PR Archives:  LatestBy Company By Date

Press Release -- January 28th, 2016

Benton Communications Deploys GENBAND’s Network Transformation Solution for Next Generation Communications Capabilities

Longstanding GENBAND customer upgrades to state-of-the-art technology to provide residential and business customers advanced communications offerings

 0  1  1 googleplus0  0

Plano, TX, January 28, 2016GENBAND, a leading provider of real time communications software solutions, today announced that Benton Communications has selected GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution, which includes the C15 Call Controller to enhance its communications offerings. The GENBAND Network Transformation solution provides IP-based technology that modernizes aging infrastructure and provides Benton Communications with the ability to eliminate network inefficiencies and offer its residential and business customers the latest in communications technology including HD Voice, video calling and mobility services.

“We have relied on excellent service and support from GENBAND for several years so when it came time to upgrade our network infrastructure to IP, they were the logical choice,” said Duane Wentland, Operations Manager for Benton Communications. “We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge services to our customers. With GENBAND’s market-leading Network Transformation solution and unmatched professional services support we can continue to deliver the best-in-class offerings that our customers have come to expect with the added ability to introduce new services faster and more efficiently.”

“Over the years our team has worked closely with Benton Communications to ensure that their customers’ communications needs have not only been met, but more importantly to us exceeded,” said John Ryan, Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for GENBAND. “We look forward to continuing to deliver them same the world-class technology and support that we have since our relationship began. Our network transformation solutions are designed to help service providers of all sizes transition their legacy networks to IP-based technology.”

Key Takeaways:

  • Benton Communications has deployed GENBAND’s Network Transformation solutions, which include the industry-leading C15 Call Session Controller.
  • GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution allows Benton Communications to upgrade aging infrastructure with the latest in IP-based technology while offering its residential and business customers advanced communications capabilities such as HD Voice, video calling and mobility services.
  • GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution significantly consolidates and modernizes infrastructure and eliminates inefficiencies, providing IP services that help service providers improve business and residential communications services and accelerate time-to-market, while dramatically reducing recurring power, HVAC, space and staffing costs.

View this short video to learn more about the numerous benefits of Network Transformation.

About Benton Communications

Benton Communications is one of approximately 250 rural cooperatives in the United States providing its members state-of-the-art technologies with a personal home-town touch. Originally formed to improve rural telephone service options in the area, the Cooperative now provides several cutting-edge services including Cable TV, High Speed Internet and advanced phone features. For more information, visit


GENBAND, a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50, is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy, its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform, is built from the company’s global telecommunications network and security technologies. The platform enables these companies to easily embed a full suite of voice, video, chat, screen-sharing and collaboration capabilities into their existing business, web and mobile applications.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real-time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit

GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contacts:

U.S. Press:
Dennis Watson
+1 (972) 521-5921

International Press:
Catherine Berthier
+1 (646) 741-1974

– See more at:

PR Archives: Latest, By Company, By Date