Major extension to Teligent P90/E services platform will support up to 1 million new subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa by 2012
Teligent Awarded €1M Messaging Platform Upgrade for TELMOB in Burkina Faso
25 January 2011: Teligent Telecom, a leading provider of intelligent messaging, call completion and charging services to global telcos and operators, has secured a €1M contract to substantially extend the network messaging capacity for TELMOB, the leading mobile network operator in Burkina Faso.
Teligent will increase the capacity of TELMOB’s existing Teligent P90/E messaging and services platform, to accommodate expected demand from an anticipated 1 million new subscribers over the coming year. The subscriber services supported by the Teligent platform are unified messaging, voice alerts and a range of SMS messaging options including Voice SMS (text to speech conversion).The platform extension project will start immediately, and is expected to complete during the second half of 2011.
Teligent CEO, Einar Lindquist said: “This project is a tremendous endorsement of the flexibility and scalability of our services platform, showing its ability to deliver advanced, future-proofed messaging solutions to MNOs and telcos.It also shows the ongoing value of call completion solutions such as unified messaging and text-based services in helping both fixed-line and mobile operators to drive revenues and add value to users.”
Using its patented P90/E architecture for services, Teligent enables operators and carriers to host and deliver value-added solutions on mobile, fixed and IP networks. These solutions support customers’ individual communications and marketing needs, and include advanced call handling and completion, messaging, mass calling, and next-generation IN services.
TELMOB is the leading mobile telecommunications operator in Burkina Faso, with the widest network coverage, the largest market share in terms of turnover and the largest network of distributors. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Onatel, the incumbent telecom operator in Burkina Faso. Onatel is part of the Maroc Telecom group.
Craig Coward, Context PR, +44 1625 511966 / craig.coward[at]contextpr.co.uk
Nikolas Georgii, Marketing director, Teligent Telecom, +46 733 117020 /
About Teligent Telecom
As a leading supplier of infrastructure solutions and value-added services to telecommunication operators, Teligent Telecom supports its customers worldwide with network services, call completion solutions, enterprise services, mass calling systems and real-time charging enablers. All are based on the patented Teligent P90/E – a true single platform architecture for service development. Leading operators worldwide have deployed Teligent Telecom’s solutions in various configurations, including BT, Maroc Telecom, SingTel, SMART/PLDT, Telenor, TeliaSonera, Telmob, Mauritel, Verizon, Vodafone and Telekom Malaysia. Teligent Telecom has local offices in Sweden (HQ), UK, Germany, France, USA, Morocco, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia.
For further information, visit www.teligent.se