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Jordan Islamic Bank Choose Aastra for Their Contact Center

Monday, July 15, 2013

Jordan Islamic Bank Choose Aastra for Their Contact Center

00:00 EDT Monday, July 15, 2013

AMMAN, Jordan and DUBAI, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, was chosen to supply Jordan Islamic Bank with a state-of-the-art contact centre solution.

Jordan Islamic Bank (JIB) is Jordan's first modern Islamic bank and promises each of its customers innovative banking solutions that are both Sharia compliant and in line with their specific banking needs. JIB has around 2000 employees, 64 branches, 16 cash offices and 131 ATMs throughout the kingdom.

As a fully-fledged Islamic bank, JIB has combined the best of traditional Islamic values with the technology and innovation that characterize the best of modern banking. JIB is a customer-centred organization with close personal service and understanding, forming the basis of clients relationships.

And in order to fulfil its vision, JIB was looking for the state-of-the-art customer service communication solution offering access to live agents via telephones, email, SMS and chat as well as telebanking self services around the clock. Aastra had the optimal solution to JIB needs with the Solidus eCare Multimedia Contact Center solution.

UNITEL, Aastra authorized system integrator in Jordan implemented the solution and integrated it with the bank's business processes and systems in order to automate routine customer requests such as: Service registration, Balance Inquiries, Transactions, Statement of Account Request, Money Transfers (internal and external), Bills payment, Inquiries information, Cards Information, Credit card last 5 transactions, Block/unblock ATM & Credit cards and Cheque requests.

Mohammed Bata, Managing Director of UNITEL says: "The call centre can handle high call volumes and can be expanded easily to cope with future demands. The automated telebanking offers high quality self service to customers after normal business hours, helping the bank improve customer service and lower call centre costs. VIP customers can be prioritized, so their calls are handled quickly. The implemented Solidus eCare multimedia solution is also used for outbound call campaigns"

About Aastra Middle East and Africa

Aastra Middle East and Africa with main office in Dubai is the regional business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, (TSX:"AAH"), a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. Aastra's operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers one of the most complete portfolios of unified communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers' requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, associated UC applications, integrated mobility, multimedia call center solutions and high definition video communications to a wide selection of deskphones and cordless terminals. For additional information on Aastra, visit our website at http://www.aastra.com/mea

Aastra® is a registered trademark of Aastra Technologies Limited in the United States and Canada. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

SOURCE Aastra Telecom Middle East

For further information: Media contacts: Zak.evans@aastra.com, Roger Hage, +971-4-438-0111

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