Lone Star Corporate Services Selected to Enhance Alaska Communications’ Provisioning and Engineering Database

Improved SPARKS Tool Yields Substantial Efficiencies, Cost Savings and Improved Customer Experience for Alaska Communications


Lone Star Logo_SmallTULSA, OK – September 17, 2013 – Lone Star Corporate Services (‘Lone Star’), a managed services and strategic network operations resource provider based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, today announces it will work with Alaska Communications, Alaska’s leading broadband solutions provider, to complete a data migration, consolidation and integration project, as well as an in-depth inventory analysis for Alaska Communications’ proprietary network inventory system, SPARKS.

Alaska Communications’ proprietary database system, SPARKS, combines cellular, VoIP, Data and SONET solutions and products, enabling Alaska Communications to deliver world-class, efficient wireless and fixed data solutions to meet the demands of its enterprise and other data-driven customers.  Additional enhancements to the SPARKS provisioning and engineering database yield improved accessibility to high quality, accurate and timely customer data, enabling the provider to decrease its time to market and more efficiently satisfy customer needs – at minimum cost.

Working in close collaboration with a cross-functional Alaska Communications team, Lone Star Corporate Services’ dedicated experts leverage proven network inventory management methods and tools to accelerate the overall process while simultaneously reducing downtime and risk.

“Lone Star ensures each project is completed on time, within budget, and to quality standards,” says Steve Patin, Director of PMO and Process Improvement, Alaska Communications.  “We value Lone Star’s commitment to meeting our needs.”

“We are excited to support Alaska Communications in the creation of a feature-rich network inventory system that provides the company with real-time IT asset visibility and enhanced asset management by way of rapid deployment, eliminated redundancies and improved system quality,” adds Todd Lechtenberg, President & CEO, Lone Star Corporate Services.  “Our network solutions enable Alaska with the data accessibility necessary to make informed business decisions and sustain a healthy, profitable network operation.”

To learn more about Lone Star Corporate Services and its extensive portfolio of strategic solutions, meet with the Lone Star team at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2013 Convention & Expo, taking place September 23-26, 2013 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL.  To schedule a meeting, email lonestar@imillerpr.com.

 # # #

About Lone Star Corporate Services
Lone Star Corporate Services is a managed services and strategic network operations resource provider that delivers highly dedicated, managed FTE professional services and solutions.  Specializing in telecommunications, IT, software, financial, legal and engineering services, Lone Star’s experienced and certified personnel, systems, and software deliver operational efficiencies that reduce expenses, identify redundancies, and create effective work flow environments that streamline your network operations. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Lone Star’s international operations centers are located in Europe and India.  The company’s key areas of service include Network Optimization and Fulfillment, NOC and Network Management Center Services, Consolidation and Integration, including Data Purification and Profitability Enhancement, Infrastructure Development, Procurement and Maintenance, and IT and Network Outsourcing.  For more information, visit www.lonestar-cs.com.


About Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications is a leading provider of advanced broadband solutions for businesses and consumers in Alaska.  The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data and voice network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.


iMiller Public Relations
Tel:  +1.866.307.2510
Email:  pr@imillerpr.com