Feature Article

September 22, 2011

Mobitel Nigeria Picks FTS Express for Scalable Billing

Mobitel, a wireless and wireline communication services provider, and a successful company in Africa with its 4G network, has recently deployed FTS express solution from FTS, to avail telecom billing platform that can support its growth.

The newly deployed FTS express is designed for entry-level ISPs, VoIP, MVNO, LTE, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, and IPTV operations, offering them a flexible solution that provides the foundation for future growth and expansion. The all-in-one product offers online charging, billing, AAA, balance management, customer care, interconnect, policy control and more.

"We will be experiencing fast growth over the next few years as we increase the range of services we offer to our customers," said Johnson Salako, CEO at Mobitel. "The FTS express solution fits in perfectly with our requirements as it can both grow with us and enable us to launch those new services quickly."

The FTS express deployment was done by a global provider of turnkey next-generation networks solutions for the project. Also, the FTS team worked together with Mobitel and the systems integrator to make the deployment more quick, simple and efficient.

"The cost-effective nature of the solution, coupled with the ability to quickly and easily add extra components, makes FTS express the perfect solution for carriers such as Mobitel Nigeria," said Amos Sivan, CEO, FTS. "Africa is a hotbed of service innovation and the choice of billing system will either support or restrict that. FTS express has been created to support and enable this innovation."

With FTS express, Mobitel can start with core modules and add further components as their business grows, including expanding it to become a fully-fledged, customized billing and customer care solution, with no changes to procedures and interfaces.

In addition, Mobitel can dynamically change the subscriber's bandwidth, based on his quota and financial status.


Jyothi Shanbhag is a contributing editor for MobilityTechzone. To read more of Jyothi's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves


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