Globetom News

    Globetom is participating in two catalyst projects that will be showcased at the TM Forum's Digital Transformation World (DTW) congress in Nice from 16 to 18 May 2018.   Globetom's TM Forum API contributions, as well as Globetom's own technology platforms, will be showcased as part of the catalyst projects.   Please visit Globetom in the Catalyst Project area at Digital Transformation World where we will be able to...

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    Globetom is gearing up for its participation in TM Forum Live!, which is being held in Nice, France from 15 to 18 May. Globetom is participating in a Catalyst project called the Digital and Interactive One-Stop Shop with other major players such as Orange, Infonova, NTS Retail and QualyTrust. The Catalyst leverages various TM Forum Open APIs to have one fully integrated customer experience.   The Digital and...

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  The wholesale distribution margin squeeze is expected to increase, particularly as the Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) in the GSM market declines and competition increases.   This is according to the cloud service focused company Globetom which adds that as digital service rollout expands, the demand for the rapid deployment of new service offers and bundles for purchase through retail outlets will rise.   The company recently announced that...

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  DGIT Systems and Globetom announce a strategic partnership to deliver a best-in-class solution to the South African Development Community area.    DGIT Systems appointed Globetom as its partner for the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region. This strategic partnership aims to deliver Telflow, the next generation Service Delivery Platform to the dynamic South African Development Community area. As a TM Forum Excellence Award winner, Telflow is the configurable...

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  Globetom has taken the leadership role in the development of the TM Forum Loyalty Management API as part of its ongoing program for communications industry standardisation through RESTful Web Service APIs. The first version of the API has just been released as part of Frameworx 16.5.   Globetom introduced the first working prototype of the API at TM Forum’s Action Week conference in Vancouver earlier this year...

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  As a result of economic slowdown, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are feeling distribution margin squeeze and are challenged to maintain profitability while their margins are declining. The added pressure of declining ARPU (Average Revenue per User) is an added concern to take into account. This is according to Globetom MD, Philip Stander.   Although the South African GSM market has a smaller prepaid segment compared to other...

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  Globetom today announced that it has extended its Telecommunications Industry reach with GP3, its flagship convergent billing and prepaid platform.   Globetom has signed a five-year agreement with Spark New Zealand, previously Telecom New Zealand, to provide its GP3 platform for prepaid voucher management, distribution and prepaid loyalty. Commenting on the recent deployment of GP3 in Spark New Zealand, Dr Claire Barber, GM Change & Technology at...

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  Globetom, has extended the functionality of well-known golfing portal www.lastminutegolf.co.za with the addition of an HTML 5-based mobile application that allows for enhanced accessibility and usability.   lastminutegolf was developed by Globetom and the digital division of the MoreGolf Group and effectively serves as a booking engine and payment interface, providing real-time information from golf courses across SA.   With the new mobile application – available on Android and...

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  Globetom has achieved another milestone in local technology innovation with its GP3 cloud-based charging and fulfilment product. GP3, developed in South Africa, is now being used by Bayo Trading Zambia, a subsidiary of the IML Group, to deliver electronic prepaid solutions in Zambia. The success of the GP3 solution has seen Bayo Trading Zambia establishing the second largest Zambian electronic prepaid distribution network in less...

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