Deutsche Telekom AG Selects Netcracker to Support the Billing of Its Fixed Network in Germany
Deutsche Telekom AG (DT) has signed a long-term contract for the ongoing support and maintenance of the billing solution for its fixed network in Germany.
Netcracker Technology announced today that Deutsche Telekom AG (DT) has signed a long-term contract for the ongoing support and maintenance of the billing solution for its fixed network in Germany. In addition, DT is using Netcracker’s Telecom Operations and Management Solutions (TOMS) suite to provide an end-to-end, next-generation solution that encompasses Order Management and OSS. Leveraging these Netcracker solutions and services enables DT to support new business models and reduce costs.
Deutsche Telekom AG is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, providing fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology (ICT) solutions for business and corporate customers in nearly 50 countries around the world.
By contracting Netcracker’s professional services to maintain and optimize the performance of its billing solution, DT has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to Netcracker. DT first incorporated Netcracker’s TOMS solution as part of its OSS architecture transformation that emphasized simplification and automation of the operations and management of its next-generation network. The solution includes resource and service fulfillment, order management, data management, and operations support capabilities to enable faster time to market, fixed-mobile convergence, and a standardized COTS-based approach to Customer Order Management and Service Order Management automation.
“Deutsche Telekom is deliberate in our selection of strategic software providers that are able to help us further our vision of product and service personalization, convergence, and flexible automation,” said Dr. Torsten Minkwitz, Senior Executive Vice President for Architecture and Transformation, Deutsche Telekom IT. “Netcracker has proven to be a valuable vendor partner not only for their innovative, standards-based products, but also for their high delivery expertise.”
“As a global leader in the telecoms industry, Deutsche Telekom is keenly aware of the importance of investing in new technologies to remain competitive,” said Frank DeTraglia, Vice President, Global Sales, Netcracker. “As a partner, we will continue to focus on delivering against commitments and ensure that DT continues to meet the benchmarks of successful transformation to further their business objectives.”