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Carrier Customers from more than 25 Countries Discover New Revenue Streams and Business Models based on BroadSoft's Globally Deployed Hosted VoIP Platform

GAITHERSBURG, MD AND SAN DIEGO, CA - BroadSoft Connections 2005, October 17, 2005 - BroadSoft, the leading provider of VoIP application software, announced today that over 500 carrier, service provider, and partner senior executives, including BellSouth, MCI, T-Systems, TDC, Telefonica, Singtel, and Verizon, are attending the third annual BroadSoft® Connections conference. Over 25 countries are represented in the audience, including Australia, France, Korea, Russia, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Credited with bringing hosted VoIP services into the mainstream worldwide with its proven BroadWorks® platform, BroadSoft invites attendees to share best practices and learn how BroadSoft is ushering in a new era of multimedia communications.

"BroadSoft has helped define the VoIP application industry, proving that hosted VoIP is a cost-effective and efficient solution for the delivery of IP PBX and Class 5 system functionality," said Elka Popova, Research Manager IP Communications, at Frost & Sullivan. "By offering invaluable networking and learning opportunities, BroadSoft Connections is an excellent example of BroadSoft's focus on encouraging and enabling their customers' success."

The BroadSoft Connections 2005 Executive User Conference (16-19October) is being held at the beautiful and historic Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, California. More than 50 BroadSoft world-class partners and sponsors, including IBM, Juniper Networks and Polycom, are exhibiting at the conference, offering attendees the opportunity to evaluate BroadSoft partners' complementary solutions in addition to sharing success stories with other leading carriers.

"We're proud to bring such a distinguished group of carriers and partners to BroadSoft Connections to share our vision for this industry along with the 2006 roadmap for the BroadWorks platform," said Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer at BroadSoft. "The BroadWorks VoIP application platform has established the reliability and competitive value of hosted VoIP as a service delivery model for both fixed and mobile service providers. We look forward to introducing attendees to BroadWorks' new enterprise and residential multimedia applications, such as custom ringbacks and video-enabled soft clients that demonstrate the full potential of VoIP."

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft's VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks® technology empowers wireless and wireline carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft's customer base of 135 network operators, including BellSouth, MCI, Singtel, Telstra, Verizon and XO Communications leads the industry with more than 1,500,000 lines deployed. www.broadsoft.com

About BroadSoft:

BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco, is a technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We aim to empower users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance. For additional information, visit www.BroadSoft.com.

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