LIME to Boost Multi-Play Success with Comverse ONE Billing & Active Customer Management


Comverse | May 3, 2011 | Press Release

Evolution to a Single Convergent BSS Platform Can Ensure Faster Time to Market of Converged Services While Driving Efficiencies

WAKEFIELD, Mass., May 3, 2011  – Comverse, a global leader in BSS, mobile Internet, and value-added services, announced today that LIME,  the Caribbean’s leading communications company and part of Cable & Wireless Communications, one of the world’s foremost international communications companies, has selected  Comverse®ONE™ Billing & Active Customer Management, as part of a global framework agreement. The selection will enable LIME to grow its multi-play offering, embrace mobile, broadband, fixed-line services, pay-TV, hosting and more.

“In our drive to provide the most complete offering at the best value, Comverse realtime billing and  value-added services  have served us well,” said  LIME’s  Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Bradd. “This major upgrade will advance our service to a higher level, giving our many lines of business new capabilities and a coherence that will translate into a  compelling  enhanced  user  experience unmatched in our marketplace. We value the fact that Comverse ONE will easily grow with us as the market evolves and we develop products and services to meet changing consumer needs.”

The ability to use a single product catalog and a single  rating engine for innovativecross-service  bundles, rewards and real-time promotions  for  LIME’s entire  mobile subscriber base – prepaid and postpaid – will serve to accelerate time to market and increase charging accuracy and service personalization. Significant OPEX reduction will be achieved by efficiency in numerous aspects of operations, including servicingPage 2from just two centralized locations  of  the  operator’s entire  coverage range across markets in multiple countries spread over a vast geographical area.

“This extensive strategic partnership optimizes benefits to C&W across regions on a global level.  By  providing a unified, converged BSS  platform, Comverse  ONE removes the complexities that inhibit the full potential of service convergence,” said Lionel Chmilewsky, Senior Vice President, Head of Customer Facing Group at Comverse.  “Giving the operator the agility to bring new service ideas from concept to reality cost-effectively  and  in record time opens new horizons that  can  boost user satisfaction. This  helps cement the  expanding  relationship between users and  the provider of their multi-play services.”   Click for more information about  Comverse  ONE Billing and Active Customer Management solution.

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