Convergent billing

Fri 03 Jun 2016

Record deadline: first release available within 4 months. A unique and convergent account for any type of services. A billing adapted to families and companies.

A convergent, efficient and scalable information system 

Offering quality services while remaining accessible to most Nigeriens, such is the challenge handled by Orange group teams. 

Purpose: Enabling Orange Niger to have at its disposal an Information System efficient and scalable for its launch in record time. 

Strong participation of Sofrecom teams on all IS components with the implementation of a convergent billing/rating, of a CRM and of all IS blocks allowing the billing of prepaid/postpaid GPRS/Edge, and Wimax convergent offers. 

Sofrecom also provides local teams with support and assistance. 

The Nigerian market 

With a rising population of about 13 million people and a mobile penetration rate of less than 5%, Niger offers major growth opportunities. 

On December 7th 2007, Orange group obtained a global licence in Niger. It is the 4th operator entering the Nigerien market, after Zain, Telecel and Sahelcom. 

Orange Niger wishes to become the leading operator in Telecommunications both in market shares and territory coverage.

A modular architecture

Results exceeding expectations

  • End of june 2008, less than  7 months after obtaining  the licence, Orange Niger  launched its mobile, internet  and fixed networks adapted to  the different segments of the Nigerien market
  • Two weeks later, Orange Niger  recorded more than 100 000 new  customers
  • The cities covered are: Niamey,  Zinder, Maradi, Tahoua and  Birnin Konni. More than 30 other  cities shall be covered by the end  of 2008
  • Orange Niger distinguishes itself  from the other existing operators  via the launch of hybrid offers  (mixed post and prepaid  services) on the market.