ZTE Partners Nucleus Connect to Build BSS/OSS System for Singapore’s Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network
22nd June 2011, Shenzhen – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a public listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced that Nucleus Connect, the Operating Company (OpCo) of Singapore’s Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN) has partnered ZTE to build the BSS (Business Support System) and OSS (Operational Support System) platforms that will allow Nucleus Connect to support various end-to-end services such as business operations, billing, fault management, network management and maintenance.
ZTE’s highly flexible BSS/OSS solution allows customized configurations which work well with an open access environment. It is expected to provide Nucleus Connect with fast and reliable service provisioning, multi-mode billing and effective network operation and maintenance through flexible process management, overlapped resource modeling, powerful SOA structure and easy-to-scale interfacing models. ZTE’s system will support various new services under the company’s wholesale bandwidth business, and help Nucleus Connect run its business operations efficiently and effectively.
Nucleus Connect CEO David Storrie said, “As the OpCo, Nucleus Connect is responsible for the Active Optical Network (AON) infrastructure, including switches and transmission equipment, and also to resell the bandwidth to the third-layer RSPs (Retail Service Providers). It’s critical for us to work with a trusted partner like ZTE who could help us develop a reliable, future proof, turnkey solution for our support to the RSPs.”
ZTE Asia Pacific President Mr. Zheng Bang said, “ The partnership has once again proven ZTE ’s competitiveness in BSS/OSS planning, construction and implementation. We are confident that we can fulfill the needs of Nucleus Connect and to provide the best broadband communications services for Singaporeans.”
ZTE’s ZSmart BSS/OSS solution is currently providing business & operation support to operators in more than 50 countries and regions around the world.
About Nucleus Connect Pte. Ltd.
Incorporated on 14 April 2009, Nucleus Connect is responsible for designing, building and operating the active infrastructure of Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN). We offer comprehensive and flexible services that will help Retail Service Providers select and deliver broadband connectivity services to their target markets quickly and seamlessly, bringing a more enriching experience to the end-users.
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ZTE is a public listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while achieving continued revenue growth. ZTE’s 2010 revenue led the industry with a 21% increase to USD10.609 billion. ZTE commits 10 percent of its revenue to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. A company with sound corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, ZTE is a member of the UN Global Compact. ZTE is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer, publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn .
ZTEsoft is a subsidiary held by ZTE Corporation which is the largest public listed telecom equipment manufacturer in China. As a leading provider of telecom software, solution and service, ZTEsoft specializes in providing comprehensive BSS/OSS solutions to global operators of wireless, wireline and broadband cable services, enabling agile operation to deliver innovative services quickly to address market challenges.
ZSmart is ZTEsoft's next-generation BSS/OSS solution covering telecom operator's whole operation processes. Based on ZTEsoft's unique industry experience from hundreds of projects over the past 17 years, ZSmart offers a set of functional components and product packages which can be assembled and configured flexibly on a unified SOA infrastructure to support agile operation and address various market and customer demands perfectly.
For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn .
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