WHAT: The Cable Show’s CIO.IT competition
WHEN: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 from 11 am. to 12 pm.
WHERE: The Cable Show 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center; Room 404AB
Openet, the leading provider of Transactional Intelligence for the world’s largest and most innovative network service providers and cable operators, has been named a finalist for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s (NCTA) CIO.IT Competition at this year’s Cable Show.
CIO.IT, in its fifth year, is a program presenting real solutions to any of the cable industry’s major IT challenges or issues. Openet will be participating in the panel-based competition format, debuting for the first time in 2010. Select cable IT vendors and partners have the opportunity to present their targeted, non-product-specific solution to industry IT issues in a competitive format during the two-day program. The panel on which Openet is participating will take place Wednesday, May 12, 2010 from 11 am. to 12 pm.
Openet was chosen due to its industry-leading expertise in subscriber data management and audience measurement systems, and how they represent the next-generational step in broadband BSS/OSS systems. Together, these two systems enable operators to monitor subscriber service usage better than ever before in order to tailor and improve the customer experience and ensure profitability, while still completely masking personally identifiable information.
The event’s board of reactors, or judging panel, will consist of cable industry CIOs, who will pose questions to the presenters, provide feedback and choose their favorite presentations. Michael Manzo, CMO, will give Openet’s presentation.
Openet (openet.com) is a leading worldwide provider of event processing and transaction management solutions. The Transactional Intelligence of the company’s solutions extracts increased value from diverse service provider networks, enabling rapid introduction of new services and reliable, cost-effective management of existing services. Openet is focused on delivering best-in-class network edge solutions and specialized engagement processes that create business value from network activity. A global company, Openet’s implementations include long-running engagements with the world’s leading service providers such as BT, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
NCTA is the principal trade association for the U.S. cable industry, representing cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation's cable television households and more than 200 cable program networks. The cable industry is the nation’s largest broadband provider of high-speed Internet access, serving more than 40 million customers, after investing more than $160 billion to build a two-way interactive network with fiber optic technology. Cable companies also provide state-of-the-art digital telephone service to more than 20 million American consumers.
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