SOURCE: Great Lakes Data Systems

Great Lakes Data Systems

September 23, 2014 08:00 ET

GLDS Signs the City of Longmont, Colorado for Billing, Customer Management, Provisioning and Workforce Management

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - (Cable-Tec Expo) - Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. (GLDS), the leading provider of billing, subscriber management and provisioning systems for small-to-medium global broadband providers, today announced it has added The City of Longmont, Colorado to its growing list of broadband service provider customers who rely on GLDS for customer management, billing, provisioning and workforce management solutions. GLDS solutions support more than 400 operators in 44 countries worldwide.

With the goal of becoming Colorado's first gigabit city, The City of Longmont is expanding its current 18-mile fiber loop into a citywide network, opening it up for residential and business use. "We did a thorough due diligence process and they offered us a viable solution at the lowest cost," said spokesman Scott Rochat of Longmont Power & Communications, the City's utility company that will operate and manage the broadband system.

The City of Longmont has entered into a long-term agreement with GLDS for its WinCable® subscriber management and billing system, its SuperController™ provisioning platform, its WinForce tech™ mobile workforce management platform and several other solutions that will contribute to the overall efficiency of operations.

"While dozens of operators select WinCable each year, the vote of confidence from this important operator is noteworthy and validates the growing demand from broadband operators for easy-to-use, field-proven customer management solutions," said Garrick Russell, president, GLDS. "GLDS offers the best value in billing and we're pleased to see that affirmed with this new operator customer."

GLDS is demonstrating its full suite of billing, subscriber management, provisioning and workforce management solutions at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this week, September 23-25, 2014 in booth #625.

About The City of Longmont
Located within Boulder County, Longmont, Colorado is a city with 22 square miles, over 300 days of sunshine, and a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains. Longmont sits at an elevation of 4,979 feet above sea level and is the perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts, with over 1,500 acres of parks and open space. The city is also home to several high-tech companies and a vibrant restaurant scene. It is conveniently located 37 miles from Denver, 16 miles from Boulder, and 30 miles from scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. For in-depth information, including quality of life statistics and employment and income data, see the Longmont Community Profile online at http://www.longmontcolorado.gov/community/community-data-summary.

About Longmont Power & Communication
Longmont Power & Communications is a community-owned, non-profit electric and broadband services utility that operates under the direction of Longmont City Council. Established in 1912, our goal is to deliver electric and communications services that provide outstanding value to our customer-owners. To learn more, visit www.LongmontColorado.gov/lpc

About Great Lakes Data Systems
Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. (GLDS) provides small-to-medium broadband providers with market-leading billing, subscriber management and provisioning solutions. GLDS' in-house and cloud-based solutions feature Digital & IPTV Authorization, VOD, convergent service provisioning, Credit Card/ACH processing and multi-touch customer self-care. GLDS has installed software for more than 400 operators in 49 U.S. states and 44 countries worldwide, offering "tier-one" features at significantly lower prices. For more information, visit www.glds.com.

WinCable is a registered trademark and WinForce tech and SuperController are trademarks of Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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