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DIRECTV Latin America signs ICC License with Hansen Technologies
|By Business Wire
|July 30, 2014 06:12 PM EDT
Hansen Technologies Limited (ASX: HSN) today announced that DIRECTV
Latin America has signed a 7 year license agreement for the use of
Hansen’s ICC Customer Care and Billing Solution for its PanAmericana
division in Latin America. This agreement will provide all DIRECTV’s
PanAmericana countries with a comprehensive solution for managing all
aspects of a Pay TV billing operation, as well as an Argentina-based
consulting, services, and support team in Buenos Aires.
PanAmericana is DIRECTV Latin America’s largest division, providing
satellite Pay TV to over 6 million subscribers across nine territories,
including: Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico,
Venezuela, the Caribbean and Uruguay. The ICC solution is used to manage
access to SD, HD, pre and post-paid subscription models over DTH, as
well as provide bundled offerings, including combinations of DTH and
“We are extremely pleased that DIRECTV PanAmericana has chosen Hansen
Technologies’ software and services as a key strategic element to assist
in their continued growth plans throughout Latin America,” said Andrew
Hansen, CEO of Hansen. “With our solutions specifically targeted at
providing services to the Digital Pay TV industry and our continued
global investment in high quality support and services we believe we are
ideally positioned to enhance the significant opportunities Pay TV
presents in the developing markets in Latin America.“
Antonio Pages, IT Director of DIRECTV PanAmericana states, “Hansen
Technologies’ ICC Pay TV solution is a unique product that fits our
business and service proposition in the region. The product supports our
strategic direction and enables us to advance our entertainment
experience innovations. We are pleased to be continuing our relationship
with Hansen ICC and look forward to the mutual benefits which we believe
will flow from this arrangement.”
About DIRECTV Latin America
DIRECTV Latin America is the leading Satellite Television provider in
Latin America, presenting the finest television experience available to
more than 6 million subscribers within Argentina, Colombia, Chile,
Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, the Caribbean and Uruguay.
DIRECTV Latin America is one of the operating units of DIRECTV, leading
provider of television entertainment (traded on NASDAQ under the ticker
symbol DTV). DIRECTV Latin America provides the premier television
experience available through acquisition, production and distribution of
unique and exclusive content, excellence in the area of customer
service, and continuous deployment of latest technologies for television
entertainment. DIRECTV Latin America provides service in the region
through three divisions: Brazil, Mexico and PanAmericana.
About Hansen Technologies
Hansen Technologies (ASX: HSN) is a global provider of customer care &
billing, and meter data management software solutions for utilities
(electricity, gas and water), Pay TV and telecommunications companies.
The Hansen family of products, which has grown since 1971, includes:
HUB, ICC, NirvanaSoft, Peace, Banner and Utilisoft. Hansen’s unique
approach to best-fit solutions leverages its proprietary product sets to
develop, deliver, and support high-value solutions for clients in over
40 countries. In addition Hansen also offers outsourcing and facilities
management services from purpose built facilities globally. Hansen has
offices in Australia, USA, New Zealand, China, Argentina and the United
Hansen is recognized by the relevance of its technology and the people
who support it. Our innovative solutions are constantly evolving
alongside their respective industries to accommodate business, market
and technology changes, and our experienced implementation team has an
impeccable record of delivering solutions through flexible engagement
approaches. For more information, please visit www.hsntech.com.
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