Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced today that Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), one of the United State’s most respected and best performing local exchange and wireless providers, has extended its billing and customer care support contract with Convergys through 2014.
In addition to the contract extension, Convergys will support an expanded portfolio of billing systems and customer care applications for Cincinnati Bell. While continuing to provide application development and maintenance services for Cincinnati Bell’s wireline and wireless billing systems, Convergys will now support the company’s long distance, IP services, and carrier access billing systems.
“Convergys is a proven partner who has provided us with high-quality work for more than 20 years,” said Ted Torbeck, President, Communications, Cincinnati Bell. “In this most recent contract, Convergys’s expertise in the billing space will allow us to simplify our business processes and reallocate IT resources to focus on growing other parts of our business.”
Cincinnati Bell will also now license a wireless billing solution that Convergys has hosted and managed for Cincinnati Bell over the past nine years. Convergys will continue to support the solution for Cincinnati Bell with application development and maintenance services.
“Convergys and Cincinnati Bell have a strong relationship built on a long history of trusted partnership,” said Bob Lento, President, Information Management, Convergys. “We are committed to helping Cincinnati Bell realize their business goals. This contract extension is a testament to the high level of service Cincinnati Bell has come to expect from us.”
Convergys develops and implements Smart Revenue Solutions for the telecoms, cable, satellite, broadband and utilities markets. These solutions can help service providers meet the billing and customer care needs of the retail, enterprise, and wholesale sectors.