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Comarch successfully delivers its billing cloud to fring, a global mobile VoIP leader

Comarch signed a framework agreement with fring, a leader in global mobile chat and VoIP communications, for a high availability Billing Cloud service.

Thanks to the Comarch Billing Cloud, fring has been able to add fringOut to its services portfolio. fringOut lets fringsters call any landline or mobile in the world, practically free of charge, all from their mobile phone, at very attractive prices, starting from 1¢/minute. As the billing service is provided from the Comarch Cloud, the project was completed within a very short time. The billing service is provided to multiple fring datacenters around the globe.

– Adding the fringOut service to our portfolio was another logical step in our development. We would like to concentrate on delivering the highest quality communication to our customers. That is why we decided to outsource billing functionalities. Of course, it had to be real-time billing, and finding a provider that also met all our other requirements was not so easy. Comarch delivered exactly what was agreed. By working together with Comarch, we can improve end user satisfaction - states …., position, fring.

The delivered solution covers the entire process of product preparation, allowing defining details of the services offered to customers, providing and reselling such services over available sales channels, activating, controlling and billing for such services, in addition to monitoring and reporting them.

- This is another very important step for Comarch, especially as it concerns our services in the cloud model, for such a prestigious customer. It proves that our portfolio is both highly rated and trustworthy among players on the telecom market. We know that real-time billing must be more open to operators, and we are going to meet this challenge - highlights Piotr Piatosa, Vice President of the Management Board and Head of the Telecommunications Business Unit, Comarch S.A.

The project also involved business partners such as G2S and PayPal, as providers of the payment services.

Comarch Billing SaaS ensures delivering the highest quality services to an operator’s customers. It offers prepaid and postpaid billing, real-time AAA (Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting), CRM functionalities and services monitoring.

More information about Comarch Cloud Service Management & Billing can be found on the website.

About fring

fring (http://www.fring.com) is a multi-award winning mobile application that lets users communicate over mobile internet and share experiences from their mobile devices. It operates as the user’s mobile social communication hub. Friends can video call, call, chat, share files & experiences on fring and other integrated communities and social networks, and all through one central profile. fring also lets users communicate across social networks, mobile operators, device platforms and internet access connections. It is completely free to download and use. Furthermore, fring requires no additional hardware, is pc-independent, has no geographical or location-related limitations and operates on any available mobile internet connection (3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE & WiMAX). It also supports thousands of devices on multiple platforms including Android, Symbian S60, iPhone/ iPod touch, Windows Mobile, J2ME, Linux and Intel Moblin devices. fring continues to grow exponentially with millions of users across more than 200 countries, with more than half a million new users joining fring every month.

About Comarch

Comarch is a leading supplier of business-driven software solutions and services for telecommunications service providers, including convergent billing, interconnect/wholesale billing, SaaS billing, CRM and self care, as well as inventory, configuration management and network planning, in addition to network and service assurance. Comarch’s portfolio also includes service quality management software and the development of mobile applications and services. With 17 years of experience, Comarch is an expert with regard to the design, implementation, as well as integration of its solutions and services. Comarch works with customers from four different continents, including some of the market’s largest players, such as T-Mobile International, E-Plus Germany, Vodafone Germany, Telefónica O2 Germany, as well as MVNO operators, such as Auchan Telecom, France. Comarch’s solutions for telecom operators are intended for Fixed and Broadband Operators, Cable Operators, Mobile Operators, Wholesale Departments, Satellite Service Providers, M2M Business, MVNOs/MVNEs, ISPs and VoIP Operators, Content Providers and IPTV Operators.

More information is available at: telecoms.comarch.com.

Comarch Telecommunications Press Office

Katarzyna Gajewska | Tel: +48 12 646 10 00 | Gsm: +48 691 464 119 | Fax: +48 12 646 12 00 | E-mail: Katarzyna.Gajewska@Comarch.com

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