Millicom Selects Intraway to Provision DTH Services in Latin America
– Intraway’s solution allows the operator to manage its satellite television services, adding business models and value-added services for different market segments
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, May 6, 2015 – Intraway Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions for operations and business support (OSS/BSS) for telecommunications operators and service providers, announces that Millicom has selected Intraway’s satellite television (DTH) solution to support the operation of its services in Latin America, which were commercially launched during the second trimester of 2014.
The Millicom group, which operates under the Tigo brand, has implemented Intraway’s DTH solution at its headend in Paraguay, which supports satellite television operations throughout the whole region. The software supports Tigo’s satellite television operations in Bolivia, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Guatemala, performing all communication between its video service and its subsidiaries’ multiple billing systems. In addition, Millicom will soon integrate the necessary functionalities to be able to offer a prepaid service as well.
“Intraway has a platform that has proven to be successful in several video service and satellite television operators. It has been homologated with multiple conditional access systems to protect content security. For us, the solution’s flexibility is key. It allows us to quickly and efficiently integrate our different regional operations’ multiple billing systems in a centralized website,” stated Vincencio Maya, CTO, Cable, Home and Digital Media at Millicom.
Leandro Rzezak, Intraway’s CEO, emphasized that its digital television platform “is a flexible and modular solution that can be integrated with various billing systems. It allows operators to offer both prepaid and postpaid services. In addition, it is easily scalable for other services, such as data, telephony, and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. We are proud to be able to accompany Millicom in its strategic path of transformation towards being a provider of diversified digital lifestyles.”
Intraway’s convergent OSS, BSS and Network Control solutions improve communications service providers’ customer experience and help achieve operational excellence, resulting in greater profitability, revenue growth, and enhanced customer loyalty and acquisition.
The company delivers innovative, flexible software products that unleash the full potential and amazing capabilities of wireless and fixed networks while reducing costs, maximizing revenue integrity, and improving time-to-market, quality and efficiency. For more information, please visit www.intraway.com
Millicom is a leading telecommunications and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing innovative and customer-centric digital lifestyle services to the world’s emerging markets. The Millicom Group employs more than 16,000 people and provides mobile, cable and satellite services to over 56 million customers. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2014, Millicom generated revenue of $6.4 billion and EBITDA of $2.1 billion.