Ericsson announces new IP.billing e-commernce solution

Ericsson announces new IP-billing and e-commerce solution Ericsson announces two new solutions for IP billing and Internet payment. These billing products further broaden the Ericsson portfolio of total telecom management solutions for service providers. At CeBIT, in Germany, Ericsson is showcasing these two new billing products over a live WCDMA network. For mobile network operators it is important to get an early start in handling billing of packet-based services. Today most of those operators are mainly handling billing of minute-based voice services. Ericsson delivers complete billing solutions, including consultancy and system integration services, to network operators and service providers. These latest IP billing and e-commerce solutions specifically strengthens Ericsson's charging and billing offering for IP-based and Internet services, including those enabled by emerging mobile network technologies such as WAP, GPRS and 3G. The evolving market place for mobile IP services and e-commerce will demand new capabilities for billing to make it possible for service providers to capture new traffic, add substantial revenue growth, and increase their competitive positioning. The billing products are being offered through a licensing agreement with EHPT, the global software supplier for communications management. EHPT Net-Charger is a service centric billing and customer care solution for IP-based services. It gives operators possibility to personalize customer accounts charges for a vast range of emerging IP services. EHPT Safetrader is an e-commerce solution enabling fast and secure payments on the Internet. The solution is based on the Jalda@ standard. EHPT Safetrader and Jalda enables service providers to charge for goods and services on the Internet - transactions worth fraction of a cent to larger sums. Ericsson is the leading provider in the new telecoms world, with communications solutions that combine telecom and datacom technologies with freedom of mobility for the user. With more than 100,000 employees in 140 countries, Ericsson simplifies communications for its customers - network operators, service providers, enterprises and consumers - the world over. Please visit Ericsson's Press Room at: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Isabella Laihorinne Smedh, Ericsson Corporate Communications Phone: +46 70 551 0369 E-mail: Paul Wienski, General Manager, Customer Management Ericsson Telecom Management Solutions Phone: +46 70 510 8818; E-mail: Robert Moller, Product Manager, Customer Management Ericsson Telecom Management Solutions Phone: +46 70 513 4963; E-mail: Background Information EHPT Net-Charger EHPT Net-Charger is a billing solution, which is ideal for established mobile network operators who want to introduce and manage innovative GPRS services but have no support in their current billing system. The solution allows operators to differentiate their service offerings with high- value/GPRS services and generate new revenues. EHPT Net-Charger is a rating engine which is capable of rating GPRS and WAP-based events based on different dimensions including premium-rate content, service type, volume, duration and the Quality of Service level provided to the subscriber. Its product and tariff management features also offer the operator total flexibility in establishing and managing prices for all kind of IP services. EHPT Net-Charger gives the ability to bill for IP-based services, like Voice over IP, IP/VPN, DSL and dial-in access, application hosting and content-based services from e-commerce, and more. Its open APIs, for multiple usage data methods, such as IPDR-generation, IP-probing and micro charges, guarantee future-proof billing. Additionally, powerful usage processing and multidimensional rating enables migration from flat rate to usage-based quality services. These features can be used to offer personalized tariff plans to high-revenue generating corporate customers, or customer categories, in a one-to-one marketing fashion. EHPT Safetrader The solution is a payment server, based on the Jalda payment standard. Jalda is an account-based solution that connects each user to a specific account. It enables e-commerce companies to charge for services in a highly flexible way. Charges can be based on events, such as time, a number of mouse clicks, a number of searches or a level reached in a game. EHPT Safetrader enables the end user to make safe payments over the Internet. Operators and service providers can invoice customers for all purchases they made over Internet on one single invoice. Read more about EHPT on About Jalda Jalda@ is an open and global payment method, initially distributed as freeware by EHPT. Jalda makes payments possible from a PC, mobile phone or any unit with Internet connection. The system is capable of handling sums from fractions of a cent up to large amounts of money. Jalda is an account-based system, which means that both consumers and retailers are connected to a special account. The system administers all transactions for both parties. Security builds on digital certificates for authentication, and SSL encrypting. To read more, see:

About Us

Ericsson is a world leader in communications technology and services with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Our organization consists of more than 100,000 experts who provide customers in 180 countries with innovative Solutions and services. Together we are building a more connected future where anyone and any industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Net sales in 2017 were SEK 201.3 billion (USD 23.5 billion). The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on NASDAQ in New York. Read more on