Venezuelan Wireless Operator Movilnet Selects Comverse Solutions for Billing and Mobile Internet Gateway.Expands Relationship with Comverse
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 Telecomunicaciones Movilnet CA, a leading mobile operator in Venezuela, will expand its use of Comverse Billing Solutions by deploying Comverse's Real-Time Billing Solution (RTBS RTBS Reason To Be Single
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RTBS Real-Time Billing System
RTBS Remains To Be Seen/Solved ) and leveraging its real-time marketing capabilities. Movilnet will manage all of its prepaid and postpaid subscribers across both its GSM and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) A method for transmitting simultaneous signals over a shared portion of the spectrum. The foremost application of CDMA is the digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800 MHz band and 1.9 GHz PCS band. networks with Comverse billing solutions. In addition, Movilnet will deploy the Comverse Mobile Internet Refers to gaining access to the Internet using a lightweight, handheld device. See Mobile IP, PDA, smartphone and mobile TV. Gateway to offer subscribers an enriched mobile browsing experience. Movilnet, owned by CANTV CANTV Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela (Compania Anonima Nacional Telefonos de Venezuela), provides nationwide service and currently offers the broadest 3G coverage in Venezuela.
"In anticipation of the upcoming rollout of our GSM network, we needed a reliable and robust solution for our prepaid customers," said Ernesto Ramos Henningsen, Operations and Systems VP of Movilnet. "We have been particularly pleased with our relationship with Comverse and the billing capabilities they have delivered. Therefore, upon evaluating the powerful real-time marketing capabilities of RTBS and the enhanced browsing functionality provided by the mobile Internet gateway, Comverse was clearly the best choice. We anticipate these solutions will have a positive impact on the revenue generation capabilities of our value-added services and airtime."
Comverse's Real-Time Billing Solution provides real-time rating and charging for voice, content and other value-added services in over 50 countries worldwide. The solution serves as a strategic marketing engine for mobile operators by offering advanced personalization capabilities and a la carte service plan customization to enable operators to increase revenues, profitability and long-term loyalty from subscribers. The solution brings new flexibility to the billing environment with its extensible architecture facilitating faster time-to-market.
Comverse Mobile Internet Gateway is a best-of-class, mobile Internet browsing solution already supporting hundreds-of-millions of subscribers worldwide. With its cost-effective, high capacity data infrastructure platform, the gateway enables operators to monetize the mobile Internet and manage the ever-growing mobile data traffic activity in a centralized manner. By using the Comverse Mobile Internet Gateway, operators maintain their position in the content value chain by providing benefits both to subscribers and content providers.
"There has been much activity lately in the Venezuelan telecom industry and Comverse is pleased to have a growing presence here," said Ramesh Barasia, President of Comverse Americas. "We are pleased to extend our relationship with Movilnet, the country's largest mobile operator, and cover all their subscribers with comprehensive and flexible billing solutions and an enriched mobile browsing experience. Once our Real-Time Billing solution is in place, Movilnet can enhance their one-on-one relationships with subscribers."
Telecomunicaciones Movilnet is the leading Digital Wireless Communications wireless communications
System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data. provider in Venezuela. It is part of CANTV holding, which is the largest communications company Communications Company is a communications unit of the United States Marine Corps. They are part of Combat Logistics Regiment 37 , 3rd Marine Logistics Group (3MLG) and III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF). The unit is based out of the Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. in the country in Fixed Lines, Digital Wireless, Broadband and Dial-Up Internet Access See dial-up. and other services provided nationwide.
The mission of Movilnet is to become the preferred wireless provider as a result of its excellent customer service, innovation and network reliance. Its capable, trained and motivated staff is the key to maintaining performance and achieving this mission. Its EVDO network currently offers the broadest 3G coverage in Venezuela.
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 A general term for networks that use the IP protocol for voice (VoIP) and video traffic. See IP telephony. . 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 An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality , 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 The integration of the telephone system with IP-based data networks. See softswitch.
(networking) converged network - A single network that can carry voice, video and data. 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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