Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Zain Nigeria Chooses Telenity’s Mobile Collect Call Application

Zain Nigeria has chosen Telenity, a market leading Mobile Collect Call Application, Canvas PayForMe for deployment in its network.

Telenity, a leading provider of next generation converged services platforms and applications for communications networks would help the Nigerian operator cover thousands of communities across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

Zain Nigeria, Chief Commercial Officer, Shamel Hanafi, said, “We are proud to bring innovative mobile communication service to the vibrant and diverse Nigerian communities, even to customers across various social and economic spectrums. Our company’s strategy has always been to deliver additional value to our customers by offering them services that truly support their lifestyles and we are very optimistic that Telenity’s mobile collect call solution will help us achieve this. We were also impressed with the technical expertise and the local sensitivity that Telenity and CIS offered us during the selection process.”

Chief Executive Officer, Telenity, Ahmet Ozalp, said, “The Mobile Collect Call solution deployment in Zain Nigeria is a significant strategic achievement for Telenity and our local partner CIS as it expands further our presence in Africa. We continue to invest in the rapidly growing Africa and the Middle East regions, where we are focusing on product-based solutions along with strong localized support from CIS to address the needs of our existing and future customers.”

Managing Director, CIS Nigeria, Charbel K. Bou-Eid, said, “Mobile collect call service is a great way for operators to increase their revenues by capturing traffic that they would otherwise lose while at the same time improving communications for their subscribers. Together with Telenity, we are proud to collaborate with Zain Nigeria in making this value proposition a reality for both the operator and its subscribers.”

Telenity and its local partner CIS Nigeria would provide Zain Nigeria a mobile collect call system that supports 20 million subscribers. This new win, with yet another Zain Group operation, is a joint success of the two companies and is an affirmation to their commitment to the region and their mutual customers.

Canvas PayForMe, Mobile Collect Call Application also known as wireless reverse charge calling, provides mobile subscribers the opportunity to make calls even if they run out of credit or have a low balance in their prepaid accounts.

This allows the costs of the call to be charged to the called party pending subscriber consent, while helping operators increase their network usage and stimulate revenue generating calls that would not have been otherwise made.

Canvas PayForMe, Mobile Collect Call application would help Zain Nigeria remain competitive and continue to be the first to offer Nigerian subscribers leading innovative services that help improve their communications experience and lifestyles.