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UNASAT™ Selects Rodopi Software for Satellite Broadband and VoIP Services

Rodopi’s OSS software slated to provide automated provisioning, billing and customer care

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 12, 2004 – Rodopi Software, an industry leader in next generation operations support system (OSS) and back office automation software, announced today that the company has signed an agreement with UNASAT Communications LLC to provide Rodopi’s OSS software to integrate UNASAT’s wholesale voice over IP (VoIP) with both terrestrial and satellite broadband access networks.

Rodopi’ s 100 percent web-based application will automate the DOCSIS-based provisioning of UNASAT’s broadband satellite ground systems and Class 4/5 VoIP services. End users will be able to subscribe to services and manage their accounts through a branded web portal, with flow through activation, automated billing, and web based care and self care. UNASAT will offer the Rodopi ASP functionality to its network of CLEC, ILEC, ISP, and enterprise resellers to enable them to offer fully automated, integrated bundles of advanced services with minimal capital investment and implementation effort.

“The Rodopi platform is a key piece of the network puzzle that integrates the provisioning, billing and customer care for our satellite, terrestrial, and VoIP customers in a flexible, robust OSS infrastructure" said Michael G. McLaughlin, CEO of UNASAT. “Rodopi’s OSS software will provide a unique level of automation and service enablement that empowers our resellers to offer advanced VoIP and other services to their end-users quickly and efficiently.”

“Rodopi is pleased to have been selected to provide the infrastructure software for this ground breaking new generation network roll-out,” said Todd Benjamin, president and CEO of Rodopi. “UNASAT’s cutting edge network technology, enabled by Rodopi’s unique online integration and automation will be one of the first to tie together the baseline broadband access with the requisite network configuration, services, and security in an operationally efficient wholesale offering that can be rolled out to a broad array of service provider and enterprise customers.”

About Rodopi Software
Rodopi Software is a global leader in the design of robust, 100% web-based automation and back office applications that provide comprehensive provisioning, billing, and automated customer care solutions to Internet service providers (ISPs), hosting service providers (HSPs), application service providers (ASPs), and Internet telephony (VoIP) providers. Rodopi’s cost-effective, easily configurable software solutions are designed to automate time-consuming customer acquisition, service activation, and ongoing support and management processes, enabling next generation service providers to achieve higher service levels and greater profitability by lowering overheadcosts and reducing the errors inherent in manual processes. For more information about Rodopi Software, please visit www.rodopi.com or call 858-410-6985.

About UNASAT Communications LLC
UNASAT Communications, LLC™ was specifically formed to deliver nationwide, bandwidth-on-demand, commercial network services. UNASAT aims to empower their wholesale partners to distribute services by providing them with a two-pillar voice and data solution made up of their Unaband and Unavoice network offerings. This network solution becomes even more powerful when coupled with terrestrial bandwidth to form a fully redundant networking environment. Customers can select from advanced voice, data and video network services to create a solutions package specific to their needs. For more information about UNASAT Communications, LLC. please visit www.unasat.com or call 715.424.8170


Press Contact:
Suzanne Finch
Dir. of Marketing Communications
sfinch@rodopi.com
858-731-1614

2004 News