RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pioneer Cellular, a mobile service provider in Oklahoma and Kansas has selected Transaction Network Services (TNS) as its new service provider for wireless solutions. With this agreement, TNS will become the exclusive provider of mobility services to Pioneer and its customers to include IPX, Signaling, Mobile Data, Clearing and Settlement, and associated Roaming services.
Pioneer Cellular chose TNS to help meet their increasing needs for innovative, cost-effective wireless solutions while ensuring the high standard of service and subscriber experience that their customers require. As a partner, TNS addresses these needs by maintaining the flexibility and quality of services that is critical to mobile operators today.
“TNS is extremely pleased to be a key partner of Pioneer Cellular,” said Rick Mace, CEO, Telecommunication Services Division of TNS. “We have worked with Pioneer Cellular for nearly a year to develop a set of solutions that will enhance their subscriber experience and deliver to their overall network needs.”
Richard Ruhl, General Manager of Pioneer Cellular also commented, “When Pioneer Cellular began looking at alternative solutions to address our needs we set a high bar to achieve in order for a transition to take place. TNS more than met those goals and we are excited to be working with them as we serve our customers today and in the future.”
About Transaction Network Services (TNS)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) telecommunications expertise addresses the full needs of wireless and wireline operators in the US and globally. As the industry evolves to LTE and 4G technologies, TNS leads the development of solutions to help mobile operators navigate a host of infrastructure complexities and maximize their network reach through the creation of unique multi-service roaming and network hub solutions. From small rural operators in the US to the largest multi-national telecommunication providers, our portfolio of mobile roaming, clearing and settlement, identity, database and registry solutions enables the successful delivery of subscriber solutions anywhere at any time. In March of 2014, TNS signed a historic strategic alliance with Nextgen Clearing to become the real alternative for Data Clearing and Financial Settlement services globally.
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About Pioneer Cellular
Cellular Network Partnership d/b/a Pioneer Cellular is a Partnership Group comprised of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc., KanOkla Telephone Association, South Central Communications of Kansas, and Hinton Cellular Company in Hinton, Oklahoma. Established in 1988, the group serves customers in 47 counties in Oklahoma and 14 counties in southern Kansas and provides nationwide coverage through roaming alliances with national carriers. Pioneer Cellular provides 4G LTE and 3G EVDO, as well as advanced mobility services and data applications such as Video, Picture, Text Messaging and High-Speed Web Browsing. For more information about Pioneer Cellular, dial 1.800.641.2732 or visit www.wirelesspioneer.com.
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