BroadWorks to power Sprint’s 3G IMS network transformation vision and migration to 4G Voice over LTE
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 29, 2014 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that Sprint (NYSE: S) has selected BroadSoft’s BroadWorks® platform to enhance VoIP services made available by Sprint to both its consumer and business customers.
BroadWorks, which is IR.92 and IR.94 compliant, is architected to easily integrate with 2G, 3G, and 4G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-based networks. BroadWorks' Service Centralization and Continuity application server enables mobile network operators to deliver next-generation, Unified Communications (UC) services over their existing legacy GSM and/or CDMA networks. And with BroadWorks' Voice Call Continuity, these UC services transition effortlessly from legacy networks as an operator migrates to VoLTE.
BroadSoft has extensive industry experience and superior capabilities, including:
- Industry leadership with IMS networks, with over 70 deployments worldwide, and proven scalability to support millions of subscribers
- A single architecture to serve both the consumer and business market segments, at a lower total cost of ownership through software-based media resource functions
- Platform flexibility and support for industry standards, enabling the seamless integration of third-party technologies and applications
- Virtualized and elastic software defined network architecture that integrates with other network components
Ability to deliver high-definition, Quality of Service mean opinion scores (MOS) required by mobile consumer subscribers
"We were seeking a single voice and video application server platform to support our IMS network transformation in order to provide the communication services both our consumer and enterprise customers are demanding today" said Iyad Tarazi, Vice President of Network Development, Sprint.
Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft, said "We are committed to providing superior technical capabilities that enable our service provider customers to offer the highest quality communications experience and look forward to helping Sprint achieve these objectives through our BroadWorks platform."
Forward Looking Statements (BroadSoft)
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be identified by their use of terms and phrases such as "enable" and other similar terms and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the benefits to Sprint and its customers of using BroadSoft’s products and services. The outcome of the events described in these forward-looking statements is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated by these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the financial and other benefits to BroadSoft resulting from the deployment of BroadSoft’s products and services by Sprint, as well as those factors contained in the "Risk Factors" sections of the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 27, 2013, and in BroadSoft’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of January 29, 2014. Except as required by law, BroadSoft undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement made herein for any reason to conform the statement to actual results or changes in its expectations.
BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. The Company's core communications platform enables the delivery of a range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration communication services, including private branch exchanges, video calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
Brian Lustig, Bluetext PR for BroadSoft
Becky Stanway, Hotwire PR London, for BroadSoft
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