February 08, 2005
Intec Selects NTT America to Manage Its Global Network Operations
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, and the long distance and international service arm of the Global Fortune 500 leader in the telecommunications industry: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), today announced its partnership agreement with Intec Telecom Systems, a leading billing systems and communications software supplier, who services customers in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Under the agreement, NTT America will manage Arcstar Global IP-VPN (MPLS) service to support Intec's global network across Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific while working with SBC companies who will provide SBC PremierSERVSM Network-Based Virtual Private Network (NVPN) utilizing MPLS technology, SBC PremierSERV Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), and SBC PremierSERV Data CPE Support Services for domestic Intec locations. Intec will also utilize NTT America's collocation facilities in the U.S. to secure their networking equipment.
"We are honored to be awarded the opportunity to be a network service provider for a global communications company such as Intec," said Larry Fisher, Senior Vice President, NTT America. "I believe our extensive experience in successfully implementing MPLS technology along with our unmatched financial stability gave us an edge over our competition."
"We were in need of a carrier who could support our business with premium network availability and security at a reasonable cost," said Jim Hammar, Assistant Global IT Director, Intec Telecom Systems. "NTT America satisfied such needs with their high level of commitment to customer service, evidenced by their impressive customer retention rate. Their strong footprint in Asia also made our decision easier."
About Intec Telecom Systems
Intec is a leading OSS product vendor for fixed, mobile and next-generation networks (i.e. WLAN, 3G and IP), with more than 650 installations of its products worldwide in 450 customers. Founded in 1997, Intec was listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2000. Intec is a market leader in billing, mediation, mobile charging, and activation systems. For the year ended 30 September 2004, Intec reported revenues of 68.8 pound ($128.3) million, with an adjusted net earnings after tax of 8.7 million pound ($16.5 million). For more information, visit the Intec website at www.intecbilling.com
About NTT America
NTT America, Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications, is North America's natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific. Headquartered in New York, NY, NTT America is providing a single point of contact for reliable end-to-end connections between the U.S. and Asia-Pacific regions. For additional information on NTT America and its services, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.
About NTT Communications (NTT Com)
NTT Communications Corporation is the long distance and international service arm of the Fortune Global 500 leader in the telecom industry: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). With proven track records and strong footing in Asia, NTT Communications provides voice, video, and data communications services worldwide, reaching over 200 countries via its web of global backbone network and partners. In 2004, NTT Communications was recognized as the "Best Global Carrier" for outstanding global service and support by the World Communications Awards (WCA), the world's preeminent telecommunications award. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com.
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