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Belize’s Smart Goes Live with FTS’ Convergent Billing

Or Yehuda, Israel | July 19, 2017: FTS, a global provider of billing solutions, today announced that Smart, a leading mobile operator in Belize, has successfully implemented FTS’ real-time billing and charging solution to support its expansion into 4G LTE as it offers innovative services to its customers.

Supporting Smart’s LTE, 3G and 2G networks on a single platform, FTS’ Leap™ Billing solution includes convergent charging, billing, invoicing, customer management and partner management. In addition, FTS has provided Smart with a mobile solution, including prepaid IN gateway, voicemail and IVR systems.

“Throughout the project FTS demonstrated its experience in implementing complex, multi-network solutions,” said Ernesto Torres, Smart’s CEO. “FTS’ billing solution enables us to provide new services while achieving an enhanced customer experience. As our growth continues, we look forward to FTS’ continued support.”

Using FTS’ billing system, Smart can now configure and deploy real-time promotions, new pricing plans and loyalty programs. This enables the rapid delivery of innovative services such as shared data plans, social media packages and more.

“This project demonstrates FTS’ ability to deploy complex, end-to-end, BSS and VAS systems,” said Avi Kachlon, FTS’ CEO. “This successful project marks another important milestone for FTS as we further expand our presence in the Caribbean and Latin American markets. We are working closely with our customers to support their operations, and are looking forward to a long-term partnership with Smart.”

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About Smart Telecom
Smart is committed to providing the latest state-of-the-art, high quality products. Our phones, plans, High Speed Mobile Internet Service and innovative features are designed to keep customers on the cutting edge of technology and mobile communication. Smart provides the widest coverage footprint in Belize and customers can enjoy mobile service in most rural and remote areas of the country, in all towns, cities, villages, cays and offshore areas. Smart’s goal is to provide Belizeans across the nation with access to high quality, reliable and affordable mobile services. The Company offers 4G LTE Service, Fixed Wireless home phones, High Speed Mobile Internet and a suite of value added features and plans. Smart now operates the fastest network in Belize, providing mobile, home and Internet service to over 130,000 customers. For more information, visit www.smart-bz.com.

About FTS
FTS works with telecommunications, content and payment service providers globally to help them manage complex transactions and relationships with greater flexibility and greater independence. Analyzing every transaction from a business standpoint, FTS offers end-to-end and add-on telecom billing, charging, policy control and payments solutions to customers worldwide, and services both growing and major providers. FTS implements solutions, including convergent billing platform installations, in mobile, wireline, broadband, MVNO/E, payments, e-commerce, M2M/IoT, mobile money, cable, cloud and content markets. FTS’ BSS solutions dramatically lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) for telecoms and content service providers. For more information see https://www.fts-soft.com/ and follow FTS on Twitter @FTS_Billing.

For further information please contact:

Joshua PR
Patrick Smith, Tel. +44 077 34 600 553, patrick.smith@joshuapr.com

FTS
Moshe Peterfreund, Tel. +972-9-952-6500, press@fts-soft.com

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