Brazilís Sercomtel Interconnects GSM, 3G and TDMA Networks using Jinny Software Messaging Solutions
Vendorís messaging expertise supports multi-network technology
interconnection in Latin America
Dublin, 30th September, 2008 Ė Jinny Software, a leading supplier of personalised messaging and media processing platforms to mobile network operators, today announced that its SMSC and Message Router has been bought by Sercomtel, a leading mobile operator in Brazil. Sercomtel chose the solution from Jinny as it could serve and interconnect both the operatorís GSM and 3G networks, as well as integrating with its legacy TDMA SMSC. Availability of local support engineers, willingness to develop a customised solution to address its specific Mobile Number Portability needs and quick deployment timeframe were all factors in choosing the solution from Jinny.
Sercomtelís system will work as if it was composed of two SMSCs, one serving its current GSM network and other serving its future 3G network. Jinnyís Message Router will interconnect Sercomtelís legacy TDMA SMSC with its GSM and 3G networks and with all other Brazilian operators. The customised Mobile Number Portability feature addresses specific Brazilian telecom regulation requirements.
Mr. Flavio Borsato, VAS Manager, Sercomtel, said, ďWe chose Jinny Software because of the varying aspects of flexibility in its solution, from architecture to customisation. We required a very particular solution for a system that could serve and interconnect both our GSM and 3G networks, and which also could integrate into our legacy TDMA SMSC.Ē
Jinnyís Regional Sales Director for the Americas, Fintan Supple, said, ďWe are delighted to be able to support Sercomtel with managing its multi-technology network interconnection. The successful project completion is an important goal for us in South America as it replaces a competitorís solution. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Sercomtel in the project phase, and beyond.Ē
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About Jinny Software - www.jinny.ie
Jinny enables network operators to deliver compelling personalised messaging and media processing platforms to subscribers that add value and increase operator revenues. The Jinny product range, built to open standards, is designed to drive converged messaging revenues. Together our Messaging, Media Processing, Filtering & Routing and Rating & Charging platforms give operators the opportunity to create innovative solutions tailored to the personal needs of their customers.
Jinny Software operates from its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with sales offices in Kuala Lumpur, Sao Paulo, Panama, Nairobi. Jinny Software is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Acotel Group S.p.A, headquartered in Rome, Italy and traded on the Milan stock market (ACO.MI).
About Sercomtel - www.sercomtelcelular.com.br
Sercomtel is a leading mobile telecom operator in Brazil. Sercomtel has been introducing advanced telecommunications technology to the Brazilian market, since 1968 with Fixed-Line services. Sercomtel launched Cellular AMPS services in 1992 and deployed its TDMA digital network in 1996 and the total digitalization of its fixed telecom services, up to its expansion to GSM networks. Sercomtel offers cellular and fixed services to its subscribers and is looking into IP Services through the acquisition of a NGM/IMS platform. For further information please visit the website.
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Jinny Software Ltd.,
29 North Anne Street,
Dublin 7, Ireland.
Tel: +353 1 887 2626
Fax: +353 1 887 2692
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