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Press Release -- June 20th, 2013

Welcome Italia Selects GENBAND’s IMSLiTE Solution to Transform Core Network

Frisco, TX, June 19, 2013GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that Welcome Italia, a leading telecommunications provider for Italy’s enterprise market, has selected GENBAND’s Smart Networking solutions to transform its network to all IP architecture. GENBAND is upgrading the network operator’s TDM and first-generation IP switches to GENBAND’s IMSLiTE™ solution to increase the capacity of Welcome Italia’s growing network and empower the operator to deliver enhanced multimedia communications and SIP Business Trunking services to its enterprise customers.

“We have significantly simplified and improved the user experience for our business customers by utilizing GENBAND’s unmatched expertise in IP transformation and enhanced multimedia communications,” said Stefano Luisotti, CEO of Welcome Italia. “GENBAND’s Smart Networking solutions provide the scalability to ensure that we are able to meet current and future customer and market growth requirements.”

By incorporating GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™  application server and CONTiNUUM™ C20 Call Session Controller on the all-IP GENiUS™ platform, GENBAND offers Welcome Italia an IMS-compliant, highly scalable network transformation solution that delivers new revenue enablers while significantly reducing total cost of ownership. GENBAND is a leader in Unified Communications (UC) and its EXPERiUS solution is one of the world’s most widely-deployed voice and multimedia UC platforms, providing carrier-class, secure and highly scalable solutions that resolve challenges facing enterprises in today’s multi-faceted IP communications environment.

“We are thrilled to support Welcome Italia’s countrywide IP expansion, enabling them to future-proof their network to leverage IMS and other emerging Web-based technologies,” said David Hiscock, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “GENBAND’s SIP Business Trunking solution enables operators to offer enterprises an all-IP option that delivers the same carrier-class security, reliability and interoperability as traditional TDM circuits. Our approach augments traditional connectivity services with value-added offerings, including fixed/mobile integration, UC capabilities, high-definition voice and video, centralized dialing plans and additional services delivered from the cloud.”

In addition to deploying GENBAND’s SMART CORE™ and SMART EXPERIENCE™ solutions throughout its network, Welcome Italia is also working with GENBAND to implement an advanced geo-resilient disaster recovery process for business continuity to further protect its enterprise customers in case of unforeseen emergencies.

For more information on the GENBAND IMSLiTE solution, visit; for more information on the EXPERiUS application server, visit; for more information on CONTiNUUM C20, visit; for more information on GENBAND GENiUS, visit

About Welcome Italia
Founded in 1999 following the liberalization of fixed telephony services, Welcome Italia is a leading telecommunications operator that caters to small, medium and large businesses across Italy. Inspired by its mission to support business growth by simplifying telecommunications, Welcome Italia is proud to work with thousands of businesses as one of the leading operators in the sector and the fourth largest Italian owned operator. The company offers enterprises a network of professional service partners with deep expertise in installation, maintenance, ongoing customer support supported by company values of Respect, Service and Excellence.  For more information, visit:

GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions from the Core to the Edge to the Experience for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient.  GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at

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Company Contact:
Dennis Watson
+1 (972) 521 5921

Fast-growing Italian service provider leverages GENBAND’s SMART solutions to offer Unified Communications and SIP Trunking services

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