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October 31, 2011
IBW, a Latin American service provider, recently launched multiple 4G networks in Central America using LTE-ready 4G Online Charging System by Alepo (News - Alert), a leading provider of enabling infrastructure for telecommunications service providers.
IBW has deployed a convergent charging and billing system that supports WiMAX (News - Alert) and LTE, allowing the company to launch new services over LTE as they become available without replacing the existing core network. Part of Alepo's comprehensive Service Enabler platform, the billing system handles the real-time rating, charging and balance management of all IP-based services, including revenue assurance and voucher management.
"In such a transitional period for emerging 4G technologies, it was crucial to implement a solution that can readily adapt to changes in technology, market conditions and regulations," said Paul Ives Choiseul, IBW CTO, in a statement. "The flexibility of Alepo's Online Charging System reassures us of our investment, even as technologies evolve and our subscriber base grows."
"With simultaneous deployments in multiple markets, IBW has proven to be an ambitious and forward-thinking market player," said Jonathan Garini (News - Alert), Alepo Vice President of Products. "Alepo was able to meet IBW's aggressive timetable and deliver a market-ready core solution that offers an immediate and continuous ROI."
Meanwhile, Vodafone (News - Alert) Qatar Q.S.C, known as Vodafone Qatar, a leading provider of second public mobile and fixed telecommunications networks and services license in the state of Qatar, has recently announced that the company has formed a partnership with Alepo. The partnership will enable Vodafone Qatar to bring in triple-play services to Pearl Qatar with a comprehensive billing and customer care solution for fixed voice, video and data over high-speed broadband in Qatar. The strategic partnership with Alepo, a leading provider of control plane and business management solutions for next generation services, will enable Vodafone Qatar to bring in its triple-play services over IP, including fixed voice and data, to the manmade luxury island of The Pearl Qatar.
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Edited by Rich Steeves