SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

January 26, 2010 08:00 ET

More Than 60 Communications Companies Worldwide Select or Extend Use of Oracle® Communications Software in First Half of Fiscal Year

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • More than 60 communications service providers worldwide selected or extended their use of Oracle® Communications applications in the first half of Oracle's fiscal year -- June 2009 through November 2009. These companies rely on Oracle to help drive new service creation and streamline business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS), while reducing operational costs.
  • Telstra, Australia's leading fixed and mobile operator, selected Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper to support its Service Delivery Framework (SDF). The SDF will help Telstra to securely open its network to third-party developer partners to create innovative communications-enabled applications. The platform also will help Telstra implement new business models that generate revenue from partner relationships. With Oracle, Telstra is managing, integrating and charging its premium partners as efficiently as possible to maximize profitability. Telstra will work with Oracle Communications Consulting to complete the implementation.
  • Cosmoline, a Greek communications provider, selected Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management to launch its Wi-Fi services, replacing an existing SAP billing system. Cosmoline will leverage Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management's flexible rating engine to accommodate all customer tariffs and quickly launch competitive plans into the market.
  • The following communications companies also selected or extended their use of Oracle Communications applications and platform software: Aircel Limited (India) American Móvil Peru (Peru), Bell Canada (Canada), Boingo (United States), Belize Telemedia Limited (Belize), China Telecom Shanghai (China), Chunghwa Telecom (China), Colombia Móvil S.A. (Columbia), Cox Communications (United States), Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (Korea), EMOBILE Ltd. (Japan), ENABIL Solutions Inc. (Canada), Expresso Telecom Group Ltd. (United Arab Emirates), Fujian Mobile (China), Globalive Communications (Canada), Hawaiian Telcom (United States), Hellenic Telecommunications Organization OTE (Greece), Hughes Network Systems (United States), Iowa Telecom (United States), mobilkom (Austria), Ningxia Telecom (China), NTT PC Communications (Japan), Orange Slovensko, a.s. (Slovakia), PAETEC (United States), PCCW (Hong Kong), SaskTel (Canada), Saudi Telecom Company Bahrain (Bahrain), Shaw Communications (Canada), TDC (Denmark), Telcel Mexico (Mexico), Telecom Argentina S.A. (Argentina), Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago), Telenor Connexion (Sweden), TeliaSonera (Finland), Victoria Department of Education and Training (Australia), VimpelCom (Russia), Virgin Media (United Kingdom) and Wi-Tribe Limited (United Arab Emirates).

Supporting Quotes

  • "Telstra's Service Delivery Framework is an open, standards-based environment designed to deliver innovative services to end users. Our selection of Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper extends this platform so we can deploy value-added services to drive revenue and customer satisfaction quickly and cost effectively," said Michael Rocca, managing director, networks and services, Telstra Group.
  • "Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management provides the flexibility and scalability we need to quickly roll out new services and offer flexible billing options to our customers," said Tzortzis Chalaris, chief information officer, Cosmoline.
  • "Communications companies worldwide continue to invest in Oracle to improve operational efficiency and profitability in today's dynamic industry. Customers tell us they select Oracle for our proven commitment to developing and improving a comprehensive suite of standards-based communications applications that provide quantifiable business results," said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications.

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About Oracle Communications
Oracle is #1 in Communications globally with 100 of the world's top 100 communications companies running Oracle applications and technology. Oracle Communications integrates industry-specific BSS and OSS solutions with a standards-based service delivery portfolio, as well as the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, and carrier-grade middleware and database technologies. Oracle Communications enables service providers to deliver next generation convergent services rapidly, increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, and reduce costs in the business and the network. For more information, visit http://www.oracle.com/industries/communications.

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