Comptel Corporation (OMX Helsinki: CTL1V), a leading Operational Support System (OSS) software vendor for convergent mediation, charging, provisioning and network inventory, has announced that Telenor of Norway is extending its use of Comptel’s network inventory solution to consolidate information about their logical and physical networks. By combining this information, Telenor shall realise savings in through rationalisation of IT systems and improved processes supported by better data-accuracy.
This new project cements the long standing relationship between Telenor and Comptel. Telenor has been relying for a number of years on Comptel’s network inventory to document its physical network, covering amongst others ducts, cables, masts, and manholes. Comptel’s inventory is used to support key business processes such as network planning. Now, Telenor plans to add data about its logical network, covering PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network), ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) and broadband services to residential and business customers in Norway. In addition, Telenor will deploy Comptel’s reconciliation module to synchronise the inventory with other key legacy systems which form part of the provisioning workflow.
Mr. Harri Palviainen, Senior Vice President of Network Inventory Business of Comptel Corporation concludes: “We are delighted that Telenor has decided to extend its relationship with Comptel. This is a significant deal for Comptel and a major project for our Network Inventory business. Operators never undertake extensive network inventory projects lightly, so we are pleased that Telenor has given Comptel a vote of confidence.”
Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Telenor is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communication services. Telenor is one of Norway’s largest companies with revenues in 2005 of approx. NOK 68.9 billion and a work force of 27,600 domestically and abroad. Telenor is listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange (TEL) and NASDAQ in New York (TELN).
About Comptel Corporation
Comptel has made deliveries to over 250 customers in 80 countries worldwide including leading operators from across different market areas, such as AIS, AmÃ©rica MÃ³vil, Bharti, Brasil Telecom, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, KPN, O2, Saudi Telecom, SWIFT, T-Mobile International, TIM, TelefÃ³nica, Telenor, TeliaSonera, VimpelCom and Vodafone. Comptel has over 550 employees and its turnover was EUR 66 million in 2005. Comptel was established in 1986 and is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange (CTL1V) in Finland. For more information, visit www.comptel.com.