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Berne, Switzerland 16.09.2016

Preparing the existing Aarenet voice system from SA for the future, Aarenet has equipped the carrier voice system with new more powerful hardware and latest system features. By using new state of the art components, it was possible to replace the existing system with less space and power consuming hardware and at the same time increasing the capacity of the system substantially. All existing customers were migrated seamless to the new platform. SA is the third-largest CATV provider in Switzerland and the leading independent telecom company in the French speaking part of the country. provides Internet access, telephony and television services to 160’000 customers through its own infrastructure based on the latest state-of-the-art network technologies (e.g. FTTH).

Patrick Bonvin, Project Manager at “The meticulous preparation and the detailed knowledge of our system and setup formed the base upon which the project team was able to prepare and install the new system and to migrate the existing customers without any service interruption. Our Aarenet system is now ready to manage the existing customer base and can support the planned customer base growth in the next years."

Christian Häberli, Head Operations Switzerland Aarenet: “It was a pleasure to work with the local team of SA. Their technical staff is extremely competent and during the project we have been able to work as one team to reach the set milestones. The detailed preparation timely follow-up ensured that the critical path was known at any time and all potential issues have been mitigated beforehand. The good preparation was also reflected by the flawless migration of the active customer base.