NEC provides billing gateway for DOCOMO's standalone 5G system

NEC supplies payment entrance for DOCOMO’s standalone 5G system

TOKYO, Jan 18, 2023 – (JCN Wire Service) – – NEC Company (NEC) has actually offered NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) with a Billing Entrance Feature (CGF) for high-performance handling of payment info, which is ending up being significantly complicated as a result of the expanding elegance of solution food selections.

The CGF started running in December 2022 as a gateway-packaged item that links DOCOMO’s existing standalone 5G mobile core network (SA 5GC)(1), which was offered by NEC, to its service support group (BSS) for client management and also payment. By arranging the wide range of payment info sent out from 5GC and also connecting to the BSS, the CGF makes it possible for effective payment handling, while sustaining the quick launch, stipulation and also money making of brand-new solutions.

Solution food selections making use of 5G are ending up being extra varied, and also the advancement of brand-new solutions past package interactions, SMS and also voice interactions is anticipated to proceed progressing in the future. Because of this, telecoms service providers are requiring packaged items that can flexibly sustain brand-new solutions. In the BSS location, there is a need to present Fit to Requirement packaged items that can flexibly manage brand-new solutions and also are lined up with IT methods. Nonetheless, when making use of a packaged item for a portal, it is essential to create links for the components of the system where info such as BSS is connected. Consequently, constructing a brand-new entrance needs superb packaged items and also expertise in the advancement of link systems. Based upon this history, as an innovative effort in the sector, NEC has actually presented a CGF packaged item at the demand of DOCOMO.

Functions of this effort consist of:

1. Effective payment handling with CGF packaged items

DOCOMO has actually presented a CGF remedy offered by Netcracker Modern Technology (Netcracker), an NEC subsidiary, making use of the CGF item from DigitalRoute(2). Netcracker constructed the durable remedy making use of DigitalRoute’s item for high website traffic handling to attain effective payment.

DigitalRoute’s CGF packaged items have actually been released at greater than 400 organizations all over the world and also abide by global criteria (3GPP). The CGF can arrange huge quantities of payment info created for each and every solution, such as package interactions and also voice telephone calls, and also connect it to the BSS for effective payment handling. Netcracker has considerable worldwide experience executing remedies based upon the DigitalRoute item collection and also contributed in its execution at NTT DOCOMO, functioning carefully with NEC as the system integrator and also DigitalRoute as the item supplier.

2. Versatile assistance for brand-new solutions and also scalability via online handling of payment info

This CGF has a circulation control feature that specifies the handling circulation of payment info for each and every solution, offering both versatile assistance for brand-new solutions and also scalability that makes it possible for online handling of payment info. Consequently, also if the solution food selection branches out, it will certainly be feasible to flexibly react without needing to go through brand-new advancement each time, therefore adding to the quick money making of organizations.

3. Using NEC’s performance history in system advancement for telecoms service providers to attain connection while reducing the advancement of exterior systems

NEC has a riches of experience in creating top quality systems that sustain the competition of telecoms service providers’ solutions, consisting of the advancement of open resource systems that sustain DOCOMO’s repayment solutions. By leveraging this performance history and also centering the influence on exterior systems attached to this CGF, a premium system has actually been accomplished while reducing advancement.

NEC will certainly remain to take advantage of this performance history to offer 5G networking, BSS, and also procedure support group (OSS) to telecoms service providers as extensive top quality remedies, assisting them to swiftly introduce brand-new solutions, simplify procedures, and also boost income.

“We delight in to have actually dealt with NEC as a companion in the intro of typical items suitable with 5G SA. DOCOMO will certainly remain to promptly and also flexibly offer consumers with varied solutions and also payment systems for next-generation networks, consisting of 5G,” stated Shin Fujii, Elderly Supervisor, NTT DOCOMO.

“NEC is pleased to have actually offered DOCOMO with this complete 5GC system including CGF. We have a lengthy background of cooperation with DOCOMO extending a wide array of remedies, and also we eagerly anticipate proceeding the stipulation of top quality, extremely dependable end-to-end networking remedies in the future,” stated Michio Kiuchi, Elderly Vice Head Of State, NEC Company.

“Netcracker is recognized to proceed collaborating with DOCOMO, in collaboration with NEC and also DigitalRoute, to provide a genuinely distinguished remedy that will certainly offer performances in the payment procedure causing faster time to market and also quick money making of brand-new solutions,” stated Bob Titus, CTO at Netcracker. “We eagerly anticipate future success with DOCOMO.”

“We are exceptionally enjoyed introduce that our tactical collaboration with NEC has actually been strengthened via this job for DOCOMO, the No.1 CSP in Japan,” stated Per-Erik Johansson, SVP, Head of Telecommunications Business & Alliances at DigitalRoute. “Our finest in course item remedies have actually been created via their release by lots of worldwide CSPs. Along with NEC, we are not just allowing DOCOMO’s next-generation money making, we are additionally driving an one-upmanship by having the ability to broaden in brand-new venture markets.”

(1) Standalone 5GC (SA 5GC): An interaction approach to satisfy the requirements of the different networks that are called for in the 5G age, such as improved Mobile BroadBand (eMBB) (broadband, huge capability), substantial-Maker Kind Communications (mMTC) (high thickness links) and also Ultra-Reliable and also Reduced Latency Communications (URLLC) (Ultra-high dependability and also reduced latency).

(2) News release (revealed on February 8, 2021):

NEC, Netcracker and also DigitalRoute Companion to Speed Up 5G Money Making

– Collaboration makes it possible for CSPs to swiftly release a 5G mobile core network in the cloud and also generate income from any type of 5G service design

Regarding NEC Company

NEC Company has actually developed itself as a leader in the assimilation of IT and also network innovations while advertising the brand name declaration of “Coordinating a brighter globe.” NEC makes it possible for organizations and also areas to adjust to quick adjustments occurring in both culture and also the marketplace as it attends to the social worths of security, safety, justness and also performance to advertise a much more lasting globe where everybody has the opportunity to reach their complete capacity. To learn more, check out NEC at

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