ECtel-ECI Telecom joint offering allowed MTS-Ukraine to better defend itself against fraud losses, maximize efficiency, and effectiveness
ECtel Ltd. announced the successful implementation of its market-leading FraudView™ platform for Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) for its operations in Ukraine. FraudView is the first application of ECtel’s Integrated Revenue Management™ (IRM™) solution that MTS-Ukraine has implemented.
ECtel won this tender in cooperation with its long-term regional channel partner that represents ECtel in the region, ECI Telecom.
Mobile TeleSystems will use ECtel’s IRM to significantly reduce the frequency and scope of revenue leakages while FraudView will help MTS Ukraine detect, and ultimately prevent, different types of fraud and patterns of unusual behavior, allowing MTS to defend itself against losses and maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
“ECtel’s IRM and FraudView platforms provide us with the tools we need to maximize our revenue potential while giving us the most flexible solution available to support all of our evolving revenue management needs,” said Mr. Andrey Dubovskov ,General Manager of MTS-Ukraine. “Additionally, by reducing revenue leakages and the fraud threats we face, ECtel’s solutions allow us to gain a competitive edge over other telecom operators.”
“Delivering world-class revenue and fraud management solutions to MTS underscores our commitment to deliver the right offering for each customer,” said Boris Mirkin, President RBU Russia, CIS & Baltic States of ECI Telecom. “We have already started to see how this installation allows MTS to significantly reduce losses brought on by fraud and revenue leakages and we look forward to continuing to provide MTS with additional market-leading solutions through our partnership with ECtel.”
IRM™ is comprised of ECtel’s highly robust carrier-grade platform and a line of flexible, modular and regulatory-compliant revenue management solutions. It provides operators with a 360º view of their revenues and costs, including market leading solutions for roaming assurance, credit and risk management, service assurance, and business Intelligence, enabling them to practice proactive revenue management. Moreover, IRM’s modular architecture allows them to implement any part of the suite while gradually migrating to the full solution.
FraudView is the leading and most complete fraud management solution for telecom operators, enabling real-time detection and prevention of fraud losses across all business lines and services. Deployed at over 75 operators worldwide, FraudView boasts the industry’s largest installed base for wireline and wireless operators, and the market’s first solutions supporting 3G and VoIP networks.
“The fact that MTS, one of the region’s leading communications providers, chose ECtel to provide it with both a revenue management and fraud detection and prevention solution, once again highlights our customers’ desire for the market’s most complete revenue assurance solutions,” said Mr. Itzik Weinstein, President and CEO of ECtel.
ECtel (NASDAQ:ECTX) is a leading global provider of Integrated Revenue Management™ (IRM™) solutions for communications service providers. A pioneering market leader for nearly 20 years, ECtel offers carrier-grade solutions that enable wireline, wireless, converged and next generation operators to fully manage their revenue and cost processes. ECtel serves prominent Tier One operators, and has more than 100 implementations in over 50 countries worldwide. Established in 1990, ECtel maintains offices in the Americas and Europe.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.ECtel.com
About MTS Ukraine
The MTS Ukraine network covers more than 95% of Ukraine and 99% of that country’s population. The company serves around 20 million subscribers. MTS Ukraine owns licenses for providing mobile (GSM 900/1800, CDMA-450), fixed, toll, and long-distance communication services, and provides international roaming services on five continents. The company reported $1.49 billion revenues in 2006.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.mts.com.ua
??S-Ukraine is 100% owned by Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“MTS”), the largest mobile phone operator in Russia and the CIS. Together with its subsidiaries, the Company services over 81.97 million subscribers. The regions of Russia, as well as Armenia, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, in which MTS and its associates and subsidiaries are licensed to provide GSM services, have a total population of more than 230 million. Since June 2000, MTS’ Level 3 ADRs have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol MBT).
For more information, please visit their website: http://www1.mtsgsm.com
About ECI Telecom
ECI Telecom is a global provider of networking infrastructure equipment and supplier of SDH, DWDM, and NGN solutions worldwide.
The firm delivers innovative communications platforms to carriers and service providers worldwide. ECI provides efficient platforms and solutions that enable customers to rapidly deploy cost-effective, revenue-generating services.
Founded in 1961, Israel-based ECI has consistently delivered customer-focused networking solutions to the world’s largest carriers. The Company is also a market leader in many emerging markets. ECI provides scalable broadband access, transport and data networking infrastructure that provides the foundation for the communications of tomorrow, including next-generation voice, IPTV, mobility and other business solutions.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.ecitele.com