5662 Email: kpereira@maxis.com.my  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Brightstar Corp. via Globenewswire HUG#1763879