The software and systems supplier, Comverse, today announced that Bulgaria-based telecom operator, Max Telecom (News - Alert), is now providing residential and corporate subscribers with voice and data over its WiMAX
infrastructure. The new service will utilize the Comverse (News - Alert) MyCall Converged Communications, IPCentrex and business trunking solutions.
"As a greenfield operator in a very competitive market, we required a solution that enabled fast time to market," said Krassimir Stoitcheff (News - Alert), CEO of Max Telecom.
"Using Comverse IP
telephony solutions, we were able to migrate subscribers in a totally transparent way to receive voice services via a WiMAX (News - Alert) access point we brand as MaxVox. Now our customers receive the benefit of high quality voice at an attractive price as part of a single, cost-effective service bundle,” Stoitcheff explained.
As a complete, pre-integrated, IP-based telephony solution, MyCall Converged Communications improves time to market, trims operational costs and easily scales up to meet high-capacity requirements. Primary line capabilities and a range of embedded value-added applications allow service providers to create a more competitive and profitable portfolio of services.
Based on a future-proof, IMS
architecture, MyCall Converged Communications works on Comverse's Class 5 Application Server. It can also be integrated with the complete Comverse portfolio of billing and value-added services solutions.
"This is an exciting implementation as Max Telecom is a fully integrated, IP-based next-generation network service provider using end-to-end IP-based infrastructure over WiMAX
, and this leads to many innovative services while maximizing the cost efficiencies of IP Communications," commented Franck Darmon, vice president and general manager of Comverse Converged IP Communications.
"Comverse's IP telephony solutions have been deployed by over 80 operators worldwide, and represent over seven million Voice over IP lines in commercial service. Time after time, Comverse is selected because we deliver robust solutions on time and work closely with the operator to achieve revenue-producing results,” Darmon stated.
As a new generation telecommunication operator, Max Telecom deploys a nation-wide network that is moving towards mobile WiMAX technology. Max Telecom provides full range of fast, high quality, reliable and cost effective telecommunication products and services, mobile or fixed - Internet access, VPNs, Voice services, video and IPTV
Comverse is a global provider of software and systems enabling network-based messaging and content value-added services, prepaid, postpaid and converged billing and IP communications.
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