Indian cellular services provider Bharti Airtel has deployed a Comverse SMS Router network to optimize network performance, handle SMS text messaging traffic, and enable introduction of new and advanced SMS-related services. Comverse is a US-based supplier of software and systems for messaging and content services.
Shayam Mardikar, general manager for VAS at Bharti Airtel, said: This innovative and pioneering solution makes more efficient use of our existing SMS infrastructure to provide a higher quality of service to our customers. Also important, it gives us ample capacity and flexibility to address future needs. In terms of features, customization to our unique requirements and ability to meet a challenging timeline and project scope, Comverse’s solution is in a class of its own.
Urban Gillstrom, group president for global sales at Comverse, said: This very exciting and rapidly growing mobile market requires new and innovative solutions to cope with extraordinarily high volumes of SMS traffic. We are confident that the SMS Router that has redefined the SMS architecture in India has a major role to play in the mobile world in general. We are proud to again prove our ability to lead this revolution with our broad range of messaging products.