MegaFon, Russia’s second largest mobile operator and fourth largest telecommunications operator, serving more than 62 million subscribers in Russia as well as 1.6 million in Tajikistan, Osetia, and Abkhazia has selected NetCracker and NEC Corporation to implement comprehensive Operations Support Systems (OSS). The new OSS will enable MegaFon to centralize network resource management over its 3G and 4G mobile services, fixed and mobile broadband access. The upgrade which includes NetCracker’s Resource Inventory, Outside Plant, Discovery & Reconciliation, Network Planning & Design, Service Order Management, Service Information Management, Service Inventory, and Service Activation solutions, will accelerate service introduction, and improve service quality and customer experience for mass market services across all of its affiliates.
“MegaFon applies only the most modern technologies to its networks. Implementing the joint solutions from NEC Neva and NetCracker is the first step in MegaFon’s long-term transformation program. Implementing the joint solutions from NEC Neva and NetCracker is the next stage of a continuous effort to improve network and service quality for our customers,” says Igor Shirokov, Infrastructure Director, OJSC MegaFon.
“NEC overcomes strategic challenges for global communications operators. Today we are joining the competencies and experience of NEC Neva and NetCracker to offer MegaFon optimal and reliable solutions to ensure the operator can deliver an even greater level of network resource management, speed to market, and service quality for its customers”, said Mikhail Efimov, Deputy Managing Director, NEC Neva Communications Systems.
“NetCracker’s outstanding track record of delivering large-scale OSS transformation will help MegaFon to maximize the value of our products and services and successfully execute on this major initiative,” said Vasily Sedunov, Vice-President, Engineering, NetCracker. “We look forward to working with MegaFon to achieve its critical business goals.” Source - NetCraker (Oct 15, 2013)