European service provider to deploy BroadWorks-based IP telephony services with Rodopi billing and provisioning solutions
SAN DIEGO, CA and GAITHERSBURG, MD, US, Feb. 11, 2008 - Rodopi Software, a provider of billing and provisioning for broadband services, and BroadSoft Inc., a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application software, announced today that Global Connect A/S, a leading Danish telecom provider of fiber-optics-based services in Northern Europe, has chosen a BroadSoft-Rodopi integrated solution to provide wholesale and retail VoIP services throughout Denmark and parts of Sweden and Germany. Rodopi OSS provisions and bills GlobalConnect's offerings - Hosted PBX, SIP Trunking and white-label retail VoIP - all delivered on the latest version of BroadSoft's BroadWorks® application platform.
GlobalConnect provides carrier-class network infrastructure solutions for the communications industry, large enterprises, government agencies and resellers. The company offers carrier-class connectivity throughout Denmark, western Sweden and northern Germany, making it the preferred alternative to the established national telecom companies in the region. In late 2007, Global Connect acquired IP services operator SuperTel to extend its existing solutions portfolio.
Using BroadWorks, fully managed and automated by Rodopi OSS and personalized customer portals, GlobalConnect will manage and automate its IP wholesale, SIP Trunking and Class 5 services. Global Connect will launch its new IP services for enterprise and wholesale residential users in the coming weeks.
"Implementing the pre-integrated BroadSoft-Rodopi solution allows us to accelerate service rollout and minimize our investment," said Niels Zibrandtsen, CEO of GlobalConnect. "With this solution, we can immediately automate diverse technologies at the services level and deliver communications and collaboration features for competitive differentiation in the Northern Europe telecom market."
Rodopi OSS will enable seamless provisioning and billing for GlobalConnect's BroadWorks-based services.
"This project shows how Rodopi-BroadSoft integrated solutions can benefit customers," said Todd Benjamin, president and CEO of Rodopi Software. "GlobalConnect is one of the leading operators to deliver next-generation IP solutions in Northern Europe, and Rodopi is pleased to help them grow and succeed."
"Our integration with Rodopi allows us to address the rapid deployment demands of next-generation service providers like GlobalConnect," said Scott Wharton, vice president of Marketing for BroadSoft.
About GlobalConnect A/S
GlobalConnect is positioned as the preferred alternative provider of tele and data communication services to telcos and operators in Scandinavia and Northern Germany. The business of our company is to build and operate fibre infrastructure and capacity services which enable telecommunication operators and private organizations to expand their business and services. The service portfolio includes infrastructure and capacity using leading edge technology. On top of the carrier class network services GlobalConnect also offers IP transit and access services and next generation IP telephony.
The fibreoptic network is designed, owned and operated by GlobalConnect and is based on more than 8000 kilometers terrestrial fibre cabling, using technology with a capacity of 400Gbit per fibre. Also GlobalConnect offers telehousing facilities in Copenhagen, Kolding, Gothenburg and Hamburg. All services are carrier class with a 24/7 monitoring and call center facility.
More information at www.globalconnect.dk
About The BroadWorks Platform
BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks® platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including Hosted PBX/IP Centrex, Mobile PBX, Business Trunking and Residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks is capable of providing these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service.
BroadSoft provides VoIP application software that enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. 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'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 provides VoIP applications to 7 of the top 10 and 13 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including Korea Telecom, KPN, SingTel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to www.broadsoft.com.
About Rodopi Software
Rodopi Software provides fully web-enabled, converged solutions to automate real-time provisioning, billing and customer care for IP wireline, wireless and integrated broadband service providers and resellers. Rodopi's fully integrated business platform cuts costs and streamlines network operations by enabling and delivering all services with a single application. More than 500 customers in 50 countries, from small companies to large PTTs, count on Rodopi's billing, provisioning and integration capabilities to accelerate time-to-market and increase customer satisfaction. For more information on Rodopi Software, please visit www.rodopi.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.