LHS, a provider of telecommunications and billing software, has announced that it has formed a systems integration partnership with Technology Partners to provide Consultancy and integration services based around LHSâ€™ best-in-class billing and customer care system, BSCS iX.
â€œRegional Network Operators are undergoing a new reality, de-regulations, second or third licenses, and the desire to offer unique customer benefits and differentiated services such as Convergence, â€ says Omar Barzanji, President and CEO, Technology Partners. â€œWe believe that the partnership of LHS and Technology Partners will allow them to do just that. LHS are making a big impact in the regional market and we are proud to be associated with the industry leader and a global market innovator.â€
Together LHS and Technology Partners will focus on the delivery of LHSâ€™ products to regional service providers. In addition, Technology Partners will create a training academy that will offer the market operational expertise and an advanced workshop-type environment designed to further empower the LHS customer base in terms of functionality and flexibility.
Technology Partners is a Dubai based system integration and consultancy company specialised in telecommunications and internetworking technologies. The company delivers professional services for business support and billing systems to Telecom Operators and GSM Service Providers. The portfolio of services ranges from solution architecture design to implementation and support services. The company has offices in Baghdad, Iraq, Dubai, UAE and Amman, Jordan.
â€œOur partnership with Technology Partners will allow operators to quickly rollout new services and products to their customers. Communication Service Providers throughout the Middle East will benefit from high-quality products and services,â€ added Stefan Sieber, Division Officer MEA and APAC at LHS. â€œNetwork Operators will take advantage from Technology Partnersâ€™ extensive experience in the region combined with LHSâ€™ award winning products and solutions.â€
About Technology Partners
Technology Partners is a fast growing and continuously evolving provider of Telecom and enterprise IT solutions. The company began its activities as a consultancy business in the Gulf region in 1997 mainly representing emerging companies and startupâ€™s in IP, last mile and Broadband technologies. In May 2003 Technology Partners expanded its operations to Iraq and currently has offices in Baghdad, Sulaymania and Arbil, a Basra office is planned for 4Q of 2005. Additionally a support and logistics office has been established in Silicon Valley, California, USA.
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LHS is a leading provider of telecom billing and customer care systems across the wireless, wireline, and IP telecom markets worldwide.
LHSâ€™ Business Support Systems offer full convergence on various levels, supporting the complete range of business models both across the mix of fixed and mobile services, as well as prepaid and postpaid 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 in 2005, and won the IIR World Billing Awards for its “Overall Best Contribution to Billing” in London in 2005 and 2006.
LHS is an independent software vendor (ISV) with headquarters in Germany, and offices in Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Malaysia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates. For more information, please visit www.lhsgroup.com