Comverse for a Digital Africa: Strategies and Practical Steps to Accelerate African CSP Success in the IP/Digital Era

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Solutions for Profitable Growth in an Evolving Digital Economy

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following steep subscriber growth in recent years, Africa is now experiencing a data boom, with consumer and enterprise users increasingly devouring digital content and services. At AfricaCom 2013 in Cape Town, Nov 12-14, Comverse (Nasdaq:CNSI), a global leader in telecom business enablement, highlights innovative solutions and services enabling communication service providers (CSPs) to enhance the customer experience, evolve successfully to IP/4G, and sustain profitable growth in the rapidly evolving digital economy.

"With Africa going digital and mobile broadband usage soaring, the telecommunication revenue and growth opportunities in this region are unparalleled," said Denis Bernaert, Comverse Senior Vice President & Managing Director of EMEA. "Comverse helps CSPs evolve to IP/4G seamlessly, enabling them to preserve traditional revenues while moving to monetize lucrative digital lifestyle services and expanding into new business models."

"With more than 75 deployed solutions generating significant value for African CSPs of all sizes across the continent, and with decades of IT and network expertise, Comverse is a longstanding trusted partner for African CSPs meeting the challenges and opportunities of today's digital world," said Bernaert. "Our broad portfolio of innovative solutions and services (BSS – Billing and Active Customer Management, Policy, Digital and Value Added Services, and Professional Services) demonstrates effectiveness, reliability and value worldwide every day -- enhancing the user experience and marketing agility, boosting optimization and efficiency.

In line with Comverse's prominence in the region as a leading convergence and transformative solution provider both in communications and BSS, Comverse is to be a featured presenter at two key sessions focused on enhancing the customer experience and evolving successfully to IP/4G:

  • Practical Steps to Achieve an Engaging Customer Experience: Yariv Geller, VP, Corporate Marketing at Comverse, Customer Experience Management Track, 14:10, Wed 13 Nov. Benefit from a more personalized customer experience for the digital lifestyle through converged BSS with policy and a 360° view of the customer – plus analytics, social media touchpoints, service richness & continuity across networks and devices, and more.
  • Optimize the 4G/IP/Digital Customer Experience for African Markets: Shai Perach, Head of Marketing for Digital & Value Added Services at Comverse, Digital and Value Added Services Masterclass, 11:30 AM Wed 13 Nov. Discover new data monetization & social media opportunities and best practices for launching rich communication services as you evolve to 4G/IP and the digital world.

Meet with Comverse at AfricaCom in the Comverse-sponsored VIP lounge, catch our presentations – and find out more about how you can achieve significant new value from your network in the digital world with Comverse's broad portfolio of innovative solutions, services and delivery models.

About Comverse

Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, Policy Management (PCRF) and Enforcement and Digital & Value Added Services – all backed by Managed and Professional Services. Comverse's extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries with solutions successfully delivered to over 450 communication service providers serving more than two billion subscribers. Comverse's solutions are available in a variety of delivery models, including on-site, cloud, hosted/SaaS and managed services. For more information, visit www.comverse.com.

Statements included or incorporated by reference in this press release may contain "forward-looking statements." There can be no assurance that any forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual results could differ materially from forecasts and estimates. Important factors that could affect the company include the risks described in the section entitled "Forward-Looking Statements" Item 1A, "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on May 16, 2013 or in subsequently filed periodic, current or other reports. The company undertakes no commitment to update or revise forward-looking statements except as required by law.

CONTACT: Thomas Sabol Comverse, Inc. thomas.sabol@comverse.com +1-781-224-8200

Source:Comverse, Inc.