NetCracker’s BSS/OSS Solutions Enables Aggressive Market Launch for Bell Aliant

  NetCracker’s BSS/OSS Solutions Enables Aggressive Market Launch for Bell

           NetCracker Provides Core Applications for FTTH Expansion

Business Wire

WALTHAM, Mass. -- December 04, 2012

NetCracker Technology announced today that Bell Aliant has gone live with an
aggressive expansion of its FibreOP™ product, based on NetCracker’s BSS/OSS
solutions. NetCracker provided the core application and support of the
multi-vendor program, including end-to-end management of systems integration,
testing, and execution for the FibreOP expansion.

Bell Aliant is one of North America’s largest regional telecommunications
providers, serving 5.3 million Canadians across six provinces. The company has
won multiple awards for its impressive fibre-to-the-home network, FibreOP.

NetCracker is a strategic partner in two key domains:

  *BSS/OSS Applications: NetCracker’s BSS/OSS footprint for the FibreOP
    initiative covers CRM, Customer Information Management, CSR Desktop,
    Trouble Ticketing, End-to-End Order Management (including product,
    service, and resource catalogs), Service Inventory, Service Provisioning,
    Resource Management, and Workforce Management.
  *Systems Integration and Professional Services: NetCracker provided support
    and professional services for the program including design, integration,
    deployment, and testing of the entire customer to service to resource
    fulfillment process.

“At the start of our FibreOP expansion project in Sudbury, ON, we set very
aggressive timelines for ourselves and our strategic partners,” said Ivan
Toner, Vice President, Information Technology and Services Engineering, Bell
Aliant. “NetCracker delivered on the vast scope of the project in eleven
months, meeting all performance and delivery criteria. The company’s track
record and its demonstrated ability to execute are the reasons we chose
NetCracker to be the supplier of choice, not just for the BSS/OSS
applications, but for the SI services and program leadership as well.”

“Over the course of this program, we have developed a very strong relationship
with Bell Aliant, and this has resulted in the company placing a large amount
of trust in us as the lead provider of BSS/OSS applications,” said Andrew
Feinberg, President and CEO of NetCracker. “We are extremely pleased to be
partnering with Bell Aliant and will continue to leverage our world-class
program management and SI capabilities as well as the strength of our
comprehensive, next-generation BSS/OSS solutions suite to make Bell Aliant’s
FibreOP rollout a success.”

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the leader in
enabling communications providers and other verticals to maximize revenue and
profits through innovative, end-to-end BSS/OSS solutions. NetCracker supports
the rapid monetization of new infrastructure, adoption of new business models,
creation of value-added content, and delivery of unique customer experience.
For additional information, please visit

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About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband
network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized
needs of a diversified global base of customers. NEC delivers tailored
solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electron devices, by
integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks. The NEC Group employs
more than 140,000 people worldwide. For additional information, please visit
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