DigitalRoute and Symsoft Team to Broaden Service Control Offering

by Thomas Vasen 16/09/14 12:36

DigitalRoute, the leading provider of mediation and online control solutions globally has entered into an agreement with Symsoft, trusted experts in SS7 and VAS services. Under it, DigitalRoute will extend its Service Control solution by integrating the Symsoft CTF, a Charging Trigger Function.

Service Control, launched earlier this year, enables traditional voice and SMS services to be managed in the same lean and efficient way as data services. This allows Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to reduce the cost of delivering services via a service delivery and execution engine designed for instances where innovative services and service bundles (of voice, data, and/or next generation services) form the core of a competitive strategy.

DigitalRoute Symsoft Partnership on Service Control

With the Symsoft CTF integrated, Service Control users will additionally benefit from an intelligent control point for managing usage and experience-based services. CTF is a highly scalable and robust SS7 stack. For CSPs the joint DigitalRoute/Symsoft solution means an intelligent and disruptive approach to controlling services irrespective of underlying access technologies.

The extended DigitalRoute/Symsoft solution delivers increased value particularly in legacy network environments where it providers an intelligent approach to controlling services irrespective of the underlying access technology.  

Symsoft CTF software enhances DigitalRoute’s software ecosystem more generally too, especially in the centralized signaling and routing control market space. Service Control can now function across SS7 enabled networks, utilizing its robust online control capabilities in order to gurantee service delivery and correct service quality for the subscribers.

Leading analyst firm Infonetics recently observed the importance of the latter step, noting that centralized signaling and service control platforms are increasingly important strategically as operators look to scale networks more efficiently with the rise in mobile broadband traffic, while also delivering service innovation.

Said Johan Bergh, CEO, DigitalRoute: “The convergence of IP and legacy networks creates a complex environment that is packed with opportunity for the Service Provider. DigitalRoute Service Control by Symsoft facilitates interworking and this managing and exploiting service opportunities involving multiple protocols, including SIP, Diameter, SS7, and Radius.”

Bergh concluded, “The partnership also extends DigitalRoute’s well established reputation for agile partnerships that deliver consistent value to the market.”


Topics: Partnership, Online Control, Symsoft

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  • Learn more about Online Control use-cases here
  • Learn more about the MediationZone platfrom here
About DigitalRoute

DigitalRoute has been providing new approaches to data integration and management since 1999. Its technology offers high throughput and provides a unique degree of user configurability, processing all usage and statistical data extracted from the networks, including both billable and non-billable events. This means customers gain greater cost efficiencies, improved times-to-market for new service offerings, the ability to monetize any data, and the means to enhance end-customer satisfaction. DigitalRoute makes network events available to the right systems in the right formats in the most appropriate volumes at the required times, without losing a single bit. This is the foundation from which multiple, mission-critical use-cases can be addressed in the areas of Billing Mediation, OSS Mediation, Online Control and Enterprise Data Processing. 

Over 350 leading companies worldwide use DigitalRoute technology to meet their data management needs, including a number of OEM partners who use our technology as a central part of their own offerings. DigitalRoute is built on the core values of Expertise, Open-Mindedness and Commitment. With close to 200 employees, the company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with regional offices in Gothenburg, Atlanta and Kuala Lumpur. DigitalRoute is a venture-backed, privately-held company.

For more information, please contact:

Keith Brody, Director of Global Marketing
Digital Route AB

Skeppsbron 34 | SE-111 30 Stockholm | Phone: +44 (0)7455 434333