Press Release: ZIRA and Saudi Telecom Company Win Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award
In Recognition for Their Collaborative Deployment Driving Wholesale Service Innovation
26 May 2016 (London, England) – ZIRA, a leading vendor of BSS software and solutions, is pleased to announce today that along with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), they have won the prominent Telecom Innovation Award for wholesale service innovation. Awarded by Global Telecoms Business, a leading telecoms publication, the award honors the most innovative projects that are addressing current market needs and showcasing results valuable for the global telecommunication industry.
ZIRA and Saudi Telecom Company were recognized for their collaborative deployment of an innovative wholesale solution that goes beyond the traditional approach to the settlement process and unifies Business, Finance and IT teams with one platform, improving enterprise wide cooperation and awareness. By providing full coverage of the settlement process until invoice closure, ZIRA’s next-generation technology automated all previous manual processes such as invoice verification, dispute resolution, settlement generation, collection and payment handling. With this approach, STC is able to secure revenue, improve operational and financial visibility and ensure readiness for the digital ecosystem.
“We are pleased with the prestigious recognition from Global Telecoms Business for ZIRA Wholesale Business Revenue Management. Together with our esteemed customer, STC, we have shown that ZIRA WBRM fully meets the needs of a leading telecom operator with a very sizable and heterogeneous wholesale partner network and addresses even the most complex market challenges.” says Alen Muslic, VP Product Management at ZIRA. “Continuing globalization brings forward many opportunities for the telecommunications industry. ZIRA WBRM is a future-proof solution that enables carriers and telecos to drive digital ecosystems, capture new revenue streams within the growing wholesale marketplace and increase efficiency and performance visibility to support diversified revenue share and growth.”
The Global Telecoms Business awards were presented to winners at a black-tie dinner in London last night. The telecoms industries’ top executives attended to recognize global industry leaders and the impact of innovative projects in moving the industry forward.
About Saudi Telecom Company (STC)
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) is the leading telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa. They are the largest operator within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and have an international presence that extends to 9 countries. STC leverages its expertise to operate in growth markets domestically and regionally, driving adoption of mobile and broadband services. Their innovative solution delivery serves customers across fixed, mobile and data products. The STC vision is ‘to be recognized as the ICT leader, providing comprehensive innovative services and solutions, earning customer trust and enriching society’.
ZIRA has been successfully delivering BSS revenue and risk management software solutions for 20 years to 50+ telecommunication operators across 22 countries. They work closely with each of their customers to implement integrated and flexible modular solutions with current systems, to protect legacy investments and reduce the risk and time of implementation. ZIRA is committed to helping telcos meet current and future demands by driving agility, improving insight and reducing complexities in business operations. Customer trust, a commitment to exceptionally short delivery time and an innovative approach to development and delivery of software solutions are what ZIRA is well known for and rewarded by their long-term relationships and customer’s business excellence.
Ismar Omanović – ZIRA
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For over 22 years, ZIRA has been a leading vendor of innovative BSS solutions for customer, revenue and risk management covering the full order to cash process for retail and wholesale billing.
Working with 50+ telecommunication operators across 22 countries, ZIRA implements integrated and flexible modular solutions to protect legacy investments, reduce the risk and cost of implementation and meet customers’ unique needs.