Redknee Signs Multi-Million Dollar Converged Billing Expansion in APAC
TORONTO – December 5, 2013: Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software for communications service providers, is pleased to report that it has signed a multi-million dollar deal for its converged billing and charging solution with one of APAC’s largest mobile operators. This additional deal with an acquired customer enables the operator to deliver innovative data services, an advanced customer experience and launch new revenue streams to its subscriber base of more than 50 million subscribers.
Part of Redknee’s portfolio of highly scalable and flexible billing, charging, policy management and customer care solutions for communications service providers, charge@once unified is enabling the operator to lower its total cost of ownership, increase its operational efficiency and provide the highest resilience capabilities through advanced geo-redundancy with a simplified handling based on a centralized and highly scalable database solution. The out-of-the-box solution also provides the operator with fast time-to-market to launch new services due to the hundreds of pricing plans, promotions and marketing campaigns available within the integrated product catalog. In addition, Redknee will enable the service provider to advance the customer experience through personalized offers and promotions, new pricing and tariff options, real-time notifications, and customer self-care.
Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO at Redknee commented:
“This additional multi-million dollar deal demonstrates the increasing footprint of Redknee’s software within Tier 1 operators. The additional functionality of our integrated solution is enabling our customers to support innovation for their go-to-market strategy, to deliver new services to their subscribers and to increase operating leverage in their business. At Redknee, we continue to invest in scalable and flexible real-time monetization and subscriber management solutions to enable all communications service providers to achieve the benefits of a next generation end-to-end billing, charging, policy management, analytics and customer care platform.”
Redknee supports communications service providers (CSPs) with a complete portfolio of monetization and subscriber management solutions for service providers across the world. Redknee enables CSPs to monetize and optimize the subscriber experience across the entire customer lifecycle. From activation to provisioning, to providing a 360 degree view of the customers’ usage, preferences, and integration with 3rd party social media sites, to empowering customers with self-care tools and the ability to pay for services on the go, Redknee provides one of the industry’s most comprehensive real-time converged billing, charging, customer care and policy solutions. Redknee’s highly scalable and flexible solution enables CSPs to monetize third party relationships and content, support resellers and dealers and launch multi-country operations quickly, effectively and with a low total cost of ownership. Available on-premise, cloud-based and as a Software-as-a-Service offering, Redknee provides a complete monetization and subscriber management solution to more than 200 service providers, including some of the largest Tier 1 operators in the world.
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