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LogicaCMG Deploys New MMS Centre for Optus Mobile Australia

  • 09 February, 2004 11:24

<p>9 February 2004</p>
<p>LogicaCMG has secured a contract with Optus Mobile, one of Australia’s leading mobile operators, to deploy LogicaCMG’s Multimedia Messaging Service Centre (MMSC). The implementation has upgraded the previous platform, enabling Optus Mobile to offer MMS services to its pre paid customers.</p>
<p>This high-performance, high availability solution provides the scalability necessary to maintain the quality of service users expect from MMS services. Critical functions such as transcoding, which ensures an optimum end-user experience by adapting the multimedia messages to all different handsets supported, underpin the high levels of service delivered by LogicaCMG.</p>
<p>Lee Dalton, managing director, telecoms, LogicaCMG in Australia, said: “Our work with Optus Mobile highlights our ability to provide mobile operators with a complete service network offering, delivering key elements required for the successful deployment of next generation messaging services.”</p>
<p>LogicaCMG is the global leader in telecom messaging and payments, delivering two out of every three text messages and supplying next generation messaging and billing solutions to 250 of the world's top operators in over 70 countries. These solutions serve more than 500 million active mobile phone subscribers. LogicaCMG also delivers one out of every four multimedia messaging systems, with commercially deployed MMS solutions serving over 85 million subscribers around the world.</p>
<p>About LogicaCMG
LogicaCMG is a major international force in IT services and wireless telecoms. It provides management and IT consultancy, systems integration and outsourcing services to clients across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services, energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public sector. Formed in December 2002, through the merger of Logica and CMG, the company employs around 21,000 staff in offices across 34 countries and has nearly 40 years of experience in IT services. Headquartered in Europe, LogicaCMG is listed on both the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges (LSE: LOG; AEX: LOG). More information is available from</p>
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