Hathway enlists Oracle for DAS, billing upgrade

Rebecca Hawkes | 20-12-2013

Indian multi-system operator (MSO) Hathway Cable & Datacom has selected Oracle Communications Consulting to transform its billing and revenue management model and capitalise on the ongoing digitisation of the country's cable TV networks.

Oracle will assist Hathway to upgrade its billing system, enabling new retail models such as digital addressable systems (DAS), and support new bundles and price plans, personalised promotional offers and real time customer notifications.

"Hathway is rapidly growing into a customer centric digital distribution company with aggressive plans to expand both our cable TV and broadband businesses. We want to deliver the best products to our customers with top-of-the-line service experience," said Jagdish Kumar, managing director and chief executive officer, Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd.

Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications, added: "In today's competitive telecommunications environment, the customer experience is a key differentiator for cable service providers looking to reduce churn and increase revenues. We are pleased to see Hathway Cable & Datacom Limited evolve its back-office infrastructure in order to meet industry and governmental standards and support customer-centric business processes."