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Alepo to Showcase Prepaid Data Monetization Solution at GITEX Technology Week 2016 in Dubai

Meet Alepo team at booth Z-J46 at GITEX 2016 from October 16-20, 2016 and learn how Alepo’s prepaid data monetization solution is helping wireless network operators rapidly innovate and monetize 3G and 4G mobile broadband networks.

Monday, October 10, 2016, Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – an award-winning global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, announced today that it will showcase its prepaid data monetization solution at GITEX Technology Week 2016 in Dubai, UAE during October 16 – 20, 2016.

Alepo’s Prepaid Data Monetization Solution combines Alepo’s advanced policy and charging control ecosystem, rapid service creation environment, and sophisticated subscriber tools to deliver end-to-end functionality and a rich customer experience. With Alepo’s prepaid data monetization solution, mobile network operators can readily introduce or evolve their prepaid mobile data business with market-ready use cases for app and content-specific offers, pay as you go, recharge rewards, data rollover, location-based service, shared family data packs, and so much more.

“At Alepo, we realize the importance of an effective data monetization strategy in order to improve customer experience and increase revenue. We, therefore, make it simple and more enjoyable for subscribers to consume more data services with modern, mobile app user experiences, personalized services, and real-time, contextual offers,” said Derrick Gross, VP of Business Development at Alepo. “From 3G to LTE, we deliver end-to-end solutions to communications service providers that enable them to rapidly bring new, compelling offers to market and stay ahead of their competition,” he further added.

Alepo’s Data Monetization Solution makes it possible to generate ROI from Day One of deployment. From its pre-built library of constantly evolving use cases to its drag-and-drop service designer to an award-winning subscriber experience mobile app, Alepo’s solution is one of the most advanced and sophisticated prepaid data monetization solutions in the market.

For more info visit: https://www.alepo.com/solution-briefs/prepaid-charging-solution/

To learn more or to request a live demonstration of Alepo’s prepaid Data Monetization solutions, please fill the form at https://www.alepo.com/news-events/upcoming-events/ and visit Alepo at booth Z-J46 at GITEX Technology Week 2016 from October 16-20, 2016 at Dubai world Trade Center, Dubai, UAE.

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Tishknet Deploys Alepo’s Home Subscriber Server, Reduces Total Cost of Ownership by 25%

Tishknet recently deployed Alepo’s HSS for LTE, effectively reducing TCO by 25% while achieving Five 9’s availability.

Thursday, August 4, 2016, Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – a global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, today announced that Tishknet, a leading 4G service provider in the Middle East, has launched Alepo’s HSS solution to manage its LTE services in Iraqi Kurdistan.

With Alepo’s HSS for LTE services, Tishknet has been able to:

  • Avoid vendor lock-in and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) by 25%
  • Achieved system uptime of 99.999% since the launch of the LTE services.
  • Migrate smoothly to an LTE-native HSS with zero impact on legacy subscriber data.
  • Efficiently scale to support its LTE subscriber growth.

“In our selection of Alepo’s HSS, we have the advantage of a vendor-neutral, scalable, and cost-effective solution,” said Rasty Mazhar, CTO of Tishknet. “Alepo has proven to be a reliable technology partner time and time again, helping us to realize ongoing success in LTE.”

“Alepo is proud to be Tishknet’s preferred provider of LTE EPC solutions,” said Derrick Gross, VP of Business Development at Alepo. “Tishknet’s vision and leadership in expanding coverage of mobile broadband in Kurdistan resonates with Alepo’s vision, and this creates an exciting alignment in our work together.”

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About Tishket

Tishknet is a leading communications provider in Iraqi Kurdistan. Established in 2011, Tishknet has been providing 4G WiMAX services throughout the region since its launch. Now expanding into LTE, the company is dedicated to serving the diverse customer base of this growing market and is actively expanding its service nationwide.

www.tishknet.com

About Alepo

Please Note: Alepo will be attending NigeriaCom 2016 in Lagos, Nigeria on September 20-21, 2016. During the event, Alepo will give live demos of its real-time data charging and policy control solutions for 3G, LTE, and Wi-Fi. To schedule a demo with Alepo at NigeriaCom 2016, please visit https://www.alepo.com/news-events/upcoming-events/

Alepo Wins at the 2016 Policy Control Awards

Alepo earned a 2016 Policy Award in the category of “Best Use of Policy on a Device.” The announcement was made during the 2016 Policy Control Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Policy Control Awards

Thursday, April 7, 2016, Berlin, Germany and Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – a global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, was announced the winner of a 2016 Policy Award during the Policy Control Conference in Berlin, Germany. Alepo won in the category of “Best Use of Policy on a Device” for its policy control companion mobile app.

The policy control awards were presented by Informa and judged by a panel of leading policy control experts: (Guy Redmill, Managing Director, Redmill Marketing Associates; Hugh Roberts, Senior Communications & Media Strategist / Evangelist, Virtual Spanner; Glen Ragoonanan, Principal Analyst, Analysys Mason; Shira Levine, Directing Analyst, Service Enablement and Subscriber Intelligence, IHS; Alberto Diez, Telecommunications & Policy Control Expert, Independent). Entrants were judged on their originality, innovation, and leadership in the area of policy and charging control.

About the App

The Alepo “My Mobile Buddy” mobile app puts policy control in the pockets of mobile subscribers, creating a highly contextual and personalized digital experience. At the same time, it provides mobile operators with a truly end-to-end solution for data monetization that requires almost zero effort to deploy and manage.

Alepo built the Alepo My Mobile Buddy mobile app with the primary objective of delivering a complete market-ready solution for data monetization, one that would enable the mobile operator to differentiate itself in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

With the ability to make policy decision directly from his smartphone, the mobile subscriber becomes the decision-maker for his digital experience, dictating when, where, and how he wants to consume services with the ease and enjoyment of a sophisticated and sleek mobile app. From within the app, subscribers can gift mobile data to other subscribers, allocate data to family members within the same plan, manage parental controls, purchase international roaming data passes, and more.

The Alepo My Mobile Buddy mobile app benefits both the mobile operator and the end subscriber. Mobile operators enjoy a fully managed solution that encourages purchase and consumption of data services as valued experiences, and elevates the mobile operator’s brand as modern and customer-centric.

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(From left to right) Danielle Elaine Smith, Marketing Director, Alepo; Alberto Diez, Telecommunications & Policy Control Expert, Independent; Rajesh Mhapankar, Director Innovations, Alepo; Shivani Sardesai, Director for Africa, Alepo

“We are incredibly honoured that our innovation in policy control is being recognized for an award,” said Danielle Elaine Smith, Marketing Director at Alepo. “Innovation has always been at the forefront for Alepo. Alepo is dedicated to enabling mobile operators to spend less time on connecting, configuring, and maintaining enabling infrastructure and more time on running their businesses and meeting the demands of their subscribers.”

Alepo will be attending East Africa Com on May 18th & 19th in Nairobi, Kenya. Meet our expert’s team there and learn how Alepo’s PCRF solution makes it possible for mobile operators to harness their 3G and LTE data services in order to increase ARPU and profitability of the networks.

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Bitflux Selects Alepo’s Policy, Charging and CRM Platform to Launch Wholesale LTE Network in Nigeria

Bitflux collaborates with Alepo to deploy a complete LTE policy control, convergent charging and billing, and CRM platform for the introduction of wholesale LTE data services in Nigeria.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, Austin, TX – Alepo (www.alepo.com) – a global provider of core network and IT software solutions for communications service providers, announced today that Bitflux, the winner of a national 2.3GHz spectrum licence in Nigeria, has selected Alepo’s convergent charging, billing, policy control and CRM solution to launch a major wholesale LTE network in Nigeria.

Alepo’s complete LTE solution will enable Bitflux to operate as a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE), supporting multiple MVNO operations on a single hosted platform. With Alepo’s LTE solution, Bitflux will be able to create, deliver and monetize new and innovative LTE data services and business models and compete in Nigeria’s burgeoning telecommunications marketplace.

“Alepo’s complete LTE solution will afford Bitflux an early market advantage that can drive market share,”said Biodun Omoniyi, Director at Bitflux Communications Ltd. “While Alepo is to provide end-to-end functionality to meet our needs, it is their proven experience in LTE deployments that gives us confidence in Alepo as a technology partner.”

Nigeria is one of the largest and fastest growing telecom markets in Africa. There is a high potential for LTE growth in Nigeria, giving Bitflux a tremendous opportunity to capture larger market share in the future.

“We are proud to support Bitflux to launch wholesale LTE network in Nigeria,” said Shivani Sardesai, Director for Africa region at Alepo. “As Bitflux looks forward to a smooth and fast-performing LTE network infrastructure, Alepo assures to deliver the most advanced BSS/OSS platform that gurantees rapid service monetization, quick time-to-market, and a sophisticated, more personalized customer experience.”

About Bitflux Communications Ltd.

Bitflux Communications Ltd. is a licensed Wholesale Wireless Access Broadband Service Provider offering innovative 4G Broadband Services on a state-of-the-art world class LTE Network. Bitflux is focused on helping telecommunications service providers grow nationwide.

http://www.bitfluxng.com/

About Alepo

Please Note: Alepo will be attending Policy Control Conference in Berlin on April 5-6, 2016. During Policy Control Conference 2016, Alepo will give live demos of its real-time data charging and policy control solutions for 3G, LTE, and Wi-Fi. To book a meeting with Alepo, please contact Danielle Elaine Smith at danielle.smith@alepo.com

Africell Taps Alepo for 3G and LTE Data Charging and Policy Control in a Multinational Agreement

Alepo will provide an advanced, all-in-one data monetization platform for Africell’s 3G and planned LTE networks across Sierra Leone, Uganda, the Gambia, and the DRC.

Thursday, February 11, 2016, Austin, TX, USA — Ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) – the largest mobile industry event in Europe – Alepo announced today a new, multinational contract with the mobile operator group, Africell, for the deployment of Alepo’s convergent data charging and policy control solution as part of Africell’s highly anticipated planned LTE networks in Africa.

Per the agreement, Africell will employ Alepo’s Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) solution, pre-integrated with deep packet inspection, for 3G and 4G LTE services in Sierra Leone, Uganda, the Gambia, and the DRC. In doing so, Africell will be able to leverage this all-in-one data monetization platform in order to quickly bring to market new, competitive 3G and 4G data offers, including sponsored apps and content from OTT content providers, roaming data passes, and much more.

In the selection of Alepo’s PCRF, Africell CTO Younes Chaaban underscored the potential for next-generation data services in the African markets.

“Rising smartphone penetration and the subsequent explosive demand for high-speed mobile internet services in our markets has revealed a strategic opportunity to drive up data revenues in the coming years,” Chaaban said, adding, “Alepo’s PCRF solution will make it possible for us to harness 3G and LTE data services in order to increase ARPU and profitability of our networks.”

The introduction of the Alepo PCRF into Africell’s mature mobile network environment ensures zero impact on mobile voice revenues while Africell develops its long-term data strategy. In addition, the open, standards-based solution will integrate seamlessly into Africell’s multi-vendor network environments, alongside multiple industry-leading core network equipment providers.

“As voice revenues plateau, savvy carriers like Africell recognize the need for an aggressive data monetization strategy,” said Shivani Sardesai, Director of Sales for Africa at Alepo. “They also know, as we do at Alepo, that it takes a robust, fast, and flexible data charging and policy control solution to realize this strategy as well as overall business success.”

About Africell

Africell is one of the fastest growing mobile operator in Africa. The company has established itself as the number one mobile network provider in Gambia and Sierra Leone, and is rapidly growing its newer operations in the DRC and Uganda.

http://www.africell.com

About Alepo

www.alepo.com

During MWC 2016, Alepo will give live demos of its real-time data charging and policy control solutions for 3G, LTE, and Wi-Fi at stand – Hall 7, 7E14. To book a meeting with Alepo, please visit www.alepo.com/mwc

Somcable, in Collaboration with Alepo and Airspan, Announces the Commercial Launch of LTE Network in Somaliland

Somcable expands its 4G LTE agreement with Alepo to include a policy control solution that will enable network monetization immediately upon launch.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, Austin, TX – Alepo, https://www.alepo.com, a leading provider of network and IT software solutions for global communications service providers, announced today that Somcable, a major communications service provider in East Africa, has officially gone live with LTE in Somaliland. Alepo completed this LTE project in collaboration with Airspan.

Somcable has deployed the LTE-Advanced network alongside a fiber optic network (GPON), which will enable Somcable to offer high-speed, fixed and mobile broadband services to commercial and residential customers. Alepo has provided a convergent online charging and billing platform (Alepo OCS, Alepo Service Enabler) to support the most sophisticated and flexible data plans for both LTE and fiber services.

“Somcable is dedicated to improving the lives of the citizens of Somaliland with the most robust and innovative telecommunications services,” said Abdourahman Mohamed, CEO of Somcable. “A combined LTE-Advanced solution from Alepo and Airspan gives us the foundation we need to expand our services into new mobile broadband markets and technologies in ways that connect and empower our region.”

More recently, Somcable entered into an agreement with Alepo to include a policy control solution that has enabled LTE network monetization immediately upon launch. With Alepo PCRF Somcable is generating additional revenues by creating subscription plans that are tailored to low income internet users (unemployed persons and students), households consisting of adults, professional independent business people, local NGO’s and small businesses such as travel agencies.

Thanks to the partnership between Alepo and Airspan, Somcable will enjoy a proven, end-to-end 4G LTE solution that supports current business needs and future services as they evolve. The pre-integrated solution also affords Somcable a rapid time to market while maintaining a low total cost of ownership.

“A joint 4G LTE-Advanced solution from Airspan and Alepo is on the cutting edge of the rapidly growing LTE marketplace,” stated Henrik Smith-Petersen, President Global Sales of Airspan Networks. “In partnering with Alepo, we can present providers with a complete solution with the power and agility to define the marketplace.”

“Alepo is proud to showcase the power of a joint 4G solution with Airspan,” said Dan Stern, Vice President of Sales at Alepo. “Our platform is perfectly suited to Somcable’s rapidly growing and diversifying network. As Somcable’s network advances, we are confident that our future-proof solution will help them to continue to deliver a breadth and quality of services unmatched in the marketplace.”

About Somcable

Somcable is an established telecommunications company registered in the Republic of Djibouti and Republic of Somaliland (East Africa). Somcable is deploying a terrestrial fiber optic network to allow Somaliland to interconnect to submarine cable network. Somcable is dedicated to providing innovative telecommunications services that improve the lives of the citizens through job creation and affordable services.

www.somcable.com

About Airspan Networks Inc.

Airspan (OTCBB: AIRO) is a leading 4G wireless solution provider. With over 500 customers in over 100 countries and as a top vendor for carrier-class broadband wireless solutions, Airspan is recognized as a leader and pioneer in 4G and broadband wireless technologies. Providing an expansive product portfolio, Airspan offers customers the widest selection of 4G products in the industry with an unsurpassed level of technology to benefit their business case.

www.airspan.com

About Alepo

Please Note: Alepo will be participating at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb 22-25, 2016. We will be located at Stand 7E14, Hall 7.

Please complete the form below to schedule a meeting with Alepo at Mobile World Congress 2016.

https://www.alepo.com/mwc/