CenterNet Announces Support for Real-Time Charging of LTE and Next-Generation Communication Services<6702.T>

Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:00am EDT

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Apr 16 (Marketwired) -- 

    News Facts

--  Oracle today announced that CenterNet S.A., an Internet provider and
    mobile network operator in Poland, has successfully deployed Oracle
    Communications Prepaid Charging to support its intelligent
    telecommunications network, as well as enhance network management and
    billing capabilities for next-generation communication services.
--  As it faced growing competition, CenterNet wanted to improve its
    end-to-end network billing capabilities and launch convergent services
    from a single, common platform to better support next-generation
    services and improve its customers' experience.
--  Oracle Communications Prepaid Charging, a part of the Oracle
    Communications Network Charging and Control product family, served as
    the primary component of the network management system. The solution
    enables CenterNet to improve network control, message processing and
    online charging across all services, networks and payment types for
    both pre- and post-paid customers.
--  Oracle Communications Prepaid Charging also enables CenterNet to:
    --  Support end-to-end network control and charging in real time for
        multiple services -- including voice, short text message service
        and packet sessions
    --  Launch convergent services on a common platform using various
        network technologies -- including the global system for mobile
        communications (GSM), universal mobile telecommunications system
        (UMTS), IP, LTE and cable
    --  Offer a common platform for pre-paid and post-paid services, which
        enables integration with the provider's billing system
    --  Create new subscriptions and accounts without any intervention
        from external systems, thanks to the platform's self-provisioning
--  Oracle Platinum Partner Fujitsu Technology Solutions lead the
    implementation and helped CenterNet achieve the functionality it
    required from its next-generation network management platform, while
    also optimizing total costs.
--  CenterNet has also implemented Oracle Database and SPARC T3-1 servers
    as its hardware platform due to the ease of integration with Oracle
    Communications Prepaid Charging.


Supporting Quotes 

--  "Oracle and Fujitsu Technology Solutions helped CenterNet to configure
    and tune the Oracle solution to the company's specific business
    needs," said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager,
    Oracle Communications. "The unique features offered by Oracle's
    solution, such as out of the box integration capabilities, were
    crucial to the project's success, and helped to significantly reduce
    the implementation cost."
--  "We were pleased to support CenterNet's implementation goals while
    also optimizing costs and meeting all functionality requirements,"
    said Dariusz Kwieciński, head of services, Fujitsu Technology
    Solutions. "Further, thanks to the relationship between Fujitsu and
    Oracle, we completed the implementation in an extremely short period,
    enabling CenterNet to take advantage of its new technology
    capabilities quickly."


Supporting Resources

--  Oracle Communications
--  Oracle Communications Prepaid Charging
--  Oracle Communications Network Charging and Control
--  Oracle Database
--  SPARC T3-1 servers
--  Oracle Communications on YouTube
--  Oracle Communications on Facebook
--  Oracle Communications on Twitter
--  Oracle Communications on Diigo
--  Oracle Communications on LinkedIn


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servers, storage and IT infrastructure, to mission-critical business and
operational support systems and service delivery platforms; from business
intelligence applications and retail point-of-sale solutions to the Java
platform running on more than three billion mobile and handheld devices.
Oracle helps 100 of the world's top 100 service providers innovate and
exploit new business models, build strong, profitable customer
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    About Oracle in Industries
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company's best-in-class portfolio of products to address complex business
processes relevant to the communications industry, helping speed time to
market, reduce costs, and gain a competitive edge.

    About Fujitsu
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communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of
technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people
support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and
the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers.
Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5
trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.
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    About Fujitsu Technology Solutions
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leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key
markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving
large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its
Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of
IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter
solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure as a Service.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part
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