OTTAWA, Ontario — Atreus Systems, the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced that Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB), one of the nation’s most respected and best performing local exchange and wireless providers, has successfully deployed Atreus’ IP Service Provisioning Solution to automate the provisioning and management of its business trunking service.

Currently in production, Atreus’ IP Provisioning Solution is empowering Cincinnati Bell to deliver business voice services to enterprises at varying stages of IP deployment, ranging from those customers looking to leverage their existing PBX equipment to those requiring a fully-featured hosted VoIP service. By streamlining and simplifying the provisioning process, Cincinnati Bell will sign up new customers quickly and cost effectively while generating significant follow-on revenue by automating the delivery of a wide variety of value-added IP services from a single system. The Atreus solution enables Cincinnati Bell to provision a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including hosted PBX and business trunking, while supporting their growing requirements for converged voice, video, and data services. The Atreus solution automates the provisioning and activation of advanced applications with the reliability, scalability and standards-based capabilities required to deliver a carrier-class service.

“After our evaluation process, Atreus emerged as the best choice for our VoIP offering, given their proven customer track record in the marketplace and focus on multi-vendor, multi-service provisioning,” said Shane Brown, vice president of business marketing, Cincinnati Bell. “Atreus’ automated provisioning capabilities, coupled with their proven deployment experience will enable Cincinnati Bell to cost-effectively launch business VoIP, while accelerating the introduction of differentiated IP bundles.”

“We are honored that our solution is playing a crucial role in helping a well respected company like Cincinnati Bell launch business VoIP offerings,” said Andrea Baptiste, CEO, Atreus Systems. “As Cincinnati Bell continues to expand their services portfolio, they are uniquely positioned to offer VoIP and bundled wireless services with an improved customer experience to their business and residential customers.”

About Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) is parent to one of the nation’s most respected and best performing local exchange and wireless providers with a legacy of unparalleled customer service excellence. With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell provides a wide range of telecommunications products and services to residential and business customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. For more information, visit

About Atreus Systems
Atreus Systems(TM) is the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles. Atreus is the vendor of choice for the delivery of advanced IP services by leading providers, including Qwest, PCCW, Lucent, Telus, Cincinnati Bell, Spirit Telecom, Aliant, Voila IP and Xspedius. Atreus has formed strategic partnerships with BroadSoft, Ericsson, Level 3 and Sonus, delivering carrier-class service provisioning and customer self-management for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP bundles. For more information, visit

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