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February, 2005 Volume 3


SP4 Available for Download
SP4 is now available to Rodopi v. 5.4 customers. SP4 expands Rodopi’s powerful billing features and expands invoicing capabilities by offering:
  • Upgraded credit card processing functionality
  • Late fee assessment and collection system
  • Breakdown for all services on Rodopi-produced invoices
For more information on SP4’s features, click here. SP4 is currently available for download. Customers can use their Rodopi registration number and password to activate the download process.

New Telephony Module
Available now, Rodopi’s new telephony module provides new features to streamline the import of call detail records (CDR) information. New features include increased system throughput, increased flexibility for CDR rules and ready-made usage filters for Nortel Succession AMA, BroadWorks (v.11.0 and 11.1) and Cisco BTS 10200 CDRs.

Upgraded BroadSoft® BroadWorks® Module to be Available in Q1, 2005
Now, in addition to providing automated customer sign-up, service activation and payment processing, the popular Rodopi/BroadSoft module has recently been upgraded for a greater level of automation than ever before! The new module provides more flexible usage import functionality (including the ability to process call detail records based on user number), service provider ID or calling number, enhanced device provisioning and group and service provider provisioning.

Cisco BACC Integration Module Available in Q1, 2005
The Cisco Broadband Access Center for Cable (BACC) integration module, slated to be released in Q1/2005, will allow providers offering satellite and cable broadband services the ability to integrate Rodopi with DOCSIS-compliant provisioning. The new module supports host network operator (HNO) and virtual network operator (VNO) configurations, including modem (MAC) pool management, wholesale and retail billing, and branded redirect on signup.

Rodopi will soon launch the first-ever Hosted RADIUS service. Available Q1/2005, this innovative new service allows service providers the option of outsourcing their AAA RADIUS server requirements. A natural compliment to EasyOSS™, Rodopi Hosted RADIUS provides feature rich accounting, authentication, and authorization.

Available Integrations
Payment VoIP Wireless RADIUS Bandwidth Mgmt./Web Hosting Domain Name E-Mail
VeriSign® BroadSoft® BroadWorks® Motorola Canopy™ Vircom VOP Radius Ensim® Pro Register.com Vircom ModusMail™
Authorize.net Cisco BTS NextNet Aradial Plesk Tucows Rockliffe®
WebAuthorize Cisco 53XX iPass Funk SteelBelted Radius Hostopia Names4Ever MailSite
IC Verify Lucent MVAM Navini   Allot   CommunigatePro
Payment One Phone Bill Nortel Succession     Packeteer   IMail
Paradata Verso (Clarent)     Cisco NetFlow   Everyone.net®
Retail Decisions NGT          

For more information on these or other Rodopi integration modules, contact sales@rodopi.com.


Camvera Networks Introduces Rodopi/Navini Integration to the WISP Market
Camvera Networks, Inc.( formerly Tri-State Broadband) of Atlanta, GA has recently deployed the successful integration of Rodopi software with Navini Networks’ Ripwave Element Management System (Ripwave EMS) plug-n-play portable wireless broadband system in several markets in the Southeastern United States. Rodopi enables wireless ISP (WISP) operators using Navini’s equipment to offer automated online billing, customer care, provisioning and 24/7 online management of end user customer services. More…

Aradial Now Supports Rodopi AAA RADIUS Interface
Aradial Technologies, Inc. now offers full support for Rodopi’s AAA RADIUS interface. The two companies have successfully completed interoperability testing of the integration, which utilizes CORBA technology. The new module is currently available and provides full authentication integration and accounting in real time for VoIP, mobile communications (GPRS and 3G), and WiFi hotspot users.


Rodopi to Exhibit at VON Spring 2005
Rodopi will be giving demonstrations and answering questions at VON Spring 2005 in booth 1236. VON Spring 2005 will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. Exhibit hours are:
Monday, March 7, 6 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, March 8, 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday, March 9, 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday, March 10, 10 am – 2 pm

Todd Benjamin to Give Presentations at IT EXPO Miami 2005, Broadband Wireless World, and ISP Summit

Todd Benjamin, Rodopi’s president and CEO, is a featured speaker at IT EXPO Miami 2005. Todd’s presentation, Next Generation OSS – Leveraging Revenue-Producing Resources will take place on Friday, February 25 from 2:30 – 3:15 pm. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida. To attend, please visit IT EXPO for more information.

Todd will also deliver a presentation with Camvera Networks and Navini Networks at the Broadband Wireless World show in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, April 22 from 10:00 – 10:45 am. The presentation, entitled Case Study: “One-Touch” Residential Wireless Network System will discuss Camvera’s implementation and deployment of their wireless network using Navini wireless broadband equipment and Rodopi software. To register for this event, please visit Broadband Wireless World.

On Thursday, May 5, Todd will present information on Value Added Strategies at NTCA’s ISP Summit. The presentation will run from 8:00 – 9:00 am and will be held at the Westin Charlotte in Charlotte, NC. For conference and registration information, please visit ISP Summit.

If you have any questions about these sessions, please visit our website or contact Rodopi sales. Rodopi sales can be reached at 858-227-4867 or at sales@rodopi.com.

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