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Press Release -- June 20th, 2016


Plano, TX, June 20, 2016GENBAND, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, today announced that it has won three Global Telecoms Business Awards this year. The awards recognize the collaboration and partnership between operators and vendors as the industry continues its commitment to deliver exciting and innovative services to customers worldwide.

“Our customers’ changing needs and the transformation of our industry are key strategic drivers for us,” said Patrick Joggerst, GENBAND’s EVP of Global Sales and Marketing. “This series of awards confirms our ability to deliver the creative, market-ready solutions that help our customers succeed in today’s dynamic landscape. I’m proud of our teams and grateful to our customers for continuing to put their trust in us.”

Timico, a leader in secure cloud-based communications solutions and GENBAND have expanded their partnership and unveiled new clients for the Timico Synergy solution based on GENBAND Omni technology. The deployment delivers a rich Unified Communications (UC) client experience with dramatically simplified management, enabling ubiquitous access, cost efficiencies and a transparent customer experience, winning the award for Enhanced UC Client Portfolio with Innovative Container Technology.

“Our partners are Timico’s number one route to market,” said David Hamer, Director of Unified Communications for Timico. “Leveraging GENBAND Omni technology helps us simplify branding control for them so their customers see the Partners’ logo on the desktop instead of ours.”

Bharti Airtel’s deployment of GENBAND’s cloud-based white label fring Over the Top (OTT) solution, for its Airtel Talk offering was recognized as the VoIP App with Exceptional Emerging Market Focus. fring enables operators to deliver rich new services and a superior user experience to their customers with features including mobile group video chat, 2-way video chat, voice only calls and text chat.

Finally, Masergy, which owns and operates the largest independent Software Defined Platform in the world, leverages GENBAND’sKandy Platform as a Service (PaaS) for its UCaaS-based  Visual Automated Attendant (VAA), an easy-to-use WebRTC-enabled application wizard that allows customers to create custom website menu structures to meet the specific needs of their business.  This deployment was rewarded with the Taking Customer Engagement to a New Level award.


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

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