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Alestra Chooses NetCracker BSS Solution to Meet Evolving Billing Requirements

NetCracker Solution to Streamline Billing Operations, Lower OpEx and TCO, and Support the Launch of New Services

WALTHAM, MA January 22, 2013 NetCracker Technology announced today that Alestra, the leading Mexican company in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services, has selected NetCracker to enhance its BSS in order to streamline its current billing operations and support the launch of next-generation services.

Alestra provides telecommunications and information technology services, such as Data Center, Cloud, and Security applications, vertical solutions for specialized industries, in addition to consulting services for designing and managing complex ICT projects to enterprises via its fiber optic and wireless networks that supply connectivity to 198 cities in Mexico.

Alestra will use NetCracker’s BSS portfolio, including mediation, to provide converged billing that will transform billing information from multiple sources into a single data format. This functionality will give Alestra deeper insights into the customer experience and will also lower OpEx and TCO by eliminating a number of custom processes and applications. Flexible and highly scalable, the NetCracker solution will also support charging and billing for next-generation offerings, such as cloud services.

“The NetCracker solution will simplify Alestra’s billing operations and will thereby reduce the time and investment needed to optimize their existing system,” said Frank DeTraglia, NetCracker’s Vice President Global Sales. “We are pleased to be bringing NetCracker’s unrivalled knowledge and experience to Alestra’s transformation program, and we look forward to helping them position their business for continued success in the future.”

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.

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Joanna Larivee
NetCracker Technology
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Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com

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.com.

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