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Largest cable operator in Belgium chooses Hammer XMS for accuracy, scalability and flexibility

Broadband World Forum, Brussels – 1 October 2008 – Empirix Inc, which helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence, announced today that Telenet NV, Belgium’s largest cable operator, has chosen Hammer XMS to monitor its Voice-over-IP (VoIP) network to ensure the highest quality telephony service to its residential and business customers.

Telenet NV selected the Empirix solution for its ability to deliver a comprehensive view of its VoIP service and network operations. Hammer XMS’s diagnostic, correlation and reporting capabilities provide Telenet’s network operations and service assurance teams with insightful operational data at their fingertips. This enables technicians to monitor the Telenet network at a more granular level and proactively identify and rectify problems efficiently. Hammer XMS also provides Telenet with unparalleled scalability, ensuring it can accurately assess service quality as the traffic within Telenet’s network grows.

“We aim to provide our customers with the best possible service experience,” says Peter Michiels, Senior Vice President Network & System Engineering, Telenet NV. “In choosing Empirix, a worldwide leader in VoIP monitoring, we are confident Hammer XMS is the right solution to give us the visibility, at the call detail level and the aggregate service level, that we need to meet the demands of our customers.”

Gordon Eddy, senior director, product management and marketing at Empirix says, “We’re proud to be working with Telenet to help it ensure the quality and reliability of its network today and as it grows over time. Telenet’s strict requirements for scalability, detailed analysis and diagnostic capabilities, and the ability to ensure high quality of service align perfectly with the functionality provided in the Hammer XMS platform.”

Empirix’s Hammer XMS is a carrier-class monitoring solution designed to ensure the reliability and quality of next-generation services. Hammer XMS offers network engineering, planning, operations and customer care teams the ability to both efficiently and confidently deploy new services and maintain current services with higher quality and at a lower cost.

Empirix is represented in the Benelux region by its partner INDES - IDS BV.

Empirix is exhibiting at Broadband World Forum Europe 2008, 29 September – 2 October 2008, Brussels, Belgium and can be found at stand 665.

About Telenet NV

Telenet is a major provider of media and telecommunication services. Telenet focuses on the provision of cable television, high-speed Internet and fixed and mobile phone services primarily to residential customers in Flanders and Brussels. Under the brand name Telenet Solutions, the company also provides services to businesses in Belgium. Telenet is listed on the Euronext stock exchange in Brussels.


INDES-IDS BV offers solutions for Embedded Software Development as well as for the Telecommunication NEMS and Service Providers. In these markets it offers products of either the market leader or the innovation leaders. By offering a combination of products, knowledge and services it assists its customers in getting to market sooner. Among its customers are all major NEM’s and Telecom Service Providers in the Benelux area.

About Empirix

Empirix helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence. We combine the industry’s deepest knowledge of telecommunications and self-service applications with award-winning testing and monitoring solutions to ensure our customers realize the promise of their technology investments. Empirix is the only company with expertise that spans the evolution of these advanced technologies across multiple markets – from testing in R&D labs through monitoring the end-user experience. For over a decade, thousands of quality-conscious network equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises worldwide have trusted Empirix to reduce the time and cost of integrating new technologies into existing environments. Visit

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Empirix and Hammer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Empirix Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

For information, contact:

Andrea Willige / David Mieny for Empirix Inc. /
+44 (0) 1628 480 280

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