Comverse Achieves World’s First GSMA Joyn Blackbird RCS API Gateway Accreditation

Comverse RCS Monetization API Gateway: First Product in Category to Achieve GSMA Accreditation for RCS Joyn Blackbird

Key Takeaways:

  • Comverse RCS Monetization API Gateway allows service providers to rapidly monetize RCS investments
  • The RCS Monetization API Gateway makes it possible for 3rd party developers to quickly create and deploy innovative RCS services and applications, thereby accelerating adoption of RCS in the market

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Comverse (Nasdaq:CNSI), a global leader in telecom and enterprise business enablement, announced that the Comverse RCS Monetization API Gateway – based on technology developed by Solaiemes, an innovative company recently acquired by Comverse – achieved provisional accreditation by the GSMA for RCS Joyn Blackbird Drop 1.

“This accreditation recognizes the excellence of the Comverse RCS Monetization API Gateway solution,” said Aashu Virmani, VP Digital Services Product Management and Product Marketing at Comverse. “Our RCS API Gateway is based on a novel ‘virtual RCS client’ concept, with each service behaving as an RCS client for session establishment purposes. Moreover, our solution makes the complexity of implementing and deploying RCS services seamless to both service providers and developers.”

Comverse’s leading Evolved Communication Suite (ECS) now fully integrates Solaiemes’ unique solutions, and the result is a powerful end-to-end platform for service monetization of IP-based digital services.

Details of the GSMA accreditation program are available here.

About Comverse

Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company’s proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, Policy Management (PCRF) and Enforcement, and Digital Services – all backed by Managed and Professional Services. Comverse’s extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries with solutions successfully delivered to over 450 communication service providers serving more than two billion subscribers. Comverse’s solutions are available in a variety of delivery models, including on-site, cloud, hosted/SaaS and managed services. For more information, visit www.comverse.com.