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Blue Ridge Communications Signs Multiyear Renewal for Netcracker Revenue Management Solution

Blue Ridge Extends Netcracker Relationship for Ordering, Billing, Provisioning and Operations for Voice, Video and Data Services

SAN JOSE, CA — December 9, 2014 — 

Netcracker Technology announced today that Blue Ridge Communications has agreed to a multiyear renewal for its licensed Netcracker Revenue Management solution. This solution will support ordering, billing, provisioning and operations for Blue Ridge's pay-TV, on-demand, high-speed data and voice services.

Blue Ridge Communications, a division of Pencor Services, Inc., is one of the longest operating cable providers in the United States, with a history dating back to 1950. The company offers pay-TV, on-demand video, voice, high-speed data and smart home services to residential and small business customers in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Its parent company, Pencor, is highly diversified with businesses ranging from publishing and telephony to wireless communications and pay TV.

"Netcracker is a proven partner with revenue management solutions that provide a strong foundation for growth and profitability for our pay-TV, voice and high-speed data services," said Mark Masenheimer, Vice President of Operations at Blue Ridge Communications. "This multiyear extension reflects Netcracker's ongoing commitment to our longstanding partnership."

The Netcracker Revenue Management solution provides a proven, scalable and highly capable platform on which many cable providers operate, grow and innovate their businesses and service offerings. Supporting a range of offerings and market segments, the Netcracker Revenue Management solution delivers mission-critical performance and unmatched reliability.

"We are excited to continue our relationship with Blue Ridge Communications and support its core business operations now and in the future," said Sylvain Seignour, Vice President Global Sales at Netcracker. "This extension demonstrates Netcracker's commitment to its customers and solutions across a wide range of market segments."

For more information on Netcracker's managed services or billing solutions, please contact Juliet Shavit of SmartMark Communications at jshavit@smartmarkusa.com.

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.

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 www.nec.com.  

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Juliet Shavit
SmartMark Communications for Netcracker
+1-215-504-4272
jshavit@smartmarkusa.com