MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of Web Services-based billing, customer self-care, and partner management solutions, has recently said that TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU), a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, has deployed MetraNet as its billing solution for enterprise customers using audio conferencing services.
TELUS is among the first customers to fully deploy MetraNet version 5.0, released in 2006. MetraNet 5.0 represents a revolution in business modeling. It supports complex customer and service relationships that the system user can tailor intuitively to match how business organisations organise themselves.
“We chose MetraTech as our billing partner because its innovative platform can quickly provide the functionality necessary to support discriminating customers. The right billing solution is critical, not just for us but also as an enabler for our enterprise customers who are increasingly utilizing a sophisticated range of audio, video, and web-based services,” said Brian MacIntosh, TELUS vice-president, Collaboration Solutions.
Commented Scott Swartz, Chief Executive Officer, MetraTech Corp, â€œin selecting MetraNet, TELUS has recognised that the increasingly unique telecommunications services the enterprise market in particular is demanding require an equally unique financial transaction management solution to support them. MetraTechâ€™s record in meeting the demands of such sophisticated requirements is unrivalled.â€
MetraTech Corp. provides the leading Web Services-based solution for billing, customer self-care, and partner management. MetraNet, MetraTech’s modular flagship platform, empowers customers to invent new business models and enhance collaboration among IT, business groups and subscribers. MetraTech offers a variety of delivery options ranging from licensing to outsourcing. Headquartered in Boston, MetraTech has offices in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris and London. MetraTech is a venture-backed, privately held company whose investors include Accel Partners, Vesbridge Partners (formerly St. Paul Venture Capital), Meritech Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Lucent Venture Partners. For more information, please visit www.metratech.com.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $8.7 billion of annual revenue and 10.7 million customer connections including 5.1 million wireless subscribers, 4.5 million wireline network access lines and 1.1 million Internet subscribers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. Committed to being Canada’s premier corporate citizen, over the last six years TELUS has contributed more than $76 million to charitable and non-profit organizations, and has established seven TELUS Community Boards across Canada to lead its local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please visit TELUS.com.