SOURCE: Openet

September 12, 2007 09:00 ET

Openet eSeminar on Emerging Value-Added Services

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - September 12, 2007) -

WHO: Marc Price, Senior Telecom Strategist, CTO Office, Openet

WHAT: eSeminar on "Emerging Value-Added Services and Their Implications for Service Provider Business Models"

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2007 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Attendees can register at:,2144,2167890,00.asp

Openet, a provider of Transactional Intelligence solutions for the world's largest and most innovative service providers, today announces that it will be participating in an eSeminar focused on the implications of emerging services on service providers and their business models. Openet will leverage real-world insights gained from working with its customer base of Tier 1 operators to drive the discussion.

At 11:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, September 13, 2007, Openet's Senior Telecom Strategist, Marc Price, will be joined by industry leaders from Cisco Systems, Yankee Group and Ziff Davis to discuss business models for new value-added services. The speakers will address the challenges that come with hot new services, such as mobile data, messaging and infotainment services for service providers that want to offer more than highly-commoditized broadband data services to their subscribers.

The additional panelists include:

--  Jonathan Hindle: director of mobile service provider marketing,
    worldwide mobile operations, Cisco Systems
--  Paul Hughes: vice president enabling technologies service provider
    group, Yankee Group
--  Kirk Laughlin: senior editorial director, Ziff Davis Enterprise

Attendees will leave armed with knowledge on:

--  Global technological, societal and commercial trends driving consumer
--  Overview of new and emerging data services being prepared for launch
--  Exploration of potential business models to commercialize these new
--  Technological considerations to support many new services with
    different business models

About Openet

Openet is a leading worldwide provider of event processing and transaction management solutions. The Transactional Intelligence of the company's solutions extracts increased value from diverse service provider networks, enabling rapid introduction of new services and reliable, cost-effective management of existing services. Openet is focused on delivering best-in-class network edge solutions and specialized engagement processes that create business value from network activity. A global company, Openet's implementations include long-running engagements with the world's leading service providers such as British Telecom, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For more information, visit