Play Selects Comverse to Manage Converged Billing and Value-Added Services in Poland.
WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- Comverse, a subsidiary of Comverse Technology Comverse Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CMVT) is an American Technology company located in Woodbury, New York, which develops and markets telecommunications software. Founded in 1982, the company focuses on providing services to third party telecommunication service providers. , Inc. and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services, today announced that Play, a new mobile operator in Poland, has selected Comverse to manage its Converged Billing operations and Value-Added Services. Comverse solutions deployed by Play include Converged Billing, InSight[TM] Open Services Environment, SMS (1) (Storage Management System) Software used to routinely back up and archive files. See HSM.
(2) (Systems Management Server) Systems management software from Microsoft that runs on Windows NT Server. , MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) An enhanced transmission service that enables graphics, video clips and sound files to be transmitted via cellphones. Developed as part of the 3GPP project, MMS phones are generally backward compatible with SMS and EMS. , Messaging Gateway Hardware and/or software that converts one messaging protocol to another. It provides an interface between two store and forward nodes, or message transfer agents (MTAs). See messaging middleware. , Mobile Internet Gateway, and Data Control and Monitoring Point. Comverse service management enables Play to achieve its marketing strategy by synchronizing services, billing and customer care operations, aimed towards high customer satisfaction with minimal operating expenses Operating expenses
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"As a new operator, we are young in spirit, and infused with energy and a visionary drive to make a difference in the Polish market. Having Comverse as a partner gives us global expertise that can enable us to reach our goals," said Play CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. , Hans Cronberg.
By partnering with Comverse for managed services, Play benefits from a joint team of specialists from both companies, mastering the technologies and procedures required, and enabling Play to gain a competitive edge by speeding time-to-market of new services and laying the groundwork for marketing best-practices and optimal system availability.
Yaron Tchwella, President of Comverse, said, "Managed services capabilities are an important aspect of Comverse's strength as a world leader in Total Communication(TM) Our commitment is to complement our cutting-edge products by providing support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services from our technical and marketing experts which match the unique needs of every operator."
Play is the new brand of P4, which was set up by the Icelandic fund Novator and Polish alternative fixed-line operator on September 16, 2004. P4 was granted a UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) The GSM implementation of the 3G wireless phone system. Part of IMT-2000, UMTS provides service in the 2 GHz band and offers global roaming and personalized features. license in August 2005, with initial service launch in March, 2007. P4 is a distinctive player on the Polish market for mobile communications offering competitive facilities combined with new mobile broadband services. P4's different products and services are easy to understand, simple to use and both entertaining and relevant to deal with. P4 services reach out to corporate industries and to the individual consumer. For the individual consumer, P4 boasts a wide range of services and products that makes everyday a little bit more exciting. For business customers, P4 presents a wide range of services and products that all help to make a day at work a bit more fun and productive".
Comverse is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based messaging and content value-added services, converged billing and IP communications. Comverse solutions generate revenues, strengthen customer loyalty and improve operational efficiency for over 500 communication service providers in more than 130 countries. The company's Total Communication(SM)portfolio facilitates personalized lifestyles in an evolving connected world and is based on the holistic InSight[TM] Open Services Environment. Comverse's solutions support flexible deployment models, including in-network, hosted and managed services, and can run on circuit-switched, VoIP, IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. and converged network environments. Comverse is a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc. (CMVT CMVT Converse Technology .PK). For more information, visit www.comverse.com.
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