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About Azure Solutions (www.azuresolutions.com)
Azure Solutions is the world's largest revenue assurance company. It is headquartered in London, UK, with employees in Westminster (Colorado), Ipswich, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Barcelona, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Mexico City. Azure's end-to-end revenue-assurance product portfolio for current-generation networks includes Data Integrity, Wholesale and Interconnect Billing, International Settlements, Fraud Management, Mediation, Management, Translation and Rating, Event Integrity and Route Optimisation. Azure has launched Azure Inter-Party Management and Azure Fraud Control System as the first products in its next-generation portfolio. Azure provides individual products or complete revenue-assurance solutions using a common platform and any combination of products that a customer might need. Customers can choose a system that they own and operate themselves or a bureau that Azure manages on their behalf. Azure has over 60 customers across the world comprising PTTs, mobile operators, national operators, carrier's carrier and cable TV companies. Azure has significant carrier experience and understands the problems faced by all these operators.

The company's heritage can be traced back to BT in the early 1990s. Azure was spun out of BT in April 2003 and is backed by New Venture Partners, Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures and Intel Capital.

Recently Azure won the 'Best Revenue-Assurance Project' award at the World Billing Awards 2005 in London, and 'Most Promising Company' at the TeleStrategies Billing & OSS World Excellence Awards 2005 in Philadelphia.

Azure Solutions News

Azure Solutions Hosts Revenue Assurance Seminar in Pakistan

September 20, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, will be hosting a one-day revenue-assurance seminar at the Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan on 4 October 2005.


Azure Solutions Wins Mediation Deal with Lebara


September 8, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, today announced that it has implemented a mediation and call-record repository system for Lebara, a European MVNO and carrier wholesale provider.


Azure Solutions Wins Fraud-Detection Contract With Warid Telecom Pakistan


September 1, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, today announced that it is to provide its Azure Fraud Bureau Service to Warid Telecom Pakistan, the Pakistani mobile operator.

Azure Launches Fraud Bureau Service To Asia-Pacific Telcos

August 31, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the global telecoms revenue assurance company, today announced the availability of its industry-leading Fraud Bureau Service to telecoms operators in the Asia-Pacific region. Operators in Asia Pacific are currently losing 13.8 per cent of revenue on average though leakage compared to 4.8 per cent in western Europe (Azure Solutions/Analysys 2004). One of the main causes of loss is the large-scale fraudulent avoidance of paying international direct dialing (IDD) and long-distance fees.


Azure and MBT deliver Interconnect Billing to Starhub

August 26, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, and Mahindra-British Telecom Limited (MBT), an IT solutions provider to the telecommunications industry, today announced that they have implemented an interconnect system for StarHub, Singapore’s info-communications provider. The system will deliver interconnect billing for StarHub’s mobile services, improving flexibility of the settlement process, enhanced performance and a reduction in operational costs.

Telesur Deploys Azure's Certo For Automated Revenue Assurance


August 22, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, today announced that Telesur, the principal telecommunications service provider in Suriname, South America, has implemented its Certo revenue assurance platform to monitor and analyze the usage data for all of its telecommunications services offerings to increase revenues and reduce potential revenue leakage.

Azure To Co-Present Billing Performance And Revenue Assurance Benchmarking Workshop


August 22, 2005, Rio de Janeiro - Benchmarking Billing Performance and Revenue Assurance expert Carlos Javier Cué G. joins David Smith, managing director of ABIS and director of Global Billing Association (GBA), and Laslzo Harsanyl, director of billing and CRM for MATAV, will present the findings from benchmarking studies conducted by GBA and Azure at a workshop being held in Rio de Janeiro on August 22nd.

Azure Inter-Party Settlement System Goes Live For Applied Satellite Technology


August 17, 2005, London - Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, today announced that it has provided a convergent-billing and margin-management solution based on its Azure Inter-Party Management product for Applied Satellite Technology (AST), a leading supplier of satellite-communications systems and airtime.

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