Teleca concludes partnership agreement with Incatel

Teleca concludes partnership agreement with Incatel Teleca and Incatel have announced today that they are partnering to deliver turnkey Operational Support Systems (OSS) solutions to leading operators. The alliance brings together Incatel's proven carrier class network inventory and provisioning product, with Teleca's experience in integrating and delivering complete OSS solutions. "Incatel's products offers an end-to-end network view that covers a variety of network technologies and telecommunication services," says Johan Strid, President of Teleca OSS, "In many cases, operators need an enhanced solution that will replace an existing legacy system and adapt to their existing OSS environment. Incatel's flexible solution, and our experience in system integration are particularly well suited to such situations." Johan Strid adds: "Operators derive benefits through more cost-effective administration of their existing and planned networks and the improved quality of their interaction with their customers. Among other joint projects, we are currently implementing a large-scale solution for Skanova, the largest network operator in Scandinavia." "Teleca's OSS expertise extends beyond our focus of network inventory and provisioning, and therefore they are ideal partners for Incatel in delivering large-scale integrated solutions", concludes Arnhild Schia, Incatel's CEO. Teleca OSS is one of Europe's leading suppliers of OSS solutions for operators and large companies. The company's assignments usually entail turnkey responsibility for a variety of functions ranging from systems architecture and implementation to support and maintenance of the systems. "We guarantee that we offer cost-effective solutions characterized by high quality and short lead-times, thanks to our long-standing experience in the OSS segment combined with our close cooperation with market-leading product suppliers," says Johan Strid. For further information, contact: Johan Strid, President Teleca OSS, +46 703-79 10 61 Carl Piva, Sales Manager, Teleca OSS, +46 8-726 75 92, +46 70-571 23 33 Olivier Suard, Marketing Director, Incatel, +44-20-78874513 Teleca is a European consulting group focused on new technology and R&D. Our business concept is to strengthen our customer's market position and time-to-market. This is achieved by providing professional teams with specialist technical expertise, working in partnership with development-intensive companies world-wide. The group has more than 2,300 employees in 14 countries with a strong presence in the Nordic region, UK, and France. Teleca is quoted on the Attract40 list of Stockholmsbörsen. www.teleca.com. Incatel (www.incatel.com) is a leading provider of software solutions to the global telecommunications industry. Incatel's flag-ship product, NIMS is a network and service inventory solution for end-to-end provisioning that enables network operators to deliver services faster, more reliably and more cost-effectively to their customers. Founded in 1994, Incatel is a privately owned international company with headquarters in Oslo (Norway), and offices in London (UK). Incatel's clients include leading operators such Telenor, TDC TeleDanmark, Cesky Telecom, Belgacom and Telia's Skanova. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/17/20021017BIT00100/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/17/20021017BIT00100/wkr0002.pdf