An Alternative Roaming Solution From Argela

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An Alternative Roaming Solution From Argela

ISTANBUL, Feb 10/ PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

    Argela, a leading next-generation telecom solution provider, today announced their alternative

roaming solution has been launched by Turk Telekom. The service is called wireless roaming(WIRO)

and enables customers to make calls from their dual-mode handsets with Wi-Fi support irrespective

of their location, and also in the absence of a SIM card in the handset. In addition to dual mode

handsets, WIRO can be used with PC and any SIP based phone. The service is available through the

Internet and provides the users with very attractive tariffs, apart from enabling them to stay connected

even if they are abroad. Although Turk Telekom is the incumbent fixed/line telecom operator in Turkey,

WIRO removes the boundaries of coverage for the company and offers a perfect roaming solution to its


    Commenting on the issue Dr. Paul Doany, CEO of Turk Telekom, said: "WIRO added the always-

carried on feature to the fixed phones. Now our customers can make calls wherever they are and they

are charged by their fixed phone tariff. This definitely reduces the cost of communication."

    Mr. Bulent Kaytaz, CEO of Argela said: "WIRO, being a service developed on Argela's patented

innovation Convergence Gateway, provides real benefits to the telecom operators. It definitely increases

customer loyalty and provides a new revenue stream. We are happy to note that Turk Telekom is

getting very positive feedback and we are very enthusiastic to support Turk Telekom even further in this

convergence journey in the future."

    About Argela

    Argela provides telecom operators with turn-key next generation solutions with a strong commitment

to developing the most innovative products & services, understanding operators' needs, customizing

solutions accordingly and building a continous relationship with its partners and customers.

    Argela collaborates with telecom operators to help them increase their revenue, customer satisfaction

and loyalty, and decrease churn through distinguished, innovative solutions. These solutions include

network convergence, targeted advertisement platform including sponsored services, IPTV, service

delivery framework, number portability, professional services and services infrastructure.

    Argela is combining its extensive telecom expertise with its high energy and ultimate passion to add

value to its customers' business.

    For more information, please visit Argela will be exhibiting at Mobile World

Congress 2009 held in Barcelona(16th-19th February 2009) in Hall 1-C62.



    Nurcan Bicakci,

    Marketing Manager

    SOURCE: Argela

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