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FirstEnergy Selects Aria Systems’ Billing and Monetization Platform for Its New eCommerce Initiative, FirstEnergy Home

12 November 2019

Aria secures first client in the utilities sector

San Francisco, CA – November 12, 2019 Aria Systems, the leader in helping enterprises grow subscription- and usage-based revenue, today announced that FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), a Fortune 500, Akron-based public utility serving six states, has selected Aria’s cloud billing platform to support the company’s new eCommerce initiative that features a portfolio of products and services.

“We are excited to welcome FirstEnergy to the Aria family of customers,” said Tom Dibble, President and CEO of Aria Systems. “Demand for our cloud billing platform continues to expand beyond traditional categories and into new verticals as enterprise organizations seek to transform existing businesses and explore ways to deliver new products, services and improved customer experiences via recurring revenue business models.”

For Aria, the selection is a significant milestone, as it marks the company’s entry into the utilities sector.

“Aria’s billing platform is part of our new ecommerce venture, FirstEnergy Home, which is designed to offer residential customers a range of subscription and recurring services, including whole home protection, smart home products and internet, voice and video services,” said Rick Charles, Systems Manager for FirstEnergy Products.

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About FirstEnergy
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company’s transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Follow FirstEnergy online at or on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.

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Greg Kalish | GK Communications for Aria Systems | +1 516-665-3292 | [email protected]