CSC and Intec Announce Global Partnership to Help Customers Capitalize on New & Emerging Business Models
News Release -- April 19, 2010
Partnership set to provide Comprehensive Next Generation Business Support Solutions
FALLS CHURCH, Va., and [LONDON/ATLANTA] -- Apr. 19, 2010 – CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services, and Intec (ITL.L), a global provider of business support systems (BSS) solutions, today announced a joint partnership agreement to provide a comprehensive suite of BSS solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) looking to enhance their IT capabilities without taking on excessive costs. Through the partnership, CSC and Intec will offer CSPs a proven business model to enhance their revenue generation and realization efforts, a go-to-market strategy for new business models, and a method to reduce costs by consolidating multiple billing platforms, all at a pace that fits their business requirements.
The CSC and Intec partnership leverages the expertise of two global leaders in Communications and IT Services. The companies will provide world-class Transformation & BSS Revenue Management competency, combining CSC’s strategic consulting, systems integration and hosting services with Intec’s award-winning portfolio of billing, rating, charging settlement solutions and market-leading mediation solutions.
“With the intense competition in the communications industry and avalanche of new technologies, devices, services and content, CSPs need a partner that will give them essential time-to-market advantage and help them capitalize on business model change,” said Mary Jo Morris, president of CSC’s Technology and Consumer Group. “Our partnership with Intec allows us to deliver revenue generation and realization strategies and platforms that address these challenges head on, providing mission-critical solutions for our customers.”
“Together, Intec and CSC have already delivered a joint solution for an emerging player in the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) market, proving that our partnership is truly collaborative, with the customer’s needs uppermost,” added Andy Thorburn, president, Global Markets for Intec. “The combination of CSC’s experience and our world-class real-time charging, billing and customer management solutions will help us drive optimal solutions that increase efficiency and revenue realization while enhancing operational performance, for customers worldwide.”
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.
Intec supplies solutions to over 60 of the world’s top 100 telecoms carriers, and is one of the world’s fastest growing suppliers of Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions.
Intec’s 400 plus customers include AT&T, Antel, Cable & Wireless, The Carphone Warehouse (UK), China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Eircom (Ireland), France Telecom, Hutchison 3G, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Verizon. Intec works closely with its customers, many of whom have been with Intec since its inception, to add real value and ROI to their business by providing the highest standards of performance, flexibility and robustness to help communications service providers service their customers effectively and profitably.
- Retail billing and customer management
- Multi-service mediation and activation
- Inter-carrier billing settlements including US CABS and ITU-based settlement
- End-to-end content partner management
- Optimized wholesale routing and trading
- Real-time pre/post-paid mediation and charging
- Pre-integrated solutions for wholesale, wireless and core IMS charging functions
Founded in 1997, Intec is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ITL.L) and has over 1,600 staff and 31 offices in 24 countries. For more information, visit the Intec website at www.intecbilling.com.