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* Modernizing one of the world's largest multi-service charging prepaid
* Offers flexible data plans to prepaid subscribers across multiple
2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi
* Will enhance customer experience through personalized, real-time
Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations
20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced that it has deployed
Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) Intelligent Modernization Network solution for
company's prepaid subscribers, across 23 telecom circles in India. Ericsson
Bharti Airtel planned and executed the systems integration of the solution
will allow Bharti Airtel to enhance the prepaid customer experience by
a wider and more attractive range of prepaid services, flexible bundling
real-time control of chargeable services.
As part of the deal, Ericsson's multi-service Mobile Broadband Charging
will allow prepaid customers to have a personalized profile-based data
plan. Prepaid customers will be able to customize their data plans across
mobility, fixed line and broadband by cross-bundling over multiple domains
2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi. It will also offer flexible multi-service charging in
geographical redundant mode to the world's largest prepaid subscriber base.
Jagbir Singh, CTO & Director, Network Services Group, Bharti Airtel, says:
"Prepaid customers are demanding flexibility in service packages. Bharti
has the world's largest prepaid base; therefore it was imperative to deploy
solution that supports us in meeting the requirements of our prepaid
Ericsson's Mobile Broadband Charging suite has the capability to control
tariff plans and service bundles. The wide array of prepaid services,
personalized data plans and real-time charging experience will allow
customers to control their mobile usage, thereby allowing us to further
Fredrik Jejdling, Head of Region India, Ericsson, says: "Data consumption
more complex than voice and this solution will help Bharti offer enhanced
services to increase flexibility, control and enrich their customer
Ericsson's recent ConsumerLab study on India's Generation Z indicated
transparent billing and charging were key requirements from service
The Bharti Airtel Mobile Broadband solution, powered by Ericsson Mobile
Broadband Charging, keeps the subscriber in focus while collecting,
analyzing metrics from various network elements, application servers, and
end-user devices. Bharti Airtel is the largest Ericsson customer to
Geographical Redundancy for its prepaid and mobile broadband services.
Ericsson has been a strategic partner of Bharti Airtel since 1995.
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