Martin Group, a leading software, business services, and engineering provider for the telecommunications industry, today announced that PrairieWave Communications deployed Martin Groupâ€™s Business Support System (BSS), OMNIAâ„¢, and Operations Support System (OSS), OASIS, to support all lines of business and all customers with a pre-integrated, end-to-end solution. OMNIA and OASIS allow PrairieWave to go to market with competitive offerings that will be supported throughout total operations. PrairieWave is now able to automate provisioning for services (previously done manually) integrated with billing, customer care, and plant management.
With OMNIA, PrairieWave maintains a holistic view of its customers while supporting its 62,000 subscribers in 45 markets across all lines of business. PrairieWave can leverage its existing investment to support future services and bundled offerings with OMNIA.
Chief Information Officer of PrairieWave Communications, Eugene McCord, says “the conversion teams have worked swiftly and accurately to deliver a solution that will support current service offerings as well as will allow for future growth.”
“We are proud to support PrairieWave Communicationâ€™s needs as it delivers the best possible service and product offerings to its customers,” says Jim Odom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Martin Group. “Our customers, like PrairieWave, can leverage one software solution to deliver creative bundles across all lines of business on a single bill.”
PrairieWave Communications is utilizing End-User Billing, Carrier Access Billing (CABS), and Electronic Bill Presentment & Payment (EBPP) within OMNIA; Automated Provisioning, Facilities Management, and Work Force Management within OASIS; as well as bill presentation customization services.
About PrairieWave Communications:
PrairieWave Communications is dedicated to building and operating broadband telecommunications networks in small communities. The Companyâ€™s current networks serve 45 communities in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa and include three switching centers, an advanced data network operations center, four cable television operations centers, and more than 100,000 network miles of integrated fiber optic, coaxial, and copper network facilities. Over these proprietary networks, the Company offers a full bundle of advanced telephone, video, and data services to community residents and businesses.
About Martin Group:
Martin Group is the nationwide leader of Software, Business Services, and Engineering that address operational and marketplace challenges faced by communications providers. Martin Groupâ€™s advanced OSS/BSS software provides communications providers with the tools to manage revenue effectively and efficiently. Martin Groupâ€™s Business Services help communications providers minimize exposure to capital, human and technological risks associated with in-house solutions. Martin Groupâ€™s Engineering team has been assisting service providers plan and engineer their infrastructure for 35 years with innovative solutions, practical designs, and expert implementations. Martin Group is headquartered in Mitchell, SD and has regional offices spanning across the US. For additional information, visit www.martin-group.com.