SOURCE: Comptel Corporation

Comptel Corporation

January 11, 2011 05:00 ET

Movistar Argentina Upgrades Comptel Convergent Mediation for Enhanced Performance and Greater Scalability

Flexible, High Availability Comptel Dynamic OSS Solution Will Help the Communications Service Provider Manage More Than 400 Million Transactions Daily

HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Comptel Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V), the leading vendor of dynamic Operations Support System (OSS) software, today announced that Movistar Argentina, the Telefónica Group's mobile communications service provider (CSP) in Argentina, has upgraded Comptel Convergent Mediation in order to take advantage of the platform's enhanced performance, scalability and ease of use.

The project, which was carried out in collaboration with Comptel partner IBM Argentina, will provide a significant increase in capacity, extended support and flexibility. This will help the operator not only collect and transform more than 400 million network transactions daily into billable records, but also efficiently and effectively deliver and charge for advanced mobile services.

Key Facts:

  • Movistar Argentina, a subsidiary of Telefónica Móviles Argentina, is the leading mobile CSP in Argentina, with more than 16.5 million mobile subscribers and more than one million mobile broadband subscribers. Movistar Argentina's 3.5G network covers the Buenos Aires metropolitan area and more than 350 locations throughout Argentina. The company has been a Comptel customer since 2002.

  • IBM Power Systems with PowerHA™ and PowerVM™ provide Movistar Argentina with a dynamic infrastructure that offers a lower total cost of ownership and a greener footprint than competitor alternatives.

  • Comptel Convergent Mediation is a highly scalable, patented platform that collects usage transactions from a wide range of network equipment and element types, and transforms them for billing and other downstream processing.

Supporting Quotes:

  • "The migration to an IBM High Availability architecture will allow Movistar Argentina to secure growth and optimise the quality of our customers' experiences, while at the same time maximising our revenue potential. With Comptel's convergent mediation platform, we have a scalable solution that intelligently collects data and provides us with the flexibility to process such a large number of transactions on a daily basis," said Mr. Omar Belloni, production management manager and a member of the Movistar Argentina Change Management Advisory Board.

  • "The mediation upgrade that we delivered with IBM, our business and technology partner, further strengthens our relationship with Movistar Argentina, our customer since 2002. Comptel has more than two decades of experience in the mediation business, and we are pleased to provide Movistar Argentina with our powerful platform and expertise -- enabling the CSP to deliver and charge for new, innovative services with speed and ease," said Mr. Diego Becker, vice president, Latin America and Caribbean region, Comptel.

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About Comptel Corporation
Comptel Dynamic OSS solutions enable telecom service providers to deliver services flexibly and charge them effectively. Comptel's wide expertise in service fulfillment, mediation and charging empowers our customers to focus on delivering innovative services. Comptel has provided software solutions to 280 service providers with 800 million subscribers in 85 countries. The Group has about 600 employees worldwide, and net sales were EUR 75 million in 2009. www.comptel.com 

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