Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait - Zain Group Partners With Ericsson  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 03/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been selected by Zain Group to transform the current charging and billing system for its operations in Kuwait, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia. This agreement with Ericsson signed during Zain's Technology Conference held at the Atlantis, The Palm Hotel Dubai from Dec 1 to 3, is the first of its kind for Zain Group and spans across multiple countries. The solution demonstrates Ericsson's capabilities in delivering solutions boosting operational efficiency, increasing flexibility to offer greater customer choice, improving customer experience. Zain will benefit from Ericsson's expertise in charging, billing mediation and activation.This system facilitates central management of all users and all services for operators. It allows the unification of payment methods across all services. Zain customers will benefit from packages and promotions tailored to their needs, a simple and single bill for all Zain telecommunication services, and real-time control over their spending on mobile services.

"With Ericsson's Charging & Billing in One solution, both prepaid and postpaid Zain customers will be able to benefit from the benefits of a consolidated billing system. The highly efficient nature of this system means that our customers will enjoy greater flexibility nd efficiency, thereby improving the customer experience and customer loyalty," said Scott Gegenheimer, Zain Group CEO. This new agreement underscores the longstanding relationship between Ericsson and Zain, and following the successful implementation of Charging & Billing in One solution in Zain Jordan. Ericsson's partnership with Zain began in Kuwait, almost three decades back, and has grown to incorporate various products and services across eight countries in the region.

"The rapid regional uptake of new technologies like 4G/LTE has increased the need for efficiency and flexibility, which extends to the charging & billing customer experience. We, at Ericsson, deeply understand the market developments, the operator and their customer needs, and with our wealth of knowledge and extensive global experience, we are proud to continue to be the trusted partner for Zain. With this partnership, Ericsson will continue to support Zain in its delivery of first-rate services to its customers in Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia ," said Ray Hassan, President for Global Customer Unit Zain at Ericsson
Ericsson has provided operators with real-time charging capabilities since 1996 and now serves more than two billion subscriptions through partnerships with over 185 operators using their Charging System.


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 30 2015 - Emeriti financial institutes witness compact liquidityMENAFN
(MENAFN) Overall bank liquidity, which includes reserve requirements and highly-rated government and public sector debt, plunged from USD77 billion at the end of April-June timeframe to USD76.2 ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Pakistan projects 10 percent surge in exports to UAEMENAFN
(MENAFN) Pakistan is aiming at a 10 percent increase in exports to the UAE, which has touched USD3 billion in its last fiscal year 2014-15.The y-o-y joint trade capacity has climbed 11 percent to ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Egypt's capital hotels log profits in spite of crisisMENAFN
(MENAFN) The lack of tourists to Egypt is not projected to impact the Egyptian hotel market in Cairo since firms are filling in the profit gaps the tourists left, as the latest reports showed.The ...

 Nov 30 2015 - UAE gross credit increases 7.3 percentMENAFN
(MENAFN) The UAE gross credit increased 7.3 percent in the July-September quarter, and 7 percent on year-on year basis.Accordingly, reasons that helped UAE gross credit growth were, retail (10 ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Qatar's health sector growth makes a successful economyMENAFN
(MENAFN) The growth and development in Qatar's health sector has been a huge success to its economy.Moreover; the nation invested a lot in healthcare and planned to be a local healthcare ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Iraqi oil exports surge more than 300k bpd in NovMENAFN
(MENAFN) Iraq's southern oil exports have jumped more than 300,000 bpd so far in November, bringing shipments from OPEC's second-largest producer back towards a monthly record.The climb, after bad ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Oman records 13.9 percent fall in inflation over Q2MENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's inflation of the producer price index (PPI) dropped by 13.9 percent over the three months to June period compared to the same quarter last year, based on recent reports.Additionally, ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Hollande Ban welcome world leaders to UN Climate ConferenceKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) By John Keating PARIS Nov 30 (KUNA) -- French President Francois Hollande and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon early Monday began welcoming over 150 world ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Kuwait- His Highness the Amir receives Dr. Al Omair for oath takingKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT Nov 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Monday with attendance of His Highness the Crown ...

 Nov 30 2015 - KSA's Alinma, Jeddah Co, join forces with USD2.2b fundMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia's Alinma Investment and Jeddah Economic Company have closed an agreement to initiate an USD2.2 billion fund, according to the latest data.The fund, to be named the Alinma Jeddah ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help