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Sigma Systems

February 10, 2011 03:00 ET

Tiscali Selects Sigma Systems for Voice and Data Provisioning Over FTTH and ADSL

Newly-Announced Telco Services Accelerator Will Assist the Italian Provider in Reducing Operational and Service Fulfillment Costs

MILAN, ITALY--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - FTTH Europe Conference 2011 -- Sigma Systems, an industry leader in Advanced IP Service Fulfillment solutions, today announced that Tiscali, one of the leading independent telecommunication companies in Italy, will deploy its Telco Services Accelerator to activate and provision voice and data services across Tiscali's customer base of over 700,000 subscribers.

"Sigma Systems will be a key partner in Tiscali's vision of becoming a self-sufficient telco serving the Italian market," said Luca Scano, Tiscali's General Manager. "As we continue to roll out new services on both FTTH and ADSL networks, Sigma Systems' platform will help us meet our business goals of reducing costs while delivering the highest-quality services to our subscribers and keeping our country on the cutting-edge of broadband."

Recently announced and built on its award-winning Service Management Portfolio of service fulfillment solutions, Sigma Systems' Telco Services Accelerator will enable Tiscali to quickly provision VoIP and broadband services over both its fiber-to-the home (FTTH) and ADSL networks. The platform provides an operational cost savings via full automation of order management, provisioning and activation. This automation will allow Tiscali to go to market faster with new service offerings, and reduce service rollout times by as much as 12 months.

"Operators worldwide want to deliver innovative services over a mix of fiber- and DSL-based networks, while looking towards the possibility of mobile offerings in the future," said Tim Spencer, president and COO of Sigma Systems. "By utilizing our Telco Services Accelerator and experienced team, Tiscali will be able to reach customers with these new service bundles faster than ever before and over both types of network architectures."

About Tiscali
Tiscali S.p.A. (MILAN: TIS) is one of the leading independent telecommunications companies in Italy. Tiscali supplies a wide range of services to its customers, both private individuals and companies: internet access through dial-up and ADSL, as well as voice, VoIP, media, and added-value services and other technologically advanced products. At 30 September 2010, Tiscali had over 742 thousand customers, about 582 thousand of which being ADSL customers. About 369 thousand of these are Dual Play customers.

The Tiscali website may be accessed at www.tiscali.it

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 http://www.sigma-systems.com and follow the company on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sigmasystems.

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