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Shaw Communications Selects NetCracker to Drive Business Agility and Speed to Market

Companies mentioned in this article: NetCracker Technology

WALTHAM, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetCracker Technology announced today that Shaw Communications Inc. is deploying the Order Entry, Order Management, Product/Sales Catalogue and Service Library from the NetCracker 9 Product Suite. These new products will assist Shaw in better serving its customer base by cutting operational costs, improving speed-to-market for new services, and accelerating its order-to-cash cycle.

“Our partnership with NetCracker gives us an opportunity to further improve our customer-facing systems and processes with even greater efficiency, allowing us to enhance our promise in delivering exceptional customer experience,” said Zoran Stakic, Senior Vice President, Technology and Network Operations at Shaw Communications.

Shaw Communications Inc. is one of Canada’s largest communications service providers. It delivers cable TV, high speed Internet, and voice services to 3.2 million residential customers. Today’s announcement represents an extension and expansion of Shaw’s ongoing, long-term partnership with NetCracker.

“We are excited to work with Shaw on this important business transformation and to help the company serve its many customers across Canada with increasing speed, efficiency, and consistency,” said Andrew Feinberg, President and CEO at NetCracker. “Shaw’s adoption of NetCracker 9 gives us a chance to demonstrate further the business value that our innovative solutions can deliver rapidly for our clients and their customers.”

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the proven partner for communications service providers and cable operators offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an on-demand world. For more information, please visit www.NetCracker.com.

NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All other company or product names mentioned in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. © 2014 NEC Corporation.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.2 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX – SJR.B, NYSE – SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.


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Contact:

SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
Juliet Shavit, +1-215-504-4272
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NetCracker Technology
Joanna Larivee, +1-781-419-3374
Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com
Shaw Communications Inc.
Chethan Lakshman, 403-930-8448
chethan.lakshman@sjrb.ca