Nashville, TN - June 13, 2003 - Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems today announced that HTC (Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc.) recently licensed a suite of software applications providing a total solution for mediation and call detail record (CDR) administration on HTC's network of Nortel DMS and Siemens EWSD switches.
"Our goal was to identify a company that could deliver a single solution to meet our multiple needs in a reliable, cost-effective fashion," stated Jim Forbes, Director of Billing Services for HTC. "Based on our past experience, and their reputation and experience in the industry, we concluded that Equinox Information Systems was uniquely positioned to provide us with the best solution at the best price."
Equinox's solution for HTC includes several software applications:
In addition to these applications, Equinox is developing a customized data warehouse application for HTC. In conjunction with TeleLink, this application builds and maintains a real-time SQL data warehouse which includes an ad hoc report generation tool for CDR and LERG data.
"We are pleased to provide HTC with a comprehensive suite of software applications," said David West, Executive Vice President of Equinox Information Systems. "As the telecom industry consolidates, more carriers are recognizing the benefit of partnering with a software company that has a proven history of providing a total solution at a low cost.
About HTC, Inc.
HTC, Inc., an incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC), offers local telephone service in Horry and Georgetown Counties in the State of South Carolina and is the 25th largest telephone company in the United States. In addition to local telephone service, HTC also provides a full menu of communications services, such as long distance, Internet access, Cable TV, wireless service and paging with over 80,000 access lines. For more information, visit www.htcinc.net.
Founded in 1986, with hundreds of customers worldwide, Equinox Information Systems is a global provider of software solutions for the telecommunications industry. Providing a full range of software applications, which are backed by exceptional customer support, the company offers solutions in areas critical to profitability and network efficiency, including mediation, fraud detection, CDR and switch administration, and network management, as well as custom application development. For more information, visit Equinox at www.equinoxis.com.