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Press Release -- November 28th, 2013

GENBAND to Present Benefits of VoLTE and RCS at Zain Technology Conference in Dubai

Dubai, Nov. 26, 2013 – GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that it plans to participate in the Zain Technology Conference in Dubai, Dec. 1 -3, where its executives will present Reaping the Benefits of VoLTE and RCS. GENBAND also will showcase its SMART OFFICE solutions at the conference.

“GENBAND’s SMART SESSION™ technology has played an integral role in the successful launch of our IP Exchange interconnect and wholesale voice operation across the Middle East,” said Henri Kassab, Group Director of Roaming and Wholesale, Zain. “Their industry-leading session management technology is assisting us in offering advanced new multimedia services across our existing voice and data infrastructure.  We look forward to the GENBAND team being a part of the Zain Technology Conference and adding to the exchange of ideas and best practices.”

The 3rd Annual Zain Technology Conference brings together Zain’s technology partners to share their latest solutions and services in the telecommunications industry with all Zain operating companies.

“Zain Group has been a very strategic partner for GENBAND and we appreciate the opportunity to participate in their conference and discuss the numerous opportunities offered by Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE ) and Rich Communications Suite (RCS) services,” said David Hiscock, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “They have been a pioneer in mobile communications and the Zain Technology Conference is a great example of the innovative ways Zain Group continues to show their industry leadership across the Middle East.”

GENBAND’s SMART OFFICE solutions offer enterprises of all size the ability to unify and consolidate voice and multimedia communications across fixed and mobile networks, while empowering employees with a superior connected user experience whether working at home, in the office or from the road.  SMART OFFICE flexibly provides the ability to integrate features such as office/mobile call handoff; video; mobile VoIP calling; conferencing and collaboration; Web messaging and presence; and Unified Multimedia Messaging.

For more information on GENBAND’s SMART OFFICE solutions visit booth number 16.

About Zain Group
Zain is a leading telecommunications operator across the Middle East and Africa providing mobile voice and data services to over 44.3 million active customers as of 30 September, 2013. With a commercial presence in 8 countries, Zain operates in: Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and South Sudan. In Lebanon, the Group manages ‘touch’ on behalf of the government. In Morocco, Zain has a 15.5% stake in ‘INWI’, through a joint venture. Zain is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (stock ticker: ZAIN).

FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCETM, GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions 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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