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Belize Electricity Ltd selects Advanced Utility Systems for progressive CIS solution

CIS Infinity provides optimal functionality for customer-focused utility

Belize City, Belize and Toronto, Canada. April 19, 2005

From their 6th Annual Users' Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada Advanced Utility Systems is pleased to announce that Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) has chosen Advanced to provide its utility billing and customer information solution, CIS Infinity®, for the utility' s 67,000 electric accounts.

Betty Tam, BEL' s Senior Manager - Finance, explains one of the primary reasons Advanced was selected: "We reviewed what other vendors had to offer, and CIS Infinity came out far ahead in terms of functionality. More importantly, CIS Infinity is ready to adapt as our utility evolves", says Ms. Tam.

The flexibility that CIS Infinity provides is consistent with the electric utility's forward-thinking approach to customer management. According to Sean Fuller, BEL's Senior Manager - Information Systems, "We have a strong vision of where we want BEL to go, and CIS Infinity is the most reliable, flexible way to achieve that vision."

Patricia Sorbara, President and CEO of Advanced, is pleased to count BEL as a client: "It's an honor to be involved with such an exceptional organization. Customer service is their highest priority, and that's a good fit for CIS Infinity. This implementation is a great addition to the Advanced client base in the Caribbean."

For additional information contact:

Peter Fanous, General Manager
Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation
(888) 355-7772 x231

About Advanced and Harris:

Advanced is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems that provides Customer Information and Billing solutions exclusively to utilities and municipalities. Harris is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government as well as public power and water markets throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at, or call 888-847-7747.
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