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AMD Telecom

AMD Telecom S.A.

AMD Telecom was established in 2000 and incorporated in 2007 as AMD Telecom S.A.

Today is counted among global market leaders in the following fields:

  • Open Connectivity solutions. Our company is connected to more than 1,200 Mobile Network Operators in more than 200 countries, providing bidirectional SMS and Voice services with broad international coverage.
  • SMS Monetization. We allow our clients to optimise or generate profits from previously loss-making A2P SMS services. SMS Monetization is consisted of the following elements: A2P Monetization, SMS Firewall, Tracking & Reporting, Intelligent Routing and Web2SMS Server.
  • Clearance & Settlement. We implement Data and Financial Clearing Services for Mobile Network Operators.
  • Roaming services. We provide roaming services on behalf of Mobile Network Operators.


Our customers include Mobile Network Operators, Telecom Vendors, Social Networking Platforms, Global Email Providers and Global Resellers.


Our company’s administrative headquarters are in Switzerland and Greece. Our financial headquarters are in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates. We operate branches in Spain, Italy, Russia, India, while in 2015, we began operating an office in Peru to better serve the market in LATAM.


For further information, please visit AMD Telecom’s website or contact us at:


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Agile Telecom SpA

Established in 2002, Agile Telecom is a Licensed Operator specialized in providing global wholesale messaging solutions. Agile is interconnected with over 700 carriers in 200 countries and offers top quality mobile messaging services dedicated to mobile operators, enterprise, SMS aggregators and Internet companies.

Carrier grade, in-house developed state-of-the-art technology and strong international peering relationships make Agile Telecom a unique partner when it comes to service resiliency and stability. Agile’s service is furthermore reinforced by a direct connection to the local mobile operators.

Agile Telecom, your SMS professional.

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Advanced Roaming & Clearing House Limited

Advanced Roaming & Clearing House Limited (ARCH) provides customers with comprehensive multi-service solutions including data clearing, financial clearing, fraud detection, roaming management service, etc. ARCH aims at helping customers improve their services and customer relationships, and build trust in their ability to meet future requirements and provide high-quality services.

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AdaptiveMobile is the world leader in mobile security, enabling trusted networks for the world’s largest operator groups, protecting over 800 million subscribers globally. AdaptiveMobile provides operators with the most comprehensive network-based security solutions enabling them to protect their consumer and enterprise customers against the growing threat of mobile abuse. AdaptiveMobile is the only mobile security company offering customers solutions designed to protect all of the services on the network. With our deep expertise and unique focus on network security, we continue to lead the market, a reason why many of the worlds’ leading security and telecom equipment vendors have chosen to partner with us. Our mission is to provide a safe and trusted mobile experience for consumers and enterprises worldwide. AdaptiveMobile – Trusted Network Protection

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Accuris Networks

Accuris Networks is a leading provider of Wi-Fi Offload and Roaming Inter-Working solutions not just for data offload but voice and messaging also. This allows GSM and CDMA operators to automatically and securely connect their subscribers to preferred Wi-Fi networks using SIM based authentication.

In addition Accuris Networks also provide solutions for CDMA to GSM roaming, dual-IMSI roaming and Over-The-Air device management.

Established in 1997, Accuris Networks is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in the United States and Malaysia. Led by a team with unrivalled experience in service convergence and service continuity, our AccuROAM, AccuProfile and AccuGuard solutions provide competitive, cost effective platforms that deliver carrier grade performance.

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Zain Group chooses NeuString’s OptiPrizer Software to improve the cost and quality of roaming services

* Deal covers seven Zain operations in the Middle East

Zain Group has agreed with Dubai-based NeuString, the leading supplier of actionable business data analytics for mobile operators, to utilize its ‘OptiPrizer’ predictive analytics software across seven Middle East markets to improve the cost and quality of roaming services.

Neustring’s OptiPrizer software helps to increase profit margins through accurate and actionable analytics of individual customer’s activity, giving the operator an unprecedented ability to control, forecast and improve revenues.

The agreement, which was signed on the side-lines of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, covers all customers on Zain’s network in, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and South Sudan making this the largest deployment of NeuString’s software to date.

Nabeel Bin Salamah, CEO of Zain Group, said: “We found out, during the analysis and testing period, that NeuString’s predictive analytics solution, OptiPrizer, offers many advantages and tangible results, and by using it, we have increased our efficiency and productivity, and we now have the ability to run targeted plans, which in turn has enabled us to increase our profit margins.”

Bin Salamah added that this cooperation will open up new horizons for Zain Group in this type of applications, as it will enable us to continue to fulfill our obligations towards our customers, in addition to devoting more of our resources in support of our core business.

Jens Nikolaj Aertebjerg, CEO of NeuString said, “NeuString is very pleased to have another large mobile operator group onboard, and with Zain Group we cement our market leading position as the preferred choice for roaming analytics in general and specifically for mobile operators looking to benefit from group interaction and the unification of their market activities.”

“We are really excited to have Zain Group on board using our OptiPrizer software. Our expertise in roaming, and consultative approach to customer service means that Zain Group is sure to make great profit improvements,” said Nevzat Simsek, CCO of NeuString.

NeuString has an unrivalled reputation for being able to provide focussed, advanced, actionable analytics for telecoms. The OptiPrizer software is a proven solution processing the data of more than 45 operators worldwide, providing profit improvements of between 5% and 22%.

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About Zain:

Zain is a leading telecommunications operator across the Middle East providing mobile voice and data services to over 40.2 million active customers as of December 31, 2011. With a commercial presence in eight markets, Zain operates in the following countries: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and South Sudan. In Lebanon, the company manages mtc-touch on behalf of the government. In Morocco, Zain has a 15.5% stake in Wana Telecom, now branded ‘INWI’, through a joint venture. Zain is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (stock ticker: ZAIN). For more information, please email or visit:

About NeuString:

NeuString is a privately held software company dedicated to delivering Predictive Analytics software products to Mobile Service Providers. NeuString’s Predictive Analytics product, Optiprizer, allows for a precise and instant data analysis for all services and all subscribers and with an unparalleled granularity allowing for analysis on the individual transaction. The Optiprizer product is utilized for designing of complex price plans, bundles and packages; simulation, monitoring and benchmarking of pricing alternatives; revenue leakage identification; micro segmenting and profiling of mobile users; and not least predicting and even prescribing future profit impacts. Furthermore, the Optiprizer product facilitates detailed budgeting and forecasting split in various ways to cater for Sales, PM, Marketing, Network, and Finance information requirements. With the Optiprizer software suite Mobile Service Providers are able to make concrete strategic decisions based on clear and tangible business insights with an unparalleled short time to market. The NeuString Optiprizer product makes competing on analytics the key competitive factor for Mobile Service Providers. NeuString is an active associate member of the GSM Association. NeuString is owned by a group of international private and institutional investors. For more please visit

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GSMA Selects WIT Software to Provide RCS-e Application

Following an extensive evaluation process, WIT Software, an innovative convergence solutions provider (exhibiting in Hall 2, 2C63 at MWC 2012), has been selected by the GSMA to provide RCS-e (Rich Communication Suite – enhanced) applications for iOS and Android handsets. WIT Software will provide a downloadable RCS-e client for existing iPhone and Android users, through Apple AppStore and Android Market, under a GSMA service agreement available to all prospective service providers.

GSMA Senior Director Graham Trickey commented: “RCS-e is a key opportunity for operators to engage more deeply with their customers, offering a seamless and easy way to enrich their communications. In addition to RCS-e being available embedded in devices, it is vital that an RCS-e client is also available as a downloadable app. WIT Software has delivered a well-crafted and robust app that will play a significant part in enabling the launch of services to customers.”

Commenting on the decision of the GSMA, WIT Software’s CEO Luis Silva said: “This was a complex and challenging selection process, and we are delighted to be partnering with the GSMA. We believe that customers will quickly benefit from the exceptional level of intuitive new services that RCS-e will provide. This is an extraordinary step for us, since it highlights our strengths as a leading provider of advanced solutions that enable operators to maximise their return on investment in IMS infrastructure and 4G networks.”

About WIT Software

Founded in 2001, WIT Software is a well-established software house that specialises in products and solutions for advanced mobile communications, with extensive expertise in solutions relating to RCS, Mobile VoIP and VoLTE. Located in Portugal and California, the company has over 100 full-time employees and a blue chip industry client base. For more information, please visit

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Georgina Garrett/Simon Jones
Garrett Axford Ltd
Tel: +44 1903 854900

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CSG International Accelerates Global Expansion of Content Direct to Meet Increased Demand for Digital Content Monetization

CSG Systems International, Inc., (NASDAQ:CSGS)a global provider of software- and services-based business support solutions that help clients generate revenue and maximize customer relationships, announced today that the company is accelerating the global expansion of its Content Directoffering to meet increasing demand for digital content monetization solutions.CSG serves the majority of the top 100 global communications service providers, is the #2 pure-play BSS provider to the global communications industry, and has 36 offices across 24 countries including locations in Kuala Lumpur, Sao Paulo, Brisbane, Cape Town, Paris, Toronto, and Woking, UK. By leveraging this presence across a range of global markets including Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, CSG’s Content Direct organization will build on its success creating unique and innovative direct-to-consumer, multi-device, digital content experiences for communications service providers, major Hollywood studios, live event producers and other content owners.

“We anticipated that 2012 would be an explosive year for direct-to-consumer digital content,” says Jim Benz, Vice President of Business Development, for CSG’s Content Direct.” The market is validating our prediction with significant demand for content storefronts, digital locker technology, and robust commerce capabilities. As a result, we are deepening our investment across the globe to stay ahead of this rapid growth in the market for solutions like Content Direct,” Benz says.

With CSG’s more than two decades of experience supporting cable operators and communication services providers worldwide and its Content Direct team’s market leadership in digital content monetization, this expansion brings mature video content monetization solutions, extensive knowledge of both the traditional and digital content businesses, and the ability to deliver digital goods such as games and books to direct-to-consumer digital content providers worldwide.

Attendees of Mobile World Congress 2012 can see a live demonstration of CSG Content Direct in Hall 8 – 8A67, or more information can be found anytime at

About CSG’s Content Direct Solution

CSG’s Content Direct solution empowers content creators, aggregators and distributors to easily and effectively market, monetize and manage premium digital content and customers. Content Direct is offered as either a set of software services or as an integrated solution, and allows content companies of all sizes to increase the value and return of every content transaction. The solution supports virtually all content types and commerce models, marketing promotions, advertising management, partner management, financial management, reporting, analytics and syndication. Content Direct is a complete solution and is integrated with leading digital ecosystem providers. For more information, visit our website at

About CSG International

CSG Systems International, Inc.

(NASDAQ:CSGS) is a market-leading business support solutions and services company serving the majority of the top 100 global communications service providers, including leaders in fixed, mobile and next-generation networks such as AT&T, Comcast, DISH Network, France Telecom, MasterCard, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, Vodafone, Vivo and Verizon. With over 25 years of experience and expertise in voice, video, data and content services, CSG International offers a broad portfolio of licensed and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based products and solutions that help clients compete more effectively, improve business operations and deliver a more impactful customer experience across a variety of touch points. For more information, visit our website at

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Senior PR Manager

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Infobip announces the launch of Centili, the new mobile payments service for digital goods

Infobip, one of the world’s fastest growing messaging providers today announced the launch of its new mobile payments service for digital goods, dubbed Centili.

Completely developed in-house, Centili harnesses the direct mobile billing technology (carrier billing) which enables mobile payments by charging the user’s prepaid or post-paid mobile account.

By using direct relationships with mobile operators, Centili opens a way to disrupt the payments space by enabling merchants to easily monetise their services without the need for a credit card.

This service brings significant benefits to the entire ecosystem – merchants, developers, aggregators and mobile operators – by connecting online commerce and mobile operators worldwide. All the participants create new value and a significant revenue stream by providing new, previously untapped services.

In the words of Infobip’s CEO Silvio Kutic: “We’ve been in mobile for quite some time now, following and very often anticipating trends. Now we’ve translated our experience in mobile into this versatile and reliable mobile payments system, bridging the gap between merchants and mobile operators”.

Centili is the direct answer to the needs of the market. Merchants and developers are provided with a wide range of options, from an easy to integrate self-care portal enabling instant service setup and activation, to web widgets, APIs or in-app mobile purchasing.Centili supports different currencies and tax rates for international merchants.

An inherent part of Centili is cGate, a payments gateway that provides mobile operators with a direct mobile billing experience. cGate is provided as a hosted or cloud solution, bringing a carrier-grade service quality with versatile technical features for a high security and anti-fraud mechanism.

Infobip announces Centili during its exhibition at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. MWC is the world’s largest and most important stage for the mobile industry, and mobile payments are one of the leading topics at this year’s event. Infobip is exhibiting at stand no. 2B01.

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Infobip is a global telecommunications specialist providing a cutting edge Mobile Services Cloud enabling seamless integration between enterprise and mobile network operators. Infobip’s entire portfolio of services and solutions is designed and developed in-house and draws on extensive experience gained in this market segment.

By adopting a regional approach with dedicated development and support Infobip is able to provide clients worldwide with carrier-grade quality, reliability and flexibility whilst at the same time understanding and incorporating local requirements.

Company contact:

Darko Blazok-Broz

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CitiDirect® BE Mobile Processes over $1 Billion of Transactions

New Functionality Gives Clients Greater Control and Convenience

Citi today announced that its CitiDirect® BE Mobile service, developed by the Global Transaction Services unit, has reached a significant milestone, processing over $1 billion in total transactions value.

Since commercializing the browser-based mobile application in August, Citi has made the solution available to an additional 56 countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Central, South and North America, the Caribbean and Asia. New functionality allowing clients to do more has also been added. CitiDirect BE Mobile is now available in 80 countries and jurisdictions worldwide including 300,000 users representing over 50,000 clients.

Andy Cronin, CFO & Head of Capital Markets of Avolon in Ireland said, “Our executive team operates in a global environment with extensive travel and 24 hour operations. The mobile functionality has proven a reliable and efficient tool offering greatly improved access to our payments system, while preserving control of the matrix of authorities. Having implemented the system in the past months, it is already a core feature of our cash management.”

In addition, Felix Hidalgo, Finance Manager at Mercasid SA in the Dominican Republic, shared, “Using CitiDirect BE Mobile has been a total success in the way I do my job. It allows me to step out of the office and travel freely without my laptop”

Developed by the Citi Innovation Lab Dublin in conjunction with the CitiDirect technology team, CitiDirect® BE Mobile allows clients to access core transaction functionality available with CitiDirect Online Banking using their mobile phones and tablets. This new solution initially allowed clients to receive SMS alerts and authorize payments pending approval. New features and functionality have been added allowing entitled mobile users to:

  • Release payments for straight through processing
  • Check account balances and transaction status providing for added convenience
  • Select from Romanian and Russian language options in addition to the previously available Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), English, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish, all supporting client demand and Citi’s global footprint of over 80 countries
  • Optimize usability of their mobile phones with an enhanced user interface design

Naveed Sultan, Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi, says “We are delighted by how quickly our clients have embraced this mobile solution. We have more than exceeded our goals in terms of usage, transactions processed and global reach. As the needs of our clients change, it’s important that we are able to provide mobile solutions that allow them to do more and benefit from all the efficiencies that would be available to them at their desktop. With this new feature functionality, we are doing just that.”

The countries and jurisdictions that have launched the solution to date include Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Channel Islands, China, Chile, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Senegal, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zambia.

CitiDirect BE Mobile will continue to be rolled out globally throughout the remainder of the year.

Global Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, offers integrated cash management, trade, and securities and fund services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations around the world. With a network that spans more than 95 countries, Citi’s Global Transaction Services supports over 65,000 clients. As of the fourth quarter of 2011, it held on average $368 billion in liability balances and $12.5 trillion in assets under custody.

About Citi

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

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