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VIACABO Selects IBBS` Award-Winning BBX Platform to Deliver Broadband to Cable Subscribers Throughout Brazil
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Brazilian Cable Operator Turns to Broadband Services and Solutions Leader for Diagnostics and Provisioning; IBBS` Superior Technology and Expertise Prove Invaluable LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)-- Integrated Broadband Services (IBBS), the leading provider of managed, integrated solutions that enable broadband providers to deliver exceptional services, expand into new markets and reduce unnecessary operations costs, today announced that it would deliver its Broadband Explorer (BBX) provisioning and diagnostics services to enable VIACABO to provide broadband to cable subscribers throughout Brazil. Based in Sao Jose dos Campos in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, VIACABO serves over 130,000 video and data subscribers in 14 cities across the country. According to Eduardo Nasser Bussab, Finance Officer, VIACABO, "After extensive due diligence, our executive team collectively agreed that IBBS would offer a technologically robust solution and a cost structure that is more manageable and predictable than any other alternative. In addition, the Company`s clear commitment to customer service and support, coupled with its intimate knowledge of both our industry and the Latin American market, led us to the conclusion that our customers will be best served by IBBS." David Keil, IBBS CEO, noted that, "VIACABO is recognized throughout South America for the quality of its advanced data, voice and video services, and we are honored to be their partner of choice." He continued, "IBBS is committed to expanding its footprint throughout the Caribbean and Latin American markets, and is excited to add such a significant customer in Brazil. I am pleased that our conversions are progressing ahead of schedule, as two VIACABO systems have already been successfully converted to our BBX platform, with more planned over the coming months." ABOUT IBBS IBBS is the leading global provider of managed, integrated broadband services and solutions. More than 230 broadband and cable operators worldwide utilize IBBS` managed software, network management and technical support to increase residential and commercial subscriber satisfaction, reduce OPEX and optimize network performance. The Company`s diagnostic and provisioning software, network management services and tier-1 NOC, as well as its technical support center, empower broadband professionals to cost-effectively monitor and service customers with a scalable, secure, fully-integrated solution that ensures maximum network uptime and lower operating expenses. Since 2001, IBBS and its customers have been providing world-class customer service and network management by using the Broadband Explorer (BBX) Provisioning and Diagnostic Software Suite and enabling the Triple Play through wired and wireless networks. IBBS is located in Atlanta, GA, with western operations in suburban Vancouver, BC. Additional information can be found at http://www.ibbs.com or by calling 770-387-2053. ABOUT VIACABO VIACABO is one of the pioneers in the Cable Television market in Brazil, operating since 1988. In its early years has attracted foreign investors, promoting the union between local entrepreneurs and the tradition, expertise and competences of major players in the global pay-TV market. The evolution of VIACABO services has also followed the industry technological development, with the implementation of digital platforms and compatibility to new services and products. Presently operating 14 systems in 8 states, with complete infrastructure, modern buildings, new vehicles; and qualified technical and administrative staff, trained to support and comply with any customers` needs. VIACABO can be reached at www.viacabo.com.br or at (12) 2139 05 00 Av.Barão do Rio Branco , 540 São Jose dos Campos , São Paulo , Brasil IBBS Marketing Manager Toni Birtwistle, 888-207-0203 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2010