News : AsiaInfo Wins First European Mobile Operator Deal
Beijing, China/Santa Clara, Calif/Cambridge, UK, 19th November 2013. -- AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.(Nasdaq: ASIA), Asia’s supplier of BSS systems, announces that it had secured a business support system (BSS) contract with a European operator group. The contract is with Telenor ASA (Telenor Group).
AsiaInfo will steer Telenor’s BSS transformation for the company’s operations in Denmark, as well as provide implementation, operational, and maintenance support. The project will include AsiaInfo’s proprietary billing, customer relationship management, and real-time analytics software, including the Company’s Veris™ BSS solution. Veris is designed to leverage the efficiencies of a cloud-based platform while radically simplifying the customer support operations associated with typical legacy systems, and currently serves more than 890 million users in Asia. Work on the project began in September of this year.
Telenor Denmark CEO Marek Slacik said: "The development of a new IT platform is crucial in our ongoing efforts to create a new, simpler and more efficient Telenor, and we have high expectations in AILK as our partner on this journey."
AsiaInfo’s President and CEO Steve Zhang said, "The focus of our project with Telenor is customer service and engagement. By deploying our proven software solutions, our goal will be to greatly enhance the customer experience for Telenor users. Furthermore, this is a significant contract win for our European team and reflects the versatility of our products, as well as our ability to tailor them for customers anywhere in the world."
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AsiaInfo-Linkage is a supplier of software solutions and IT services to the telecommunications industry.
About Telenor :
The Telenor Group is dynamic and flexible in its business approach, always exploring new markets and new technologies to make long-term investments. This is part of the reason why Telenor has grown from a national telephone service company in Norway to become one of the world's mobile provider in less than two decades. At the time of its Initial Public Offering in 2000, Telenor had a mobile subscriber base of 15 million. By the end of the third quarter 2009 this reached 172 million. The Telenor Group is now a driving force in the industry, engaging in pioneering research and technology development and other areas that are important to develop the core business of Telenor further.
Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013