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Monroe, CT, United States, 2008/10/27 - Acting As a Single Company, Telenity and CIS Bring Operational Excellence to Mobile Operators In Middle East and Africa.
Telenity, a leading provider of next generation converged services platforms and applications for communications networks and CIS Group, a leading consulting and system integration provider, announced today that they have joined forces and signed a partnership agreement to mutually serve the Middle East & African market. Acting as a single company, Telenity and CIS, vow to bring the operational excellence and innovative mobile value added services to the market. According to industry analysts, the region is forecasted to see the highest mobile growth worldwide. Africa will be the main driver of subscription growth of 70% reaching 318 million by year 2011.
The result of an ongoing cooperation, this partnership will provide African carriers with access to Telenity’s converged value added services (VAS) solutions with experienced localized system integration, project management, consulting and support services from CIS Group. Telenity and CIS already have mutual successful deployments with leading mobile operators in the region and many more are expected to materialize in the coming months.
“Joining Telenity’s global market experience and leading converged services solutions, and CIS Group’s over 25 years of advanced local experience in providing solutions integration to the telecommunications sector, this strategic partnership makes next generation VAS that much closer to mobile operators in Africa,” said Antoine Kareh, CEO at CIS Group.
“African mobile market represents strong demand for mobile communications services and a healthy growth rate,” said Dilip Singh, CEO at Telenity. “We are very excited to work with CIS Group in this in this region where the market is yet to boom. Our partnership is sure to benefit both the African mobile operators and subscribers where new innovative and revenue generating VAS will be offered in a matter of weeks with best practices and capabilities to reduce the total cost of ownership to the operators and enhance the communication life styles of end users.”
“CIS Group has an excellent track record in supporting network operators in over 20 countries in Africa,” said Onur Ozdemir, Sales Director for Middle East and Africa at Telenity. “The combination of Telenity’s innovative converged service delivery, messaging and voice enhanced VAS solutions to CIS Group’s localized integration and support services will reduce the time-to-market and ensure our customers remain competitive and lead the growth in the African telecommunications industry.”
Telenity is a leading provider of next generation converged services platforms and applications for communications networks. Telenity's IMS ready converged services solutions include: reusable service delivery and content components enabling rapid service creation, deployment and execution functionalities across multiple services and applications; location gateways; integrated messaging solutions; and value added services. Telenity's worldwide customer base includes network operators, service providers and application providers serving over 100 million customers. Telenity partners with global and regional network equipment providers, system integrators and computing platform manufacturers. To learn more about Telenity's Canvas family of converged services solutions and download a copy of Telenity's online newsletter visit the company’s website.
About CIS Group
CIS Group is a leading technology solutions provider to business and institutions and is part of an international group operating in Africa and the Middle East. CIS Group offers complete turnkey solutions integrating hardware, middleware and vertical solutions. Its responsibilities encompass the design, installation and after sales services of complex systems with multi-vendor configurations and project management. It is composed of experienced professionals with complementary skills in the field of data communication servicing a complete line of information systems solutions tailored to the needs of the African and Middle East market, totaling 30 countries and servicing 4000 customers. At the local level sales and support activities are carried out by selected local companies (+42 in Africa and Middle East).
CIS developed partnerships with worldwide leading ICT vendors to meet the needs of the different sectors (Finance, Telco, Government and Extended Manufacturing) in computing, software and networking equipment. For more information about CIS group please visit visit the company’s website.
Meet Telenity and CIS Executives at Africa Com 2008, November 18-19, Cape Town, South Africa at stand B14b.