GO selects Oracle Communications solutions

GO selects Oracle Communications solutions to help with launch of IP-based voice and data services in Saudi

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By  Mark Sutton Published  March 6, 2009

Saudi’s GO telecom company, the newest operator in the Kingdom, has selected a range of Oracle Communications solutions to help it roll out services to its customers the company announced.

GO, a joint venture of Atheeb Trading Company, Al-Nahla Trading Company, Batelco of Bahrain, and Traco Company, aims to provide broadband intranet and fixed line services to thirteen regions across Saudi Arabia, and also plans residential WiMAX services.

The company is using Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management, Service Activation and Inventory Management, to enable it to launch new services, automate the provisioning of services and to give full visibility and management of the company’s service and technology assets.

Craig Humphreys, vice president, information technology at GO commented: “As a new entrant in the Saudi market, GO needed a robust, innovative architecture to help support and meet its ambitious growth and revenue targets. GO is confident that our infrastructure will provide customers with continued access to innovative services. Considering that IP services are highly complex and expensive to launch, manage and configure, GO implemented Oracle because of its strengths in providing an end-to-end approach that simplifies and enhances our IT environment.”

Gordon Rawling, solution specialist director, Oracle Communications said: “In a rapidly changing competitive landscape, it is crucial that GO has a holistic view of its business. Oracle’s software delivers the scalability and flexibility to integrate various parts of GO’s business to accelerate time to market for new services and provide competitive advantage.”

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