"At Bayan Telecommunications, our customers always come first and are at the core of our mission and the way we conduct business," said Marvic H. Molina, Head of Bayan Telecommunications Global. "With VeriSign Messaging and Mobile Media, our customers will now have greater reach globally coupled with superior spam and fraud detection services making their communications far more seamless and secure and that is most important to us."
"Subscribers expect to communicate globally, regardless of their location in the world, the device they are using, or the carrier network," said Charles Landry, vice president, global messaging services, VeriSign. "VeriSign's Open Connectivity platform makes it simple for operators to meet this customer expectation, by offering global connectivity for their subscribers, eliminating the need for carriers to negotiate and manage multiple contracts and billing relationships. As a leader in the North America inter-carrier market, we are thrilled to extend our market leadership into the Philippines, and we are seeing a lot of momentum to continue to grow worldwide with this service. Since completing its self-certification with the GSMA in November 2007, VeriSign's Messaging and Mobile Media Division has launched 30 customers to its OCSMS Gateway Service," continued Landry.
Developed as part of the GSMA-led Open Connectivity initiative, the VeriSign OCSMS platform supports both IP and SS7 transport mediums to provide the flexibility for operators to exchange messages through a single connection to VeriSign. In addition to message exchange, this service can provide a majority of the services traditionally performed by the operator roaming services group, such as termination fee and agreement establishment, thus helping to reduce operators costs associated with doing business.
About Bayan Telecommunications
Bayan Telecommunications (Bayan), a member of the Lopez Group of Companies and one of the top companies in the Philippines in terms of gross revenues, is a major provider of a wide range of voice and Internet applications to residential customers nationwide. The company is also a leading provider of data communications services, such as dedicated domestic and international leased lines, frame relay and Internet access, to companies in strategic industries such as banks, manufacturing, business process outsourcing, among others. More information at www.bayan.com.ph.
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