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STOCKHOLM -- Time is money, especially when it comes to quickly responding to changing market conditions and opportunities. Ericsson's (NASDAQ: ERIC) Mobile Order Management solution - part of its OSS and BSS offering - gives mobile operators the tools for slashing the time and cost of launching and provisioning services on any type of mobile device. This is thanks to the addition of Order Care, which is based on software from Ericsson's recent ConceptWave acquisition. Mobile Order Management enables operators to reduce the time for launching a service from six months to less than one week. That can translate into as much as two quarters of additional revenue and the ability to act faster than competitors with less nimble platforms. With Mobile Order Management, operators can provide their enterprise customers with self-service portals and tools for ordering and delivering employee smartphones and tablets, as well as the applications and services that run on them. For example, companies can quickly push out new sales tools to agents' mobile devices. In addition to streamlining enterprise IT tasks, the solution enables employees to personalize their service bundle. Elisabetta Romano, Head of OSS in Business Unit Support Solutions, Ericsson says: "Our Mobile Order Management solution gives mobile operators the ability to streamline their Lead to Service process while providing their customers with new opportunities to enjoy the latest services and applications the market has to offer." Ericsson AB

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