Network Evolution: Belize’s Smart Goes Live with FTS’ Convergent Billing Solution

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FTS, a global provider of billing solutions, has 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.”

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.