Anam Partners with HGC

Anam Partners with HGC

Pictured from left: Irfan Abubaid, Assistant Vice President Global Voice & Messaging International Business, HGC; Clive Steady, Director of Sales, ANAM TECHNOLOGIES LTD; Joanna Kuligowska, Senior Business Manager, Messaging, HGC

Dublin, May 07, 2018. 

Anam Technologies are delighted to announce a partnership with HGC to offer its Industry leading SMS Firewall and A2P Managed Services to Vietnamobile, one of the Hutchison Group networks. The joint initiative will generate increased A2P revenues and deliver improved customer satisfaction by addressing SMS Spam on the back of a secured SMS infrastructure.

Anam was very recently declared the No 1 Tier 1 SMS Firewall vendor for 2017. The research which was conducted by Rocco, an independent MNO specialist consultancy, involved 172 MNO’s in 141 counties and rated 15 industry vendors.

HGC were seeking a strategic partner with complementary A2P security capabilities, Irfan Abubaid, Assistant Vice President for HGC’s Global Messaging International Business remarked that “the A2P opportunity for MNO’s is best addressed by a combination of filtering, reporting and analytics that feed into insightful business level decision-making. Anam bring substantial technology credentials and business knowledge in the A2P SMS securitizations area and we are confident that, with HGC being a global A2P Hub that leverages on its well-established international network of MNOs and its knowledge of A2P aggregator community. We are looking forward to engaging with mobile operators in Asia and across the globe in helping them to swiftly monetize A2P opportunities and put in place a robust securitization program with our world class technology partners.

Announcing the contract, Anam’s Director of Sales, Clive Steady stated “Being selected by HGC provides a strong seal of approval for both Anam’s technology and services as well as endorsing our position as the No 1 SMS firewall vendor in the market. The potential to rapidly monetise SMS traffic is enormous and we are very excited to secure this opportunity with the HGC team.

About Anam

Anam is the fastest growing independent SMS Firewall and A2P Monetisation service provider in the world, filtering billions of messages for Mobile Operators for more than 250m subscribers across 65 countries. Anam’s team of Industry leading A2P consultants leverage firewall technology to enable Mobile Operators to generate new revenues from A2P SMS traffic on their networks. The company’s offering has generated incremental revenues in excess of $2million per annum for every 1 million subscribers. Anam owns the worldwide patent for Home Routing (EP 1683375 B1), a technique invented by John Murtagh, Anam CTO in 2006 and fundamental to SMS Firewalls.

Anam has corporate and technical headquarters in Dublin Ireland, Anam’s Asia presence is managed from Kuala Lumpur and the company has further worldwide presence in the UK, Pakistan, Jamaica, Malta, Nigeria and Vietnam.



About HGC Global Communications Limited

HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) is a leading Hong Kong and international fixed-line operator. The company owns an extensive network and infrastructure in Hong Kong and overseas and provides various kinds of services. It provides telecom infrastructure service to others operators and serves as a service provider to corporate and households. The company provides full-fledged telecom, data centre services, ICT solutions and broadband services for local, overseas, corporate and mass markets. HGC owns and operates an extensive fibre-optic network, four cross-border telecom routes integrated into tier-one telecom operators in mainland China and connects with hundreds of world-class international telecom operators. HGC is one of Hong Kong’s largest Wi-Fi service providers, running over 29,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong. The company is committed to further investing and enriching its current infrastructure and, in parallel, adding on top the latest technologies and developing its infrastructure services and solutions. HGC is a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager focusing on energy, utilities and transport in North America, Europe and selected fast-growing economies.

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