Comverse unveils VAS 3.0 to drive more revenue opportunities for operators


Comverse, a
global provider in Value-Added Services (VAS), BSS and Mobile Internet, announced
the launch of Comverse VAS 3.0 to address a range of new revenue opportunities
for communication service providers (CSPs).


It includes
the Comverse IP Messaging solution, transitioning CSPs to the world of IP
messaging technology and cloud service deployment; and the Comverse Service
Enablement Middleware (SEM) solution, giving third-party application providers
secure access to telecommunication assets.


The evolutionary
path paved by Comverse VAS 3.0 creates opportunities for CSPs to leverage IP
capabilities to expand their markets and tap into new potential revenue areas
by introducing compelling new consumer, enterprise and machine-to-machine (M2M)


Comverse IP
Messaging modernizes the core messaging infrastructure to the highest standards
of current Internet technologies, enabling CSPs to keep pace with industry
developments and compete with the services being introduced by non-traditional
“over-the-top” competitors.


the common IP core to facilitate inter-communication across product silos,
device types, applications and services, it simplifies integration of
third-party applications enriching the user experience, with all voice, text
and multimedia messages and call logs available on every relevant device.


Comverse IP Messaging optimizes the messaging platform for 4G/ LTE for SMS,
MMS, and Visual Voicemail, with a spectrum of additional new services easily
accessible through the cloud.


The Comverse
SEM Solution, deployed by several operators, securely externalizes CSP
messaging and related assets. This next-generation cloud-based version
introduces new capabilities that can further enhance the ability of CSPs to
enable third parties such as enterprises, healthcare, advertisers, publishers,
government, and financial institutions to create a richer user experience
through a new breed of services and applications that can reach virtually all
user and machine-to-machine (M2M) end devices.


Comverse SEM
is aligned with key industry standards and guidelines, such as GSMA OneAPI,
Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) and OMA RESTful Network APIs. Its
intelligent mediation capabilities, a key differentiator, empower application
providers to easily create new services utilizing message personalization,
intelligent message delivery, enhanced voice message handling, charging on
behalf of third parties and more.


decades of expertise and leadership delivering a comprehensive portfolio of
voice and messaging communication services worldwide position us well to be the
customer’s expert for managing the transition to the IP world and for securely
externalizing voice, messaging, charging and more to third parties through open
APIs and enhanced technology,” said Oz Ovady, senior vice president and
Value-Added Services general manager at Comverse.  


recently announced it enhanced its Mobile Internet Hub product with the Comverse Policy-Aware
Congestion Control solution.


Mobile access
to the Web is eclipsing PC access in key markets around the globe with
unprecedented levels of mobile Web usage straining network capabilities and
degrading quality of service.


By Team
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