Bharti Airtel Upgrades PrePay Billing Platform
Published on: 26th Feb 2013
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India's Bharti Airtel has deployed Ericsson's Mobile Broadband Charging solution and has completely modernized it's Pre paid IN solution for it's subscribers, across 23 circles in India.
The solution will allow Bharti Airtel to offer a wider range of prepaid services, flexible bundling and real time control of chargeable services.
As a part of the deal, Ericsson's multi service Mobile Broadband Charging (MBC) suite will allow prepaid customers to have personalised profile based data charging plans. Prepaid customers will be able to customise their data plans across mobility, fixed line and broadband by cross bundling across multiple domains. It will also offer flexible multi service charging in geographical redundant mode to the world's largest prepaid base.
Jagbir Singh, CTO & Director - Network Services Group- Bharti Airtel said," With the ever changing customer demands, prepaid customers also demand flexibility in service packages. Bharti Airtel has the world's largest prepaid base, therefore it was imperative to deploy a solution that supports us in meeting the requirements of our prepaid customers."
Bharti Airtel is the first operator to implement Geographical Redundancy at such a large scale. The Ericsson Mobile Broadband Charging (MBC) solution keeps the subscriber in focus while collecting, deriving and analyzing metrics from various network elements, application servers, and end-user devices.
Ericsson has been a partner of Bharti Airtel Since 1995.