Italtel and Tieto Poland Cooperate on NGN Solutions and Provide a Turnkey Solution to Polish Operator TK Telekom

Feb 22, 2013, 04:00 ET from ITALTEL S.p.A.

Mobile World Congress 2013, BARCELONA, February 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Italtel and Tieto signed a partnership agreement to allow Polish operator TK Telekom to deliver advanced Triple Play services to residential and business customers. The agreement provides the baseline to widen the range of solutions offered to service providers for management and creation of Next Generation Networks (NGN).

Italtel, a leading player in the development and integration of fixed and mobile networks, and Tieto, an international IT concern providing services for building and maintaining IT systems, announce that they signed a partnership agreement in the segment of Next Generation Network (NGN) solutions, having as first implementation the deployment of a IT and network solution for TK Telekom.

Thanks to the mutual cooperation, Tieto shall become a significant competence centre in the scope of consulting and implementation of Italtel systems: "Our clients in Poland will be able to benefit from additional solutions in the scope of access to broadband Internet network, IP telecom or highly efficient HD quality image and sound transmission.What is more, part of the said solutions will be accessible in SaaS (Software as a Service) model service- says Zbigniew Długosz, Sales Department Director at Tieto Poland.

"This achievement reinforces Italtel presence in the Polish market and confirms the excellence ofour NGN innovative products and solutions. We believe that the partnership with Tieto in the provision of a complete solution as requested by TK Telekom in addition to Italtel's system integration capabilities in designing and implementing complex networks have been a key decisive factor in this success" - says Marco Filipponi, Head of EMEA Region Service Providers at Italtel.

"TK Telekom has currently strong aim on upgrading its core network, same as its product portfolio for business customers. We believe that flexibility and in-depth knowledge of Tietoand Italtel will enable TK Telekom to achieve those goals easily and effectively leveraging on this partnership. Looking ahead, we strongly believe that cooperation, such as with Tietoand Italtel, is nowadays a key factor in developing value based products and services for our customers" - says Przemysław Kuna, Head of Telecommunication branch at TK Telekom.

The solution implemented for TK Telekom consists in: completion and partial replacement of current telecom network of this operator and implementation of Intelligent Network (IN) platform to provide new services for individual and business clients.

Implementation of solutions designed by Tieto and Italtel will allow the client to optimize network resources management and to have faster time of reaction to the changeable conditions on the telecom services market. This mainly concerns the availability of the following services: Triple-Play (Internet, television and telephony in one) - IP interconnection between telecom operators under interconnection agreements.

Under the project, Tieto will provide a state-of-the-art and flexible Intelligent Network (IN) platform that operates in line with the logic of the connection service based on JAIN SLEE technology and its own SS7 protocol stack, while Italtel will provide a C4/C5 platform. The platform will be based on, among others, state-of-the-art i-MCS 2.0 (Italtel Multimedia Communication Suite) solution offering narrowband and broadband services for both individual and business clients and Netmatch-M, the Italtel's media and signaling gateway.

Tieto's independent solutions to manage service accounts and services used by TK Telekom are other important elements here.

i-MCS product is the evolution of the Italtel iMSS softswitch, running on a virtualized platform with full IMS compliancy.

Netmatch-M belongs to the Italtel's Netmatch family, a gateway family which enables the transformation from Media Gateway to Border Gateway, allowing Telco Operators to migrate smoothly from TDM to IP interconnections.

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Italtel Group

Italtel designs, develops, implements solutions for NGN and NGS; Professional Services dedicated to the design and maintenance of networks; IT System Integration Services; Network Integration and migration activities. Italtel counts among its customers more than 40 of the world's top TLC Operators and SPs. In Italy Italtel is also reference partner of Enterprises and Public Sector for the deployment of IP Next-Generation Networks and for the development of multimedia convergent services for their customers. Italtel is present in 25 countries including France, UK, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Poland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Argentina, Brazil.

Tieto Corporation

Tieto Corporation is an international IT concern providing a full scope of services for building, developing and maintaining IT systems. Currently, it has branches in almost 30 countries, including Poland, and employs over 18,000 workers. The company is also listed on Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchange. Tieto offices in Poland can be found in: Szczecin, Warszawa, Wrocław, in which the company employs over 1200 people. In 2011, Tieto Poland was awarded the title   "Investor in Human Capital". For more information please visit:

TK Telekom

TK Telekom is a modern and dynamically developing telecommunications operator. TK Telekom offers comprehensive services, satisfying the needs of telecommunications operators, public administration, business Customers and the railway sector. In terms of the size and throughput of the network, we are among the largest backbone network operators in Poland. Our cable network includes nearly 30 000 km of routes and it reaches over 300 towns. TK Telekom provides services of data transmission, internet services, telephone services, specialized services, dedicated services for railway.