Operators Look to Intec to Drive Market Growth

Operators Look to Intec to Drive Market Growth
Four billing and mediation deployment announcements across emerging and mature markets herald new path for strategic growth
Hall 8 / Stand 8A67

Barcelona/London, February 16th, 2009 - Intec, a global provider of business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS) today announced, at Mobile World Congress 2009,  four separate operator contracts and implementations demonstrating significant market growth opportunities, across both emerging and mature markets in EMEA and APAC:

"¢ Exatel Poland, one of Poland's largest communications network providers, has deployed an upgrade of Intec's market-leading Total Service Mediation and InterconnecT billing and settlement solutions, designed to help the company's ambitious growth plans 
"¢ Novotel Bangladesh, awarded the International Gateway License (IGW) twelve months previously, will be deploying both Total Service Mediation and InterconnecT billing and settlement solutions, to ensure best-in-class operations to deliver improved customer experience and critical commercial edge
"¢ BBCOM, one of Benin's leading mobile operators in the West African market
hot-spot, where interconnection represents a key source of potential revenue, has signed a deal to deploy Intec InterconnecT bureau services
"¢ Celcom, one of Malaysia's leading network operators, has implemented Intec's Total Service Mediation Solution, in a contract worth USD$ seven figures, to support its strategic market growth strategy. 

"Given current economic uncertainties around the globe, operators are looking for high-performing solutions that will deliver rapid ROI and enhanced customer satisfaction" commented Andrew Taylor, CEO of Intec.  "Intec's OSS and BSS solutions have proven track records in more than 70 of the globe's top 100 network operators, and we're delighted that both established operators and new market entrants continue to see the value in our highly relevant, cutting-edge technologies."

With Intec's mediation solution, Exatel, Novotel and Celcom will gain full convergent mediation capabilities thereby enabling the rapid deployment of new services and their respective ability to secure market growth.    With proven ability to handle the highest levels of traffic and multi-party settlement with a variety of third party providers, Intec's InterconnecT addresses the needs of dynamic operators dealing with both traditional and next generation products and services.   As well as preventing revenue leakage and securing increased revenue streams, InterconnecT delivers rapid ROI, within a minimal time-frame, on one fully flexible and scalable platform.

BBCOM will derive immediate benefit from InterconnecT through driving down the costs of its wholesale business for a limited investment.  The deal makes Intec the undisputed leader in the African wholesale billing market, the service bureau system affording emerging operators with a compelling economic model, enabling them to "˜pay as they grow'.

For more information on each of the individual announcements
please go to
www.intecbilling.com

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For further information contact:
Intec Telecom Systems PLC     
www.intecbilling.com
Sarah Webb        00 44 (0) 1483 753503
[email protected]    00 44 (0) 7876 596683 

About Intec
Intec supplies solutions to over 70 of the world's top 100 telecoms carriers and is one of the world's fastest growing major BSS/OSS (business and operations support systems) vendors.

 

Intec's 400 plus customers include AT&T, Cable & Wireless, The Carphone Warehouse (UK), China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Eircom (Ireland), France Telecom, Hutchison 3G, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Verizon. Intec works closely with its customers, many of whom have been with Intec since its inception, to provide the highest standards of performance, flexibility and robustness to help carriers service their customers effectively and profitably. Intec's comprehensive and expanding range of products, solutions and services includes:
"¢ Retail billing and customer management
"¢ Multi-service mediation and activation
"¢ Inter-carrier billing settlements including US CABS and ITU-based settlement
"¢ End-to-end content partner management
"¢ Optimised wholesale routing and trading
"¢ Real-time pre/post-paid mediation and charging
"¢ Pre-integrated solutions for wholesale, wireless and core IMS charging functions
Founded in 1997, Intec is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ITL.L) and has over 1,600 staff and 28 offices in 22 countries. For more information, visit the Intec website at
www.intecbilling.com.                         

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