Delivering the Flexibility to Support Current and Future Charging Requirements at T-Mobile Austria

Openet’s virtualized, end-to-end IN-Replacement solution includes next generation Service Delivery Platform and a multi-tenant convergent Online Charging System.

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Overview

T-Mobile Austria
Western Europe

T-Mobile Austria is a key player within the Austrian telecoms market with 4.5m subscribers representing 31% of the market. Competition is extremely high in Austria and T-Mobile must be innovative and deliver flexible offers with a fast time to market that enables them to strive in a very competitive market.  The solution will manage, in real-time, usage for voice, SMS and data events for all subscribers on a single platform to improve efficiencies and reduces cost. Openet’s virtualized, end-to-end IN-Replacement solution includes next generation Service Delivery Platform and a multi-tenant convergent Online Charging System. 

"Openet convinced us not only with their leading technology, but also by their ability to deliver technically complex solutions that will help us to launch differentiating new products in our increasingly competitive marketplace.”
Ruediger Koester, CTO at T-Mobile Austria

Our Solution

Openet supplied their virtualized Evolved Charging Suite to replace the Intelligent Network platform to enable T-Mobile to:

•     Deliver Service Passes based on varying quota and time periods

•     Provide Speed Boost based on time

•     Deliver Data Roaming Service Passes based on pre-defined roaming zones

•     Support EU and Austrian roaming and domestic data regulations including re-direction and anti-bill shock notifications

•     Launch time limited offers (e.g. 1 day, 1 week, 1 month)

•     Store and manage prepay cash balances

The Results

By implementing Openet Evolved Charging in a virtualized environment, T-Mobile Austria will be equipped to support flexible business models to monetize data services while continuing to support voice and SMS services. This virtualized deployment will allow T-Mobile Austria to rapidly launch new offers and services for postpay and prepay subscribers on a single system. By tracking data usage in real-time subscribers will be notified on reaching data limits and presented with up-sell offers opening up a new revenue stream. The virtualized solution will also enable T-Mobile Austria to reduce costs, complexity and improve subscriber experiences.