Aircel to Offer 3G Video Services Through Nokia Siemens Networks Powered by Dialogic Video Gateway
Complete 3G Video Gateway enables voice and video calling, as well as enhanced video services, to be delivered on the Aircel 3G Mobile Network
San Jose, CA - Dialogic Inc. (NASDAQ: DLGC), a leading provider of communications technologies that power advanced networks, today announced that Aircel, a leading mobile operator in India, has selected the DialogicTM Vision® 1000 Video Gateway as the Aircel 3G video calling platform. The implementation of the advanced video services is part of the bigger 3G deployment being undertaken by Nokia Siemens Networks for Aircel to offer advanced mobile broadband speed and high-quality services.
“We are looking forward to deploying our 3G network and using the Dialogic video gateways and media platform in our network,” said Gurdeep Singh, COO Aircel.
“The Dialogic Vision 1000 Video Gateway is our choice for the Indian market given its flexibility in terms of both a scalable video gateway and a multimedia server, and features real-time any-to-any video transcoding and rate adaptation on demand. The gateway will enable the best quality video experience for end users,” said Sandeep Girotra, Head of Business Solution Sales of India Region, Nokia Siemens Networks. “Additionally, completion of a voice call on a video phone is possible with the Dialogic gateways even when the receiver of the call does not have a video phone. This is important, as most of the subscribers in India are still in the transition phase toward using video-enabled phones.”
“We are pleased to offer our robust video gateways in partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks for the Aircel mobile network,” said Nick Jensen, CEO of Dialogic. “We believe this is the largest video gateway contract awarded to date, and look forward to providing video services to the entire Aircel 3G subscriber base with Nokia Siemens Networks.”
Aircel, a part of Maxis Communications Berhad, Malaysia, is India’s fifth largest GSM mobile service provider with a subscriber base of over 48 million and is the fastest growing mobile operator in the country. It is the market leader in Tamil Nadu, Assam, North-East and Chennai. Aircel is now present in 23 Telecom Circles (Mumbai, Pune, Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Assam, Bihar, Chennai, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, North-East, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, MP & Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat & Rajasthan) and is a leading Pan-India Operator. For more information, please log on to www.aircel.com
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of telecommunications services. With its focus on innovation and sustainability, the company provides a complete portfolio of mobile, fixed and converged network technology, as well as professional services including consultancy and systems integration, deployment, maintenance and managed services. It is one of the largest telecommunications hardware, software and professional services companies in the world. Operating in 150 countries, its headquarters are in Espoo, Finland. www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com
For over 25 years, Dialogic (NASDAQ: DLGC) and its subsidiaries have been providing communications platforms and technology to enterprise and service provider markets. Our portfolio of IP and TDM based multimedia processing and call control technologies enables developers and service providers to build and deploy innovative applications without concern for the complexities of the communications medium or network. This empowers our customers to unleash the profit from video, voice and data for advanced networks. For more information on Dialogic, visit www.dialogic.com.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include but are not limited to, potential sales of the Dialogic video gateway products and services, growth of our business as result of the these sales, and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about these and other risks that may impact Dialogic’s business is set forth the “Risk Factors” section in our 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and our 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available on a website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements. (DLGC-IR)
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