PenTeleData Deploys OpenVault Solution

Supporting the High Speed Data
Networks of PenTeleData
and its partner companies in PA & NJ

Wayne, NJ/Palmerton, PA; Friday, Aug 1st, 2014

OpenVault, the leading provider of easy-to-use tools to help Multiple System Operators (MSOs) increase revenues, reduce costs and manage growth on their High Speed Data (HSD) broadband networks, is today announcing that PenTeleData has deployed the OpenVault Platform Solution to provide its customers and local MSO partners with real-time data access and views on network health and activity.

Supporting Growth

With over 300,000 high-speed data subscribers and growing, PenTeleData signed a 3-year Software as a Service contract and will use the OpenVault platform to monitor bandwidth and better anticipate network expansion requirements for its customers.

"As the data service provider for five Pennsylvania and Northern New Jersey operators, PenTeleData plays a key role in the Internet services for both commercial and residential customers. We needed a scalable technology to help us collect vast amounts of data from our network and robust analytics capabilities to help get the most value from that data.  OpenVault has a proven platform and we're excited to be partnering with them as usage on our HSD network continues to grow rapidly," said Jaime Mendes V.P. of Operations for PenTeleData.
 
Mark Trudeau, OpenVault's CEO added, "We're thrilled to be partnering with PenTeleData to help them understand usage behavior trends and to manage their HSD network.  As PenTeleData continues to grow we'll be with them at every turn to help them gain insight into HSD usage for their own subscribers and those of their partner operators."

About OpenVault

Supporting over 150 operators on four continents, OpenVault helps MSOs better manage their networks, saving time and costs while increasing revenue and subscriber satisfaction. Network operators use OpenVault's easy-to-use tools to dramatically improve visibility into their networks and to automate management functions to proactively handle congestion, forecast network requirements and communicate with subscribers. The solution is offered on a pay-as-you-go basis, allowing service providers to immediately realize benefits without large up-front costs. For more information, please visit openvault.com.

About PenTeleData

PenTeleData's fully redundant fiber optic network throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey delivers Voice, Video, Data and Internet services. Founded in 1994, we are a strategic partnership of local cable and telephone companies, including Service Electric Cable TV and Communications, Service Electric Broadband Cable, Service Electric Cablevision, Ironton Telephone and Blue Ridge Communications. In addition, PenTeleData has nearly 200 Unleashed Wi-Fi Hotspots in 18 counties across our serving area as a free benefit for our partner broadband customers.

PenTeleData
V.P. of Operations
Jaime Mendes
OpenVault
CEO
Mark Trudeau