Comverse Launches Converged Communications in America

Comverse, a supplier of software and systems enabling network-basedmultimedia enhanced communication and billing services, this weekannounced the launch of MyCall Converged Communications for theAmerican market.

MyCall Converged Communications delivers consumer telephony and messaging services with a unified user interface, over fixed broadband and mobile networks.

"Comverse is the leader in providing massively scalable VoIP and next-generation switching technologies in wide use in Europe today, supporting millions of end users," commented James Colby, Vice President of Marketing of Comverse Americas. "By integrating MyCall, service providers can develop "three screen" strategies—mobile, PC and TV—and offer truly integrated converged communication services customized to consumer lifestyles and delivered over multiple access networks, which can lead to stronger customer relationships. This is an important strategic direction many operators are taking to enhance their competitive positions."

By combining fixed-mobile telephony with messaging, MyCall enables operators to deploy consumer telephony and messaging seamlessly across users' PC, home phone, and mobile device for a unified, converged customer interface, and offer attractive, cost-effective voice, video, and messaging service bundles. Subscribers can use a similar user interface on a PC or a mobile phone to access all communication and messaging services, including telephony, SMS, MMS, IM, and presence. The same number can be used to call all devices with a shared contact list, and all the services use the same billing mechanism.

MyCall subscribers also benefit from Visual Voicemail, enabling quicker response times, a simpler user experience, and an intuitive visual interface with a one-click response to messages.

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