ENGLEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - Oct 9, 2012) -
- Enabling number choice and tariff selection directly through the handset
- Allowing wider distribution of SIM cards to support marketing initiatives
- Improving number efficiency and reducing network costs
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL), a leading provider of strategic solutions to telecom operators worldwide, today announced that a tier 1 operator in China has selected the Company's Dynamic SIM Allocation™ (DSA) solution.
There were three main drivers behind the operator's decision to select DSA. Most importantly, DSA will enable the operator to offer number selection to its subscriber base. In a country where numbers hold cultural significance, being able to select premium or vanity numbers will provide a key differentiator.
DSA will allow the operator to significantly increase the supply of SIM cards in the market, without incurring unnecessary costs, as resources such as numbers and network space are only allocated when the SIM card is first activated and used. This change in the activation process will result in the operator achieving substantial efficiency and cost savings.
Finally, DSA will introduce new flexibility into the operator's sales channels. A dynamic interaction with the subscriber on first use can be easily updated to introduce new products to the market, using SIM cards already in retail outlets, saving time over existing methods.
DSA will allow the operator to distribute 'blank' SIM cards and the subscriber will see menus displayed on their handset the first time the SIM is inserted into the phone. Shown in their local language, the menu will allow the subscriber to search for a preferred mobile number and select a tariff plan.
"This is the fifth operator to select DSA in Asia, and the first in China. China presents enormous potential for Evolving Systems and DSA, and winning business here is strategically important to us," said Thad Dupper, CEO at Evolving Systems. "Our entry into the China market resulted from operator generated interest in our DSA solution and follows the success we have achieved in other major wireless markets such as Brazil and Russia."
About Evolving Systems®
Evolving Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOL) is a provider of software and services to 50 network operators in over 40 countries worldwide. The Company's product portfolio includes market-leading activation products that address subscriber service activation, SIM card activation, mobile broadband activation as well as the activation of connected devices. Founded in 1985, the Company has headquarters in Englewood, Colorado, with offices in the United Kingdom, India and Malaysia. Further information is available on the web at www.evolving.com.
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States' Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, based on current expectations, estimates and projections that are subject to risk. Specifically, Evolving Systems' statements about the impact and ability of Evolving Systems' DSA solution to handle future needs of the customer mentioned in this press release and other customers are forward-looking statements. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, and Evolving Systems may not undertake to update these forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially because of many factors, such as internal budgeting changes of customers, the impact of competition and the general state of the telecommunications industry. For a more extensive discussion of Evolving Systems' business, please refer to the Company's Form 10-K filed with the U.S. SEC on March 30, 2012, as well as subsequently filed Forms 10-Q, 8-K and press releases and the Company's website at www.evolving.com.