Centile and Transatel announce delivery of their protected MVNO solution

Demonstrations at Channel Live, NEC Birmingham

Sophia Antipolis, France, 4 September 2018 – Centile, one of Europe’s leading providers of Cloud PBX, unified communications and collaboration for service providers, and Transatel, leading European MVNO enabler, have announced that they will be demonstrating the Security-as-a-Service capability that underpins their new FMC solution in the UK, protecting users accessing the EE Network.

The two companies, who first announced their UK relationship last September, will be exhibiting together on booth #552 at this year’s Channel Live in Birmingham, September 11-12 to share how the solution has evolved.

The solution enables service providers to create customisable and mobile-focused packages for their customers. It also provides users with advanced fixed mobile convergence (FMC), giving them full, seamless access to information and communications, regardless of device, network or apps. Via Transatel, customers have access to the EE network, recently named the UK’s best-performing network*.

Said Justin Hamilton-Martin, Regional Associate Director for Centile Telecom Applications, “The past year has really seen interest in ‘mobile-focused’ and FMC grow in the UK. Our joint ‘mobile first’ and ‘FMC-in-a-box’ technology solutions are based on two powerful ingredients: Centile’s ISTRA Cloud PBX Solution, which provides sophisticated, flexible IP based UC; and Transatel’s market-proven MVNO platform, backed by its extensive support and R&D resources. With the Security-as-a-Service overlay, this is a simple and safe way to step into this very attractive mobile space. The ARPU and customer-retention levels are very appealing to resellers and we are seeing significant interest from the market.”

Centile acquisition and market growth
The past 12 months have also seen the growth of Centile’s business in the UK, with new service provider customers including Pure Cloud Solutions and Just Telecomms. This summer, Centile also announced its acquisition by Swyx and Within Reach Group, making it part of what has been called the new leading European provider of UCaaS technology, already serving over two million users in the region.

Services supported by the ISTRA platform include PBX features, unified messaging, auto attendant, voicemail to email, boss/secretary filtering, call barring, groups management, IVRs, ACDs, audio and video conferencing with screen and file sharing, and presence. With built-in FMC, the solution also enables enterprises to benefit from innovative features such as: Call Line Identity (CL) for both fixed and mobile outgoing calls; convergence voicemail; mobile phone status; convergent calls history; self-care for both fixed and mobile lines; and voice call continuity.

* https://rootmetrics.com/en-GB/content/mobile-performance-in-the-uk-part-1-performance-across-the-entire-uk-1h

About Centile Telecom Applications SAS
Centile Telecom Applications is the leading European developer of unified communications platforms for operators and integrators. The Centile Any³ architecture – any service, over any network, on any device – meets the needs of business and operators who want to offer advanced professional communications services to fixed and mobile users, regardless of which device or network they are connected to. In the fast-moving fixed and mobile communications market, Centile ISTRA solutions offer customers the flexibility and agility to rapidly develop innovative new services to meet ever-changing customer requirements. Centile is headquartered in Sophia-Antipolis technology park, near Nice, France with a team of 45 employees. Centile was awarded the Frost & Sullivan “Cloud Communication-Value Price/Performance Leadership” for the ISTRA platform and the Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award 2018 for the Mobiis Mobile Application.

About Transatel
As the leading European MVNE/A (Mobile Virtual Network Enabler/Aggregator), Transatel has, since its inception in 2000, launched over 150 MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) and built a strong expertise in Machine-to-Machine connectivity. Since 2014, the company offers an unparalleled cellular solution for global, multi-local data connectivity with eSIM capabilities for the IoT (Internet of Things), addressing the connected car, connected objects, and embedded connectivity markets.

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