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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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  Huawei has launched its Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional centre and announced that two South African service providers have already signed up to offer their apps to a global audience.   Globetom will list its billing products, while GM Gaming will offer its gaming apps on the Huawei platform.   According to Mac Taylor, chief business consultant for Huawei’s digital services product line, the new Digital InCloud...

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  Globetom has provided an innovative solution for Klein Karoo Seed Marketing (KKSM) Zambia, an Agribonus client, to assist them in collecting customer information in the informal, prepaid market they operate in. This was done through an SMS competition enabled by Globetom’s GP3 and iWin solutions.   “This solution is an example of Globetom’s platform innovation where our GP3 and iWin platforms were readily leveraged for incremental customer...

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  Low-cost airline Mango has invested in locally developed middleware technology from Globetom, a South African company specialising in mission-critical software used in various IT Industry Verticals.   Mango elected Globetom’s GEF middleware platform as the messaging stack for its MARS reservation platform, owned in-house. The GEF platform includes the XATMI Communication Application Programming Interface standard for distributed computing which made the migration of the Mango reservation platform...

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