Primal Technologies Provides Over the Air Activation (OTA) and SMS/MMS Solution to Appalachian Wireless

Primal Technologies, a provider of enhanced service applications for wireless, cable and landline companies, announced today that its Open Services Platform (OSP) is commercially deployed with Appalachian Wireless to offer OTA and SMS.

“We are very pleased with the Primal OSP system. With the Primal OTA we can easily activate new subscribers and make service changes without the intervention of the subscriber. Their SMSC is easy to use and with the real-time data on usage, queue status and SMPP connection, we know the status of the network at all times,” said Jonathan Bradford, IT Manager at Appalachian Wireless.

The Over the Air Service Parameter Administration (OTAPA) feature also allows wireless service providers the update of NAM parameters, and Roaming List information in the mobile station remotely. This capability increases flexibility and reduces costs for carriers involved with mass changes that affect every handset, such as area-code splits. “A dual NEBS SMSC for half a rack can easily support 5 million SMS messages per day,” said Michael Conway, Vice President of Primal Technologies. “Over the past couple of years we have assisted many carriers replacing their first generation SMS with a plug and play system from Primal Technologies,” he continued.

The Open Services Platform (OSP) with its many applications is connected to the IP and SS7 networks simultaneously. Other applications supported on the IN-OSP include Unified Visual Voicemail, IN Prepaid/OCS, MMS and USSD. Once connected to the IP network, subscribers can update their accounts and profiles from anywhere in the world via the WWW and their Credit Card. IN-OSPs range from 10,000 to 1 MM subscribers allowing wireless service bureaus and MVNOs to scale their solution with their subscriber base.

About Primal Technologies Inc.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in Dallas, TX and Hong Kong, Primal Technologies Inc. is a leading developer of IN telecom applications, focused on making advanced services possible and profitable for wireless and wireline carriers worldwide. The Company’s customer roster includes MTS Allstream, Mobi PCS, ATN, i Wireless, Carolina West Wireless, Peoples Wireless, CityWest, Bermuda Digital Communications, Pulse Mobile, DTC Wireless, Cellular One and Union Wireless.

About Appalachian Wireless

Appalachian Wireless, a division of East Kentucky Network, LLC is Eastern Kentucky's leading provider of high quality telecommunications products and services since 1991. Headquartered in Ivel KY, Appalachian Wireless operates an advanced cellular telephone network servicing Eastern Kentucky and portions of Virginia and West Virginia, and is a locally-owned and operated cellular carrier that deploys CDMA & LTE technology, enabling their customers to enjoy instant messaging, sending and receiving pictures, full Internet connectivity, and ultra-clear voice communications.

For more information, contact:

Eva Harrison
Corporate Communications
Primal Technologies

+1 (416) 548-3395

About us

Primal Technologies, with a successful 20+ year history, is a leading provider of Converged Prepaid and Value Added Services for mobile, landline and cable operators.

Primal offers a broad and feature-rich portfolio of advanced VNF services for wireless and VoIP operators worldwide serving many types of networks.