SOURCE: Great Lakes Data Systems

Great Lakes Data Systems

July 28, 2014 07:30 ET

Sweetwater Cable TV Chooses GLDS' Billing and Provisioning in Multi-Year Deal to Power Triple-Play in Wyoming

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2014) - Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. (GLDS), the leading provider of customer management, billing and provisioning systems for small and medium-sized broadband service providers, today announced that Sweetwater Cable TV has entered into a multi-year relationship with GLDS for its full suite of solutions.

GLDS' WinCable® is the leading billing & service provisioning platform among small to medium-sized broadband service providers and offers the tools necessary to effectively manage FTTH, Digital Video, VoIP, High Speed Internet and other next-gen services. Sweetwater Cable TV has selected a broad group of GLDS' solutions to deploy triple-play services. 

"We've used the same customer management platform for more than two decades so we didn't make the decision to trust GLDS lightly," said Marty Carollo of Sweetwater Cable TV. "We had decades of customer relationships wrapped up in our current system but GLDS did a great job of migrating us to their platform. We're really happy with the end result. Also, our customers truly appreciate the online services we are now able to offer, and they are taking great advantage of these products."

Sweetwater Cable TV will use GLDS' WinCable for enterprise billing and subscriber management, Super Controller for provisioning of triple-play services, Service Provisioning Gateway (SPG) for automated voice and data provisioning, WinCAP TVE Authorization for use with the NCTC's WTVE platform, CableAnytime for web-based customer self-care, WinVoIP for call detail record billing, WinPay for automated payment processing, and more.

"We're seeing an increasing number of operators shedding tier-one billing platforms in favor of more nimble, cost-effective solutions like those from GLDS," said Garrick Russell, GLDS' president. "We're especially pleased that a company with the history of Sweetwater Cable TV has placed their faith in us, and we look forward to a long-lasting relationship."

About Sweetwater Cable TV
Sweetwater Cable Television Co is and independently owned system that has been serving Green River and Rocks Springs WY since 1956. For nearly 60 years we have provided our customers big town services with small town service. A fully Digital system, we offer video, Internet, and VOIP services across a hybrid fiber/coax plant.

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, CableAnytime and WinCAP are trademarks of Great Lakes Data Systems, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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