The client is one of the reputed IT Service providers in the African subcontinent with presence in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Rwanda.
The client wanted to make a foray into the telecom segment and wanted to take the lead in offering premium services to the African market and assist various marketing, utility and services organizations with their requirements of SMS based marketing.
Databazaar worked alongside the client and developed an mobile portal application that enabled the client to register various service users who could load their phonebooks, compose and send bulk SMSs’ at competitive rates. The mobile portal has the capabilities of interfacing with the SMSC over HTTP and SMPP protocols. The mobile portal is also capable of carrying out SMS based polls.
• Apache2 / Tomcat
• SMPP Libraries
The benefits accrued to the client were:
• Presence in the Premium Services segment in the African region.
• Improvement in the business bottom line by being one of the early entrants in the PRS segment.
• Acquisition of newer customer base.