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Openet Successfully Enables eircom to Deliver 4G Services to Prepay Subscribers In Time For Christmas

DUBLIN, Ireland – December 18, 2014 – Openet, a global leader in the supply of real-time BSS (business support systems), announced today that it has boosted eircom’s data propositions by delivering a pre-pay 4G data offer to the market. Pre-pay mobile broadband subscribers and those signing up to Meteor’s Simplicity Plans can now avail of ultra-fast 4G speeds. 

Openet overcame tight delivery times due to eircom’s commercial commitments to ensure that eircom had compelling 4G offers on the market to win market share during the busy Christmas period.

eircom, Ireland’s largest communication provider, has relied on Openet’s charging systems since 2009 to deliver innovative solutions to their subscriber base. Openet’s solutions provide eircom with the ability to reduce time to market for launching new data offers as well as the flexibility to create innovative offers that are appealing to their subscriber base.

“Working with Openet has enabled us to take significant strides forward on our IT strategy” says Geoff Shakespeare, Managing Director of Technology Evolution and Development, eircom. “The team enabled us to deliver a truly innovative 4G capability to our prepaid users in ultra-quick time and with no disruption. Openet’s solutions provide us with a flexible and reliable platform for the future monetization of our 4G services.”

“We are extremely proud to have enabled such a smooth transition to 4G for eircom’s pre-pay subscribers,” says Niall Norton, CEO at Openet. “Excellent customer experience is at the heart of what we do, and the seamless transition to next generation services is a testament to the efficacy of our solutions.” 

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About Openet

Openet is the leading independent supplier of real-time BSS (business support systems) to communication service providers. Openet software ensures that more than 600 million mobile telecoms users around the world enjoy the best network and data experience while enabling operators to monetize data use in ‘real-time’. Since its foundation in 1999, Openet has constantly been at the forefront of telecoms software development and innovation. This is characterized by its open platform, domain experience and engineering expertise. Its success is personified by the many long-term relationships it has fostered with the largest, most progressive, and demanding operators across the globe. For more information, please visit www.openet.com.

About eircom

eircom is the largest integrated telecommunications operator in Ireland, with an ubiquitous fixed line voice network, and with broadband services available to approximately 96% of potential customers in its coverage area.  eircom’s mobile division is comprised of the Meteor and eMobile brands, offering segmented strategies to appeal to different demographics in the mobile market.  In 2012 eircom was awarded a 4G licence and was the first provider to launch 4G services in the Irish market in September 2013.

For further information please contact:

Hayley Myles/Sarah Walker
CCgroup
Openet@ccgrouppr.com
T: +44 (0)20 3818 7191

 

For eircom :

Chris Kelly, Communications Manager
chriskelly@eircom.ie
T : +353 (0) 85 1715454

 

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