EI Telecom Buys Xintec IRSF Solution

Euro-Information Telecom (EI Telecom) has purchased Xintec’s FMSevolution product, primarily to combat International Revenue Share Fraud (IRSF). The price was not disclosed. Update 10:41 UTC: Sharp-eyed reader Ravish Patel spotted that the contract was estimated to be worth EUR300,000 (USD335,000) per this marketing publication. Thanks Ravish!

EI Telecom is reportedly the largest MVNO in France, with 1.4 million customers. Xintec (logo pictured) is an Irish vendor of RA and FMS solutions, principally aimed at smaller telcos and supplied via the cloud. Their offering is augmented by a partnership with Colin Yates Consulting, giving them access to a database of 100,000 test call numbers for use in detecting fraud.

You can read Xintec’s press release here.

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is a recognized expert on communications risk and assurance. He was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and others.   Eric was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He was a founding member of Qatar's National Committee for Internet Safety and the first leader of the TM Forum's Enterprise Risk Management team. Eric currently sits on the committee of the Risk & Assurance Group, and is an editorial advisor to Black Swan. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.   Commsrisk is edited by Eric. Look here for more about Eric's history as editor.