Optiva Inc. (“Optiva” or the “Company”) (TSX: OPT), a leader in powering the telecom industry with cloud-native billing, charging and revenue management software on private and public clouds, recently announced that it was selected as a finalist for TM Forum’s 16th Excellence Awards 2023. Optiva and lifecell Ukraine are recognized in the Excellence in Serving People & Planet category for their project “Supporting connectivity, the lifeblood of daily life, with expanded protection in dangerous times.” Winners will be announced during the first day of DTW23 – Ignite global event in September 2023.
TM Forum’s Excellence Awards recognize the world’s leading companies for their innovative achievements spanning digital transformation, business and IT agility, customer centricity, cross-industry partnering and collaboration, and product and service innovation. The awards also recognize the organizations making a significant contribution to the acceleration of digital transformation throughout the industry.
For lifecell, a leading mobile operator in Ukraine with more than 9 million subscribers, things changed quickly when the war began. Its immediate priority became protecting connectivity for Ukrainian citizens, military, law enforcement, medical and critical infrastructure workers. lifecell has trusted Optiva’s BSS platform to rapidly deploy new disaster recovery sites away from Ukraine’s front lines. The platform’s automated and digital capabilities have empowered lifecell to fully replicate its customer database, provide new subscribers with remote onboarding and implement new international roaming services for reliable connectivity services.