M2 Telecommunications Goes Live with Cerillion

London, 27th March 2012 – Cerillion Technologies, a leading provider of next generation customer management systems, today announced that M2 Telecommunications Group, the leading reseller of mobile, fixed and data telecoms services in Australia, has gone live with the Cerillion CRM and Billing solution. The new system consolidates M2’s billing activities for its People Telecom branded customers and services and provides fully automated fulfilment and provisioning to the host networks.  In time, M2 will migrate all of its retail and wholesale operations to Cerillion. 

M2 Telecommunications Goes Live with CerillionCerillion implemented the Revenue Manager, CRM Plus, Service Manager, Output Streamer, Web Self-Care and Information Manager modules from its pre-integrated product suite, and performed migration from M2's legacy systems. The new solution from Cerillion enables M2 to introduce new products and offers quickly across its multiple brands and achieve a significantly lower cost of operation, whilst improving revenue assurance and overall financial control.

“Cerillion’s ability to support multiple brands, resellers and channels on a single convergent system and the quality of their professional services team were both key reasons for selecting them from a strong field of contenders” says Geoff Horth, CEO of M2 Telecommunications. “Having looked initially at over fifty BSS vendors it was Cerillion’s track record of delivering out-of-the-box yet highly configurable systems that made them the stand-out option.” 

“M2 is an outstanding business that has achieved rapid growth both organically and through some astute acquisitions, and we are delighted to have helped them move to the next level of efficiency by consolidating their back office systems to a single convergent solution.” commented Louis Hall, CEO, Cerillion Technologies. “We look forward to expanding our activities in Australia and helping M2 achieve further growth and success in the future.”
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About M2 Telecommunications Group Ltd


Established in 1999, M2 Telecommunications Group Ltd (“M2”, ASX: MTU) is Australia’s largest network independent provider of telecommunications services.  M2 employs more than 400 people nationwide, across the Melbourne headquarters and offices in Hobart, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Wollongong.  M2 also provides fixed line, 3G mobile and broadband services in New Zealand.

M2’s retail business division operates under the leading brands of Commander, Southern Cross Telco and in New Zealand, Black + White.  Within the retail division, M2 offers a suite of telecommunications services, equipment, personalised service and value-added offerings targeted principally at the small and medium sized business market.  The retail products are offered across Australia through M2’s national dealer and agent network, under the trusted Commander brand.

Through the M2 Wholesale division, M2 provides wholesale fixed line, mobile and data telecommunications services to small and medium-sized telecommunications service providers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). 

M2 has consistently delivered growth in both revenues and profit year-on-year since listing on the ASX in 2004 and was recently added to the S&P/ASX300.   

M2 has an established dividend pay-out ratio policy of 70% of net profit after tax (NPAT) and has consistently delivered upon this dividend policy for every fiscal half year since 2005.  

For more about M2 visit www.m2.com.au.

Related Company sites (part of the M2 Group):
•  www.commander.com
•  www.sctelco.com.au  
•  www.bw.co.nz
•  www.m2wholesale.com.au