Argent Networks, a leading technology and telecommunications billing solutions company, will provide its ArgentEclipseâ„¢ real time convergent billing and CRM software for Telecom Cook Islands. Telecom Cook Islands which has been operating since 1991 is majority owned by Telecom New Zealand with 40 percent held by the Cook Islands locally elected government. [Read more…]
Leading technology and telecommunications solutions company Argent Networks, has deployed its Eclipse real-time data billing solution to Libercell, Liberiaâ€™s national telecommunications provider. [Read more…]
Leading technology and telecommunications solutions company Argent Networks, has won a contract to provide its ArgentSDP and ArgentEclipseâ„¢ real time convergent billing and CRM software for Norfolk Island. [Read more…]
Argent Networks, a provider of BSS and OSS solutions for fixed, mobile and next generation networks, has launched the latest version of its leading in>Bill Interconnect rating, billing and settlement solution.
Larry Barker, Chief Executive Officer for Argent Networks says that the release of the new version 6.0 of in>Bill to the market is exciting for the company. â€œin>Bill version 6.0 forms an important part of Argentâ€™s suite of products designed to enable its partners and customers to roll out next generation services, as well as handle the complex inter-carrier settlement models being exhibited between carriers, content and media providers,â€ says Barker.
Argentâ€™s in>Bill version 6.0 supports all network types and settlement billing models from traditional network services through to next generation VoIP, Content, IPTV, and multimedia services on a single platform. [Read more…]
Argent Networks has announced that it has appointed Cas Skrzypczak, to the Board. He is an experienced director who brings considerable international business and management skills to the company.
Cas brings his extensive experience with some of the worldâ€™s largest telecommunications, software and network companies including ECI Telecom (NASDAQ: ECIL), IP Unity Corp, JDS Uniphase (NASDAQ: JDSU), Somera Communications (NASDAQ: SMRA), Sirenza Microdevices (NASDAQ: SMDI) and WebEx Communications, Inc (NASDAQ:WEBX)
Chris Jones, CEO of Argent Networks says that the new appointment to the Board is another significant boost as the company can draw on the added global business perspectives of its leading directors like Cas. [Read more…]
Leading New Zealand technology and telecommunications solutions company Argent Networks has announced that it has appointed Larry Barker as its new CEO to take the company forward as part of a global strategy formulated by founder and Chief Executive Chris Jones and his Board several months ago.
The appointment of Larry Barker as the new CEO is part of a planned exit strategy designed by Chris Jones and his Board in order to manage Argentâ€™s next growth phase. Chris Jones will remain active on the Argent Board as a non-executive director and will also pursue his other directorships and business interests. [Read more…]
Argent Networks has appointed Frederick (Fred) M. Lax to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Prior to joining Argent Networks, Fred served as President and CEO of Tekelec, formerly a California based telecommunications company that recently moved its corporate headquarters to North Carolina, and which is a leading developer of next-generation switching and signaling telecommunications solutions, network performance management technology, and value-added applications.
Chris Jones, CEO of Argent Networks says he is delighted that someone of Fredâ€™s calibre and international experience has joined the Board. â€œFred is a driven, natural thinker who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and actively seek growth and change. He has considerable knowledge of the telecommunications industry, which is ideal for Argent, and he will also bring the company his wider experience and extensive contacts with the global telecommunications industry. Fredâ€™s skills will boost Argent Networks as it continues to expand and develop its business to the next level internationally,â€ says Jones.
As CEO, Frederick M. Lax provided leadership and guidance to Tekelec and oversaw the company as it broadened and diversified its telecommunications product portfolio, strengthened its competitive position and expanded its global presence in key markets world-wide, substantially increasing revenue and operational results. Under his leadership Tekelec also acquired several private companies, providing customers in the telecommunications industry with the companyâ€™s leading next generation technology solutions. [Read more…]
Argent Networks, a technology and telecommunications billing solutions company today announced that it was launching a new content mediation platform, ACMP, which will transform the way in which the worldâ€™s telecommunications carriers manage and generate revenues from a rapidly growing convergence of data on mobile and fixed networks.
Chris Jones, CEO of Argent Networks, says that ACMP was developed specifically to help the worldâ€™s major telecommunications carriers, many of whom are already the Companyâ€™s customers, better serve their customers by providing the additional services the market is demanding. â€œThe beauty of Argentâ€™s ACMP is that it is web-based using standard browsers so there are no additional deployment issues or costs. ACMP allows all subscriber services and activities, using however many different content providers and forms of data, to be instantly synthesised and made available to view in real- time through a single interface,â€ says Jones.
ACMP is a significant evolution in Argentâ€™s product set. It provides a robust platform for delivery of content in real-time from content providers to subscribers. It can also integrate with Argentâ€™s existing billing system ArgentEclipse for the billing of the provided content. This provides carriers with a single interface allowing a telecommunications carrier to deliver, rate and bill for provided content to their subscribers in real-time. [Read more…]
Argent Networks, a technology and telecommunications billing solutions company, announced today that it has signed a deal with Revol to supply its in>Billâ„¢ solution. Revol, the main brand of Cleveland Unlimited, is an Ohio-based communications provider with a rapidly growing customer base using a high-quality, all-digital wireless CDMA network. Revolâ€™s network has spread throughout Cleveland as well as Youngstown and Columbus Ohio as well as Indianapolis, Indiana.
Chris Jones, CEO of Argent Networks, says that in>Billâ„¢ is an advanced, web-enabled solution that provides rich and detailed information about network usage for telecommunication carriers like Revol. â€œArgentâ€™s in>Billâ„¢ will enable Revol to carry out trend and traffic analysis across every part of its network for all content from any record source. In addition, in>Billâ„¢ monitors traffic volume, types of activity and usage right down to individual events. Being able to quickly process and re-process event data records means Revol will be better placed to ensure accuracy of billing processes issues,â€ says Jones.
Tony McDowell, VP Engineering & Operations for Revol says that Argentâ€™s in>Billâ„¢ solution was selected as the ideal platform as it provides several key advantages and features for the companyâ€™s network. [Read more…]
New Zealand technology and telecommunications company Argent Networks announced today that it has acquired Australian telecommunications solutions company Integration Management. As an operational support system (OSS) provider, Integration Management (IM) provides revenue assurance and settlement solution software to some of the largest telecommunications carriers in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and theUnited States including AAPT, Telecom NZ, Celcom of Malaysia, PLDT of the Philippines, and Indosat of Indonesia. With offices in Sydney, Singapore and Denver, Colorado, IM has a strong reputation for its technologically advanced products like in>Bill in the voice interconnect, content management and wholesale verification categories.
Argent already has a number of blue-chip clients in the Australian and New Zealand market, including Telstra and Virgin Mobile. Chris Jones, CEO of Argent Networks, says that the IM acquisition gives Argent an immediate footprint into other global markets particularly parts of Asia Pacific and the United States. â€œFor Argent, the IM deal means we can continue grow exponentially faster in keyglobal telecommunications markets in Asia as well as expand our existing customer base throughout other parts of the world such as the Middle East where Argent is already a dominant player.â€ [Read more…]