STOCKHOLM -- Highlighting the company's strong position and achieving a significant industry milestone, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has surpassed the 2 billion mark in the number of worldwide subscriptions served by its charging and billing solutions, which - according to the World Cellular Information Service (WCIS) database - is equivalent to a 31 percent market share of global subscriptions.
The 2 billion figure is aggregated from subscriptions of Ericsson's charging systems, BSCS, CBiO (Charging and Billing in One) and charging solutions from the acquired Telcordia. These solutions comprise a mix of converged, prepaid and postpaid deployments around the world.
Per Borgklint, Head of Ericsson's Business Unit Support Solutions, says: "Two billion subscriptions served by Ericsson's charging and billing solutions is a tremendous milestone that further reinforces our No. 1 market-leadership position in telecom operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS). Reaching this milestone also reflects the success of our operator customers, and we look forward to supporting them with innovative convergent solutions that drive greater operational efficiency and deliver an optimal user experience."