Nuevatel (Viva) Chooses Comverse ONE to Enhance Its Market Offerings in Bolivia

 

Comverse Expands Success at Viva With BSS Upgrade for Converged Rating and Charging

 

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Sept. 16, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Comverse, a global leader in BSS, mobile Internet and value-added services, announced today that dynamic Bolivian telecommunications service provider Nuevatel, a key member of the Trilogy group, selected Comverse ONE® Billing & Active Customer Management™ for converged rating and charging to enhance its Viva market offering, while achieving significant OPEX reduction.

 

This selection by Nuevatel is part of a global framework agreement that will see Comverse ONE advantages extended to other service providers in the Trilogy group.

 

“Billing has advanced far beyond its traditional role; its innovative capabilities now make it a vital springboard for revenue growth and service innovation. The advanced and converged services that we expect to launch with Comverse ONE will differentiate our offering and take quick advantage of a broad range of market opportunities as they arise,” said Wilson Saavedra, Vice President, IT at Nuevatel. “As our incumbent vendor, Comverse knows us well — and we knew their solution was the best choice for this major upgrade.”

 

Leveraging a consistent view of customers across any service, Comverse ONE’s real-time rating and charging capabilities can empower multi-play operators like Viva to deploy truly converged offerings that leverage targeted cross-product promotions. In addition to real-time customer management and faster time to market to better capture moments of opportunity, Comverse ONE can meaningfully lower total cost of operation by eliminating redundant systems.

 

“The capabilities and excellent converged user experience that distinguish true BSS convergence — together with OPEX savings — can have far-reaching business benefits for communication service providers (CSPs),” said Lionel Chmilewsky, Senior Vice President, Head of Customer Facing Group at Comverse. “The best compliment one can receive from a customer is to be invited back. Comverse ONE’s growing global success owes much to the many CSPs like Nuevatel who express their appreciation of the quality of our products and service by choosing us anew to be partners in their next phase of growth.”

 

About Nuevatel and VIVA

 

Nuevatel PCS De Bolivia SA, (Nuevatel), is a leading mobile communications provider in Bolivia, providing high-quality affordable wireless telecommunication and broadband services under the VIVA brand name. Nuevatel is a subsidiary of Trilogy International Partners, LLC (Trilogy). NuevaTel provides voice and data services over its GSM network through both postpaid and prepaid payment plans.

 

About Comverse

 

Comverse is the world’s leading provider of software and systems enabling converged billing and active customer management, mobile Internet, and value-added services. Comverse’s extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries and covers over 450 communication service providers serving more than two billion subscribers. The company’s innovative product portfolio enables communication service providers to unleash the value of the network for their customers by making their networks smarter. Comverse’s solutions support flexible deployment models, including in-network, cloud, hosted and managed services. Comverse, ranked number 55 in PwC’s Global 100 Software Leaders based on research by Pierre Audoin Consultants, is a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMVT). For more information, visit www.comverse.com.

 

 

CONTACT: Paul D. Baker

 

  Comverse Technology, Inc.

 

  paul.baker@cmvt.com

 

  (212) 739-1060

 

 

 

 

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