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Comverse, the Israeli-founded and now US-based telecommunications company, announced on Monday that it was awarded three major international projects.
Cable & Wireless International, a leading communications company, selected Comverse's Real Time Billing Solutions (RTBS) to support its mobile customers across 13 Caribbean islands. By choosing Comverse's RTBS system, Cable & Wireless will enable its operators to provide a broad set of new subscriber services through advanced real-time rating and charging, subscriber account management and billing for content, data and other value added services.
Also choosing Comverse's RTBS software, but for a different reason, is Corporacion Digitel, C.A., Venezuela's only GSM mobile operator. Digitel will utilize Comverse billing solutions for its prepaid requirements and to manage all of its subscribers, regardless of payment type.
To cap off its busy day, Comverse announced that Pathway Communications, a leading Canadian provider of Internet solutions, has launched voice services using the Comverse MyCall Converged Communications and Converged IPCentrex Solutions. The services include a full range of hosted telephony services for residential Voice Over Internet Protocal (VoIP) and IP Trunking and IPCentrex for business subscribers. Comverse VoIP solutions will enable Pathway to deliver turnkey services to Virtual Service Providers (VSPs), who can immediately offer a complete set of data and voice services to their subscribers under their private brands.
Software company Symantec has appointed Shmulik Angel as the new director of Symantec Israel. Angel has been with Symantec for the last eight years, where he last served as director of business development. Angel graduated from Ben-Gurion University with a B.A. in engineering and spent 25 years in the Israeli Air Force, where he retired as a Lieutenant General. Symantec is one of the global leaders in protecting and securing computer systems.
Netvision 013 Barak Business, became one of the select few Israeli technology companies that can count networking giant Cisco Systems as a partners. According to Netvision, the two signed a deal that will allow the company to significantly expand its operations and raise its sales levels. Over the last year, the company has been focusing on developing its WAN and LAN systems, a sector it plans on rapidly increasing under the new partnership.
Finally, VON-Israel, (Voice, Video & Vision) one of the world's biggest expositions dedicated to the communications sector, will be returning to the country for a second year. The expo, to be held at Avenue in Airport City, will run from October 14-15 and will feature telecom leaders from around the world. Representing Israel at the expo will be CEOs of some of the country's largest and most prestigious telecom companies, and also government representatives from the Communications and Industry, Trade and Labor Ministries. The expo will feature specialized options such as information security, IPTV, VoIP, business solutions and new technologies. Israel is one of the only countries outside of the US to host a VON Expo.