Nokia Completes Its Tender Offer with a Holding Exceeding 90% of Comptel Shares and Votes
Nokia intends to acquire Comptel in order to advance its software strategy. The price offered for each share in the tendered offer was EUR 3.04 in cash. The tender offer values Comptel at approximately EUR 347 million. Nokia has opened a subsequent offer period for additional shareholders to accept its offer terms, which will expire on April 19, 2017. Nokia will announce the preliminary percentage of the shares and option rights tendered during the subsequent offer period on or about April 20, 2017, and the final percentage on or about April 24, 2017.
New Research Reveals Mobile Customer Desire for Personalisation Not Being Met by Carriers
Comptel launched a research report, The Power of Personal, which surveyed 2,000 mobile data users in the US and the UK. The findings showed that, by failing to provide users with more personalised offers, mobile carriers are missing a critical opportunity to improve customer retention, better monetise customers and drive additional revenue.
“My Digital Moments” Simplifies Real-Time Customer Engagement for Digital Telcos
Comptel unveiled its new “My Digital Moments” blueprint to enable personalised digital customer journeys in service providers’ quest to improve the customer experience. It includes a self-service mobile application that provides insight, engagement and control over how customers consume digital services and gives operators a direct line to offer customised and relevant digital offerings.
Comptel Makes Its Biggest Impact Yet at Mobile World Congress 2017
Comptel had plenty to announce and discuss at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, including Digital Customer Journey and Digital Service Journey live demos, the launch the Power of Personal research report, and a brand-new volume in our “Nexterday” book series. We also hosted two Fireside Briefings – one with Deutsche Telekom about its deployment of Comptel’s FlowOne V solution for its Pan-Net project, and another with Salesforce about its Best Next Engagement solution, which leverages the capabilities of Fastermind.
Fastermind Rapidly Gains Traction
Since its launch in November 2016, Fastermind, an artificial intelligence solution for digital telcos, has gained traction with forward-looking operators globally, including a tier one operator in the Middle East that reported an eight percent increase in ARPU via its deployment. Fastermind also received notable industry acknowledgement, including being featured in a recent 451 Research report. Fastermind now supports a two other solutions for enabling personalised digital customer journeys, including “My Digital Moments” and “Best Next Engagement,” both unveiled this year.
Analysys Mason Recognises Comptel among World’s Top Mediation Players
Analyst firm Analysys Mason released a new Comptel company profile recognising Comptel as one of the world’s leading data processing vendors. The report also lists Comptel’s Data Refinery software suite as a top six mediation solution when ranked by worldwide market share.
Comptel and STC Collaborate to Fulfill the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision
Building on a 20-year-old partnership, Comptel and STC launched an initiative to support KSA’s vision for 2030, which is anchored around innovation, youth enablement, cost optimisation and economic growth through new revenue sources. “Hunt a Shark” is a contest that invites university students from Riyadh to share their ideas about emerging digital platforms and artificial intelligence-driven economies. Finalists will compete to secure – or ‘hunt’ – seed funding, training and mentorship to support their ideas, based on business rationale, uniqueness, viability, relevancy and alignment of their idea with vision 2030.
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Comptel Supports Digital Insurance
Backed by the advanced analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities of Fastermind, as well as Data Refinery’s enterprise data processing, Comptel will launch A-Claim, automated claims decision solution. A-Claim will uniquely integrate automated decisions with business rules, anomaly detection and fraud prediction, to help insurance companies identify which claims can be automatically processed and which should be handled manually.
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