Orga Systems and Astelit jointly win World Communication Award 2014

“Project of the Year” award for end-to-end BSS transformation project at BeST Belarus
Paderborn (Germany), 03 December 2014 ˗ Orga Systems, a leading software vendor for real-time charging and billing solutions, with an international customer base in the telecommunications, utilities and automotive markets, and Astelit, one of the leading telecommunication companies in Ukraine, providing GSM-services under the brand life:) and proprietary software products, have been honored with the prestigious World Communication Award 2014 by Total Telecom. Both companies have been named the winners in the category “Project of the Year” for the complete replacement of an existing BSS infrastructure at Belarusian operator BeST in only 12 months.
Orga Systems and Astelit, who functioned as a system integrator for the project, targeted to implement a modern and efficient BSS environment at BeST. Similar to the proven end-to-end solution deployed at Astelit’s mobile operator life:). The integrated BSS platform – comprising Orga Systems’ GOLD Convergent Charging and Billing (GOLD CCB) and Astelit’s CRM and order management products – provides BeST with a reliable and cutting-edge solution.
Astelit’s Service Network Director Ozgur Genc and Wolfgang Kroh, CEO of Orga Systems, are both honored to be recognized for the project. Winning the “Project of the Year” award is a further reinforcement that the decision to jointly tackle the BSS transformation at BeST was the right step and the beginning of an exciting partnership.
Speaking on the win, Alp Agcatas, CIO at BeST, says: “In the short time since the new platform has gone live, we are already experiencing major improvements in customer experience and a new kind of flexibility we didn’t have before. Rewarding Orga Systems and Astelit for their work acknowledges their commitment to provide us with a reliable and best-in-class solution.”
“The World Communication Awards recognize the companies and individuals responsible for the innovations, achievements and great new services that are helping to build tomorrow’s industry. The transformation program at BeST is the perfect example on how innovation and new services can enable an operator to improve customer experience, flexibility and time-to-market in shortest time,” says Rob Chambers, Managing Director at Total Telecom.
About life:) Belarus
Strive for market leadership. Offer high-tech and convenient communication solutions that make the lives of our subscribers richer and easier. Give new meaning to communication between people. These guidelines have been indisputable values for mobile operator life :) and a guide to action since 2008 when life:) came to the Belarusian market.
life :) – is a young, dynamic and optimistic brand. We strike a special tone in communication with our audience, trying to spark with LIFE:) in our subscribers confidence, diversity and excitement for opportunities to be closer to each other. life:) believes in the talent of each person and respects their individuality. life:) has no doubt – anyone can achieve anything if they really want it. life :) supports the desire for personal freedom and is aimed at the specific needs of each subscriber – we offer the widest choice of best tariff plans and services for boundless and easy communication. life:) loves to break with stereotypes and establish trends.
Belarusian operator life:) enters Turkcell Group – one of the most important players of the European mobile market. Based on the number of subscribers to its affiliated group companies, Turkcell is the third largest in standard GSM communication in Europe. Operators of Turkcell Group successfully operate in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Moldova, the Ukraine and Northern Cyprus.
About Astelit life:)
life:) is a dynamic growing mobile services operator, providing convenient, affordable tariffs and high quality services to all regions of Ukraine. As of Q3 2014, Ukrainian GSM operator life:) serves 13.6 million subscribers of prepaid, contract and corporate subscription. Entering the Ukrainian market in 2005, the operator has in record time created a network that now covers the territory where over 98.6% of the Ukrainian population lives.
Astelit started development of the Telco software products since 2005 and now Astelit IT organization has more than 230 professionals. The software portfolio covers areas of CRM, order management, middleware, self-service channels management, test automation, WEB portals, inventory management, wholesale billing, optimal traffic routing, bulk messaging and other domains. Astelit software products have deployments on BeST Belarus, Global Bilgy and Vega Telecom.

About Orga Systems
Orga Systems is a leading software vendor for convergent charging and billing, with an international customer base in telecommunications, utilities and automotive markets. For more than two decades, Orga Systems’ real time billing technology has been enabling customers around the globe to quickly launch and monetize enhanced offerings. With integrated order and revenue management, service providers can drive a new agenda for launching, selling, and monetizing products. Orga Systems’ GOLD product family provides embedded policy control, real time charging and billing and order management, all driven by a central product catalog. Best-in-class consulting and implementation services for convergent billing and utility billing guarantee customer satisfaction and immediate ROI.