Digitata Limited, Leader in Dynamic Tariffing, Acquires a Controlling Stake in Rorotika Technologies

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Digitata Limited is pleased to announce that they have recently acquired a controlling stake in long-time partner company, Rorotika Technologies Ltd.

Digitata Limited is pleased to announce that they have recently acquired a controlling stake in long-time partner company, Rorotika Technologies Ltd.

Since its inception in 2008, Digitata Limited has worked hand-in-hand with its partner, Rorotika Technologies, who provides development and support services for Digitata’s Dynamic Tariffing™ solution, the first and leading dynamic tariffing™ solution for voice, SMS and data.

Regarding the acquisition of Rorotika Technologies, Mr. Ted Bartlett, CEO of Digitata Limited said:
“Following years of successful collaboration, the joining of Digitata and Rorotika was a logical next step in the relationship between the two companies, and we look forward to bringing the services and products provided by Rorotika into the Digitata fold and under the Digitata brand. The joining of the two companies will ensure a closer working relationship and will allow us to improve our service to our customers, to expand our product offering and to streamline our operations.”

Mr. Tinus Neethling, CEO of Rorotika Technologies Limited, said:
“Rorotika is pleased to be joining forces with long-time partner, Digitata Limited. The two companies have worked effectively side by side for so long that the success of this venture is already assured, and we look forward to moving ahead under the Digitata banner.”

Besides offering improved efficiencies in Digitata’s world-leading Dynamic Tariffing™ product and service offering, the acquisition brings with it other lines of business that will be of interest and benefit to the company’s Mobile Network Operator customers. These include a sophisticated, vendor-agnostic network configuration management solution (NetCM) from the forward-looking Rorotika Networks (now Digitata Networks) to transparently manage and troubleshoot all major mobile technologies (2G, 3G, LTE, Wi-Fi) and multi-domains (Core, RAN, TX). The solution offers operators cost savings through improved efficiencies gained by automating auditing, planning, optimising, configuration and operational activities.

In addition, innovative Rorotika subsidiary, Rorotika Mobile, will now fall under the Digitata brand. There are clear synergies between this mobile gaming offering and Digitata’s own MeMe Mobile offering and the marrying of the two concepts under one brand will facilitate both reach and deep engagement with mobile subscribers in emerging markets, through fun, selected content and competition.

Mr. Bartlett, CEO of Digitata Limited, also wishes to reassure Rorotika customers that the Rorotika product range will continue to be offered, improved and supported under the Digitata brand, serviced by the same highly-skilled team of experts that they have come to trust.

Silverpeak acted as advisor to Digitata Limited, contributing to a successful transaction with Rorotika Technologies Ltd.

Any questions regarding the acquisition of Rorotika Technologies by Digitata Limited should please be addressed to:
Conal Lewer-Allen
Chief Marketing Officer
Email: conal(dot)lewer-allen(at)digitata(dot)com

For further information on the product offerings being added to the Digitata brand, please visit http://www.digitata.com.

ABOUT DIGITATA LIMITED

Formed in 2008, Digitata is a privately-held multinational technology company with a strong mobile telecommunications and revenue management background.

Digitata provides solutions for mobile operators that enable them to achieve sustainable customer growth and profitable revenue generation in competitive environments, while enhancing the value of the mobile experience for their customers.

Digitata is the inventor of the Dynamic Tariffing™ System (DTS). DTS provides mobile network operators with a unique platform to attract new customers, retain the existing customer base and generate profitable revenues, while protecting the quality of the mobile network.

To support DTS, Digitata also offers sophisticated analytics services, which provide network and subscriber analytics, experienced leadership and executable advice on the management of your telecommunications network and Dynamic Tariffing. This service affords the operator unprecedented visibility of subscriber behaviour.

In 2014, Digitata announced MeMe Mobile, an innovative premium media channel that offers a unique customer-interfacing experience for your brand, reaching DT-registered mobile subscribers on their mobile telephone devices; targeting the consumer based on certain demographic, location and other value criteria.

Digitata’s solutions are used by some 89 million subscribers and have been deployed in over 25 countries.

ABOUT ROROTIKA TECHOLOGIES

Rorotika Technologies (Pty) Ltd. is a South African-based company formed in 2006. With strengths lying in the mobile telecommunications arena in both operational and product development areas, the company focuses on developing innovative network-based solutions that help mobile network operators succeed in making significant improvements in key business areas.

Rorotika and affiliates leverage their vast knowledge of the radio environment to design solutions in the space of radio planning, optimisation and configuration management.

Rorotika Network’s sophisticated, vendor-agnostic network configuration management solution (NetCM) transparently manages and troubleshoots all major mobile technologies (2G, 3G, LTE, Wi-Fi) and multi-domains (Core, RAN, TX). The solution offers operators cost savings through improved efficiencies gained by automating auditing, planning, optimising, configuration and operational activities.

In addition, innovative subsidiary, Rorotika Mobile, provides a mobile gaming platform that can be used by mobile operators and brands to unlock revenue and engage deeply with their customers in emerging markets. The platform uses the USSD bearer to create a mobile, multi-player, highly engaging and ubiquitous gaming arcade “in the subscriber’s pocket.” Accessible from the most basic feature phones, there is no technological barrier-to-entry for subscribers. Mobile gaming can be used by operators and brands to incorporate fun and competition into mobile marketing campaigns.

ABOUT SILVERPEAK

Silverpeak is an independent investment bank providing advice on M&A and financing transactions to clients in the technology sector. Silverpeak provides a superior service thanks to their sector knowledge, relationships and execution experience. Silverpeak advises growth and venture-stage companies, financial sponsors (typically private equity and venture funds), and corporates seeking to grow via investment/acquisitions or to manage their activities through divestitures.

The firm is the result of Go4Venture Advisers and Centerboard Partners joining forces. This creates a stronger and larger advisory team with extensive transaction credentials, and the same client dedication and execution excellence. For more information, please see http://www.silverpeakib.com

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