Intec Supports Market Expansion for Exatel in Poland
London/Barcelona/Warsaw, February 16th 2009 Intec, a global provider of business and operations support systems (OSS/BSS), today announced that Exatel, one of Poland’s largest communications network providers, has deployed an upgrade of Intec’s market-leading Total Service Mediation and InterconnecT billing and settlement solutions. The upgrade implementation, undertaken within budget and in advance of the anticipated roll-out, is set to help Exatel’s ambitious expansion plans.
To date, Exatel has focused on providing communications services to business users, offering a portfolio of voice and data services to such different sectors as banking and finance, energy, public administration and operators; therefore speed and accuracy of settlement and contract management is critical.
“At a time when both local and international traffic are flourishing we need the best solution for our business needs to ensure optimum operational efficiency,” commented Jozef Ludwicki, IT Director for Exatel. “Intec continues to deliver cutting-edge technology and its highly efficient team has helped us seamlessly upgrade our Mediation and InterconnecT platforms.”
“We are delighted to be Exatel’s continued partner of choice with our InterconnecT and Mediation platforms, offering unparalleled scalability and functionality.” added Gary Burch, VP for Intec EMEA. “Our software offers a level of functionality that cannot be matched, with proven performance with leading communications service providers and operators across the globe.”
A further factor in the success of the implementation was the integration of the working project teams. “Our own IT team has a high level of expertise and skills, which were effectively utilized by Intec’s own highly qualified professional services team during the deployment,” added Ludwicki.
Intec’s InterconnecT addresses the needs of a dynamic operator dealing with both traditional and next-generation products and services in a single system, with proven ability to handle the highest levels of national carrier traffic. The market-leading solution also supports inter-partner settlement for IP-based services over next generation networks. This includes multi-party settlement with a variety of third party service providers, for services such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), content downloads and multimedia messaging.
Intec’s market leading Total Service Mediation is a highly robust, advanced convergent mediation solution will enable the carrier to consolidate its legacy systems and benefit from a lower total cost of ownership, whilst gaining business advantage through the ability to support the rapid release of innovative services. Intec Total Service Mediation has proven its scalability, flexibility and control in the largest of carrier environments, improving the customer experience and helping to prepare operators for future service enhancements.
Intec supplies solutions to over 70 of the world’s top 100 telecoms carriers and is one of the world’s fastest growing major BSS/OSS (business and operations support systems) vendors. Intec’s 400 customers include AT&T, Cable & Wireless, The Carphone Warehouse (UK), China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Eircom (Ireland), France Telecom, Hutchison 3G, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Verizon. Intec works closely with its customers, many of whom have been with Intec since its inception, to provide the highest standards of performance, flexibility and robustness to help carriers service their customers effectively and profitably. Intec’s comprehensive and expanding range of products, solutions and services includes:
*** Retail billing and customer management
*** Multi-service mediation and activation
*** Inter-carrier billing settlements including US CABS and ITU-based settlement
*** End-to-end content partner management
*** Optimised wholesale routing and trading
*** Real-time pre/post-paid mediation and charging
*** Pre-integrated solutions for wholesale, wireless and core IMS charging functions
Founded in 1997, Intec is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ITL.L) and has over 1,600 staff and 28 offices in 22 countries.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.intecbilling.com
Exatel is one of the leading suppliers of modern telecommunication solutions for business entities and public sector. It manages the most advanced fibre optic data transmission network in Poland of over 19,000 km in length and 320 GB/s bandwith, with 500 nodes in Poland’s largest cities and connected to over 30 global operators’ networks. Among its clients there are 1500 big and medium sized corporations including the carriers, and public institutions such as National Health Fund, Agency for Restructurisation and Modernisation of Agriculture, Netia, Deloitte, Raiffeisen Bank Polska SA, Bank PKO BP, Bank Pekao SA, Bloomberg Poland, Polish Press Agency. Exatel’s wide range of services include voice, internet and data transmission (esp. IP VPN implementation on MPLS or Metro Ethernet). It’s 16 year longstanding experience in supplying cutting-edge telecommunication services, well-developed technical infrastructure and highly qualifed specialists, that guarantee the highest standards of quality and security, make Exatel a first choice partner for most demanding customers.
For more information, please visit their website: http://www.exatel.pl