BroadSoft Selected to Deliver CYTA's New Broadband Telephony and IP Centrex Services
GAITHERSBURG, MD, September 16, 2009 BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader of VoIP applications, today announced that CYTA, a leading provider of integrated electronic communications services in Cyprus, deploys BroadSoft's IMS-based Broadband Telephony (BBT) and IP Centrex services, under the umbrella of Fixed Mobile Convergent (FMC) services to its customers in Cyprus and in Greece via its subsidiary Cyta Hellas.
CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunication Authority) is the national telecommunications provider of Cyprus and the main operator of phone, internet and mobile communications in Cyprus. Launched in August 2008 to CYTA's broadband residential customers, BBT aims to personalize users' communication experience by offering:
- up to four additional telephone numbers, so that every member of the family can have his/her own personal fixed number
- the capability to make voice and video calls via the computer, as well as via video phones
- all supplementary telephony features that can be offered by the legacy PSTN/ISDN network, such as caller ID, call forwarding, call hold, call barrings, etc.
- the capability to manage via the Web supplementary telephony services such as call forwarding, call rejection, the activation of distinctive ringing tone, etc.
The IP Centrex service, scheduled for deployment in autumn 2009, will be provided as a hosted PBX service, targeting small, medium and large enterprises.
"BroadSoft's solution enables us to deliver FMC services in a quadruple play environment - rich voice, content, data, and mobile services," said Chrysis Phiniotis, FMC Project Manager, CYTA. "With a wide track record in IMS deployments and a solutions portfolio that supports our vision and roadmap for convergence, BroadWorks® was the choice when it came time to implement/develop BBT and IPCentrex services."
"CYTA is committed to providing its customers an enriched communication experience - regardless of the access they use," said Michael Tessler, president and CEO, BroadSoft®. "BroadWorks enables CYTA to deliver new personalized and flexible communication and entertainment services to its subscribers in Cyprus and in Greece."
BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including Hosted Unified Communications, Mobile PBX, Business Trunking and residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform.
CYTA, the incumbent telecommunications organization in Cyprus provides a variety of advanced communications services, covering the whole spectrum of customer needs for voice and data communications over fixed and mobile networks. Besides the traditional services offered by a network provider, CYTA seeks to maintain its leading position in the provisioning of value-added fixed mobile convergence services as well, such as various IP-based multimedia applications, intelligent content delivery and quadruple play, which promise to be a dominant business activity in the next decade. CYTA, as a telecommunications hub in the area, also offers a range of satellite services, an extensive submarine optical cable network offering transit services for telephony and data, as well as connection services to the Internet for ISPs.
BroadSoft® provides VoIP application software that enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. After the 2008 acquisitions of Sylantro and the GENBAND M6 product line, BroadSoft has emerged as the undisputed market leader of VoIP application servers. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class products, including its award-winning flagship BroadWorks® technology, empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that enable them to increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft products deliver the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to 15 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including KPN, Korea Telecom, Qwest, SingTel, Sprint, Swisscom, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to www.broadsoft.com.
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