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TalkTalk Technology chooses Ascade’s Carrier Cockpit Solution
UK project emphasizes Ascade’s continued market leadership
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (October 20, 2010) – Ascade, the global market-leader in advanced Routing & Trading, Billing and Quality solutions for the Interconnect market, today announced that TalkTalk Technology has selected its Carrier Cockpit™ Solution to optimize the routing of its international voice traffic processes.
TalkTalk Technology is one of the UK’s largest telecom network operators and a Next Generation Network leader. It is part of TalkTalk Telecom Group plc which has over 4 million home phone and broadband customers signed under the TalkTalk, and AOL Broadband brands. It also serves over 160,000 business customers and 500 business resellers principally under the Opal brand.
Once operational, Carrier Cockpit™ will provide TalkTalk Technology with a fully integrated application to manage their international voice traffic routing on its advanced Next Generation Switch environment.
“After a detailed technical evaluation of the various solutions available in the market we came to the conclusion that Carrier Cockpit will be able to address all of our requirements ”, comments Clive Dorsman, Managing Director TalkTalk Technology. “The features and functionality are in line not only with our current business processes but also with our future plans, and we were also impressed by Ascade’s commitment to this important project.”
“TalkTalk Group’s advanced switching technology always meant that the chosen routing application needed to have a flexible but robust architecture, and Carrier Cockpit’s Next Generation Routing Framework fits that description perfectly, comments Ascade’s Sales Director Robert Wiesheu. “We look forward to working with TalkTalk Technology and being part of a long-term strategic partnership”
About TalkTalk Telecom Group plc
TalkTalk Technology runs and develops the TalkTalk Group’s next generation network and services. TalkTalk Telecom Group Plc (TalkTalk Group) is one of the leading fixed line voice and broadband telecommunications businesses in the UK. With over 4.1 million broadband customers and 1.1 million voice-only and narrowband customers, the TalkTalk Group markets to residential customers under the "TalkTalk" and "AOL" brands and to business customers principally under the "Opal" brand.
To learn more about the TalkTalk Group, please visit the website at http://www.talktalkgroup.com/
Ascade is the leading provider of advanced interconnect business solutions for voice and data traffic. Our expert’s ability to combine advanced and innovative yet user-friendly software with a strong carrier industry expertise powers our clients to attain a competitive edge on the wholesale voice market.
Customers include Lebara, Reach, TalkTalk, Orange, Tata Communications, iBasis, Telenor Global Services, IDT, SingTel, Telekom Malaysia, Etisalat, Saudi Telecom, du, Qtel, Mobily, Allstream, Elion, Gateway Communications, Rostelecom, PT Telekom, Korea Telecom, T-COM Croatia, Telekom Slovenjie, CTM Macau, Sunrise, Telekom Austria, Starhub, Mobile1, and many more.
Ascade AB is a privately held company owned by founders and leading Nordic investment firms CapMan, listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, and SEB Venture Capital, the venture capital division of Nordic financial services group SEB, listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Through its presence in Sweden, US, Dubai, and Singapore, Ascade provides support to its customers worldwide.
For more information please visit: www.ascade.com
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Ascade is the leading provider of advanced interconnect business solutions for voice and data traffic. The offered products include AscadeRoute, AscadeBill, AscadeAssure, and AscadeMediate