Telkomsel selects Xura Spam Shield for advanced SMS spam detection

Xura, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESG), a provider of digital communications services, has worked with Telkomsel, a telecommunications services provider in Indonesia, to help protect the operator´s more than 153 million subscribers from SMS spam, the company said.

The company said it selected Xura´s Spam Shield to control messaging in their network, to detect automatically unsolicited messaging campaigns and block unwanted messages protecting subscribers from the majority of threats with dynamic detection techniques.

Spam Shield provides spam detection and dynamic policy control, with a learning process that continually adjusts to the constantly changing threat posed by spam to subscribers and operators´ brand and reputation.

Xura has installed SMSC and MMSC´s for the operator in the past, as well as providing revenue generating services such as network initiated Collect SMS. Spam Shield with grey route management was selected following proof of concept for its ability to cover both mobile originated and mobile terminated spam protection nationwide.

Telkomsel is also utilizing Xura Analytics, which provides a flexible GUI, for reporting and analysis.

Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. The company helps communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises navigate and monetise the digital ecosystem to create new experiences through its cloud-based offerings.

Telkomsel is a large Indonesian mobile operator with more than 153 million subscribers. To serve customers all over Indonesia, including in remote areas, outer islands and border areas, Telkomsel has built more than 116,000 BTSs. Telkomsel has consistently implemented technology roadmaps of 3G, HSDPA, HSPA +, as well as being the first mobile operator in Indonesia to commercially launch 4G LTE services.