Globe Telecom Launches Fixed-mobile Convergence Solution Powered By Acision

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Globe Telecom Launches Fixed-Mobile Convergence Solution Powered by Acision

MANILA, Apr. 23 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    - Acision Flexible Charger and Acision Location Gateway Deployed to Substantially Increase

Usage of Voice Service

    Acision, the world's leading messaging company, and Globe Telecom, a leading

telecommunications company in the Philippines, have launched the world's first fully convergent

solution that works across both fixed and mobile networks for post-paid subscribers. Enabled by

Acision's innovative real-time, location-based charging solutions, Acision Flexible Charger and

Acision Location Gateway, the service is designed to boost network traffic, primarily voice, by

offering free calls within a set city zone. This new breakthrough service is branded "Duo - Mobile

and Landline in One" by Globe Telecom.

    Acision Flexible Charger and Acision Location Gateway enable Globe Telecom to offer its post-

paid mobile and fixed-line subscribers free voice calls when the calls originate within a pre-defined

geographical zone. "Duo - Mobile and Landline in One" is a subscription-based service, which

offers unlimited calls for those who benefit from the service. Calls are unlimited from a mobile to

landline and vice-versa as long as the mobile is subscribed to Duo. In addition, unlimited mobile to

mobile calls are possible if both are subscribed to the Duo service. Globe Telecom has rolled out

the service across National Capital Region (NCR) and Cebu for post-paid subscribers.

    Ernest L. Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecom said, "We are excited to offer the public

another pioneering service from Globe. Duo is the ultimate unlimited call service that allows both

landline and mobile calls through one SIM on a mobile phone to provide subscribers with the utmost

convenience. Globe has always been at the forefront of service innovation to deliver superior value

and the best mobile experience for consumers."

    He added, "Globe Telecom has relied upon Acision's messaging infrastructure since 1999 to

drive messaging revenues, which represent a large part of our overall revenues. Based on our

longstanding business relationship and Acision's track record in product innovation, Globe worked

with Acision for a charging solution that will secure greater revenues from voice."

    Rory Buckley, Chief Executive of Acision, commented: "Bundles have many benefits, not least,

the consumer perception that they are good value for money. From Globe Telecom's perspective,

fixed-mobile convergence bundles mean early revenue capture, increased service revenues and

improved customer loyalty. The "Duo" service powered by Acision Flexible Charger is designed to

entice consumers to increase usage of a service that is generally considered low ARPU. Acision

Location Gateway enables location-based billing, enabling mobile operators to grow revenues by

addressing the fixed network market without cannibalizing their mobile premium."


    About Acision

    Acision is the world's leading messaging company, providing communication solutions for over

    About Globe Telecom

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    Globe, a leading telecommunications services provider in the Philippines, creates and delivers

products and services that are relevant to its customers and are easy to understand and use.

Globe's mission is to transform and enrich lives through communications that will help bring them

closer to their aspirations and what matters most to them. As a pioneer, Globe continues to be a

part of the revolution that's connecting millions of people across the country and around the world.

Beyond technology, Globe's business is truly shaped by the bonds that tie Filipinos together. Visit

    SOURCE: Acision

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