SOURCE: Comptel Corporation

Comptel Corporation

June 15, 2009 08:00 ET

Comptel Wins 2009 World BSS Award for Innovation

HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Comptel Corporation (HEX: CTL1V), the leading vendor of dynamic Operations Support Software (OSS), today announced it has won a 2009 World BSS Award in the category of "Innovation in BSS." The company was selected for this honour based on its development and applications of Comptel Bandwidth Management.

In its 13th year, the World BSS Awards helps raise awareness of the significance of billing and information management systems and processes to the communications industry by identifying key trends and rewarding BSS best practices. This year's winners were selected by a panel of appointed experts from the OSS/BSS community, including Teresa Cottam, research and publications director, Telesperience; Barbara Lancaster, president, LTC International; Hugh Roberts, consultant director, BSS/OSS RM events, IIR Telecoms & senior strategist, Patni Telecoms Consulting; and Olga Botero, CIO, Bancolombia.

"The judging panel was very impressed with Comptel Bandwidth Management, which represents a new generation of highly commercial BSS/OSS solutions now coming onto the market," said Ms. Cottam. "What's exciting about this particular solution is that it combines a better customer experience -- ensuring the delivery of the QoS needed and paid for by an individual customer -- with a better commercial experience for cellcos deriving from lower operational costs, fewer customer complaints and the ability to support more innovative business models. The result is a win-win situation, which delivers a better telesperience for all."

Comptel Bandwidth Management allows operators to manage usage in real time and, when congestions occur, to adjust the access for specific services and users on a particular cell to free up capacity. Built around the 3GPP-compliant Comptel Policy Control, the solution ensures end-users' experiences remain high when using broadband services.

"Enabling communications service providers (CSPs) to make optimum use of their network investments and deliver quality of service to subscribers is important to Comptel," said Ms. Arnhild Schia, Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Comptel. "With Comptel Bandwidth Management, our customers can maximise use of mobile broadband services, preserve and leverage their OSS infrastructure -- and derive increased revenue. We are delighted to be honoured as an innovator in the telecom market."

About Comptel Corporation

Comptel provides Comptel Dynamic OSS solutions, enabling telecom service providers to deliver services flexibly and charge them effectively. Comptel's expertise in order management, inventory, provisioning and activation, mediation and charging empowers service providers to focus on delivering the innovative services. Comptel has provided solutions to 280 customers with 800 million subscribers in 85 countries. Net sales were EUR 85 million in 2008. The Group has about 600 employees in 18 countries.

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