The 1st local mobile OTT-VAS Network Operator, a new type of licensed Telecom VAS Operator dedicated for B2C Digital Communication services.
Incorporated in 2005, GTS-Infotel Nigeria Ltd is a pioneer mobile VAS company in Nigeria, owning 2 types of VAS licenses:
1. VAS / Shortcode license with a block of SMS Shortcodes, acting as a VAS Provider.
2. A VAS / Special Numbering Service license with block of long VAS numbers in 0700 series in the national numbering plan, positioning itself as the first Mobile VAS Network Operator.
For more than 10 years, GTS-Infotel Nigeria has been a leading licensed VAS Provider specializing in the provision of premium SMS Shortcodes services across the 4 mobile network operators (MNOs), and the provision of Automatic Voice SMS solution to Globacom. Acting also as a content Aggregator, GTS-Infotel partners with various local and international content providers for the sourcing and integration of Caller Ring Back Tone (CRBT) content to mobile Operators’ portals (MTN and Airtel).
In July 2014, the NCC granted GTS-Infotel Nigeria a Special Numbering Service (SNS) license, the second type of VAS license in Nigeria, after 9 years of the first application. However, it is later in June 2017 that NCC finally allocated to GTS-Infotel 20,000 VAS long numbers in the 0700 prefix of the national numbering plan at standard rated tariff, which will be marketed as Longcodes.
With these new resources, GTS-Infotel is currently in process of interconnecting its Voipswitch & SMS Gateway platforms to all the mobile networks in order to introduce mobile DID services in Nigeria, by the provision of its 0700 Longcodes dedicated to Cloud Business Voice & SMS messaging services accessible to all mobile GSM subscribers. Our Voice/SMS Longcodes service offer will address the high demand from Value-Added Reseller partners (OTT communication service providers, ICT/Web service providers...).
To simplify and improve the Business Communication Experience in the digital era by bridging the gap between mobile telecom networks and Internet networks for full Enterprise’s ICT Convergence.
GTS-Infotel is reinventing the Mobile VAS Business Model in Nigeria, powered by its GTS Network
To be the leading Mobile VAS Network Operator, providing GTS numbers to Businesses for end-to-end authenticated and secured digital VAS communications with mobile Consumers.
The sustainable development of mobile VAS segment in the era of digital economy relies mainly on the setup of an ecosystem that allows all the players involved in the value chain to earn equitably.
Also, acting now as the first "MobiTech Startup" in Nigeria, GTS-Infotel is now in process of transforming its VAS Provider’s business to position itself as the first local mobile OTT-VAS Operator, and is currently running Mobinawa network in its pilot phase.
The value of its offerings, technical expertise, and professionalism that helped GTS-Infotel to secure the above market opportunities has also enabled the company to earn industry recognition:
- GTS-Infotel Nigeria is the only licensed VAS Provider, appointed as a member of the Industry Working Group on Shortcodes regulation setting up by the NCC in 2013.
- The National Executive Council (NEC) of Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), appointed the Founder/Managing Director of GTS-Infotel to serve in the capacity of Coordinator, Value Added Services Providers in the 2014 – 2016 National Executive Council of the Association.
GTS-Infotel delivers cutting-edge solutions to our valued clients, relying largely on the strength of its alliances, its sophisticated technology and its highly skilled human resources.
You are a local IT/Web Service Provider, a VAS Provider, or a Content Provider
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