FTS and Sampoerna Telecom Indonesia Sign Multi-Year Convergent Billing and Charging Extension Deal; Leap™ Billing enables Indonesian operator to introduce innovative new mobile broadband services
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) London, UK - FTS, a global provider of billing, customer care and policy control solutions, today announced that Indonesian mobile operator PT Sampoerna Telecom (STI) has signed a multi-year extension for FTS' convergent charging and billing solution. The agreement supports STI's objective to provide innovative mobile data services to its customers across Indonesia.
STI, which operates under the Ceria brand and specialises in providing mobile broadband services to rural markets and urban centres, has been using FTS' Leap Billing for the past six years. Leap Billing enables STI to introduce innovative new offerings in real time to its entire customer base, whether prepaid, postpaid or hybrid. Moreover, Leap Billing facilitates the operator in charging its customers correctly, enforcing their usage and QoS rules and securing optimal use of network resources. Ultimately, this ensures an enhanced subscriber experience and leads to long-standing user satisfaction.
"The flexibility of FTS' convergent charging and billing solution has enabled us to provide a richer offering to our customers through the rapid implementation of new services," said Marlo Budiman, STI's Chief Financial Officer. "As STI continues to launch personalised mobile broadband services and introduce attractive new service plans, we are confident that the Leap Billing platform will assist us in responding to our growing customer needs."
"STI's extension of Leap Billing affirms FTS' expertise and capability to provide the broad support that operators need as market dynamics evolve," commented Nir Asulin, CEO of FTS. "Operators today require flexible and configurable convergent billing and charging solutions which are subscriber-centric in nature, powerful, flexible and easy-to-use. We are proud that we have once again been selected by STI, providing its back office teams with the flexibility to innovate by acting at the speed of marketing and resulting in a much lower total cost of ownership."
About Sampoerna Telecom Indonesia (STI)
PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia (STI) is a CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) mobile cellular network provider with a national coverage operating at frequency band of 450.00-457.50 MHz and 460.00-467.50 MHz. STI provides voice and non-voice services and provides access to multimedia services in partnership with a multimedia provider. PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia is a member of Sampoerna Strategic Group.
PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia's brand Ceria has been available in Indonesia since the beginning of 2006, providing affordable, high-quality telecommunication services and products to communities of all sizes from small rural to large urban centres. For more information see http://www.ceriatelekomunikasi.com/.
FTS works with telecommunications, content and payment service providers globally to help them manage complex transactions and relationships with greater flexibility and greater independence. Analysing every transaction from a business standpoint, FTS offers end-to-end and add-on telecom billing, charging, policy control and payments solutions to customers in over 40 countries, and can service both growing and major providers. FTS implements solutions, including convergent billing platform installations, in mobile, wireline, broadband, MVNO/E, payments, e-commerce, M2M, mobile money, cable, cloud and content markets. FTS' solutions dramatically lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) for telecoms and content service providers. Further information is available at http://www.fts-soft.com/.
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