CBOSS Supports Azerfon-Vodafone, 3G Provider in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s most dynamically developing mobile operator Azerfon is the first operator that deployed 3G services that are offered under its Azerfon-Vodafone brand. The launch of the 3G services in Azerbaijan was carried out in cooperation with CBOSS Corporation. Azerfon-Vodafone subscribers are the first in the country to be able to use 3G services, including video calls and high-speed transfer of data, with enhanced voice quality and expanded network coverage. The stringent requirements set for services to be provided and support of the new technology were fulfilled due to the previously installed CBOSS solutions for end-to-end telecom business automation without any additional investment from the operator.

Azerbaijan’s most dynamically developing mobile operator Azerfon is the first operator that deployed 3G services that are offered under its Azerfon-Vodafone brand. The launch of the 3G services in Azerbaijan was carried out in cooperation with CBOSS Corporation. Azerfon-Vodafone subscribers are the first in the country to be able to use 3G services, including video calls and high-speed transfer of data, with enhanced voice quality and expanded network coverage. The stringent requirements set for services to be provided and support of the new technology were fulfilled due to the previously installed CBOSS solutions for end-to-end telecom business automation without any additional investment from the operator.

As a result of comprehensive audit performed by CBOSS employees, the operator has been provided with a list of recommendations on how to configure the required settings of the CBOSSbcc subsystems for interaction with 3G services. The specialists have carried out hot replacement of CBOSSrtb real-time billing system parameters and enhanced the functionality of the solutions by splitting GPRS and 3G traffic in the statistics of the CBOSSip mediation platform. The CBOSSbcc postpaid billing system has been updated with the Cascade Balance option that enables corporate customers to automatically pay monthly bills of their employees or company divisions based on the preset threshold. Multilanguage support that is one of the basic features of CBOSS solutions allows Azerfon-Vodafone to issue bills to 3G subscribers and generate reports in multiple languages.

The work done by CBOSS employees has helped Azerfon-Vodafone in launching 3G services for the first time in Azerbaijan.

Commenting on the cooperation with CBOSS acting CEO of Azerfon Mr. Felix Wass stated: “Azerfon-Vodafone subscribers enjoy the state-of-the-art 3G services, high-speed data transfer and enhanced network quality for advantageous process. We would like to thank our trusted partner CBOSS for the prompt assistance and thorough consultation provided to our company for introducing Azerfon-Vodafone brand to the market and launching 3G services. The quality of new services directly depends on the technical characteristics of the platform and the flexible CBOSS solution allowed us to provide our subscribers with 3G services of the highest class and build a positive image of Azerfon-Vodafone in the local market”.

Andrey Morozov, CBOSS President, says “CBOSS provides world-class solutions that meet the highest quality standards of telecom services. That’s why complying with Vodafone standards is not a problem for us. The concept of convergence of CBOSS technology ensures that our solutions are ready to enable next generation services and allow telecom operators to implement them in the evolutionary way without excessive financial and time costs”.

Azerfon LLC launched its commercial activitiesin 21st of March, 2007 under brand nameNar Mobile.The trademark Nar was createdas a symbolof the relationship between Azerbaijan's rich cultural heritageand modern life. Todaythe network coverageof Azerfon reaches80% of territoryof the Republicof Azerbaijan. Currently, about1.500 000of subscribers usethe networkof Azerfon.In 2009an agreementon non-equity partnership was signed betweenAzerfon LLCand Vodafone Company.On 02.12.2009Azerfon LLC obtainedthe licensefor renderof serviceson 3G technologiesin the country. Innovativeand rapidly developing mobile operatorof Azerbaijanfor the first time put3G service into operationin the countryand launched new brand- Azerfon-Vodafone.

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Vodafone Group Plc is a public limited company incorporatedin Great Britain. Foundedin 1983, it launchedthe first GSM networkin July 1992in Great Britain. Vodafone Group isa world's leading telecom companywith a wide presencein Europe, Middle East, Africa,the Asia-Pacific Regionand the USA.

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CBOSS is one of the world leaders in the development of innovative convergent IT solutions for end-to-end automation of telecommunications companies, delivering a competitive edge to telecoms across the globe.

CBOSS offers the full range of equipment, system and application software, and professional services, including consulting, turnkey implementation, technical support, staff training, and IT outsourcing, providing telecom companies with guaranteed operations quality while minimizing operational and capital expenditures.

CBOSS can supply operators, service providers, and MVNOs with all components of integrated IT infrastructure and/or services, as well as with full-scale outsourcing options, providing а reliable single point of responsibility.