ST. LOUIS, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, announced today that Telikom PNG Ltd. has deployed Amdocs Compact Convergence – a network-connected, integrated solution for convergent real-time charging, customer care, self care and value-added services (VAS). This solution is part of a larger project in which Telrad Networks Ltd., a leading network equipment vendor, is upgrading Telikom PNG's entire network infrastructure.
Amdocs Compact Convergence supports Telikom PNG's fixed-wireless, wireline and high-speed data offerings, including WiMAX, ADSL and broadband satellite including prepaid voice, data and SMS services. "Using a single solution to manage our products, services and pricing offerings, across all our networks, will allow us to focus on expanding and enhancing our core business," said. Peter Loko, chief executive officer at Telikom PNG. "Given the local environment, it's crucial to remain competitive by providing services that consumers want and by keeping operational costs low. The Amdocs Compact Convergence solution will help us do just that."
The Amdocs Compact Convergence solution will be used to introduce new services such as calling cards, top-up vouchers and multi-wallet capabilities that enable subscribers to use a different wallet for a product or service. In addition, the solution includes a multi-lingual interactive voice response (IVR) for self-care services such as balance query, balance announcements, top-ups and money transfer. With a single solution and low maintenance and operational costs, Telikom PNG will reduce its total cost of ownership. Telikom PNG will also be able to strengthen its competitive position with new services and pricing options and offer customers an enhanced and personalized experience.
Specifically designed for growth markets, new technologies and new business models, Amdocs Compact Convergence is a complete network-connected solution which enables service providers to quickly design, launch, charge for and manage new offerings. For further information about Amdocs Compact Convergence, go to: http://www.amdocs.com/Offerings/CES-Portfolio/Convergence/Pages/Compact-Convergence.aspx.
About Telikom PNG Ltd.
Telikom PNG Limited, a 100 percent government owned company, replaced the former PTC. Telikom PNG provides public telecommunication services in Papua New Guinea, such as fixed network and CDMA services. In addition to voice telephony services, other leased data circuits and internet services are retailed to local service providers.
About Telrad Networks Ltd.
Telrad Networks has been developing carrier-grade communications equipment for more than half a century. Telrad provides development capabilities that focus on integration of core technologies into standardized, Tier-1 carrier-class products. Telrad is devoted to providing a highly flexible development team, allowing its partners and customers a high level of control in the development cycle and product roadmap. Telrad is a privately-owned company founded in 1951. For more information, visit www.telrad.com
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation. The company combines business and operational support systems, service delivery platforms, proven services, and deep industry expertise to enable service providers and their customers to do more in the connected world. Amdocs' offerings help service providers explore new business models, differentiate through personalized customer experiences, and streamline operations. A global company with revenue of $2.86 billion in fiscal 2009, Amdocs has approximately 18,000 employees and serves customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.
Amdocs' Forward-Looking Statement
This press release includes information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about Amdocs' growth and business results in future quarters. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be obtained or that any deviations will not be material. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the effects of general economic conditions, Amdocs' ability to grow in the business segments it serves, adverse effects of market competition, rapid technological shifts that may render the Company's products and services obsolete, potential loss of a major customer, our ability to develop long-term relationships with our customers, and risks associated with operating businesses in the international market. Amdocs may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, however the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These and other risks are discussed at greater length in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009, filed on December 7, 2009 and our Form 6-K filed for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 on February 8, 2010.