Schurz Communications Signs Multi-Year Renewal for NetCracker Billing and Revenue Management Solution
Latest Agreement Extends Mutually Beneficial Relationship and Invites Expansion Opportunities
WALTHAM, MA — March 12, 2015 — NetCracker Technology announced today that it has signed a multi-year renewal with Schurz Communications for its NetCracker Billing and Revenue Management solution. This extension underscores NetCracker’s ongoing commitment to deliver cutting-edge solution functionality to cable operators across the United States.
Schurz Communications is an Indiana-based communications provider, offering cable services across Indiana, Florida, Maryland and Arizona. Schurz also owns 11 television stations as well as 12 radio stations and publishes 11 daily and 8 weekly newspapers across the United States.
This agreement ensures Schurz’s ongoing use of NetCracker’s next-generation Billing and Revenue Management solution to support its cable and media operations across several states.
“The NetCracker Billing and Revenue Management solution supports our central billing, rating and charging processes for our customers across the country,” said Brian Lynch, Head of Cable Operations at Schurz Communications. “NetCracker’s longstanding dedication and commitment to our company’s success has made extending our agreement with NetCracker very important.”
The NetCracker Billing and Revenue Management solution unifies rating capabilities across all of Schurz’s services and provides a scalable and flexible processing platform to support a wide range of transactions. The field-proven NetCracker platform enables cable customers of all sizes around the world to meet and exceed mission-critical objectives despite constantly changing parameters and expectations.
“The comprehensive NetCracker Billing and Revenue Management solution enables cable operators to offer and bill services and deliver a great customer experience,” said Sylvain Seignour, Vice President of Global Sales at NetCracker. “We are excited to continue helping Schurz Communications optimize its billing, charging and rating operations and deliver cutting-edge customer experience that will improve its position in a highly competitive industry.”
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.
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