Consolidated Communications Selects NetCracker to Pave the Way for Next-Generation Business Transformation

NetCracker’s OSS Solution to Enable Systems Consolidation and Create the Foundation for Continued Long-Term Growth

WALTHAM, Mass.--()--NetCracker Technology announced today that Consolidated Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) has selected NetCracker’s OSS Solution to support the company’s goals of consolidating its current operational environment, streamlining its service fulfillment processes and continuing its transformation into a next-generation communications company that provides leading-edge solutions, as well as wholesale carrier services.

Founded more than a century ago, Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) is a family of companies providing advanced communications services to both residential and business customers in California, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania. Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of services over its technologically advanced IP-based network, including local and long distance telephone, high-speed Internet access and Digital TV.

Consolidated Communications selected NetCracker to deliver its Resource Management and Service Fulfillment solution that will enable the company to retire and consolidate legacy systems, automate processes and improve the company’s ability to launch new services and products. This, in turn, will enable the company to keep a strong focus on its goals of providing exceptional customer experience, achieving growth through organic means and through acquisitions while delivering strong financial results.

“We had very specific reasons in mind when we selected NetCracker,” said Chris Smith, Director, Network Tools and Automations at Consolidated Communications. “We needed a scalable, world-class technology platform from a strategic partner who has a track record for successfully implementing programs that allow companies like Consolidated Communications to dramatically improve efficiencies while building a foundation for ongoing growth.”

Sylvain Seignour, Vice President Americas and Europe at NetCracker, stated that “Consolidated Communications is committed to offering innovative products, high-quality service, and exceptional customer experience as well as profitability for its shareholders. We are looking forward to being part of their long-term transformation and helping them achieve their aggressive growth objectives.”

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the proven partner for communications service providers and cable operators offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an on-demand world. For more information, please visit www.NetCracker.com.

NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All other company or product names mentioned in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 NEC Corporation.

Contacts

SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
Juliet Shavit, +1-215-504-4272
jshavit@smartmarkusa.com
or
NetCracker Technology
Joanna Larivee, +1-781-419-3374
Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com

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Contacts

SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
Juliet Shavit, +1-215-504-4272
jshavit@smartmarkusa.com
or
NetCracker Technology
Joanna Larivee, +1-781-419-3374
Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com