U.S. SIP Trunking market leader reaches market milestone deploying to businesses in 48 states
PHOENIX, AZ – October 27th, 2015 – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that Windstream Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: WIN) has used a BroadSoft BroadWorks-based infrastructure to achieve a significant new milestone. Windstream now has deployed more than one million SIP trunk lines to businesses across 48 U.S. states, which has led to an industry leading growth rate and Windstream holding a top SIP Trunking market share position, according to industry analyst Frost & Sullivan.
The announcement was made this week during BroadSoft Connections, BroadSoft’s annual global users’ conference and one of the largest events of its kind in the industry.
BroadSoft is “under the hood” of a number of Windstream’s offers – from trunking to cloud-based PBX and unified communications services. Windstream executives have indicated that BroadSoft technology has been a key enabler in helping Windstream build and sustain market leadership against tough competitors, and earn Frost & Sullivan awards for North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Service Growth Excellence Leadership for three consecutive years.
“BroadSoft has been a rock-solid platform for both Windstream and its customers,” says Art Nichols, Windstream VP of architecture and technology. “Uptime and interoperability are critical to helping our business scale, and BroadSoft brings both in spades. They are continuously innovating, and can assure that all our network technologies work as part of a single BroadSoft ecosystem.”
“We believe that Windstream’s standout performance is no surprise and that Windstream has made smart decisions evolving their network infrastructure and customer solutions,” stated Taher Behbehani, chief marketing officer, BroadSoft. “Over the past decade, we’ve watched Windstream consolidate multiple legacy platforms onto a single BroadSoft core and create compelling new offers that respond to marketplace needs. We are excited to see what the next decade holds.”
BroadSoft is the leading provider of cloud 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. For additional information, visit http://www.BroadSoft.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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 “can,” and other similar terms and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the benefits of the use of BroadWorks in the sale and deployment of SIP trunk licenses by Windstream. 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 use of BroadWorks by service providers, as well as those factors contained in the “Risk Factors” section of BroadSoft’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 25, 2015, and in BroadSoft’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of October 27, 2015. 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.
Brian Lustig, Bluetext PR for BroadSoft US