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Sigma Systems

October 26, 2010 08:00 ET

NET Servicos Selects Sigma Systems for Triple-Play Service Fulfillment

Brazil's Largest Cable Service Provider Upgrades Its Fulfillment to Sigma Systems Service Management Platform

TORONTO--(Marketwire - October 26, 2010) -  Sigma Systems, an industry leader in Advanced IP Service Fulfillment solutions, announced today that NET Serviços de Comunicação S.A. (SAO PAULO: NETC3) (SAO PAULO: NETC4) (NASDAQ: NETC) (LATIBEX: XNET), Latin America's largest multi-service cable company, has selected Sigma Systems to provide a next-generation OSS fulfillment platform for triple-play services.

NET Serviços' integrated services include Pay TV ("NET"), Digital Video ("NET Digital"), High Definition Digital Video ("NET Digital HD"), high definition DVR ("NET Digital HD Max"), bi-directional broadband Internet access ("NET Vírtua") and voice ("NET Fone"). NET Serviços will use the Service Management Platform and triple-play service fulfillment solutions from Sigma Systems to validate orders, conduct order management, and provision and activate its integrated services, including broadband and TV triple-play bundles.

"NET Serviços is committed to delivering enhanced services to the rapidly growing Brazilian market," said Miguel Alcantara, Applications Development director for NET Serviços. "With the assistance of our new partner Sigma Systems, we will continue to set the pace for communications and entertainment services in Latin America."

Sigma Systems' Service Management Platform is a service-oriented architecture (SOA) based fulfillment solution that is preferred by next-generation operators for service transformation. The Service Management Platform enables operators to use a single OSS platform to support all service offerings, which simplifies the delivery of integrated, bundled and multimedia services over any access technology.

Tim Spencer, president and COO of Sigma Systems, said, "Without a doubt, NET has established itself as a multi-service, next-generation operator in the region. At Sigma Systems, we will use our experience in helping leading operators scale their fulfillment capabilities in fast-growing markets to assist NET in providing a rich customer experience to its millions of subscribers."

"With the Service Management Platform, NET should realize significant operational cost savings associated with an integrated and automated solution for provisioning of all its services," added Alejandro Couce, Sigma Systems' head of the Caribbean and Latin America region.

About Service Management Platform
Core to Sigma Systems' end-to-end service fulfillment portfolio is the SOA-based Service Management Platform. The award-winning platform handles order management, provisioning and activation of TV, VoIP, broadband and mobile services. With the Service Management Platform, next-generation operators can eliminate operational silos to speed service creation and enable automation for decreased operational costs, while driving new revenue streams and increasing ARPU.

About NET Serviços
NET Serviços is Latin America's largest multi-service cable company, offering pay TV, broadband Internet access and voice services through a single cable. With a 46% share of the pay TV market and a 25% share of the broadband segment, NET Serviços' network provides services to more than 10 million homes in 93 cities, including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Manaus, Brasília and Goiânia. NET is the fastest growing provider in Brazil for each service -- pay TV, broadband and fixed telephone.

About Sigma Systems
Sigma Systems is the proven global leader in delivering advanced IP service fulfillment solutions. Sigma Systems' powerful solutions enable the world's Next-Generation Operators (NGOs) to Deliver a Rich Consumer Experience through communications and entertainment services -- over any access technology to any device. The company's award-winning solutions include order management, provisioning and activation, and active mediation of residential and business VoIP, broadband, video, and triple-play and quad-play services. NGOs around the globe -- including Bell Aliant, Cox, Rogers, TELUS, YouSee and ZON Multimedia -- trust Sigma Systems for service transformation and innovative solutions with market-leading expertise for the delivery of today's -- and tomorrow's -- new services. For more information about Sigma Systems, visit Follow us on Twitter at

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