Mar 9, 2011
STERLING, VA, March 10, 2011 – Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a provider of market-leading, innovative solutions and directory services to enable trusted communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world, today announced that it is working with Rogers Communications Inc., Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services, to enable application developers using the Neustar Intelligent Cloud service simple access to a variety of the Rogers application programming interfaces (APIs) including SMS, Location-Based Services and billing, through the Rogers Catalyst platform.
Leveraging the power of Rogers network API's, the Rogers Catalyst platform is a handset-agnostic platform that enables smartphone-like functionality on a large variety of Rogers mobile devices. The Neustar Intelligent Cloud service is GSMA OneAPI compliant, providing controlled access to network services, data, and intelligence. This service will ultimately enable organizations and developers to connect with the over 300 million mobile subscribers across the United States and Canada, providing relevant and personalized mobile services -- all through a single connection.
Using web-based and standard APIs, the Neustar Intelligent Cloud service provides the tools necessary to create applications that harness location-based services, device features and subscriber preferences, while enabling the subscriber to retain control of their privacy and preferences. Additionally, these services can be offered to any subscriber or operator participating in the Neustar Intelligent Cloud service.
“We are pleased to be leveraging Rogers Catalyst through the Neustar Intelligent Cloud,” said Steve Edwards, senior vice president, Carrier Services. “North America has been leading the evolution in next-generation mobile services. We have seen strong interest from operators, developers, and solution providers in this region. Rogers Catalyst is accelerating the time-to-market for enhanced mobile services and enabling a highly targeted customer experience.”
The Neustar Intelligent Cloud service is changing this dynamic by simplifying the business model to create revenue opportunities for mobile operators and solution providers alike. Developers can now innovate quickly to create a variety of mobile services that solution providers can use to interact with their customers and employees across operator networks. At the same time, operators are able to securely monetize their unique network intelligence.
For more information on Neustar’s Intelligent Cloud, please visit www.neustarintelligentcloud.biz.
About Neustar, Inc.
Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) provides market-leading, innovative services that enable trusted communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world. To learn more about Neustar, visit www.neustar.biz .
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