Digicel to offer customers a new innovative range of Cloud and IP-based communications services using the award-winning BroadWorks® and UC-One® Unified Communications solutions
Kingston, Jamaica, and Gaithersburg, Maryland, March 15, 2016 – Digicel Group has announced that it is expanding its BroadSoft BroadWorks® platform and UC-One® Unified Communications portfolio of services, which will see customers across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific region benefiting from world-class products and services.
Digicel’s Cloud Telephony portfolio delivers innovative IP and cloud-based communications service offerings in multiple markets, including cloud PBX, unified communications and SIP trunking.
BroadSoft’s extensive unified communication and collaboration technologies will enable Digicel to expand the scale of its offerings and provide complete solutions, starting with fixed mobile substitution, fixed mobile convergence and unified communications that target both small and medium businesses (SMBs) and large corporations. These include hosted PBX and SIP trunking services, presence and instant messaging, video collaboration, and desktop/file sharing. With hundreds of service provider customers around the world, including 26 of the top 30 by revenue, BroadSoft is able to provide Digicel with extensive business and technical expertise in successful IP-based communications service deployments.
“We believe that Digicel has a very powerful and clear vision of what is possible with the right approach to the Unified Communications market. Combining Digicel’s vision, technical and customer support strength with BroadSoft’s proven BroadWorks and UC-One platforms will help customers mobilize their workforce, drive productivity and lower communications costs,” said Jonathan Reid, managing director, emerging markets, BroadSoft.
Digicel’s Cloud Telephony product portfolio can meet customers’ communication needs regardless of the type, size or location of their business. Mobile only and fixed mobile convergence services offer users a single “find me anywhere” solution by combining the IP and mobile environment into a single service suitable for multiple user profiles. The integration of premise-based solutions enables the delivery of cost-effective products, enhancing legacy voice calling infrastructure and offering business continuity capabilities.
“We are very excited about the expansion of our relationship with BroadSoft which dramatically increases our cloud telephony and unified communications services to existing and new Digicel customers. With the ever changing and highly mobile workforces we serve today, a world-class unified communications platform is essential to deliver cost effective, flexible, and reliable communications services across any device and regardless of the physical location. We believe that BroadSoft has the right solutions and technical expertise to be the ideal partner for us as we significantly expand the unified communications service offerings in our target markets,” said Martin Carroll, Group COO of Digicel Business.
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 “will” and “can” and other similar terms and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the benefits to Digicel’s customers resulting from the use of BroadWorks and UC-One in Digicel’s service offering to end-users. 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 and UC-One by Digicel in its product offerings as well as those factors contained in the “Risk Factors” section of BroadSoft’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 29, 2016, and in BroadSoft’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of March 15, 2016. 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 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.
About Digicel Group:
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After almost 14 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs.
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