12/4/2002 - Mobilitec and Sun Microsystems announced that DTAC, the leading wireless carrier in Thailand, has chosen to commercially deploy their joint solution as the foundation for its new Java and wireless content download services.
Mobilitec mPower on Sun's Sun Fire[tm] server, Solaris[tm] operating environment and Sun[tm] ONE Application Server platform is enabling the introduction of a new platform for downloading of multiple content types including Java applications, ring tones, pictures and melodies to the Thai market and thus increasing potential revenues for DTAC.
DTAC's primary goal is to provide sustainable services to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and competitive differentiation. This strategy drives DTAC to introduce cutting-edge technology to create a convenient and customizable framework to meet customers' requirements and expectations.
Mobilitec and Sun offer a feature-rich solution that provides great flexibility for launching new services. mPower's service management capabilities, configurable pricing models and promotional mechanism enables DTAC in providing best of class and innovative services to its subscribers.
Continuing its fruitful partnership in some other implementations, Mobilitec joined forces with the Thailand outfit of Sun Professional Services to provide proven, rapid and cost-effective deployment process, facilitating DTAC's commercial launch of the new content download service.
mPower's comprehensive content management and flexible subscription capabilities enable carriers to launch new revenue-generating services while reducing the total cost-of-ownership (TCO). The platform empowers subscribers so that they can customize their own service package and pricing models to create a highly personalized, adaptable service approach. In short, DTAC can address the diverse subscriber preferences by devising unique offerings to each of the different market segments thus maximizing revenue potential. In doing so, DTAC extends its market reach and service consumption.
"Mobilitec has established long term relationship with leading carriers in Asia Pacific by offering advanced technology and solution set as well as high quality implementation services. Proven track record and solid market partnerships enable Mobilitec to offer carriers rapid and successful launch of new content services," said Margaret Norton, CMO of Mobilitec. "We are proud to be selected by a dominant carrier in the region like DTAC and will continue to work with Sun to facilitate DTAC's growth in the Java arena".
"Sun's technology continues to be widely adopted for the commercial launch of new value added data services around the world while our Professional Service arm is rising to the call for new solutions that create values to our customers." said Sanpat Sopon, Managing Director, Sun Microsystems (Thailand) Ltd. "The Sun and Mobilitec combination creates a winning team for the efficient implementation of new content services offering the customer our experience and professionalism."
Mobilitec (www.mobilitec.com) provides the cellular and mobile market with open standard based end-to-end solutions for OTA provisioning of applications, services and downloadable content, which include content aggregation, management, delivery and billing. The company's products support the newest types of dynamic content, including emerging standards for local execution of applications on mobile devices, the first such standard is the widely adopted wireless Java or J2ME (TM). Mobilitec is a privately held company headquartered in CA.
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