Comviva highlights data platform
VALUE ADDED SERVICES| July 7, 2011, 7:57 a.m.
Mobile solutions firm Comviva has highlighted the advantages of its mobile data platform at the VAS Africa conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mayank Sharma, Vice President, Africa Region, Comviva said, “ Africa has witnessed the highest growth in mobile broadband globally and operators in the region need solutions that can complement their infrastructure with this growth.”
He said: “ Comviva’ s comprehensive approach to mobile data management enables efficient and effective handling of the various types of data traffic. Comviva’ s mobile data solutions enable all mobile users to exploit the true power of the Internet by addressing all profiles of traffic found on the internet, such as WSP, http, progressive http, RTSP and P2P and other data services such as VoIP and VPN. Our solution helps enhance mobile internet experience by improving data download speeds.”
The company said its mobile data solutions could help operators in Africa increase data volume by 41% and increase ARPU (Average Revenue per User) by 20%. It added that its mobile data platform deploys advanced optimisation, data management and monetisation techniques to enhance the user experience and stimulate revenue growth, while generating up to 45% savings on bandwidth and up to 50% on infrastructure investment.
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