Thursday, 17 August 2017

Iridium deploys Xelerate to automate real-time service provisioning

SunTec
Tuesday 05 August 14

Iridium, the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe, has recently implemented SunTec’s revenue management and business assurance product suite, Xelerate, to help provide end-to-end real-time automated service provisioning to their customers. Iridium enables connections between people…

Iridium, the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe, has recently implemented SunTec’s revenue management and business assurance product suite, Xelerate, to help provide end-to-end real-time automated service provisioning to their customers.

Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications.

With Xelerate, Iridium provides end-to-end real-time automated provisioning of various services that are offered to their customers through personal communication devices, Machine-to-Machine technology and broadband services. Xelerate provided a rule-driven automatic provisioning solution for multiple network elements and replaced multiple Iridium legacy systems which required manual intervention.

Xelerate enables Iridium to quickly provision new services with complex requirements, such as Iridium GO!TM which offers converged voice, data and tracking services, and to more efficiently manage existing services and privileges of its users. It also enables Iridium to improve operational efficiency through automated work flow and an intuitive user interface to configure business rules.

“ With our Iridium NEXT satellites scheduled to begin launching in 2015, Iridium is readying our BOSS systems to support more complex new products and services,”said Jose Varela, Vice President, Billing, OSS and IT, Iridium. He also added, “Suntec’s robust mediation and provisioning system will better enable us to bring those products and services to market and improve the overall customer experience”.

“We are pleased to support Iridium with our solutions. The successful implementation and the benefits our product has provided, showcases the strength of our product in satisfying critical business requirements in revenue management. This further reinforces our expertise in enabling digital and communications service providers to orchestrate and monetise new services” said Nanda Kumar, CEO, SunTec Business Solutions.

SunTec was selected as the preferred technology partner after comparing functionality, ease of implementation, support and total cost of ownership with other BSS vendors. SunTec has also provided mediation and interconnect billing solution to Iridium which has improved their partner interface experience.


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