Amdocs will help MTS bring innovative digital content to customers through a rich partner ecosystem
Aug 1, 2018
MTS selects Amdocs as a technology partner to help it gain a new partner environment for content, commerce and inter-carrier partnerships
ST. LOUIS - July 31, 2018 - Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced it has been selected as a technology partner for MTS, the leading telecommunications group in Russia, to be a part of the initial stage of a project that will enable MTS to capitalize on growing partner-based digital content opportunities, while increasing partner and customer satisfaction. When the project is completed, MTS will gain a partner environment with an open, modular and integrated solution created by MTS and based on the Amdocs platform that will help enable it to achieve greater levels of self-service, a reduction in manual processes, and simpler onboarding of new partners in emerging areas such as IoT.
On project completion, MTS is expected to be able to efficiently maintain multiple partnerships, encouraging new revenue streams from pioneering partner-based content, alongside increased operational efficiency and robust partner invoicing and settlement. The project is a testament to MTS’ ambition and intent to expand its value-chain. In the initial phase of the project, Amdocs will provide end-to-end partner management for MTS across more than 3,000 active partners including content providers, satellite TV sales channels, MTS affiliates and IP rights owners for media channels; including Discovery, Universal, A-Media and VIACOM.
“In today’s digital age, new offerings are increasingly being created with a diverse eco-system of partners that bring the latest innovations and compelling content,” said Vyacheslav Nikolaev, Vice-President of MTS for Marketing. “With this new partner environment, MTS anticipates bringing a new level of ease and simplicity to all of our partners so together we can continue to drive increased value and innovative new services to our customers.”
“MTS is at the forefront of providing its customers value-added digital content services while demonstrating that this is an effective way for communications service providers to grow revenue and increase loyalty,” said Anthony Goonetilleke, group president, Amdocs Technology. “We are pleased to partner with MTS as they accelerate the introduction of new content partnerships and business models and drive increased profitability in their enterprise business.“