Zain Nigeria Deploys Telenity

Zain Nigeria chooses Telenity’s mobile collect call application

November 11, 2009

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MONROE, Conn. -- Telenity (, a leading provider of next generation converged services platforms and applications for communications networks, announced today that Zain Nigeria has chosen Telenity’s market leading Mobile Collect Call Application, Canvas® PayForMe™ for deployment in its network. Established in 2000, Zain Nigeria is one of the fastest growing operations of Zain Group in Africa. The Nigerian operator currently covers thousands of communities across the six geopolitical zones of the country and accounts for 20% of Zain Group’s total revenues.

Telenity and its local partner CIS Nigeria will provide Zain Nigeria a mobile collect call system that supports 20 million subscribers. This new win, with yet another Zain Group operation, is a joint success of the two companies and is an affirmation to their commitment to the region and their mutual customers.

Canvas PayForMe, Mobile Collect Call Application also known as wireless reverse charge calling, provides mobile subscribers the opportunity to make calls even if they run out of credit or have a low balance in their prepaid accounts. By allowing the costs of the call to be charged to the called party pending subscriber consent, Canvas PayForMe helps operators increase their network usage and stimulate revenue generating calls that would not have been otherwise made.

Canvas PayForMe, Mobile Collect Call application will help Zain Nigeria remain competitive and continue to be the “first” to offer Nigerian subscribers leading innovative services that help improve their communications experience and lifestyles.

“We are proud to bring innovative mobile communication service to the vibrant and diverse Nigerian communities, even to customers across various social and economic spectrum,” said Shamel Hanafi, Zain Nigeria’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Our company’s strategy has always been to deliver additional value to our customers by offering them services that truly support their lifestyles and we are very optimistic that Telenity’s mobile collect call solution will help us achieve this. We were also impressed with the technical expertise and the local sensitivity that Telenity and CIS offered us during the selection process.”

Telenity Inc.

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