PTT Telecom launches "Personal Number" service; technology provided by AccessLine.BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 1996--AccessLine Technologies announced today that "Personal Number" service is now available in the Netherlands.
Offered by PTT (1) (Postal, Telegraph & Telephone) The governmental agency responsible for combined postal, telegraph and telephone services in many European countries.
(2) See push-to-talk.
PTT - Post, Telephone and Telegraph administration Telecom, the leading telecom operator in the Netherlands, the Netherlands, The
officially Kingdom of The Netherlands byname Holland
Country, northwestern Europe. Area: 16,034 sq mi (41,528 sq km). Population (2005 est.): 16,300,000. Capital: Amsterdam. Seat of government: The Hague. Most of the people are Dutch. service is available to PTT Telecom customers nationwide. AccessLine Technologies, of Bellevue, is the technology supplier. Services offered include single number with search route, weekly schedule, call screening, call director, voice mail with instant-call-back and Rebound rebound (rē´bownd),
n/v 1. a recovery from illness.
n 2. an outbreak of fresh reflex activity after withdrawal of a stimulus
rebound adjective (sm), integrated fax selection and paging, and automatic busy/no answer transfer.
PTT Telecom's service, called simply Personal Number, can reach a customer at any number or device, worldwide, through a single number. Personal Number also allows subscribers to control when and where they receive calls. Calls that are not urgent can be automatically routed to voice mail, and integrated paging capabilities allow subscribers to receive notification of incoming messages. Personal Number service also accepts incoming faxes for subscribers through the same single number.
"Personal Number service will be readily accepted here," said a spokesperson for PTT Telecom. "Our customers are sophisticated telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. users and are demanding more advanced telecommunications tools to simplify their lives. Personal Number service consolidates customers' communications devices Typically refers to a terminal used to send voice, video or text. Mobile phones, wireless PDAs and personal computers equipped with microphones, speakers and cameras are all considered communications devices. See modem. and locations into one easy-to-use service. We are targeting this service to mobile professionals, especially those at smaller companies where calls mean business, and those who work at more than one location and have more than one phone and fax number."
"We are very pleased that Personal Number service is now available in Holland," said Ralph Young, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for AccessLine. "PTT Telecom is committed to delivering their customers the best telecom services available today and to fulfilling the vision of personal telephony in Europe."
The AccessLine technology is operating in several countries around the world and in several languages. The platform that provides the technology is a service node architecture and is the most widely deployed system of its kind in the world today. The system comprises a fault tolerant The ability to continue non-stop when a hardware failure occurs. A fault-tolerant system is designed from the ground up for reliability by building multiples of all critical components, such as CPUs, memories, disks and power supplies into the same computer. control computer, switching matrix, voice response units, and telephone network interfaces including T1, E1, ISDN PRI ISDN PRI Integrated Services Digital Network Primary Rate Interface (also seen as ISDN-PRI) , and C7/SS7. Personal number service provides a way for carriers like PTT Telecom to add value to and differentiate their core offering, reduce churn churn: see butter. , and increase revenue.
CONTACT: AccessLine Technologies
Kimberly Tassin, 206/654-1001