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Paratus Africa begins implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite

Paratus Africa begins implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite

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Mapcom Systems, a global leader in visual OSS and BSS software solutions for telecommunications service providers, has announced that Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite to accelerate the service fulfilment process and manage the planning, build-out and maintenance of its broadband network.

Paratus is the largest privately-owned Pan African telecoms operator and already delivers products and services to 22 African countries. It has fully licensed and operational offices in Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and South Africa.

By utilising Mapcom Systems’ award-winning M4 software, Paratus will have visibility to its entire network and additional relevant data from third-party vendors in one system, thus enhancing business intelligence and cross-departmental collaboration.

“Paratus has an aggressive expansion plan and infrastructure rollout strategy, we have already invested in excess of N$150-million on infrastructure in Namibia over the past two years and continue to invest,” said Paratus CEO Barney Harmse.

“More than N$100-million alone has been invested in fibre infrastructure from March 2017 to February 2018.”

Harmse says Paratus is a carrier-of-carriers throughout the region and it is important that the international operators have peace of mind when they trust the Paratus Group to deliver products and services to them.

“We have been providing services on our infrastructure to many reputable international telco operators in Africa,” he said.

“Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite will play a critical part in our network’s integrity and health, as we deliver a world-class service to world-class operators.”

Utilising Mapcom Systems’ Data Integration Engine, data will seamlessly be integrated from other systems of record into M4 to allow centralised operations management and allocation of resources to efficiently handle dynamic business challenges, such as locate requests across multiple countries.


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