Comptel Corporation, a leading convergent mediation, charging, provisioning and network inventory software solution vendor has been granted Innovative Product of the Year 2005 -award for its Comptel InstantLinkÂ® provisioning solution. The award was granted in Decemberat Billing IT Telecom Forum organised by Automatics and Telecommunications Association. The event was organised for the sixth year and it is considered to be the only great event in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) that gathers competent industry leaders. Annually about 1000 experts from all Russian regions, the CIS and European countries participate in the Forum.
Comptelâ€™s provisioning solution was considered to move towards all-around enabler software solutions for operators from the basic cost and time saver product. The latest developments have seen provisioning take an increasingly important role when rolling out new multimedia services, organizing wholesale business and auto-configuring customer handsets. This means that the strategic value of provisioning has also increased: it has become a key enabler for competitiveness, new revenue strategies and a high-quality customer experience.
â€œWe are proud to receive this award. The Russian telecom market has fast become one of Europeâ€™s leading markets. Russian operators are among the largest players in the industry, and now they focus on providing advanced services and raising ARPU. This sets new challenges and requires new business models with higher complexity of processes. In order to support this development and operatorsâ€™ new businesses Comptel has developed its offering to meet these needs with new innovative solutions based on provisioning, mediation and network inventory solutions,â€ said Antti Jukarainen, Vice President of Sales in Europe, Comptel Corporation.