Ecuador telecom operator selects OSS-BSS provider Amdocs

Telecom Lead America: Corporacion Nacional de
Telecomunicaciones (CNT), Ecuador’s communications services provider, has
selected Amdocs to provide an integrated business support system (BSS) and
operational support system (OSS) solution.


As per the agreement, the convergent solution will
initially support CNT’s wireline operations — encompassing its fixed-line,
enterprise, broadband and IPTV lines of business – with the capability to
support wireless services in the future.


Amdocs will provide Amdocs Customer Experience Systems
(CES) product portfolio to provide CNT with an integrated solution. By
integrating business and operational support systems, the Amdocs solution will
provide CNT with a single view of its customers, enabling improved support for
business processes.  The system is designed to improve business agility,
enabling CNT to better respond to changing business and market


Amdocs is providing complete, end-to-end contract
management services for the CNT deployment, with IBM providing service


Amdocs and IBM have agreed to work with each other on
future opportunities in South America and elsewhere, as part of a global OSS
partnership agreement combining their capabilities and expertise to offer service
providers an integrated OSS offering that includes hardware, software and
services. The end-to-end solution provided to CNT is based on IBM technology –
power servers and IBM middleware software.


“This next-generation deployment will enable CNT to
offer exciting new services and bundles supporting their strategic business
growth,” said Patrick McGrory, president, CALA (Caribbean and Latin
America) for Amdocs.


With revenue of approximately $3.2 billion in fiscal
2011, Amdocs customers in Asia Pacific include SingTel, VTN in Vietnam, Globe
Telecom in the Philippines, China Mobile, Telstra, Reliance Communications, CSL
Hong Kong, True Corporation and FarEasTone.


Amdocs unveils Cloud-based mobile payments solution

Recently, Amdocs has launched Amdocs Mobile Payments, a
cloud-based gateway, enabling mobile operators to cost-effectively scale their
mobile payments business for both prepaid and postpaid customers.


Mobile payments that are charged via the carrier offer
consumers the convenience of charging purchases directly to their mobile phone
bill, prepaid balance or mobile wallet.


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