eircom Has Selected Infonova’s R6 Concept-To-Cash Platform To Support Multi-Services, Quad-Play & Growth Strategy
INFONOVA’S R6 CONCEPT-TO-CASH PLATFORM ALLOWS EIRCOM TO OFFER ADVANCED MULTI-SERVICE BUNDLES ON A SINGLE CONVERGENT PLATFORM AND TO SUPPORT ITS GROWTH STRATEGY.
GRAZ, AUSTRIA – July 2013 – eircom, the principal provider of fixed-line, broadband and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland, has selected Infonova’s R6 multi-tenant E2E concept-to-cash BSS platform.
Implemented within 12 months, R6 is a cost-effective out of the box solution to meet eircom’s product management, billing and customer care requirements for the consumer and small business market segments.
eircom’s multi product bundling strategy is strongly supported by R6 as the platform was specifically designed to offer comprehensive service bundles and allows a fast lead time to market for new products and bundles based on its fully pre-integrated concept-to-cash functionality. With its automated workflows, seamless integration and extensive billing functionality, R6 will enable eircom to deliver its “quad play” offer, which when launched will provide landline, broadband, mobile and TV on a single bill.
Geoff Shakespeare, Managing Director, Technology Evolution and Development, eircom: “Having Infonova’s R6 platform as our pre-integrated solution covering the full concept-to-cash process increases our operational efficiency. R6 is the right foundation for our current and future business models and ensures that IT delivers our business needs. The platform allows us to meet current as well as future customer and market requirements by enabling us to offer our customers the best value multi-play bundles on a single convergent platform.”
Ralf Mittermayr, Managing Director Infonova GmbH: “We are delighted that eircom has chosen Infonova’s R6 concept-to-cash platform. The comprehensive capabilities of R6 provide a strong core to support eircom’s current and future business and to reduce its system landscape’s complexity. ”
About INFONOVA GmbH
Infonova, founded in 1989, specializes in providing technology and business-oriented solutions and services to telecommunications, media, utility and convergent industries. The company offers end-to-end solutions which enable companies and organizations to accelerate and achieve transformation of their business models as well as the optimization and implementation of business processes based on state of the art IT, and communications technologies. Encapsulating decades of knowledge, Infonova’s latest BSS product, R6 is a fully J2EE platform that supports real multi-tenant concept-to-cash operations for fully convergent and complex multi-industry 2.0 business models while also supporting standard business models simultaneously.
eircom is the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland with approximately 2.4 million customers. The company has the most extensive network in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data, broadband and ICT services to the residential, small business, enterprise and public sector markets. The Company is a major contributor to the Irish economy spending €1.3 billion annually equating to a daily spend of €5 million.
The Group is currently constructing Ireland’s largest fibre broadband network that will reach 1.2 million homes and businesses by June 2015. The network was launched in May 2013 and represents the first phase of eircom’s €1.5 billion strategic investment programme.
eircom’s mobile division operates under the Meteor and eMobile brands. In 2012, the Group acquired new spectrum licences and over the next five years will spend €350 million to roll-out improved 3G services and launch high-speed 4G mobile broadband for customers.
eircom Wholesale is the largest wholesale operator in Ireland, providing products and services to more than 60 wholesale customers and 400,000 end users, across a range of regulated and unregulated markets.