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Zain Kuwait opts Ericsson to update BSS to support 5G standalone charging

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In order to prepare for the commercial launch of 5G services, Zain Kuwait has struck a strategic deal with Ericsson to replace and modernize its existing Business Support Systems (BSS). Zain Kuwait will be able to solve 5G use cases, improve user experiences, and fulfil the full promise of 5G thanks to the modernization of the existing BSS.

When it comes to launching 5G services, Ericsson BSS solutions will give Zain Kuwait more flexibility, efficiency, and a faster time-to-market. Ericsson’s BSS solutions, which are agile, adaptable, and scalable, will enable Zain Kuwait’s new 5G business models as well as the increased value and capabilities that 5G brings.

Ericsson’s BSS portfolio, which includes solutions such as Ericsson Charging, Ericsson Catalog Manager, Ericsson Order Care, Ericsson Dynamic Activation, and Ericsson Mediation, will enable Zain Kuwait to effectively capitalise on 5Gopportunities while also assisting Zain Kuwait in managing data growth and adapting faster to business needs.

Eaman Al Roudhan, Zain KuwaitChief Executive Officer, said: “Through our strategic partnership with Ericsson on their BSS solutions we are building a digital infrastructure backbone that will soon help us deliver high-performance and reliable 5G services to residents and enterprises across the country. Moreover, with 5G driving digitalization around the world, we look forward to leverage connectivity to play a vital role in the digital transformation journey of Kuwait.”

Fadi Pharaon, President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa says: “Our full suite of Ericsson BSS solutions will not only help Zain Kuwait boost business efficiency but also help them discover and implement new 5G business models.  As 5G adoption increases in Kuwait, the upgrade of our BSS solutions will provide the building blocks that will support Zain Kuwait to provide services for industry 4.0, enabling use cases such as smart manufacturing, Internet of things and others.” 

Ericsson’s full suite of end-to-end BSS solutions will help Zain Kuwait realise its digital transformation goals and drive 5G innovations in the region as 5G enabled technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality exponentially change the information and communication technology (ICT) landscape.

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