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Omer Telecom-Virgin Mobile signs new contract with Atos Origin for client management and billing system


Key step in strategy to be an integrated unbundled mobile operator with 100 % control of the technical and commercial management of clients

Paris - Atos Origin, a leading international IT services company, and Omer Telecom-Virgin Mobile, the fourth French mobile operator, have signed an agreement to develop a new billing system, based on the ZSmart solution from ZTEsoft.

« Our ambition is within 20 months to move from the classical MVNO model to become an unbundled mobile operator. This model means more independence and new business opportunities. We are investing millions of euros to integrate part of the network. These investments will enable us to reduce our costs and better control the quality of services delivered to our customers. » says Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, CEO of Virgin Mobile France.

Atos Origin’s solution is based on ZSmart which completely fulfils Virgin Mobile and Omer Telecom’s functional and technical needs.

« Our knowledge of the mobile telecom sector together with our strong track record in delivering billing solutions and our thorough understanding of the business needs of Omer Telecom-Virgin Mobile business needs is why we were selected for this billing transformation. Thanks to ZSmart, we have been able to propose a very innovative and flexible solution that will provide competitive advantage for Omer Telecom-Virgin Mobile. » explains Thierry Mileo, Vice-President Telecom Market of Atos Origin France.

« ZSmart is one of the most innovative fully convergent real-time rating and billing solutions that, covers prepaid and post-paid customers available in the market. Our solution embedded intelligent network capabilities allows real-time management of customer accounts and call authorizations. » says Jawad Masood, Deputy CEO of ZTEsoft. « We are very pleased to welcome Omer Telecom-Virgin Mobile as a client in France as well as strengthening our partnership with Atos Origin, one of our key integrators and partners in Europe. » comments Lin Cheng, President of ZTE Western Europe.

A propos d’Omer Telecom
Créé en 2004, Omer Telecom est une joint venture entre les groupes Virgin, Carphone Warehouse et Financom. Quatrième acteur du marché français avec plus d’1,7 million de clients, Omer Telecom commercialise en France quatre marques de téléphonie mobile dont Virgin Mobile, TELE2 Mobile, Breizh Mobile et Casino Mobile. Présidé par Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, Omer Telecom entend poursuivre son développement en France avec un objectif ambitieux de 2 millions de clients début 2011.

About ZTEsoft :
ZTEsoft with CMM-5 certified R&D centres across 3 continents is among the leading suppliers of BSS / OSS solutions. ZTEsoft is a holding subsidiary software company of ZTE Corp., the largest listed telecommunication equipment manufacturer in China. ZTE Corp annual revenues are around EUR 10 billion and it employs 75,000 people across 110 countries around the globe.

About d’Atos Origin
Atos Origin is a leading international information technology (IT) services company, providing hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations to deliver business outcomes globally. The company’s annual revenues are EUR 5.1 billion and it employs 50,000 people. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.


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