bcgi (NASDAQ:BCGI), a leading provider of products and solutions that enable mobile operators and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) worldwide to differentiate their offerings and increase market penetration while reducing costs, has recently announced its continued international expansion with the official opening of an office in Madrid, Spain. The new location places bcgi directly in the economic heart of Spain, giving clients in Southern Europe greater access to the companyâ€™s expertise in billing and payment solutions. [Read more…]
Highdeal, the worldâ€™s leading provider of Pricing, Rating and Charging solutions, has announced that leading wireless data provider, Wireless Matrix, has chosen Highdeal Transactive for its billing and partner settlement platform.
According to Maria Izurieta, CFO of Wireless Matrix, â€œIt became apparent early in the selection process that Highdeal was unique in its ability to accommodate our business requirements through simple configuration. We wanted to avoid any custom coding that, in the long run, would have meant limited flexibility. Transactive provides our business with both an operational solution and a real front-office enabler.â€
Wireless Matrix provides real-time telematics and mobile resource management applications such as fleet tracking and remote inventory. These services, which leverage both terrestrial and satellite-based communications networks, depend on a large number of remote devices out in the field generating extraordinarily large transaction volumes. This presents a challenge for traditional telecom billing systems. [Read more…]
The Information & Communications Technology Group at Frost & Sullivan will hold its Exclusive 2006 Quarterly Webinar on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. CDT / 3:00 p.m. EDT.
As competition in the mobile communications arena continues to build, the rise of MVNOs presents an opportunity for brand-strong entities, irrespective of their core business area, to play a significant role in the wireless services market without making investments in wireless infrastructure. Though fairly new to the wireless space in the U.S., MVNOs have made a popular impact in the industry with some key players such as Virgin Mobile, Boost and TRACFONE, having made an impact in a short time-span and some major names that sprung up, over the last one year, to join the bandwagon. [Read more…]
TMNG Global (Nasdaq: TMNG – News), a leading provider of management consulting services to the global communications, media and entertainment industries, and Intec Telecom Systems (LSE: ITL – News) has confirmed their strategic partnership following Intec’s acquisition of EUR Systems. The combination offering from the two companies offers a best in breed managed service that will continue to meet the needs of the mobile marketplace, including MVNOs, content companies and media players.
The solution combines TMNG’s proven Order to Cash process model, state of the art business management engine and Intec’s next generation back office systems (Ordering through Billing.) TMNG and Intec have had a longstanding relationship and expect their collaboration on the MVNE platform will provide their customers with a significant advantage as they launch their MVNOs. [Read more…]
Highdeal, the worldâ€™s leading provider of Pricing, Rating and Charging solutions, has announced that leading North American cable MSO, Videotron, has selected Highdeal Transactive for their billing infrastructure. The solution, which facilitated the launch of Videotronâ€™s new MVNO offering, was successfully integrated into their existing BSS/OSS architecture.
â€œWe are thrilled with the benefits that Transactive has already delivered to our business. By combining wireless telephone service with Videotronâ€™s other offerings, consumers can enjoy quality products and advantageous discounts on their bills,â€ said AndrÃ© Gascon, VP of Information Technology, Videotron. â€œAnd they can simplify their lives through one-stop shopping at Videotron: we are the only industry player that offers customers a single customer service point, one visit from the technician, one bill for all their services.â€
Videotron, which provides cable television and telephony, as well as interactive multimedia and Internet services to 3.3 million customers in Canada , implemented Transactive in an aggressive timeframe to meet the launch of their new wireless offering. Videotron successfully launched this service on August 10th becoming the first major North American cable MSO to also become an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator). [Read more…]
The 2007 MVNO Summit is scheduled for January 29, 2007 to January 31, 2007. After the tremendous success of the 2006 MVNO Summit in Las Vegas, telSPACE is stepping up to make sure that the sequel to this conference provides even more benefit for all who attend.
telSPACE has created a billing back office system that allows any company in any industry to add communications to their product line and become an MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator). [Read more…]
TelTel, a provider of SIP-based global Internet telephony services, has announced that it is enabling Digitrad and TelePlus to rapidly offer VoIP service over TelTel’s PsipTN (Public SIP Telephony Network). TelePlus will offer VoIP via the PsipTN as a result of a relationship with Digitrad, who is a TelTel SVNO (SIP Virtual Network Operator) partner. The addition of VoIP service greatly enhances TelePlus’s service offering for its core product, Vocalyz(TM). [Read more…]
telSPACE , an innovative provider of multi-service billing, rating, and customer care software solutions for the MVNO industry, today announced its selection of the SmartPathTM solution by Trilibis Mobile. This choice will accelerate telSPACEâ€™s plan to offer data services that will dramatically enhance the customerâ€™s experience with their mobile phones. These applications will work hand in hand with its data strategy launch powered by Wireless Services Corporation.
Paris Holt, telSPACEâ€™s Chief Executive says, â€œThe final piece to the puzzle has been put in place and we have now started development on what we believe will be the most comprehensive suite of cellular phone applications ever assembled. Each of our 27 MVNO clients will be able to customize this phone based application to fit their exact target demographic. Our goal is to revolutionize the way our MVNOs are positioned in the marketplace and provide customers with so much more functionality and utility than they have today.â€
telSPACE has created a system that allows any company to add communications to their product line and become an MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator). The system comprises a comprehensive back office network, including all operations functions such as customer activation, carrier procurement, fulfillment, billing and rating, MIS reporting, customer service and soon data all integrated into one ubiquitous operating platform. telSPACE effectively uses the internet to automate the complex customer acquisition process, thereby allowing its clients to instantly penetrate new markets or expand service offerings. [Read more…]
telSPACE, a provider of multi-service billing, rating, and customer care software solutions for the MVNO industry, today announced the integration of carrier top up with the following carriers: T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Cingular Wireless, Boost, Tracfone, and Alltel. The companyâ€™s MVNO clients now have the ability to replenish the above carriers using the same high tech payment structures used for their MVNO business. This one stop shop strategy allows telSPACE clients to become more competitive and better differentiate themselves from their ever growing MVNO competitors. [Read more…]
Azure Solutions, the revenue-assurance company, today announced that a national, tier-one Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in North America has selected its Certo 2 revenue-assurance solution to monitor wireless network and revenue performance for a major new service offering it launched in early 2006. Certo 2, recently recognized as a finalist as Best New Product for Telestrategies’ Sixth Annual Excellence Awards, is the latest version of Azure’s automated revenue-assurance solution. After its initial market launch, the MVNO is currently adding high volumes of new customers to its service offering that is highly interactive and data intensive.
Telcordia (www.telcordia.com), a global provider of telecommunications software and services, announced today that it has signed an agreement with WDIG Mobile, LLC (“Disney Mobile”) to provide the Telcordia Hosted MVNO Solution, including TelcordiaÂ® Converged Application Server and TelcordiaÂ® Converged Real-Time Charging software, to help enable Disney Mobile’s family-friendly usage controls.
“Disney Mobile is providing a high-quality, family-oriented service that gives parents more control of their family’s communications in ways that have not been seen before,” said George Grobar, senior vice president and general manager of Disney Mobile. “We’re working with Telcordia to offer customization options that will allow our customers to personalize their service to meet their lifestyle.”
Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) with its partner, Visage Mobile, announced today a multi-year agreement to provide outsourced billing and professional services to Disney Mobile. Convergys, a global leader in providing customer care, human resources, and billing services, will provide its Infinys [tm] Rating and Billing software as well as professional and consulting services, including Infinys implementation, maintenance and support, and training services. Visage will provide the service delivery platform.
Disney Mobile is the first nationwide wireless carrier specifically designed for families. Its suite of mobile services will include wireless voice service, exclusive handsets, and a package of features and applications tailored to the unique communication needs of families. [Read more…]
bcgi (NASDAQ: BCGI), a principal provider of products and solutions that enable mobile operators and MVNOs worldwide to differentiate their offerings and increase market penetration while reducing costs, today announced it has signed a multi-year software license agreement with leading billing, customer care and employee care provider Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG). [Read more…]
Yves Robinson, Director of Business Intelligence, Vibrant Solutions, will discuss how MVNOs can identify and target underserved markets. As director of Business Intelligence for Vibrant Solutions, Yves Robinson is responsible for the company’s analytics engagements, setting technology product direction, consulting to customers on their needs and overseeing research and development for the portfolio.Â [Read more…]
DBS Communications Inc. (DBS), an independent provider of prepaid wireless services since 1998, today formally announced the launch of its enablement division, Versent Mobile, to serve the fast growing private label wireless MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) space. Versent Mobile enables private label wireless offerings for organizations that lack the operational or technological infrastructure to wirelessly enable their own brands. The unique, essential elements Versent Mobile brings to MVNOs include a complete end-to-end enablement methodology; provisioning, billing, retail and customer care technology platforms; wholesale carrier airtime access on national GSM and CDMA networks; and proven operational expertise in designing, launching, and running profitable wireless service offerings.