Herzliya, Israel | May 2, 2013: FTS, a global provider of billing, customer care and policy control solutions for communications and content service providers, today announced that daPhone Brand Srl., a Romanian telecom operator specialising in cost-effective international calling, is expanding its range of services as a MVNO and MVNE provider in Europe and has selected FTS' convergent prepaid and postpaid charging, billing and customer care solution.
FTS’ MVNO billing solution will provide daPhone Brand Srl. with an integrated system that includes convergent charging, billing and invoicing, customer management, web self-care and registration, mobile inventory management, and voucher management to support daPhone’s full range of voice, data and messaging services.
Furthermore, FTS’ Leap Billing will enable daPhone Brand Srl., which plans to operate as an MVNE, to support multiple MVNO operations on a single hosted platform across any market, regardless of location and localization requirements, such as billing, analytics, language and currency. daPhone will be able to rapidly deploy customized configurations for MVNOs delivering interconnection and roaming services, enabling them to roll out new fully-branded services and operations and adjust rates and charges in near real time. In addition, Leap Billing rapidly adapts to operator requirements, meaning that daPhone can help an MVNO become fully operational in less than a week with the implementation of a dedicated billing system.
“One of the main reasons we selected FTS was because of the support it offers us as both an MVNO and an MVNE. The Leap Billing platform allows us to introduce fully configurable branded services with increased flexibility, meaning that we’ll be able to expand our customer base with an improved customer experience,” commented Dan Feuerstein, daPhone Brand Srl.’s CEO. “We found Leap Billing to be one of the most flexible, robust and cost-effective solutions available on the market, and as an MVNE, it will open a whole new world for the introduction of customized services for each of our supported mobile service providers.”
“As a configurable billing and settlement engine, Leap Billing is ideal for daPhone’s virtual network business,” added Yitzchak Feldman, FTS’ VP of Marketing & Sales. “Not only will it be able to increase the flexibility of its billing, but it will also be able to roll out new and innovative services, bundles and promotions at the same speed as which the marketing department creates them. In addition to furnishing daPhone’s MVNE billing with the ability to support multiple MVNO operations on a single hosted platform, Leap Billing enables daPhone’s MVNO business to offer flexible new marketing plans and services with a rapid-time to market based on events captured in real-time.”
Leap Billing is a flexible, convergent billing, customer care and online charging solution that realises substantial reductions in OPEX and CAPEX while increasing customer satisfaction and retention. Based on FTS’ patented business-control technology (DoTree™), the solution captures events delivered over single or multiple network technologies in real-time and responds to them based on a preconfigured set of business policies or actions. This flexibility and ease of use enables the service providers’ billing to become a business enabler for offering new marketing plans or services, with a rapid time-to-market.
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