Herzlia, Israel – June 9, 2010 – VocalTec Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: VOCL), a global provider of VoIP and Convergence solutions for fixed and wireless communication service providers, announced today that New Telephone Company (“NTC”), a triple-play carrier headquartered in Vladivostok, Russia, selected VocalTec as their preferred supplier for the roll-out of their Next Generation VoIP network.
VocalTec’s Voice-over-IP solutions were selected to power NTC’s migration to packet-based telephony and serve as the core voice platform for NTC’s triple-play offering. VocalTec’s solution fully satisfies all local regulatory requirements and allowed NTC to launch their VoIP service in record time.
NTC deployed a broad range of VocalTec’s Essentra™ suite of solutions, including Essentra BAX, Application Server and class 5 softswitch, providing cost-effective residential and enterprise VoIP services; Essentra EX, VoIP Peering Manager, enabling secure IP-to-IP routing and service mediation; Essentra CX, Media Gateway Controller, enabling seamless interconnection to PSTN/SS7 networks, and Essentra OSS, Operational Support Server, a centralized, web-based management system, enabling remote element management, service configuration, monitoring and provisioning.
“We are impressed with VocalTec’s strong presence and well-established support infrastructure throughout Russia and in our region of operation,” said Timur Gilyazetdinov, CIO at NTC. “VocalTec’s reliable and field-proven solutions enable us to completely upgrade our network infrastructure and offer our customers a range of innovative features and services. VocalTec has proven itself as being a serious supplier and we appreciate their professional business conduct.”
“By moving to an IP-based network, NTC can increase their return on investment, introduce enhanced services to the market and stay ahead of the competition,” said Ido Gur, President and CEO at VocalTec. “We are honored to have been selected as NTC’s strategic partner for VoIP and look forward to our continued cooperation. We believe that this customer win further strengthens our foothold in the Russian VoIP market.”
JSC «New Telephone Company» (NTC) – is a Russian telecommunications operator that provides numerous telecom services across the Primorsky region, including PSTN, GSM, Internet and VoIP services.
NTC was established in 1992. The Company’s head office is located in Vladivostok. NTC currently serves a subscriber base of 1.5 million users. NTC relies on the latest technologies from leading industry vendors for the provision of services and the development of its networks. NTC is committed to the further development of telecommunications, the launching of new technologies and achieving a leading position in the Primorsky region. http://www.vntc.ru
VocalTec Communications (NasdaqCM: VOCL) is a global provider of carrier-class Voice-over-IP and Convergence solutions for fixed and wireless service providers. A pioneer in VoIP technology since 1994, VocalTec develops and markets an extensive VoIP offering including VoIP peering, VoIP trunking, SIP to SS7, Softswitch and Mobile VoIP Solutions enabling the flexible deployment of next-generation networks (NGNs). Partnering with prominent system integrators and equipment manufacturers, VocalTec serves an installed base of dozens of leading carriers worldwide. VocalTec is led by a management team comprised of respected industry veterans.
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