LHS, a provider for telecommunications and billing software, announces that mobile operator COSMOTE Romania, member of the COSMOTE Group, selected LHSâ€™ billing and customer care BSCS 8 system to replace its previous legacy system, on the basis of its proven marketing and pricing capabilities. The new billing system was installed to support COSMOTE Romaniaâ€™s dynamic growth plans.
Christos Christopoulos, COSMOTE Romania IT Director stated: â€œCOSMOTE is pleased to once again collaborate with LHS for the BSCS brand, which has a track record of excellent performance and proven reliability. Through LHSâ€™ software, COSMOTE Romania is able to effectively implement promotional campaigns and promote its services to all its prepaid and postpaid customersâ€.
COSMOTE Romania, member of the COSMOTE Group, began commercial operations in December 2005 with the aim to make mobile telephony accessible to all. To this end, the company continuously expands its advanced products and services portfolio, introducing new voice, data and content value added services.
In order to provide its increasing customer base with a flexible and user-friendly billing system, competitive pricing structures and special promotional activities, COSMOTE Romania implemented the LHS BSCS 8 system as it allows the company to market the same services to both its prepaid and postpaid customers. The BSCS 8 system implementation was completed by Atos Origin, one of LHSâ€™ partners for system integration.
Detlef Purschke, Division Officer Europe and Americas, LHS: â€œWith the help of our system integrator partner, Atos Origin, we were able to launch BSCS 8 within COSMOTE Romaniaâ€™s project completion deadline of five months. Thanks to this short time frame we were able to provide COSMOTE Romania with the billing infrastructure it needed for the roll out of its services.â€
BSCS is an end-to-end real-time billing and customer care system, designed to deliver across all wireline, wireless and multi-services networks in the worldwide marketplace, today and tomorrow. It is built on leadÂing-edge technology and designed for carrier-grade scalability and true customer orientation.
LHS is a leading provider of telecom customer care and billing systems across the wireless, wireline, and IP telecom markets worldwide. Our deep industry knowledge and world-class Business Support Systems are leading the race for convergence, supporting the complete range of business models across the mix of prepaid and post-paid services. LHS builds innovative systems that enable our customers to introduce new services fast, helping drive revenues up, while keeping operational costs to a minimum. LHS was awarded â€œBest Billing or Customer Care Solutionâ€ by the GSM Association in Cannes and the IIR World Billing Awards for its “Overall Best Contribution to Billing” in London in 2005. LHS is an independent software vendor (ISV) with headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, and solution centres in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For more information, please visit www.lhsgroup.com
About COSMOTE Romania
COSMOTE Romania, member of the COSMOTE Group, began commercial operations in December 2005. Distributing its advanced products and services nationwide through an extensive commercial network of more than 400 stores and over 9,000 independent points of sale, the company is continuously expanding its customer base, distribution channels and network coverage. The COSMOTE Group has over 8.2 million customers in South Eastern Europe, where it is the provider with the widest regional presence, successfully operating in Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania and FYROM. COSMOTE is listed in the Athens and London Stock Exchanges. For more information, please visit www.cosmote.ro