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Paris, Ile-de-France, France, 2006/11/13 - Sofrecom, a France Telecom Orange subsidiary, will be present at this year's GITEX trade fair in Dubai (the Middle East's largest international venue for computer technology, communication systems and ICT applications, 18-22 Nov. 2006, booth G7-24).
Sofrecom, a France Telecom Orange subsidiary, specialises in the development and integration of software solutions specifically for carriers, and in strategic and operational consultancy for the telecoms industry in general.
The annual GITEX with 27,000 m2 of exhibition space is: 25 years of existence, More than 900 exhibitors from about forty countries, 127,000 visitors from 126 countries in 2005, 20 national pavilions in 8 exhibition halls.
This year's GITEX will give Sofrecom an opportunity to present the very latest version of its Gaïa billing and customer care software suite designed for telecom operators. Gaïa BCC V6 integrates all the essential business processes from front office to customer and offer management to billing and collection.
Sofrecom will also be presenting its Mobility (network optimisation assistance) and Revenue Assurance offers, and its know-how and expertise in network consultancy, engineering and deployment (fixed, GSM and 3G, WiMAX, etc.), strategic intelligence and information systems.
The Middle East telecommunications market is undergoing far-reaching restructuring following the privatisation of legacy operators and the allocation of new wireline and wireless licences. There is strong and increasing demand for modern residential and business services. In this context of intense competition, Sofrecom supports telcos' development projects by proposing innovative value-added solutions based on the know-how and experience of France Telecom and Orange.
Sofrecom has served carriers around the world for almost 40 years, providing services ranging from the design of new offers to the rollout and commissioning of networks and their supporting information systems.
Sofrecom has many satisfied clients in Africa and the Middle East including Algérie Télécom and Mobilink (Algeria), Mobinil (Egypt), Jordan Telecom and Mobilecom (Jordan), FTML (Lebanon), and PTCL Pakistan.
"Sofrecom has many projects underway in the Middle East and our ambition is to expand our activity in the region in 2007 through substantial commercial and marketing investments. We are convinced that our experience on Middle East, Africa and European markets will be of great interest to the region's players whose requirements are exacting in terms of quality and innovation," explains Sébastien Cuiec, Sofrecom's Middle East Manager.
Jean-François Fallacher, General Manager
Sébastien Cuiec, Middle East Manager
on the Sofrecom booth G7- 24 - Ubifrance French Pavilion & discover its new offers and its enterprise strategy for the Middle East market.
With traversal expertise and solutions in strategic and marketing consultancy, network engineering and information systems (Gaïa software), Sofrecom (sofrecom.com) supports all types of telecoms players - fixed, mobile, ISP, MVNO - throughout their development, from decision-making to rollout of operational solutions.
The company has prestigious references in over a hundred countries, a genuine carrier culture and the backing of the France Telecom Orange Group. It combines an intimate knowledge of carriers' businesses with specialised expertise on the challenges and opportunities of leading-edge information and communication technologies.
Its services are used regularly by governments, investors, international financial backers and large enterprises to validate and implement their ICT projects. Sofrecom draws on multidisciplinary and multicultural skills, its long international experience and a world network of partners.