Next-Generation BSS Provides Agile Platform for New Offerings and Real-Time Capabilities

 

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the leading ICT solutions provider and the National Backbone operator in Sri Lanka, has gone live with upgraded Netcracker Revenue Management, Interconnect and Mediation solutions.

The upgraded Netcracker Revenue Management solution will provide Sri Lanka Telecom with a number of unique benefits, including rapidly responding to evolving market conditions. Sri Lanka Telecom will also be able to create a seamless, end-to-end revenue management process and accelerate time-to-market for new services, bundles and agreements.

“Our longstanding partnership with Netcracker validates the comprehensive functionality of its cutting-edge BSS offerings. I believe these Revenue Management, Interconnect and Active Mediation solutions will enable us to personalize customer-centric offerings and improve customer satisfaction. Combining our business expertise of over 150 years and implementing modern systems and processes ensure that our customers are able to harness the full potential of our product portfolio by enabling more value additions,” said Dileepa Wijesundera, Group CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom.

“Netcracker’s comprehensive product capabilities, outstanding on-time, on-budget delivery and full support throughout the implementation enabled us to create an agile and responsive BSS environment. With modern rating and billing as well as real-time mediation capabilities, we will continue to lead Sri Lanka’s communications industry by providing innovative and personalized offerings,” said D. W. R. Wijeweera, Chief Information Officer at Sri Lanka Telecom.

“By enabling a faster time-to-market for next-generation offerings and services and allowing us to configure new pricing models on the fly, Netcracker’s Revenue Management solution will help us compete aggressively in Sri Lanka’s growing communications market. I believe this deployment will enable us to improve the bottom line and develop a stronger customer-centric approach, which will introduce a number of strategic business opportunities in the long run,” said Ajantha Seneviratne, Chief Marketing Officer at Sri Lanka Telecom.

By consolidating and upgrading Sri Lanka Telecom’s rating, billing, mediation and interconnect solutions into Netcracker’s next-generation Revenue Management solution, the Sri Lankan service provider can experience a number of new opportunities. These include the ability to compete more aggressively with other operators; to introduce new pricing, rating and billing configurations with ease; to reduce time-to-market for new services; and to significantly streamline revenue management operations.

As part of the upgrade and to ensure a seamless transition, Netcracker delivered a range of professional services, including data migration to move critical information onto the new Netcracker platform.

“An agile and responsive BSS environment is important for communications service providers around the world to develop leading-edge strategies and long-term revenue streams. We look forward to supporting Sri Lanka Telecom’s endeavors in the evolving digital world by providing it the next-generation, integrated solutions it needs,” said Loh John Wu, Vice President Asia Pacific at Netcracker.

For more information on Netcracker’s BSS solutions, please contact Juliet Shavit of SmartMark Communications at jshavit@smartmarkusa.com.

About Sri Lanka Telecom

Sri Lanka Telecom, Sri Lanka’s number one integrated ICT solutions provider is the major provider of ICT networks and services for top enterprises and multinational corporations representing all economic sectors and other operators & ISPs, public sector, small, medium & micro business and domestic customers facilitates them with seamless and sophisticated connectivity to carry out local and global business operations. The SLT Group provides a full range of ICT facilities and services in the areas of voice, data, broadband, wholesale, enterprise, TV and mobile services. One of the key strategic objectives of the Group is to drive broadband-based consumer and enterprise services by expanding the broadband footprint via Next Generation Network and National Backbone Network and Next generation access of ADSL2+,VDSL2, Optical fibre, Carrier-grade Wi-Fi and both fixed and mobile 4G LTE technologies. SLT aims to be a key regional player by offering state-of-the-art global services provided through multiple international undersea cable systems. Thus, the company has made major investments in international submarine cable systems such as SEA-ME-WE 3, SEA-ME-WE 4, SEA-ME-WE 5 (to commence operations by 2016), Bharat-Lanka submarine cable system and Dhiraagu-SLT submarine cable system. For more information, visit SLT at http://www.slt.lk.