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.