Acision to Deliver Rich SMS, MMS and Enterprise Messaging to
Telefonica's Mobile Users Across Latin America
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14 /CNW/ - Acision, a world leader in mobile
data, today announced it will deploy a comprehensive open services
architecture at Telefonica Latin America. Acision will roll out its
messaging infrastructure including SMS, MMS and Enterprise Messaging,
to address the growing demand for richer messaging services in the
region. By working with Acision, Telefonica Latin America, which forms
part of the Telefonica Group - one of the largest telecommunications
companies in the world - will benefit from better time to market of
new, differentiated messaging services as well as increasing the
efficiency of its messaging infrastructure.
The Latin American market continues to show significant growth in mobile
messaging, which is driving demand for new services tailored for
specific market segments such as enterprises. The partnership with
Acision will enable Telefonica Latin America to deliver next generation
messaging services to its consumer and business users, providing
additional value, personalisation, flexibility and productivity.
Acision's messaging solution will consist of the Acision SMSC, Acision
MMSC, Acision Application Gateway and Acision Enterprise Messaging.
These solutions will enable Telefonica to leverage their existing
network assets and quickly bring to market a wide range of rich
messaging services and applications, packaged around individual users
Emilio Gayo, Head of Strategy and Business Development, at Telefonica
Latinoamerica, said: "By working with Acision, the global leader in
messaging, we now have access to the most advanced set of messaging
services on the market which will help us grow and support our already
large user community. Working closely with such a reliable supplier for
our messaging requirements means we can consolidate our infrastructure
efficiently and evolve our messaging services. This will enable
Telefonica to provide an enhanced messaging experience and meet
customer demands. This will clearly differentiate Telefonica in the
highly competitive Latin American messaging market and again highlights
our commitment to bringing the very latest services to market over the
Felix Gonzalez Quesada, Vice President for Telefonica/O2 and Global
Business Head at Acision, said, "Having sustained a trusted
relationship with Telefonica for more than ten years, this contract is
further acknowledgement that our messaging solutions are the most
advanced in the market. By integrating our messaging infrastructure,
Telefonica will now be able to deploy a wider range of reliable
services for both the consumer and business market, increasing customer
loyalty and driving up revenues."
"This agreement demonstrates Telefonica's long-term commitment to
delivering high-value messaging services to the Latin American market,
setting it apart from other players in the region. It also drives up
our share and success in MMS, as more operators across the globe
install the Acision MMSC to underpin their multimedia messaging
services, bringing the number of new customer wins/replacements to over
20 in the past two years," concluded Rafael Steinhauser, Senior Vice
President and General Manager for Acision Latin America.
NOTES TO EDITORS
As a world leader in mobile data, Acision powers innovation and
profitable growth in mobile data services. As a pioneer of mobile
messaging, Acision's real time mobile data solutions support its
customers worldwide to drive new revenues with innovative services
while controlling, optimising and monetising data traffic. For more
information, visit Acision at http://www.acision.com
Telefonica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the
world in terms of market capitalization. Its activities are centred
mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses with broadband as
the key tool for the development of both.
The company has a significant presence in 25 countries and a customer
base that amounts close to 282 million accesses around the world.
Telefonica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America,
where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy.
Telefonica is a 100% listed company, with more than 1.5 million direct
shareholders. Its share capital currently comprises 4,563,996,485
ordinary shares traded on the Spanish Stock Market (Madrid, Barcelona,
Bilbao and Valencia) and on those in London, Tokyo, New York, Lima,
Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.
SOURCE Acision UK Ltd
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