|MTS Selected as Convergent
Billing and IPTV BSS Supplier
Other Topics: IPTV MPEG
Analyzer, Interactive TV
January 16, 2007
Major Next Generation Telecommunications Network Solutions
Supplier Signs Contract For MTS to Supply Convergent Billing and
IPTV BSS Solutions
Ra'Anana, Israel and FAIR LAWN, NJ -- Mer Telemanagement Solutions
Ltd. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MTSL), a global provider of operations
support systems (OSS) and customer care and billing (CC&B)
solutions, today announced that a major next generation
telecommunications network solutions supplier has selected MTS as a
qualified partner to supply convergent billing solutions to their
customers as well as supply the business support solution (BSS) for
their Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) infrastructure.
The MTS convergent billing platform enables service providers and
carriers to capitalize on their investments by offering attractive
pricing schemes for bundled packages and issue a single bill. The
MTS solution, with its friendly web-based user interface, supports
rapid product rollout.
|The MTS IPTV BSS
supports rating and charging of IPTV services based on the specific
attributes of the service, allowing the rapid roll-out & trial of
new Broadcast, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View services.
Furthermore, the solution also supports partnership revenue
settlement which is a necessity for users to be able to capitalize
on focused advertising opportunities. The platform supports both
prepaid as well as postpaid business modules, with a powerful and
flexible Rating and Charging Engine for IPTV specific rating
methods, such as various sized packages and bundled services. A
comprehensive customer self-care facility is included that can be
accessed via the web, interactive voice response (IVR), or an IPTV
set-top box (STB).
Mr. Eytan Bar, President and CEO of MTS commented: "The selection of
our IPTV billing solution by this major telecommunications network
solutions supplier, follows the use of the solution by a large IPTV
operator. The IPTV market is growing and this relationship will
greatly increase our market exposure".
MTS' billing solutions are competitively priced and can be installed
as part of a converged solution or as a standalone module.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTS) is a worldwide provider of
innovative solutions for comprehensive telecommunications expense
management (TEM) used by enterprises, and for business support
systems used by information and telecommunication service providers.
MTS' TEM solutions assist and empower thousands of enterprises and
organizations to make smarter choices with their telecom dollars at
each stage of the service lifecycle including, allocation of cost,
proactive budget control, fraud detection, processing of payments,
forecasting spending, and more. Our solutions support our clients on
an ongoing basis with both sophisticated software applications and a
variety of managed services relationship models.
MTS' converged solutions for Information and Telecommunication
Service Providers are successfully implemented worldwide by
wireless, VoIP, IPTV, and content service providers. Our converged
solutions include charging and invoicing customers, interconnect
billing, and partner revenue management using pre-pay and post-pay
schemes. MTS pre-configured solutions are easily implemented and are
sold at competitive prices.
Headquartered in Israel, MTS markets its solutions through wholly
owned subsidiaries in the United States, Hong Kong, Holland, and
Brazil, and through OEM partnerships with Siemens, Phillips, NEC and
other vendors. MTS' shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market
For more information please visit the MTS web site: http://www.mtsint.com
Certain matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking
statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties
including, but not limited to, risks in product development plans
and schedules, rapid technological change, changes and delays in
product approval and introduction, customer acceptance of new
products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, market
acceptance, the lengthy sales cycle, proprietary rights of the
Company and its competitors, risk of operations in Israel,
government regulations, dependence on third parties to manufacture
products, general economic conditions and other risk factors
detailed in the Company's filings with the United States Securities
and Exchange Commission.
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