2010 TelcoBridges News
TelcoBridges and Xener Systems announce successful completion of joint interoperability testing
Service providers in Asia and beyond will benefit from the pairing of leading softswitch and industry's highest-density VoIP gateways
MONTREAL and SEOUL – December 8th, 2010 – TelcoBridges Inc., a leading provider of enabling technologies for telecom network convergence, value-added services, and network performance management, and Xener Systems Ltd., a leading provider of softswitch solutions, today announced the successful completion of interoperability testing between TelcoBridges’ Tmedia™ family of VoIP gateways and Xener Systems’ family of Class 4 and Class 5 softswitch solutions. As a result of this certified compatibility, service providers that choose TelcoBridges’ VoIP gateways and Xener Systems’ softswitches can be sure that they will achieve optimum compatibility and performance with carrier-grade reliability.”
“Our interoperability testing efforts succesfully demonstrated that TelcoBridges’ VoIP gateways, when combined with Xener’s softswitch solutions, can meet the needs of the most advanced network convergence and switch replacement projects”, said Hyoung-Il Jun, Senior Vice President, Business Division, Xener Systems, Inc. “We therefore feel very comfortable recommending that service providers consider TelcoBridges Tmedia gateways as the perfect complement to our market-leading softswitch.”
“Now that we have completed our interoperability efforts with Xener, we can say with confidence that service providers will be well served by choosing a solution based on Xener’s as well as TelcoBridges’ products,” said Daniel Paradis, Vice President, Global Sales at TelcoBridges Inc. “A solution based on TelcoBridges’ Tmedia gateways and Xener’s softswitch will more than meet the needs of the most demanding mobile and wireline service providers as they seek to achieve the next level of carrier-grade reliability, performance, and operating-efficiency in their network convergence efforts.”
In June of 2010, TelcoBridges and Xener Systems Ltd. publicly announced their intention to undertake joint interoperability testing of their respective media gateway and softswitch products. Testing work began soon after, with TelcoBridges’ engineering team taking the lead in the testing effort, and engineers from Xener Systems providing assistance. Testing of the products together became possible following TelcoBridges’ delivery of support for the H.248 media gateway control protocol in the spring of 2010. The interoperability testing effort was successfully completed in October 2010.
Xener Systems is Korea’s number one NGN & VoIP solution vendor commanding over 70% softswitch market share in Korea as well as having a proven track record in the overseas market. Delivering top-of-the-class IP based service platforms and service solutions for NGN since its inception in February of 2000, Xener has outperformed and outpaced its competitors and has established itself as one of leading groups in NGN, packet-based convergence network technology. Today 8 of 9 major VoIP service providers in Korea including KT, SK Broadband, LG Telecom have adopted and deployed Xener’s VoIP solutions since Xener commenced the roll-out of Korea’s first softswitch in 2002. Xener’s VoIP, NGN and IMS platforms have been up and running in the field for a decade, currently catering to around 3 million end users in the domestic and overseas markets, which proves its carrier-class platform’s scalability and reliability to accommodate mass users. In addition, Xener has implemented the IMS/TISPAN-compliant 3G multimedia service solution for all Korean mobile carriers and recently has provided a large scale fixed-mobile-convergence service solutions over the Smartphone for Korea’s carriers and major enterprises. Meanwhile, Xener has expanded its global presence by supplying its solutions for the major overseas carries including Starhub (Singapore), Telecom Malaysia (Malaysia), Indosat (Indonesia) and T-Mobile (USA). The Company can be reached at its headquarters in 5F Hyundae Intellex Bd. 261 Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, and Seoul, South Korea or on the internet at www.xener.com.
TelcoBridges is clearly defining the future of telecommunications technologies. With the industry’s premier unified hardware platform for network convergence, value-added services, and performance management, TelcoBridges is enabling service providers to meet and exceed their service goals while ensuring exceptional operating cost-efficiency. TelcoBridges’ channel partners, including value-added resellers, system integrators and solution developers, have delivered and deployed carrier-grade solutions in over 50 countries around the world. These include VoIP gateways, mobile value-added services, unified communications, network monitoring, lawful intercept, location-based services, and many others. TelcoBridges is a recognized leader within the telecom industry, ranked as #175 within the 2009 Deloitte North American Fast 500, thanks to its revenue growth, which exceeded 777% during the period spanning 2004-2008. For additional information, please visit www.telcobridges.com. For ongoing company news and events, follow TelcoBridges at http://www.twitter.com/telcobridges.